North Carolina Newspapers

    NO EXTRA SESSION
IS GENERAL OPINION
It b Net Urn Premat Intention sf the
PrmUeet te Can leuien After
March 4.
Washington, Fab. II.—It ia not tba
present intention of President Wilson
to call an extra session af the 44th
Coagrme solely for the parpooe af
having his legislative program, lo
cloding his recommendation far ad
ditional railroad legislation, snactsd
into law. Unless the foreign situation
■hall have reached a more acuta stage
than at present Mr. Wilson will not
call the Congress together to con
vene immediately after March A
Thera b. not e member of the house
who believes Mr. Wilson can pot
through his railroad legislation before
March A There are few, if any, who
believe he will call Congress together
la aider that Us program may be car
ried through. Majority Leader Clauds
Kitchin told the Daily News corres
pondent today that he dose not expect
■ extra see bee nor does he believe
the railroad legislation can be pamad
by the present Congress, Thu view
is shared by Beprseeatative Foster, of
niiaoisi Frank Do ran us, shaiimaa of
tba Democratic congressional com
mittee, sad others.
Beam of the friends at Postmaster
General Burleson did their utmost te
whip smotors aad
Has to vote for hb pet prevbisa for
aa Increase ia tba second stem postal
rata which b aimed dlrsetiy at the
newspapers sf tbs oounuy. but they
failed. The senate by e vets of 17 to
*4 refused te attach the ns in tweet
Jobe W. Weeks, of Masse
of
ability sad ona af the aU
b the state ta, very prep
the matter ap today wbmt
nuy'otb.
1 ■would be very glad to am a i
ia carrying
but I da net
to piece additional
Industry which bl
ering its share sf the aai-1
in the oast af metsrieb'
af offsetting
I
TMnt paper has advanced by Uaps
and bounds daring the past year to
•adi a dsgrsa that where contracts
haw not bass mads which go over for
tha next year, or whers the prod seers'
of print paper ere not willing to pro.
vide on substantially tha terms at the
peat far their regular customers, tha
Iticreaasd coat to the publisher is go
lag to be enormous.
“In many eases H will be month to
wipe eat tha profits at what haw boon
' very profitable publications; and as to
thee* which haw not bean profitable,
in many cases, la my lodgment, it will
practically rain them. At such a
time sc this, without giving them a
bearing, for the aenate to increase a
coat which may bring a beet rubs at
man or last publishers, seems to me
to be unfair and ill-advised.
“I haw dl aniseed this subject with
a great many pubBshara during the
last year, and almost an of them agree
that they ahoetd, under normal condi
tions, pay a higher rate of postage for
thefr pubUoetiana. But this is net tha
right tone, and far that imam I
haw igpaail tha department's plan."
MACHINE OCHS AND AMMUNI
TION FOUND.
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UBirr. A. L. JAMBS, JR., TO WBD
C1RL or COLD BN WEST.
Win Be Married to Miea Viola Borden
at Lae Angelas Wednesday, Feb
ruary 28.
Laurinburg friends of Lieut. A. L.
James. eon af Mr. and Mrs. A. L.
Janies of this elty, will be interested
In tbs announcement that he will be
married Wednesday, February 28, at
Los Angeles, California, to Mies Viola
Burden. Mr. and Mrs. A. L. James,
father and mother of the groom-to
be, win leave Friday at thii week for
an extended trip to the West and will
attend the marriage at Lot Angeles.
Lieut. A. L. Jamee, Jr., recently re
turned from the Philippine Islands
and has been stationed et Rochester,
Mhui., for some time. He is now at
Loa Angelos. Miea Burden, the bride
to-be, is a native of Dubuque. Iowa,
aed la spending the winter with rela
tives at Los Angeles, where the mar
ring* will bo so!Mislead. She 1* de
scribed as a typical girl of the Golden
West, a lover of the great outdoors
*“d a most attractive young woman.
She belongs to a prominent family in
her state and Is said to awn modi
valuable real estate to the west
Mr. and Mfs. A. L. Jamee will go
from bars to New Orleans and will
epead a few days there attending tto
Mardi Gras festival. From there they
will go over the Southern Pacific Unas
to Pasadena, Cat, and wiU be guests
there of Dr. j. A. Sheerer, president of
Ttoaop Collage, and a half brother of
Mr. A. L Jamee. Mr. and Mrs. Jamee
will he away about a month.
Mara Cradk far England.
London. Pah. IS—Tba House erf
Cocaisaa* will b* oeeapiad this weak
witk financial affairs Tb* faatare ad
today1! program waa tb* introduction
of two now veto* of credit aggregat
ing MO^OOAOO poood* starting, m
for 200,000,000 poanda to Mm *x
’ pwim to March SI, tba cad of tba
prsasnt financial year, and tha atbar
ifav *80,000,000 pa—da starling to
| start the next **«»*|«i year.
tba chief apse hare war* A. Boaar
Law, Chancellor at tbs Exchequer,
who rariawad the financial position
of tha Nation, and Reginald McKen
na, who was called on to support the
•notion as Chancellor erf tha Ex
chequer of the Asquith Government.
| “W« have a superiority not only m
caen hut in equipment," said Mr. Law.
He aaaerted that the inrtan in tb*
production of munitions waa going on
»H the time, being aa marked now
; na nt any previous period. Tbs msQ
last increase in say kind of shoB. aa
compared with tba average of tb*
fine year of war, was S* times that
ontpat.
In making advance* to bar Allien,
the Chancellor continued. Grant Brit
ain considered be* thing only—wheth
er It would ba m tba geaerai interest
H# emphasised the importance of co
ordination la ovary field, and aald tbs
*oaf*T*noa at Kama bad rasaltad in
a decision ta regard to tba policy to
bo adopted toward Groeoo, which
policy waa new being followed. Tba
•bjast of' that policy, said tb* Chan
cellor, waa to pres «art tb* Entente
force* from baidg attacked from the
rear in tb* event ef n German-Sal
gariao invasion. Tha Intent* assn
that tb* danger tan that q—star to
m—h lea*,than it wn* a few weeks
dgk
MEASLES 18 A DANOEBOUS
DISEASE.
Baa 8*Hoas Aftor-MTecto Banal to
Infantile Paralysis aad PaUICy
aa Graal aa Scarlet Fnar.
Thart used to ba a deeply cherished
noUen among old fashioned mother*
that every child had to have meeoUs,
•“““to ami whooping cough Hint
time, anyway, and when any of (fame
diacaaea prevailed in the community,
and they were not ao rushed with
other affaire, they thought it a good
time for the children to have 'em aad
ba dona with 'em. So they practically
Invited measles Into their homes and
took a week or two, sometimes a
month or longer, to nurse the inno
eant patients through tha malady.
IPs just this earn* old fashioned no
tion about measles, nays the State
Beard of Health, that is responsible]
for its wide spread throughout the
State just at this time. Hardly a
town, echool or neighborhood is aa-!
coping an epidemic at masalas. It ia
causing scares of eeheela to dose for
weeks at a time which ia wasting time
aad money and ia a drawback to the
progress at the school, to say nothing
at tha deaths it ia causing.
And yet Uli la net tha most earl-,
ia a community. According to The
Survey ef August. ISIS, -Measles
rank* with sms Upon In communica
bility, with scarlet fever hi mortality,
and has serious after-effect* ef poeo
monia, tuberculosis and defective ears
and cyan.|* It la the sort am after-ef
fects that makes measles such a eeri
one disease. It leave* weaklings la
Ms wake aad a community that re
■igaodly given itself oeur to an *gL;
domic live* to regret the day. Some
body ia laft to suffer Hfa-Ioag defects.
And yet measles is a preventable
disease, at least tha spread ef K is
preventable. Only the rueogaMoa of
early symptom* aad strict (gsnstis*
ia affective in pcevautiag Ka agreed.
Per every mother or guardian to da
bar dnty by her chUd as w*(] as by her
neighbor's child weald b*. the ideal
pins of checking epidemics ta their be
“WR ARB WABTBPUL PBOPIJB."
PtagalUy Dadarod Abaca* Load Art
in TVU Country.
(Ufa.)
Wa art undoubtedly tfaa moat wuata
fbl paoplo in tbo world. In America
frugality la almoot a loot art. Count
laaa Ban and woBan art actually auf
fartng, bod) pbydaDy and mentally
baoauoa thay da not know bow to atop
waato ha thalr own hamaa.
Waata ia a davaatating thing. It
and at
Wa woota _ __
food. In a hoomhold_
aaat of tbo boat from tbo
wool ad. Our childraa take aaona_j
tboy aaa oat and waato tbo mot. but
t
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tbo pTfadpUthat it la sorter brkha
to aaaka aaoro Ban ay to pay for tbo
waato t> bio bonB than K fa U -wuoW
Wa ton* fa trying fa atop k. Bit
wMa iai unaanad—aiy fafiumiaf by bla
■ Wbat aaa wo do about Kt Somo
tkiug, anyway. Wa aaa talk about it,
goaHmlata «bout k. think about k and
■Mb* op our Binds right now to fight
k fa ovary way pookhto.
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A MEXICANS DROP BELGIAN RE
LIEF.
Ordered hy Owntii AiMSm e
Withdraw From Work la Nerth
«™ Franca Aka
Lomloa, Feb. IS.—The American
Couunimioa for Relief in Belgian has
dBdally notified tho German authori
ty that tho Americans will withdraw
from participation in the relief work
in Belgium and northern France. This
step was taken la reply to an order
from the German authority that
American* must withdraw from the
provinces of Belgium and northern
France, leaving only a few of their
representatives headed by Brand
Whitlock, American amhansador to
Belgium, in Brussels.
The action of the commission ia ax
plained in tho following statement
which was give* to the Associated;
Frees today by directors of tho oum
mlesion in London:
“We were advised February IS by
Director Warren C. Gregory, from
Brussels that Baron von Dor
(civil governor of Brussels) had nett
Aed him that American cittern could
no laager occupy pedtioas la eooaee
Mm with the eoamiesieu in the occu
pied territories of France and Bel
gium, bet that a few Americans,
ameag them Brand Whitlock, might
redds In Brussels and enemy gen
eral supinlslua ever the week. Mr.
tUpyaaite steJdtag *** ** ***** **
ratten wouU*te*dsBy AZssryaa!aBl
“After earnest eoneiderutten wHh
Arabs sued or Page, the direst ms of the
rinauilsaltm in Lendow, acting ia se
em'd with Herbert C. Hoover, chair
Gregory So inform the Omaa au
thority that la view af their order
that the Americans oouM no laager
raeedee thdr fuacUsas ia Bt oeco
«»rry out their responsibility aad
undertakings to ether intereutad gov
ernment* and fulfill thdr duty to
ward the psopim of Belgium aad
aorthorn France, the Amy sane would
cdMnlly withdraw from pertid potion
iu the work of relief in the ms sided
districts.
“Mr. Gregory «H advised ts ar
range for all hie mac to leave Belgian
tmnewtiaUly, except a few whs are t»
daee the caanalaelen'e affaire ud take
•t«pa to see that there be no mterrap
tian In the del file, pending the reor
ganisation of the work.”
LAURINBliRG SOCIETY
YOUNG MEN GIVE BALL
FOR VISITING GIRLS.
The yemag »ca of tho dtp gave a
deUghttal deace in the Open boaee
Friday evening of Mat week. eonpB
MBtary to the visiting yooag ladies.
TUa was erne of the mast enjoyable
•octal events of the Now Year.
GIVE DINNER FOB DEM
AND MBS. ERWIN.
Mr. and Jtra. Edward Gibson enter
tained at a happy dinner party Satur
day evening at 7 o'clock in honor at
Dr. aad Mrs. E. A. Erwin, who ro>
Matty returned from thair bridal trip.
The following Invito Ui has been
*—■+*»d by friendt to Leortotoerg aad
to the eeantyi
HR ltlt
Mr. and Mrs. WHHam Graham Bnio
Ian the **"*
Twanty-kfth Annivereary at thair
frees ahddtoohmm o'clock
^_^ Wagram.^Negto Carolina
WOJUta Ore ham Bala
B. a. v. e
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Flight cun novas effective
WEAPON.
Uratt Pin From Watehipe m iff.
ehaatmea Into MHwd ad Cam
batting Cheats
New York, Fak. Althoogh Ag.
arm to chow the number ad mtaw.
rinm deetroyed by the Entente allien
and tba maena oaad in their deatone
tiaa re unavailable, owing to tbo rigid
eowowtop. it wm learned here to
night from aa authoritative eource
that direct gun Ant from the decks
of warship* and auxiliary —state kae
bam tba meat affective method cat.
ployed thus far.
To combat the submarine menace,
tbe allies have adopted various pluas,
although some ef them have been
abandoned ea laeffactive. A marine
authority ef atom—tinned standing
wbo ia dene ta Brill* shipping inter
auto, mid teduy JLm aakad m u tbe
ri^timnem of arrifrg abipe:
“We bava found that light guns die
riiaiKlng projectile* ad four ta dm
Pooada, ip baa* ed trained gasman,
have bean by far «h* toTeaUva
■Miy m two aad'thne* aubmaudaee
kavo bam bagged in eae day In (hi*
w»jr.
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mark ami in int of tha <mm at this
nature aa far reported tha —1—tt
•ible* bars aaat ta tha ■»»■«« .~f
(oeortcd to gan Sr* tram a Jack —
In thia kind pf a fighting a gun aMnt
f,r^tho^‘platform <5r!^d"b7^
oubomnao ia aa uamaady thing ta
**• X"*. aad <aag>Ha tha amaUar tar
gat offaand. tha gnaaan on oUpo harr
the better of It.
“Qareful obaoreattaoa made during
th# laat year at otaaamra mounting
dafaoea gnna show that they are in a
aoeaaura hamooe from attack untcse
H la withottt warning aa ia tha eaaa
of th* California.
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