CAPE FEAR NEWS CAI ... FEAR NEWS greets cu and asks your support. Advertise in CAI'E FEAR NEWS arid help us growr. VOL. 1. NO. 13. FAVETTEVILLE, N. C, SUNDAY MORNING, NOVE.MliER 28. 1915. PRICE, $1.00 PER YEAR The Army and Navy Battle on Gridiron ROBS MAN iKITCHIN IN Germans Battering Defenses of Gorizia WASHINGTON ARMY RULED 7 TO 5 AS A FAVORITE IN BETTING Thin ia the Twentieth Annual Event, and Took Place at Polo Grounds 10,000 In Attendance. New York, Nov. ' 27. "resident Wilson, Mr-Galt, Secretary Daniels, Secretary Garrison ami other mem. ber of Washington officialdom, at landed the Army and Navy football game today. The game was played under adverse weather conditions, but the President and hi party were un der an uncovered box during the , game. . - In order to be neutral the IVesi dentiai party occupied the navy Ikix n half and then crossed the rain soaked field to the army box for the aext haif. The score was as follows: Army 14, Navy 0. ' v. Secretary Daniels sat in the navy box, while Secretary Garrison sat with hi army boy during the whole game. - . , The President ami his party will remain over in New York until Sun Jay or possibly Monday morning when they will return to Washing ton, New York, Nov. 27-The Army rules a 7 to 5 favorite in the betting that preceded its 2'0th annual gridiron clash with the Navy her this after noon, which was glased on tin ',0'a Ground the presence of 40,000 per sons and personage. The Army vu victorious over the Navy hy a score of H U 0. The battle acted like an immense magnet and dnw w this city all, the highest dignitaries in the land. President Wilson and hi party had a box for the game, as did several ranking officers of the Army and Navy, accompanied by their wives or daughters, also had hoxe. In the stand were thousand of mere ma jors, colonels, generals,:' lieutenants, aptain and other sorts of war-like folks, a 'well as thousands of stu dent from the rival .academic who cane here for the purpose of liven ing up things with cheers, A-o there were about G.tlOO ordinary persons there. The dear old general public, however, was not permitted to camp where there might be the risk of its nibbing elbow with the high-brows. The government folks .eeupied all the choice scats, and the public paid out its $3 fur the privi lege of sitting anywhere it could ait, which meant that they, sat, for the most part, in the seattiai-k of the goal post. ' The battle didn't promise much in a football way because both teams have made poor showings this season, but the (jame did promise to furnish quite a spectacle. The drill of the middie?" and the cadet Mot 'the tame atul the sight of so much !ld braid in the boxes was considered worth the price of admission, and so no- one' object! to parting from. $3. Some folks paid as high a $'-" for a wit, which was around the average price asked for the pastelamrtlo by the few speculators who had been -ibie to grab oflf an allotment. The Navy went into the game out weighing the Army about tv( pounds per man, but right there it superior ity ceased. Both teams havo played eight (fames thin season. The Army has won four, lost three and tied one. The. Navy won only three, lot for and tied another. The 'scoring rec ords showed that the Army's offense ts only a trifle move powerful than that of the Navy, but the Navy's de fense, according to the sattistics. is only -half as strong as that of the Army. But this Army-favoring "dope", did pot shake the confidence of the Navy men in their team, and many of them backed it to the limit of their bank rolls!, feeling that the Navy was about due for a "comeback" after suffering defeat by the Army in 1913 and 1914. The bulk of the visitors arrived last night and took up their quarters in the fashionable hotels, where the gold lase of the men and the jewels and beautiful gowns of the women added a touch of magnificence to the lobbies uch as New York has not known for ong. lung time. The game, brought together many classmate of the by gone year and there were many din ner partiea in which old acquaintance was renewed ' Chicago Expect National Republi can Convention Chicago, Nov. 27. The belief is so well fixed that Chicago will be the meeting place of the National Re publican convention that Senator John W. Week has reserved one whole floor of the Congressional Hotel for the Massachusetts delegation. Five hundred other room have been reserved at different places. The national committee meets at Washington City, December 141 Eigh ty of its members -ire said to favor Chicago. . 1 German Cardinal Goes to See Pope Kome, Nov. 27. Reports that Car dinal von Hartmann. Archbishop of Cologne, had brought to Tope Bene dict XV tentative proposal of peace from Germany were persistently cir culated here today following the ar rival of the prelate and his request that he be granted an audience by the Pontiff. On his way to Rome the Cardinal conferred in Switzerland with Prince von Buelow, former German Ambas sador to Italy, and one of the shrewd est diplomats of Europe. It has been reported on several occasions that von Buelow would act as the official repre sentative of Germany in making peace offers. Cardinal von Hartmann and m'em-l-ers of fcis entourage denied them selves to visitors today. Hoke Smith Breath ing Fire Toward Great Britain Washington, Nov. 27.-VThere will be an effort by Senators and Con gressmen and especially Southern one, to make Great Britain change position as to American commerce, Hoke Smith is the leader and is pre paring to deliver a speech he" is now working upon as soon as Congress meets, in which he will take the posi tion that Great Britain has no right to stop American commerce with Germany. He is now studying a mass of statistics which he expects to make his claims upon. German Positions Shelled by French Paris, Nov. 27. Several German positions along the buttle front were effectively shelled by the French ar tillery last night, the "war office an noum'ed this afternoon. There were grenade combats, also in Arlois and in Lorraine. - Italian Fleet Drives Off Submarine Attack Rome, Nov. -27. Unconfirmed re ports are current here that five sub marines attempted to 'attack a num ber of Italian warships last night un der cover of darkness, but were dis covered off Urindisi and shelled by a flotiilu of destroyers. PL AG WEEK OliSEUYKD . IS PERSON STREET t ill RCH In order to help meet conference, collections, flag week was observed in the Person street Methodist church. The children realized forty-seven ($17) dollars from the sales, and Paul and Floyd Riddle being the most suc cessful, wlil be given suitable re wards. Hay Street M. E. Church, South. Rev. William R. Uoyall, pastor. 9:45 a. m., Sunday school. Uobt. W. Her ring, Hunter G. Smith and George C. Davidson, superintendents, 11 a. m., address by Dr. Bulla. ,7:30 p. m., address by Dr. Bulla. Mid-week wor ship Wednesday at S p. m. Everybody will receive a cordial welcome to all these services. OF DIAMONDS Benjamin Fors Held Up and Robbed on Street in New York. Robber Seized Bag Containing $17,000 Worth of Diamonds and Makes Escape Passes Rooty to His Pals. New York, Nov. 27. In broad day-light on Wall street occurred today one of the moat daring rob beries in the history of New York city. Benjamin Pars a on his May to the bank w hen a man seized a bag containing 17,000 worth of diamonds and made his escape through the crowded streets after passing the diamonds over to one of his pain. Jack Johnson Urges Scotchmen to Enlist Glasgow, Nov. 27. Jack Johnon negro pugilist and former heavy weight champion, has joined Lord Derby in the work of getting recruits for the British army. Driving up in front of the Royal Exchange today in a powerful racing car, Johnson s tip pel his machine, stood up, re moved his white "topped" and made a speech that fairly sizzled 'with ardor. "Every ma'n ought to enlist" shout ed Johnson. "It is your duty!" Soon a mob of 4,000 persons blocked the traffic in the streets, but, despite the widespread interest only nine re cruits were secured. .. ... . , ,i&&k. Rioting at Berlin Is Reported in London London, Nov.- 27. "It was report ed that rioting occurred last night in Berlin," says a Copenhagen dispatch to The Exchange Telegraph Company. No details have been received. Whole Family Found .Murdered "- New York, Nov. 27. A whole family was found murdered here today. N It believed to be the work of a Pole who was later found with a bullet in his head. After killing the family he evi dently committed suicide. SPLENDID WORK BEING DONE. Splendid work is being done in Campbellton by the Ladies' Aid So- leitfty, of which Mrs. Letcher Smith is 'president. These persevering women ihere practically paid for the pulpit J furniture in their church. Among (other methods employed for raising money is that of, making and soiling quilts. The individuals bring squares; these are put together and, on an ap pointed day, nil meet and there is a Hood old time quilting We and, as they ply 'the stitches, the spirit of helpfulness grows stronger. Camp- fcllon is indeed to be praised for the j splendid work being done there I Football Claims 60 Lives This Season Chicago, Nov. 27. The. -toll for this year's football season has been sixty lives. One less than last year. All the losses were due to lack of train ing. No death is reported where players were properly trained mentally and physically. Monistir Occupied By the Serbians London, Nov. 27 Monistir is re ported occupied by the Serbians. LADIES' AID SOCIETY OF HAY STREET CHURCH The Ladies' Aid Society of the Hay str.t Methodist church sent mans well-filled Thanksgiving baskets to the County Home, Mr. Tom Hunter Itook them out in hi car. Congressman Wants i Investigation Made i By Congress Says He has Been Making a , Private Investigation, But Wants to Know Who is Behind Movement. Washington, Nov. 27. Representa tive Claud Kitchin, of North Carolina, ha arrived here and will urge an in vestigation to find out who is pushing the campaign for preparedness. I have been making a small private in vestigation, but. I believe Congress should make the, investigation. Chas. Schwab, of the Bethlehem Steel Com pany, officials of the United States Steel Company and others will be called. "I should think these would be glad to lay before Congresr all they know about the matter..- I am opposed to thf preparedness plans, but' if over ruled and it becomes necessary 1 will not stand in the.- way of the Demo cratic majority, but will prepare the bill to provide the necessary revenue." Xation Defense League Met in Chicago Chicago, Nov. 27.--The . National Defense League which is assembled here declared today fur adequate pre paredness. The delgates numbering 800 were from all over the country. They made many suggesunns for pro ducing revenue to carry ouV the na tional defense plans. 'AmunV thm was the- turning of M),000,000 saved frtim pensions into the funds with increase on incomes, sugar and the continuation of special emergency tax. HOME MISSION WEEK Home Mission week, which has just been observed by the women of . the First Presbyterian church, came to a close on Friday evening with the giving of the Pageant, Christ in America. Each afternoon, iv.rept Thursday there was a program embracing the liscussion of some home mission prob lems. - "-', The "Local Home Missions" of the First Presbyterian church, sent out. as usual. Thanksgiving baskets. England and France Rushing Troops . I To Balkans Athens, Nov. 27. French and Brit ish forces at Saloniki now number 221,01)0 and are being increased at the rate of 4,000 per day. Wild Scenes on Cotton Exchange Washington, Nov. 27. There were wild scenes enaetc here today ..when otton dropped IS' pi'ints. The mar ket recovered, however, and closed firm from 20 t.i 27 noints up. Mine Explodes; Two Miners Killed Pittsburg, Pa., Nov. 27. Two men were killed and three wounded . today when a mine explosion occurred. The mine is burning and an attempt has been made to reach the 'entombed men. ' - i Italy Promises Active Support in Balkans Rome, Nov. 27. Italy has prom ised Lord Kitchener that she. will make active participation in the Bal kan States within a short while. The fall of Gorizia wi;l iv!o isi a large army that can be sent to the Balkans immediately. Weather Report. Washington, Nov. 27. Fair Sun day and Monday, with light variable wind. Villa's Capture Expected: Report ed Surrounded Nogalea, Ariz., Nov. 27. The army of General Francisco Villa is reported surrounded and his capture is expected at any time. He has only a remnant of the army that joined him after his break with Carranza. General Obregon today apolo gized and expressed his deep re grets of the attack upon the American forces yesterday. Sev enty Mexicans in all were kill ed, seventeen of these beinit Vil lialas. The body of Steven Little, the American trooper who was kill ed by Mexicans yesterday, was . shipped to his home at Fairmont, N. C, today. President Invites Class Mates to Diner Washington, Nov. 27. Because the' President was too busy to attend there will be no annual meeting of the class at Prinatton, but the I'resident will invite all living members of his class to take dinner at the White House November 30. Foi d's Peace Plans , Not Taken Seriously London, Nov. 27. Peace plans of Henry Ford are not taken seriously by London newspapers and some of them hint at its being a great adver tisu R scheme for the multi-millionaire automobile manufacturer. However, it is reported that the Lnreir States is arranging passports for the parties who wish to sail on hc ship chartered by Ford, December 4h 150 Greeksliiips Are Released by England Atnens, iNov. Zi. omcial announce meat: was made yesterday thak the Hntisri cargo ships held up at Matta and other English ports. In this con nection it became known here for the first time that more than 1G0 Greek ships had been detained. Owners of the ships estimate their losses at more than $10,00,000: MEETING AT CAMPBELLTON HAS JUST CLOSED A ten days' meeting in the Camp bellton Presbyterian church has just recently come to a dose. Services were conducted by Rev. J. J. Murray, a former an 1 much beloved pastor. The song service was under the gen eral direction of Rev. John L, Fairley, Mrs. J. A, Peebles presided at the or gan and did much toward malting the music effective. Greece Again an Uncertain Quantity Berlin, Nov. 27. Athens reports that Lord Kitchener' mission to Greece was a Yaiinre. Greece is again suggesting a change of plans and rumor arc very disquieting to -the entente powers. Ford Encouraged With Prospects of Peace New York. Nov. '". Ilenrv Ford arrive ! here o'day and announced that he was eneourasred 'at the recenti.tn of his peace plans. Ife confcre.! with C.irumal Gihbdns, Over 100,000 Serbs Captured Berlin. aNov. 27. The Austro-Ger- man-Bulgarian forces have captured in all 101, OKI Serbs in the Balkans.. Early Cotton Picking. We were talking to several farmers yesterday and they all-agreed that :ne cotton, crop nan oeen picked, remains in the field not over S per cent of the crnn. GREAT VICTORY FOR ! ITALIANS EXPECT ED SOON Fires Itaging in the Ruins ot Gorizia,' and the Heavy Shell Fire Has Caused People to Flee. Rome, Nov. 27. Italian guns mounted on captured positions upon the summit of Monte San Michek are battering to pieces, the defenses of Gorizia. The successes won by the force of General ( adorns in the last three days are declared by Ital ian military experts to have ren dered untenable several of the main forts defending Gorizia, and they predict that the Austrian will be forced to evacuate almost the entire Isonzo front within 48 hours. '- . " Unofficial reports from Milan stat ing that Gorizia had been captured were received last night, but it was stated at the war office today that these reports were "premature." A general feeling of, elation was appar ent in official circles, however. Thi was taken as indicative that an an nouncement of a great victory was expected. 4 Italian military aviators reconnoit ering above the Austrian positions on the Isonzo front have reported that .fires are raging in the ruins of Gori zia. The heavy shell firing directed upon the town by the Italian gunners has fuJced. almost the entire civil population to flee, though some in habitants still remain, hoping that their homes will be saved. Learning that the tower of St. lg- natius ..church was being used-as an observation post for Austrian artil- jeiy, au iiuuun aviaioc uroppea sev eral bombs upon the structure Wed nesday. The Austrian officers in the tower fled. . Senator Simmons Backing President Washington, Nov. 27 Senator Sim mons, of North Carolina, arrived here for the opening of Congress and an- ounced that he. agrees with Secre- . tary McAdoo's ideas of raising reve nue. l am a believer in national pre partdneSw and also an American ma rine. TheNncome tax is too high and should lie loured and the balance needed can be raised from a tax on gasoline, automobiles and the con tinuance of the special emergensy tax I do not believe in th so-called frierizied preparcdnef-s, but tv do be lieve in a preparedness that will en able us to dvfetid ourselves in of attack and to protect our interest. upon the high seas. Diaz Starts New Revo lution in Mexico El Paso, Tex., Nov. 27. Diaz, nephew of the farmer dictator, started a new revolution today, by mobiiix ing 8,000 Indians. Munitions and guns have been pur'-hased at Van-' couvre. British Columbia, and is on its way to Mexico, No Meat in Petrograd For Two' Days Berlin, Nov. 27. J t is reported that, there is t,o meat in Petrogrsd and I has not been for two whole davs. Pol ve' made a search of U the shops, believing that the butchers were hid ing meat, but found none. The Uni- . vrsity of Moscow is reported on the s oi citt,ij; tor oe .n t oi lue. SACRED CONCERT AT BAPTIST CHURCH LAST SUN DAY " The secred concert given on last ' Sundav'evenine at the Baptist church has reserved the highest commenda tion. The church has many good voice and the public hopes for many more concerts. j Mr. Carver Edge, of Fayettevi! route 5, was in the city' last r, J wita a nice Duncn. e po bagged six and f market at It 00

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