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THE JlLSnEVILLE.CrnZEN.JPIlIDAT, DECEMBERS, 1918.
OF WAR REVENUE
BILL IS 1
Amendments Affecting Post
age and Insurance Taxes
Baron De Constant Gives
Associated Press Details
PLAN FOR MODIFIED
ZONES IS REJECTED
Kenyon and Others Prepare
to Urge Heavy Tax on
WASHINGTON, Pec. 1 By adopt
ing the finance commute amend
ment to th wr revenue bill affect
ing second -clsjie poatag and Insur
. anc companle. the eenale today
cleared the way for disposal of the
few ether contested, but Important
features remaining. Leaders now have
Inereaaed confidence of passing the
kill before adjournment next Monday.
By a vote of 84 to 23. the eenate
approved the aenate committee
amendment providing repeal next
July 1 of the preeent aone ayatem of
eeond-vlaae postage rate and sub
stitution of a rale of one per cent per
pound within 10 mile and one and
ene-half per cent beyond. Moet of
the day waa apenf In spirited discus
sion of thia amendment and one by
Denator McKellar. of Tenneaeee, for
modified (one plan, which waa re
jected without a roll call.
SIR DOUGLAS RAIG
Head of British -Armies Ar
rives to Visit British
Other Details Closely Re
semble American Plans of
E PLANS NOT
(CONTINUED FROM PAOB ON)
Royal Carriage Conveys the'
Field Marshal to the
PARIS. Dec. 1. Baron D'Eatour
nelles De Conetant today rave the Aa
oclated Press the French plan for
bringing about a owlet y of nation
which fhe baron and Senator Leon
Jlourgeios, formerly French premier.
presented to Premier Clemenceau. The
trench premier gave assurance that
the principle of a aoolety of nation
would be Inscribed at the head of th
French program before the peace con
Huron D'Eetournellee De Constant
and -M Bourgeois said they 'had pre
sented their plan to Premier Clemen
ceau with some apprehension as he
iad not yet declared himself In fa
vor of a league of nation, having
itn regarded aa typifying the fight
ing spirit which has gained tarm th
name or 'tiger.
Explaining the detailed Plana sre-
Htited to Premier Clemenceau, Count
D'Eetournellee De Constant aald to
Th eanate also approved the com-! the Associated Frees:
m It tee plan for rates on casualty. Are,
marine and other Ineurance com
panies, ' except life Insurance. Th
new rate, based on premium recelpta
' are respectively: Fir Insurance com
panies, 14 per cent; casually, plat
glass, and similar companies, 1 per
cent and marine, 1 per cent on In
land and 1 per cent on export poN
; Dlaoosal ef thee and many minor
administrative and working change
. left virtually only th Income, war ex-
cea pro (Its, inheritance and luxury
tax aectloa to fee oohaldered.
A substitute for th committee'
' bill, propoelng large tax Increases,
principally on the big Income and war
ticca profits, waa Introduced late to
day by Senator LaFallette. of Wlsoon
Bin, republican, who la expected to
maV a lengthy address tomorrow In
Senator Kenyon, of Iowa, and
either prepared to urge reinsert ton of
the twenty per cent tax en luxuries.
Disposal ef the eeeona-eiase postag
Essential of Plans.
"Th eseentiale of the plan are
First, compulsory arbitration without
limitation or exception. This leave
out th old exception of questions In
volving national honor and dignity.
Second, limitation of armaments;
third, the establishment of a council
of administration of th nations for
the formulation of new. International
arbitration and new International law
procedure. Fourth, the application of
'sanctions' for making effective th
decisions of the, eoclety of nationa
'Sanction' 1 a diplomatic expression
meaning th various stepe for anfore-
kig compliance. They are tour-tot a:
"First, diplomatic sanction. , The so-ctety-of
nationa hAM break diplomatic
relation with any recalcitrant nation
and give his passport to th ambassa
dor or minister representing that na
tion. - . .
"Second.' Juridical sanction, where
by the courts of all countries will be
cloeed to recal oil rant nation. It will
thus practically to quarantined and
Inn today waa regarded a remov- I placed autejM the pal
Ing a considerable obstacle worn rate . ., . .
tIU'g path. Senators Hardwlck. of I "Third, .ooaomio sanction,
X' " ' , vr.u-.ii-. t.A h. e.K the economic means of all nations
Georgia, sn4 McKellar. led th light
en the committee amendment, which
was defended fey Senator Smoot, of
tTth. OoDonents charged that see
niMt.nUas mibllcatlona are granted a
large government 'ublfly"v whfia
Senator Smoot declared the present
. ton 'system tends to ' loster . undesir
able sectionalism and would :- drive
many small publlcaUona out of,busl
nee. (. ' : , -. ' ' - .
' Thirteen democrats and twenty-one
' republican supported the new period
ical retee, with fifteen' democrat and
seven, republican In opposition.
Th substitute bill which Senator
LaK-ollette ."will advance tomorrow
proposes mainly large increases in the
war excess profits rate and individual
The LaFollette eubstltute also pro
poses ts retain th twelve par cent tax
en corporation Incomes, but would cut
th individual normal rate irpm twelve
to two per cent and secure th bulk
of individual income revenue from
surtaxeai sin lieu of the bill's aur
tnxes ranging from one per cent on
the incomes between 15.000 and ft.-
400 to sixty-five per cent on those of
ever $1,000,000 Senator LaFollette's
substitute propose graauateo. sur
shall be directed against 'any recalcl
trant stats. This soonomlc weapon of
th united .nation will b Sj-great poa
er in !-lolatrng 'any offending nation,
out ting oft ail foodstuffs and raw
materials, when It acts la defiance of
the society of nation. "
"Fourth, military sanction. This Is
th last sancNon by which th Jomt
nations would undertake to enforce
observance of the decision of the so
oletr of nationa This military anc-
tioh la the most difficult and delicate
of all the questions invoivea in cre
ating th society of nation.
There will be different views con
cerning the mtlltary enforcement of
peso. It Is tn purpoae or our or
tion to reconoil the differ
nce and secure some workable basis
of agrmnt. um view m iur
small - International irtlHtaTy force, or
tha nucleus of an international fleet.
Others regard this aa unnecessary, and
prefer to rely on th moral fore of
the united nation. Some may wlh to
give up compulsory military service,
but retain the nation.
"These divergent viewe must be
reconciled. That Is the main task
which M. Clemenceau asked us to un
taxes: ranging from five per cent on" dertake. We regard our meeting with
Inoomea between 16,000 and $7, 000 to
seventy-eight per cent on Incomes
From individual Inoomea. Senator
LaFollette eKtlmates that his hill
would raise 11,784,000.000 compared
with 11,432.000,000 estimated under
fhe pending measure.
PLAN TO SINK
TCOXTTNVEn FROM PAOK ONE.)
1 hose 4of any other naval power the
military value of the ships to the
victor is far from as great as might
e thought. The German ships were
built, it was explained, on theories
that differ fundamentally from Brlt
ih, American, French or Italian ideas
of naval construction, only in the
ca of the mont modern German
dreadnoughts or battle cruisers, one
officer said, would the extensive re
construction ijecessery to make them
part of homogeneous fighting fleets
A a peace time element of the
navies of the associated powers, some
officers were inclined to think that
th chief value of the majority of the
surrendered capital craft would be as
trophies of the victory, to be pointed
to a an object lesson to any other
power that might become swelled with
ambition of world conquest.
the premier as highly important in In
scribing the principle of a society of
nations at the head or the program,
for that we understand to be in ac
cordance with the desires of Presl
dent Wilson to place the high ideals
of this united stand aalnst further
warfare at the very forefront of the
peace congress and adopt it as the
guiding principle in the determination
of many questions before the confer-
ATHENEANS HOLD AN
The regular weekly entertainment
of the Athenean Literary society of
the Ashevllle high school was held
last night in the hall of the high
school building. The program which
was much enjoyed, opened with music
by Arthur Kale and Joe Cant we 11.
Then followed a debate of current in
terest. "Resolved, That the federal
government should extend the period
of management of the railroad to
five years after the close of the war."
The affirmative wa upheld by Roy
Young, Bruce Gordon and Eugene
Kelder. The negative waa argued by
Clarence Sluder. I-ion Fortune, and
Herbert Brown. However, By way of
saving the beet to the last, the pro
gram closed with "Sense and Non
sense by "Norton Eherly and Hubert
Hayes, and a humoroue reading by
LONDOIT, De. It Frlth.li Wire
less Service.) Field Marshal Sir
Douglas Halg, commander-in-chief of
th British armlss In Franc and Bel
gium attended by Generals I'lumer.
Kawllrraon, Blrdwood, Uyng and
Horn, who were
aiding to defeat to
London today and waa accorded a
Th train bringing th field jnarahal
t London was accompanied from
Dover by about twenty airplanes
which also hovered over the proces
sion which passed through the densely
crowded thoroughfares from the sta
tion to Buckingham .palac. where
King Oeorg welcomed th returning
Met by Notables.
At ths station the generals war
met by th Duke of Connaught, rep
resenting ths king; th prime minister
th secretary for wsr, members of th
army and air councils, representatives
of Ah admiralty and many other
distinguished persona i
The grensdler guard with their
regimental color .and band were
drawn up at th' statlon-to at aa an
escrt to ths field marshal, and amid
loud cheering a th band played
"See th eonquerlng hero comes," the
crown squsrrles cortd Sir Douglas
to a royal cartiag in waiting to take
th field marshal to ths palac
' A th carriage emerged from the
station yard th bell of St. Martins
rang out and the crowds again broke
into tumultuous cheering. Throngs
had taken possession ' of Trafalgar
square long before the royal can-lag
containing th field marshal and hi
general came Into view, wnen they
came abreast th historic squars s
mighty cheer, such aa had rarely. If
vr,-been heard there, rose. All the
renerals clearly evinced delight at
Wis cordiality of ths reception. As
ths carriages passed along Cockspur
street, Pall Mall ana Bt. James street,
th enthusiasm wa unbounded.
At Marlborough House there was a
brief halt during which Sir Douglas
saluted Dowager Queen Alexandra,
who was standing outside her resi
dence. Piccadilly and It approaches
wars densely packsd with people, and
th field marshal again wa cheered
to th echo a he drove along the
famous thoroughfare. Likewise at
Hvd Park, down Constitution Hill
and onward to Buckingham palace
there were stirring scenes. Many sol
diers and sailor on lea v' participated
in the demonstration. -
The carriages passed along the
front of th palac to th entrance
at th southern gates, where they
drove up to the grand entrance
Here Field Marshal Halg and th gen
erals passed int th palac and were
received by Xing George, Queen Mary
and th membsrs of the royal family.
After the reception thy wer enter
tained at luncheon In the stateroom.
It was notable that th luncheon
was an entirely formal function. The
guests numbered about fifty. The
crowds which remained outsld until
Sir Douglas and his aide left th
palace frequently sang the national
The commander-in-chler is to spend
Christmas at his home at Kingston
Hill. . -
It Is said that one of the first acta
of the new parliament will be to have
submitted to It a vote of thanks from
the entire empire to Sir Douglas Halg
and his generals and the troops aerv-
lng under them. it is unaersiooa
that the vote of thank will be follow
ed by th usual monetary vote.
agencies throughout the world and from the group of,
investigators brought here for the purpose of studying
the many special problems which will arise. These In
vestigators are continuing their studies with the advan
tage now of being on the ground and in intimate contact
with original sources of information.
The president may change the program of his move
ments while awaiting the opening of the conference. It
was not supposed until today that he would visit England
before the isew ear but he has received urgent invita
tions to come soon.
American observers deduce from the pressing invita
tion to the president to come to England during Christmas
time that some conferences of the statesmen with the
president tbefe would logically follow. It is understood
however, that the president! favors the holding of all
conferences in Paris as far as possible.
It appears to be virtually settled that all the actual
peace conferences will be held in Paris and that the in-
his' mainstay m formal exchanges, which will lay the ground work for
0rman. reached j,.v5.. , ;,i V .
iuiai ucjaufittiiuiis, aiso win De caiTieti on nere,
IIow long the president will remain in London has not
been determined, but as he is due to return for the open
ing of the conference here for the first week in January,
it would, seem that he could not remain in England for
Committee Investigates Ac
tivities of League in Op
TELLS OF PURPOSE
Says Purpose Was to See
"100 Per Cent Americans"
the B AN
Our Banks arc so good that their very name
ha become on of the most expressive verbs
in the "American" language.
More than Ave thousand customers BANK
on thia Bank end with it for reasons that
are not less personal than practical. In other
words, these fine folks have learned that our
Bank it USEFUL in both deed and spirit.
BANK & TRUST Company
0 ' sT sr
th rack dquarq
(CONTINUED FROM PAQW ONE.)
Starfishes have a considerable pow
er of reproducing: lust parts, a single
arm having been known to grow up
into a new starfish.
Gifts That Are Useful
are in abundance here. Perfumes, Toilet
Waters, " Candies, Ivory Sets, Hair
Brushes any number of practical gifts.
I S. CLAVERIE, MgTi
enemy propaganda In the United States
was disclosed incidentally aunng nis
Investigation of the activities of Bolo
Pash In promoting the financing of
the Tarls Journal and In what was
described as an attempt to form a new
alliance between the Journal and Wm.
Randolph Hearst's newspapers.
The witness told or an unsuccessful
effort by Bolo In conference with
E. G. Grace, of the Bethlehem Steel
corporation, to get the money to pur
chase the Journal. I
Former German Ambassador Von
Bernstorff assented so readily to Bo-
lo's proponal that the German govern
ment advance the money to purchase
the Journal, the witness said, that
the New York Investigators proceeded
on the theory that Mr. Hearst migTlt
have arranged the purchase before
Bolo came to the United States. On
this point, however, Mr. Becker said:
''I do not sa.y today that I consider
this theory In any way established."
The witness salij there was no evi
dence of a news connection ' between
the Journal and the Hearst newspa
pers. In the early days of the European
war. Mr. Becker testified, offering
document In substantiation, the prop
aganda movement in the United 8tates
was financed in this way: The Ger
man government deposited 25.000,000
marks of war notes dated August 12,
1914, with M. M. Warburg and Co.,
bankers at Hamburg, as collateral for
a loan of $400,080 which Kuhn, Loeh
and company. New York bankers, on
September 8. 11114, made to Dr. Ber
nard Dernburg. German propagandist
in the United States. Dernburg later
placed the entire amount at the dis
posal of Dr. Helnnerlch V. Albert,
aartd to have been paymaster or enemy
Later Chandler and company. New
York bankers, aold $10,000,000 of
fjerman war securities, for the Ger
man representatives 'or which $
f OS. 000 was realised and lh,g sum.
aid Mr. Becker together with other
-mounts derived from ubauat mlW
WASHINGTON. Dee. !. -Investi
gation of th. activities of the Rational
Security, Lagv of New York, in op
posing re-election of members of con
gress during the last campaign began
today before a special house commit
tee heade by Representative Johnson
of Kentucky. Th entire day wa
taken up with th examination, of
Colonel Charles K. Lydecker, presi
dent of the league, but many other
official of the organization will be
Colonel Lydecker told th commit
tee that the avowed purpose of th
league last fall was to return to con
gress men wKh broad vision and fore
sight and "who would be 100 per cent
American in Jheir beliefs."
"Not to mention any names," Col
onel Lydecker said, . "I can aafely say
that I would have been sorely disap
pointed to have seen certain Congress
men returned to office. Our efforts
were used against those men, some of
whom seemed decidedly pro-German
and many were defeated, In some In
stances by fusion."
Pamphlets giving eight "acid tests"
by which the loyalty of congressmen
should be Judged were circulated
throughout the country, Colonel Ly
decker said. These teats, he aald, were
the votes of members on prepared
ness measures which had been before
congress and which the league believ
ed were for the welfare of the coun
try. Names of congressmen who vot
ed against the measures were includ
ed in the pamphlet.
"At no time during the campaign
was the league influenced by any
partisan or political considerations"
Colonel Lydecker said. "It was
actuated solely by a desire to see the
coifntry end the war as speedily as
The acid tests , were . criticised by
several members of the committee as
being unjust. Many preparedness
measures,, were not Included which
were Just as important as the eight
given, members stated.
Colonel Lydecker stated that the
expenses of the league from Septem
ber I. 1917. to August 31. 1918,
amounted to 1226.018 and the receipts
totalled $284, S68 In the same period.
During the congressional campaign,
he stated, the league spent $6, 993. t1
for pontage, salaries, printing, furni
ture and other expenses. The recelpta
for this campalun amounted to $8,
Hecords of the league were brought
to the hearing for examination by the
committee. Other officials of the or
ganization are hero to to heard
May go to BAlginm.
It Is thought th president may tn
to crowd his visit to Belgium into th
tiro preceding the oonfercne.
There la Mill much uncertainty
whether the smslons of the Versailles
conference will be open to the publio
or be secret. The American diplomats
however, seem quite eager to have
them open as far as possible for many
reasons, among these th declaration
of President Wilson that the courses
of diplomacy should proceed In th
open. Still It la aald they are In ac
cord with the president that th ills-,
cussiona cannot be conducted us free-.
ly in th open a would be possible in
th secret and quiet of th council i
Th general opinion Inclines to the
view that tho conference may r
modelled after th procedure of . i
United State senate where the for
eign relation committee considers
International affairs secretly and later
report It to the whole body.
It Is asserted that President Wilson
till hold to th view that it would he
preferable for him not to alt at the
peace table. This preference It was
aid today 1 connected in a meastir
with divergence of opinion among the
entente missions a to th numbejr of
person who should represent each of
the nationa It is understood that
Great Britain 1 pressing for five
members from each nation and in ad
dltion 1 considering the claim of her
own colon le for representation.
Among tho who ar aunpoMd to
know, it was asserted today that
President Wilson ha no parttculnr
Idea -or nisown aa to the number of
delegate each stat shoutQ have at
th conference, but he 1 quit con
vtneed that the member of th con
ference should not be apportioned
arbitrarily by th larger power, it
waa added that he feels this potltlon
1 in consonance with his expressed
attitude that no on nation should as
sume th role of master at the conference.
OWN YOUR OWN HOME ;
There is a pleasure and solid satisfaction derived 'Irotn
the ownership of your own home which is never realized
by the man who rents. ., v
The Equitable lends money to home owners) on ten
years' lime at six per cent, interest,-payable in monthly in
No commissions, nominal expense. Come and talk M -f
us about it
J. J. CONYERS
27 Amer. Nat'l Bank Bldf. Phone 682.
Dale's Shorthand and Typewriting School
Rooms 4 and 5 Harkfeu Bldg.
Office open from 9 a. ra. to 5 p. m.
YOl'NG KSTES IN HOSPITAIi.
Mrs. J. C. testes, through a letter
from her son, dated November 14.
learn that he has been In a hospital
In France, 111 with yellow Jaundice.
J.' F. JUSTUS RECOVERS.
Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Justus have re
ceived Information that their son,
James Justus, company M, 322nd
Infantry. 81st division, who was
wounded on November 11. received
only flesh wounds and is rapidly
convalescing In a hoepltal oversea;
GIVEN TOTAL VERDICT OF $325 IN
CoL Oohrn Given Verdict for 2S
Against Blrkrrs by Same Jury
MX) IT MEETING.
The Boy Scouts of Troop No. 2 will
meet on Pack square at 9 o'clock
Saturday morning to take a hike to
Cedar Cliff. Every member is urged
to be present and prepared for a
ALBERT JORDAN RETTKX.S.
Louisa Jordan, colored, has re
ceived a telegram from ' her bon,
8ergeant Albert M. Jordan, tell Inn of
his arrival In New York from overseas.
of German bonds, provided funds with
which the German representatives
Juggled, checking them In and out
of various banks to provide basis for
advances, and to promote trade rela
tion. These funds' were distributed
by Count Von Bernstorff and Albert,
according to the witness.
Referring to the plot by Captain
Hans Tauscher. a German reserve of
ficer, to foment rebellion in India, Mr.
Becker read an affidavit by Abraham
Stein, of New York, saying that an
unnamed German came to him before
the United States entered the war and
asked if the -company 'had trade con
nections in the Dutch Kaat , Indie
where the German wanted to send a
quantity of riflea and ammunition.
The conrfnlttee received a telegram
loday from Samuel Unlerniyer of New
York, saying that a letter written by
Dr H. F. Albert In 1916 to Captain
Von l'apen outlining Albert's opposi
tion to the resumption by Germany
of unrestricted submarine warfare,
was an expression of the view of
the Influential members of ther Ger
man hassy at that time. For that
reason, Mr. t'ntermyer said, he waa
snlirttioos at that time that nothing
be done to impair Albert's usefulness
In inducing the - German fvmmand
oat to bsjein a new U-boat canapalgm.
CAKES FOR SOLDIERS.
The Bed Cross committee in charge
of cake for the entertainment to be
given at Aialea hospital request that
all cakes donated should be left at
the Red Circle club on Broadway by
Tueeday morning. The cakei should
be In paper plate or pasteboard
After three days of hearing evi
dence and argument In th case of
W. H Bicker vs. Sandford H. Cohen
and Parley and Crockett: G-eona C.
Bicker vs. the same defendant: and
Banford-H. ohon v. W. H. Bickers,
th Jury yesterday returned a verdict
awarding Bickers $200 actual damages
ana I1Z6 punitive damages: found for
the defendant In th Geona C. Bick
ers can and awarded Colonel Cohen
1f damage against Bickera Bick
ers and his wife sued for $25,000 each
and Col. Cohen tiled a counter Malm
for $3,000 damages.
-Neither side appeared to be satisfi
ed with the verdict, attorneys for
Mr Bicker giving notice of an ap
peal tn her case' and attorneys for
Cohen, Perley and Crockett giving
notice of an appeal In the case of
Bickers against them. The cases will
be taken to the Supreme court.
Bickers and his wife tiled suit
against Col. Cohen and Perley and
Crockett, general passenger agent and.
owners, respectively, of the Mt. Mit
chell railroad, clalmrlng that they
were put off a Mt. Mitchell train fol
lowing an altercation between Bickers
and Col. Cohen, during which Bickers,
a, strong, husky individual, ha badly
beaten Col. Cohen, a man past sixty
five years of age. i
Evidence on bolh sides tended to
show that Mrs. Bickers was never
asked to leave the train and was
never molested. It wa testified that
Rlckem had been taken from the
train at one time. 'Evidence was also
introduced showing the circumstances
of Bicker' assault on Col. Cohen.
After hearing the evidence and th
arguments, the Jury returned a ver
dict a stated above.
BRANNER GILMER DIES
AFTER SHORT ILLNESS
Well Known lawyer, . Formerly ol
WyiteTllle, Kuccnjuba to Pneumo
niaFuneral Here, Today.
Word ws'rerfelred Wtfrday after
noon of4hei death yesterday In At
lanta, Oi.(, of ' Branti Gilmer, of
Wsynesvllle. .Death wa due to In
fluenra, followed - by pneumonia..
Toung Gilmer, th on 'of- former
Stat Attorney R.-D. and Mrs. Gilmer
had been in .Atlanta, for about six
months, where he held a responsible
position with the- department of jus
tice. His mother was with him at
Mr. Gilmer is survived by hi wife
and on child. And beside his
parent he leave on sister, Mrs.
Chase. He had many relative in
Waytveevllle and in Ashevlll. He
was a grandson of th late Col.
Joseph Branner, of thia city. A a
student at the University of North
Carolina and later an attorney in
this section Mr. Gilmer mad-' a
wide circle of friends who will regret
to hear of hi death. , ' ' -
The. body iwlll arrive In AanrrHl
about noon today, aceontpanlad by
his mother and other relative. Th
funeral services will be conducted at
Riverside cemetery Immediately after
the arrival. Dr.. E. K. McLarty, pas
tor of Central Methodist church, will
probably conduct the service.
HIGH CLARKE KKriRVS.
Hugh D. Clarke, U. 3. N., has ar
rived home on an Indefinite furlough.
He attended the trailing school at
the University of North Carolina.
DR. SCRTGGH UETfRMS.
Dr.. W. H. Scruggs has returned
from service with the medical re
serve and has resumed his pvactiog!.
Dr. Scruggs holds a commission aa
IJECT. J, H. KOON RETURNS.
Lieut. J. Hansel Koon, of thin city,
ha arrived in New York on board
the Celtic. Lieutenant Koon has been
in service with the 30th division. He
is a son of Mr. and Mra J. N. Koon.
GERMANY IS RUINED.
liONDON. Dec. IS "Genuany
is rained for generations, uollti-
4- eally. industrially and ronomi
call), "Dr. Walter Rathcnau,
4 president of the German General
f Electric company is quoted. aa
declaring; to the Berlin corre
4 snondent of tlie Dally Express.
4 "It Is the greatest calamity that
f lias happeued to any country In
-f two thousand years," added Dr-
Rathenan who is one of the larg-
est employers of labor In Gor-
many. " If the indemnities are 4
4 high we shall have nothing with 4
which to expand our industries 4
and there will be a great tide of -
emigration, probably, to Month
America, the far east and cer-
tnioly to Rowila. The result will
be tho Balkanization of Europe,"
t V r
KILCREASE TEAM IS
WINNER OF JOURNEY
PARIS, Dec 19 Deputy Louis
Dubois, in the chamber of depu
ties today, during a discussion of
a bill dealing with reconstruction
and war damages, said he esti
mated the value of French houses
destroyed at 20,000,000,000
francs: furniture at 5.000,000.000
agriculture losses at least 10,
000,000,000; mines at least 20.
000,000,000 and railroads 9.600.
000,000. The deputy claimed
that these losses should have
In the duck pin tournament played
at the " Y" Wednesday night, Kll
crease's team won all three games
from Miller and his men. John W.
Neely, of th winning aggregation,
waa high man with a total of 328. .
The score follows:
C. 8. Davis, Jr.. 86
Neely, John W. .110
Total 366 3 390 1,124
Mr&fer, TJ. S 103 100 105 801
P. C. Coleman. 73 81 85 28,
G. Stradley . . . 9 103 9 37
Dr. Hoffman . . 83 72 t9 224
104 1 I7
8 88 t3
88 85 245
83 12 82
.365 35 838 1.04J
PRIVATE SHERLIN , WOlTiDED.
The casualty list printed todaj
gives the nsme of Private C. Rherlin,
of Weavervllle. reported wounded, de
OTHER MEDICINES FAILED, BUT
PEPLAX ENDED HIS INDIGESTION
"Other medicine failed to do It.
hut three bottles of . Peplax knocked
out my indigestion and nervounesa,"
said J. "E. LInback, of .121 Cemetery
treet, Winston-Salem. "I had It for
a long time, too," thl North Carolina
man toki. a
"I Just got wonderful relief through
taking Peplax. My bad digestion ueed
to cause ga and my stomach would
get sour and 1 could taste my food all
day. I had pains in my stomach and
I had constipation and beadachea
I felt pretty miserable altogether.
"The old symptom left when I e
gan to take Peplax and I began to
feet a steady Increase in strength. My
appetite got good and I began to eleep
well and get real rested. I feel that
I ought to recojnnen& Peplax: for
what it did for tn and I tH other
people to try it right awav If their
stomach or 'system 'Is out of order."
"Sour, fermenting food thst is mak
ing Indigestion and all the bad ymp
tom It brings -can be qutekjy ended
with the right medicine." said the
Peplax expert. "A good, aensihi r.
medicine that everybody know all
about and that Is designed to cleanse
purify and invigorate- not- ottlv the
stomach but atep th' livers; kidney,
alimentary canal rhd.th intestine
will stop the trouble and start th
building up that Nature wilt carry
right on; -if youJusl jgiv -er a
chance." , . - . ',.; ,y--:"'.' .'
Sufferer like Mr. Xinback can learn
all about Peplax at the Broadway
drug store. Ashevllle, wher It la
specially Introduced, as a ajur Mod
drug torv layfrV
Asheville Citizen (Asheville, N.C.)
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