STsather Report for North Carolina: Thunder storms tonight
or Saturday nt quite so warm to-night. Saturday fair with fresh shifting winds.
SCOTLAND NECK, N. C, FRIDAY, JUNE 29, 1917.
a mmm m
& MAY SURVIVE
THE NEW SLOGAN FOR SCOTLAND NECK SELECTED BY THE COMMITTEE TODAY, CONTRIBUTED BY MRS. GALLASPY.
LS AT LAKUiii JJUJM'X W AJN 1 15iiiC AJMD W1JNJS TO BE
TAKEN AWAY FROM THEM AT THIS TIME.
ilSKEY APPARENTLY DOOMED
Bv Robert J. Bender.)
Press Staff Correspondent.)
liiiigton, June 29. Beer
i x xi- : . e
e saved irom me ruins oi
y tight in congress.
onling to dependable infor-
i the senate will exclude
ml vinous liquors from the
jbition amendment of the
Hiiskey is doomed" is the
issed conviction of foremost
ors however, should congress
le unexpected, and vote for
jute prohibition, it is believed
resident would veto the bill
Be sround that it would not
the best interest of the pub
eat sympathy for beer and
has developed throughout
ration. Literallv thousands
egrams and letters have been
ved by senators showing the
ondt-rance of beer sentiment.
lurch organizations However
Line actively in the tight for
lere are however few kind
lis for distilled spirits.
WON'T GIVE UP
(By United Press)
Petrograd, June 29. The Duma
has formally refused the request
of a number of elements of Rus
sia that it dissolve on the grounds
that it is superseded as a repre
sentative body by various con
gresses such as soldier's, work
men, and peasants.
ashington, June 29 Presidnt
Ion is throwing his influence
the senate fight to save beer
pe president seems to be mucn
ffised at the consequence that
ensue in jamming through a
tie prohibition measure, which
Mutes, as he believes, a blow
is endeavoring to force a
pled and fell, his mchine breaking
in two in the air.
Here is the official report of an
other air fight which happened the
same day. Names and numbers
oh! are omitted. : "
' ' Capt. Blank, with three others
of the same squadron, dived at a
German aeroplane which they rid
dled with bullets and drove down.
Then they saw four red Albatross
Scouts and Capt. Blank engaged
one at close range. Eventually
the German machine got into fav
orable position and Capt. imme
diately put his machine into a
spin. On shaking off the German
he at once regained height and
dived at another Scout with
whom he fought for a considera
ble time. He finally outmaneuv
ed his opponent and the hostile
machine crashed. Shortly he en
gaged another machine of the
IN NEW ATTACK
(By UNITED PRESS)
Paris, June 29. What appar
ently was another attempt at a
general counter offensive was
struck in heavy blows by the Ger
mans on the right bank of the
(BY UNITED PRESS)
Washington, June 29. Persh
irlg's fighting men in France have
ben nick - names ' 4 Sammies, ' ''
"Uncles" and "Sams' Boy-."
T!ese titles bid fair to stick and
Meuse along the Aisne front is the take place alongside with the
official French statement, and fur
ther that air the attacks failed
British Tommies" the French
"Poilus". and the German
MENTIONED IN DISPATCHES FOR GREAT COURAGE AND
(BY UNITED PRESS)
Buenos Aires, June 29. Argen
tine appear likely to announce a
revocation of her neutrality be
tween Germany and the United
States within the next few hours.
The sinking of the Argentine
steamer Toro recently by a Ger
man submarine has apparently
brought the government to a
Public sentiment favors follow-
mo Tirjyil' cmircp in sil i ttiiii
herself with the United States
RESCUE WOUNDED UNDER ENEMY'S F IKE
session of the board of commis
sioners a large gathering of citi
zens appeared before the board
same type but he was shot through
promise on the senate dry j the wrist and the top ot his con
diment so that distilled spir- i trol-lever was carried away. Al-
(By UNITED PRESS)
London, June 29. South and
southwest of Oppy General Haig
struck a sudden tremendous blow
at the German lines, capturing the
enemy's forward positions over
a front of 2,000 yards, and gain
ing the whole of the objective
sought, according to official infor
mation just to hand.
(By UNITED PRESS)
Christiana, June 29. The for
eign minister formally announced
that Norway had "sharply pro-
tu vxxxa ua tuC with petitions for improvements
plosion plots which were brought of different character,
to a crisis in the arrest of "Bar- . a petition ko,l fnr tb
use of the city water for sprink
ling main street, from Ninth to
Twelfth. The merchants agreeing
to purchase the necessary hose for
the purpose. This committee was
asked if the merchants would be
willing to pay the cost of a sepa-
Paris, June 29. Section thir
teen of the American ambulance
corps is formally cited in the or
ders of tbe day for "great cour
age and self possession, especially
on May 25 when the corp evacuat
ed the wounded under tierce tire
of the enemv."
Germanv has not vet acknowl
edged . the receipt of protest, or
given any answer to same.
DT BREAD ONLY
Washington, June 29. 1 1 Cut.
the loaf on the table only when
vou need it" is the slogan
Herbert C Ilrovtr is
instil into the minds o
try i jig
STATE OF WAR
EXISTS IN GREECE
London, June 29. The new
government of Greece considers
a state of war. exists between
Greece and the Central Powers
is asserted by Renter's dispatch
rate connection, as it was thought.
been made for
for electric fans.
alone vail be stopped.
tPv W'iii;. ti,;i cwmc "
ith the British Armies Afield,
1 29. Fighting with machine j a
p and oven with revolvers,
PtS (if l.-it l
-Kill 1 tho ilnlo oo lir-flir Q r'Hll-
haul eground as is to be
- ;v t oi ui uciun . win"
skies and line weather have
lighting in the air on a
110 British pilot attacked by
''man Xieuport, found his
e U'ini jammed. Immediate-
le Put down his nnsp and dived
:un at the same time.
Holieviiif' thp iam hr flimb-
o -- o""
a'k to tight and tore off every
Diacliine gun. The German,
aPlarently unharmed, con-
than 21 drawing his Colt's
' atlc Pistol charged straight
e German firing seven shots
thought in great pain and fling
at a disadvantage he succeeded in
landing his machine undamaged
on our side of the lines and then
While this wras happening at
one part of the front another bat
tle wTas taking place at another
only a short distance away. A
photographic reconnaissance, with
small escort, was attacked by
seven German planes. A captain j
drove down one of the hostile ma
chines out of control and then
dived at three others which were
following one of our machines
down. He was unable to catch
up in time, however, and our ma
chine was forced to land in a field,
but he eventually succeeded in
engaging One of the German ma
chines which crashed quite near
Second Lieut. B, opened fire at
a large white two-seater which
went down and was seen to crash
by other pilots.
br cooking facilities. This has been
the custome for the two years past,
'and while it is somewhat costly for
the town it is the desire of the com
missioners to give the people all pos
(By United Press)
"Washington, June 29. The war
department announced that in
stead of holding the national
guard troops in their home quar
ters in the north when they are
called out they will be sent di
rectly to the southern camps.
VICTORY WITHOUT I
DEMITY BE FAILURE
LLOYD GEORGE, PREMIER OF ENGLAND, SAYS THAT RE
STRICTION MUST BE SEVERE TO PREVENT RE
PETITION OF EVENTS.
NATIONAL CONGRESS WILL DECIDE
Mr. W. H. Newell, of Palmyra, was
a visitor in town yesterday.
Mrs. J. E. Woolard and daughter,
Miss Elsie, are visiting in Roberson-
One of our Scotland Neck beauties
has just made a purchase of her late
(BY UNITED PRESS)
London, June 29. 4 4 Peace be-j their blasting tyranny, and the
fore victory would be the great
est disaster in the history of
mankind" said Premier Lloyd
George in a speech delivered last
night. He further said "indemni
ties constitute an essential part of
the mechanism of civilization
"A great international peace
j congress will decide the disposi
tion of Germany's colonies.
"Mesopotamia can never be re
same holds true of Armenia
"Without indemnities we have
no guarantees against a repeti
tion of events."
The minister predicted that a
lasting peace and benefits to that;
"Victory of a higher and more
George "tha nanyone could have
contemplated before will result
because now a free people are
fighting for the democracies of
stored to the Turks, because ofthe future.
be prejudicial to the fire hydrant.
The commissioners agreed to give
the matter careful consideration
and advise the committee their
A committee appeared asking
that an ordinance be passed in
which the town would agree to
pay one-third of the cost of pav
ing providing the petition is pre
sented by property owners of not
less than one block at a time. Tbe
commissioners discussed the mat
ter with the committee in full
and finally a resolution was offer
ed to draft an ordinance in com
pliance with the request.
Another petition was for relief j
in regard to tbe draining of a j
ditch tbat runs back of Mr. Will j
Whites' property, which is a me- ;
nace to the neighborhood. The '
! mavor agreed to have the engin- i
eer look into the condition and. ;
see if some means cannot be de-
vised to give the relief asked for.
j Another petition was for an
ordinance requiring the property
owners cleaning up their lands ,
' and getting rid of vines and oth- j
! er producers of mosquitoes. The ;
! board agreed to take the matter
I under advisement. ;
j The board then went into a 1
consideration of the drafting of j
, new ordinances, which appear in
i another part of this issue,
i It is specially desired by the j
board that there may be no de -i
linquents on privilege tax pay- j
merits, which must all be made i
;by June 30, as the mayor is an- ;
! thorized to proceed against all !
those who have not taken out !
their privilege tax licenses, and j
who open their place of business j
next Monday morning. j
At 11 :30 the board adjourned. I
NEW ORDINANCE GOVERNING
MEAT AND FISH MARKETS. j
Over all markets, whether of fresh j
meat, fish, oysters, dressed fowl, or j
game, the Chief of Police shall have
general superintendanee, and it is his
duty to inspect each market at least
twice a week, and whenever needed on
more frequent occasions, and his di
rection inthe interest of cleanliness
By Miss Laura Clark.
SUPPLIES all NEEDS
(By courtesy of the Western Union,
Oprn. High. Low. Close.
.July L'9.!f.j L'fJ.J).", LMi.wO 2..r0
Oct. lv;.;o 2(sr, ug. i o lm;.k
!-. L'().7." 2t4 2CJ,4
.Ian. L'!l.a 2fi.S4 L'fi.fifi L'O.fiO
'Mar. Z'kVI L'i.ll 2t.S
Local Market 2o routs.
H'-. 11. 'hic-fv a nmrket man
'shall persistently fail to mvvy out the
'market regulations his license may be
Vevoked liy the mayor.
H'"-. 12. Any person, linn or corpora -'tion
who shall violate any section of
this ordinance, shall be guilty of a mis.
a!:or and upon i-on viet ion b fore
the mayor shall b fined ten dollars.
All ordinances heretofore passed
relating to ' Markets " ' shall be anil
ar" he r"by repealed.
' This ordinance shall be in full force
Vii.-i ":V.-t from and after July 0th,
'screened from flie, and di-j. laved on
'and. sold from metal or stoae covered,
counters. Xo person shall retain any
' tilth, or other offensive matter, dirt,
or rubbi.-h, meat scraps or otherwise,
'in or about his premises, but will be,
'required to make daily disposition of
Xo dealer shall soil, or offer for
meat, fish, fowl, or other ar
ticle in unsound condition, or which
is dressed or garnished falsely, or in
any way calculated to deceive.
Sec. 5. Each dealer shall keep in a
conspicuous place, in his. stall, "r
store, accurate scales and weights, and
use them in conducting sales.
Sec. 6. Xo person shall prevent any
member of the board of commissioners,
the mayor and officers of the police
department, or any inspector proper
ly appointed for the purpose, from en-
1 tering the place of business of any
'dealer in food- products and making
thorough examination of the charac
ter of any goods he offers for fr.ale
'and his methods of caring for same,
also from looking into the sanitary eon-
' ditions of food containers, and of the
"premises in and about which the busi
ness is conducted; also for looking
'into the accuracy of the weights and
measures used in sales
(Continued on Back Page. )