BOSTON TO STAY WET
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flown* ha (Ms*: win. ?.*?
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nt tl,aTt acalut.
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These People Suffer:
They Need Your Help
Halo* are Una ? feworthe
r lim to Waabiniton that an la
urgent M< of MMuw They
' ar? aambered tad citlseas. who
r deelre to help Uwm, ?re ra
; tiaaeted to all * at the Dally
Naw? omce. giro the soaker
titer are Interested la. and the
Oaai l?a 1.
I ltu eonllned to hll M wtU>
' tabercoloeis- Hit wile, who hi*
i bees working, ha. beea torred
to lira op ktr poatUan la order
' three daughters. ranging l?age
from 4 t6. 1-1 yeara Thar are 10
iwl need it rood and foal.
me?d of wIiUmi. Food, doth
I lax or mythlor el? will
Case No. 4.
Colored woman, old and un
I able to work. Needs help. Haa
| hardly and food; clothing la rag
[ fed and has to do without ?
lire most of the time.
Cum Wo. if.
White man. on l^rketf street,
suffering greatly from rheuma-.
tlsm. Is being helped . some
what by neighbors, but needs
bfd Clothing and other ttilnjzs to
; taaek htm comfof^4hl?. Fuel
If there are Any other cases .
that our readers may happen to r
know of; we urge^them to call
us up at once so that we may ?
publish them and give assistance
IIS. 10 KEEP
IP DISARMAMENT IS DISCUSSED
PROBABLE THAT SOME AO
? HON WILL BE TAKEN.
(By United Press)
WASHINGTON. ? The United
States. In common with other neu
[ trala, will be Interested In any world
wide pc&ce guarantee or disarmament
decision which might follow the
preecut peace proposal situation, it
waa officially stated.
United States officials today In
formally talked of the world-wide
guarantee as an essential of any final
peace. Whether "interest," officially
revealed by the State Department,
Would be other than a passive is not
stated, but It is assumed that the
government will take &jt active hand
in furthering such Ideas . if they
should, be found welcomc hy.the bol
Ugeren|4. . v-%
President Wilson feels th*t when
the time, comes to mafce aay mtove in
tho eace situation. It win,>e made
eieafc .nailed mAm
outbreak,, ^ut "^nly in ttii ?asrff-arice
of a. permanent peace." The means'
of establishing thls^ Mr. "W?Tf8on 'be-1
lleves. will be vital tq tblj^nafion, be- I
Cause she has. whether-she willed It
or hot, been vitally affected by the
war. ^ .
An ultra-secret diplomacy will -be
employed in" the next big move In the
pence gnTme. CflTclnls believe. England
will probably be willing that her 'oft,
fleiftl answer to Germany, which Ja|
exported soon, bo made public. Butj
if Germany is to accept the Implied j
invitation to Btate her peace terms,
publicity will have a ruinous effect.;
These facts, coupled with the thought
that the belligerents are. still vastly
apart; have convinced the adminis
tration that it Is at present advis
able for the United States?to keep
FAIL OF A NATION
WILL BE SHOWN HE
'""The Fall of- a ; Nation," Thomas |
Dixon and Victor Herbert's patriotic
Spectacle. is doing tnoro than spread
tho 'propaganda ol antlonal defenao;
it. actually contributed men to the.
forces on tho Mexican bordor. "The
Poll of a Nation" was shown for. the )
flrst timer in L6t Angels* 6n June. lV
1916. Members or t?M? CallXornla
batteries were present as guoats of
SMi. Dixon, In appreciation of their'
work during tho fftralng ot the battle!
atones last winter. ' -Before tho
ot tho performance orders had "been
recrJvod from the War Department,
transmitted by Governor Johnson,
NM -tho batteries left the theatre' CO;
dfttmln for tho Mexican border where
they helped defend the country |
"fm&dlt invasion for many month*.
| Several hundred meu used aa sn
Jjpernumerarle? In the screen flghtfttg
Quickly ea listed. Because of their
.[experience in the battle s??nee 4bef
Iwre a^fgneA* to the first regiment*
jjtllM would *0_t9 the front. Th^e^j
. men an received from "The *All ot ?,
IWatioe" twa m?nths of actual mill
? woritw under the flirtation or a re
'tired amy MBoer and tot the entire
time wup tit-iW* of a rgntfr rup
oo otfirt military pKiHMT' KM
'4k?y were mustered oe? s ^h?oirv*?
;itwy M4 canaia*r?blr"raor? tU* ?
'r^lrfenUrr ' 'tbl
7?Mmu* ot nr. ?'??>?>?<?.
. (By United Press)
BIRMINGHAM, -Ala.? One person
WM killed and two were seriously
injured today In an exploeTon of the
Bdgewster mine of the Tennessee
Coal and Iron railway.
16,647 MORE GUARDS
ORDERED FROM BORDER
8AN ANTqmo. TEX.-? -National
Guard organisations aggregating 16.
647 troops today were designated by
OS^a! ?** hot d? it*
nnfl #rtorn to ,their reJ?#^lve^Bt^te6
| Mr be nhistered out .of the Federal
^jiervice. ^fte acted in c^j^pl lance with
.War DepoJtme^t. Instructions.
\ .General Funaton- estimated it
watold be JanuaVy 5 before all units
in the last .group had started. The
'movement will reduce the strength'
of militia troops on the border to
75,000 men .
one of the
the Booth and
_ _ been read by many
thousands. He was seriously 111 for
bmtf a few days, atlhough it was
realised several hours before his
doath that he ccnld not lire. The
body will be takes to Booth Carolina
OwRnwrfosAl Recetut Ap^rnfM.
[ WASDlNOTOIf. *? J^mfcrattc
leader Kltrhfn's resolution tO:pr&.
vide /or a congressional recess over
thA ChriBtpia* holidays from Decem
ber 21 to Janpfry 1, was adopted by
the fcodse todfy 4>y a vote of 141 to"
44. ' A similar rrsolntt&n will be
passed by the senate. "1.*
BfTBpCRf BB TO T?IIB DAILT VKfffl
I1EIJEVED THAT IIK WIU COS
TINIE ins FIGHT yoB ELKO.
TION' AH OOKORfHSMAX.
LOSES IN SUPREME COURT
(By United Press)
RALEIGH. N. C. ? Governor Lock*
Craig today forwarded the commle
ilon to Zebuion Vance Weaver, Dem
>rrat, as Congressman from the tenth
ilstrtet, to succeed James J. Brltt.
The Republican Supreme Court
ield that the evidence iavored Weav
Mr. Brltt la expected to carry the
Ipht to the floors of Congress. He
ntlmated as much when the declaloa
>f the Bupreme Court -was announo
d. North Carolina ceurta have no
urther Jurisdiction In the matter
md as far ak they are concerned.
Weaver has been elected.
PrlendB of Brltt are urging him to
?arry <m the fight and It Is consider
ed highly probable htrp that he will
do so.?r -r f
FOB PEACE npflti
NEWi York. ? Indication* that
German shipping companies antici
pate early peace was seen yesterday
in announcements by the Hamburg
American and North German Lloyd
lines that instructions had been re
ceived to rnakp freight eontrltU^for
shipment? from New York to Oef-^'
many "after resumption- of oar regu
lar service." Officials explained that
fhe announcements had been made
In response to numerous rc<jt reetn
for frelg*ht room as soon as servioe
ia resumed. ?
The big liners and. freighters have
been kept In flr||4i??#i oondltlon dur
ing their two years detention
American ports, one official added,
and a vessel eon Id be ipaded and at
sea in less than a week after ar
rangement of -pewce.
$78 HAS BEEN RAISED FOR
f-ontrlbailong Tor tho Associated
CJgarUlea are coming In rapidly, Pub
Jle-WirHorf eltlieoa, reallilng the
benoBte ttjat thl? Ofg^nliatlon ac
oomplInhM during the couree of the
rnr. aro;n???n?infc liberally to the
W>eal tgr help. Thow who aefctre
Vsld the cKuiia irt reniiwtwi to
?ISli th?tr cheeks to the Dally Newa
rtlco or, to Mm* member of the At
?ociatod Churl tlr* board. Tft# fW
lowln* amount haa be*n ralaod to
C*. O. Mofrla
?I Ja. Stewart ....
8. C. Carty ..
M. A. Smith .
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