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1 flíl'S FEATS
Deeds of Valor as Told In the
News Dispatches From
EKCTEXANT W. PKVTO.N. an of
ficer of tbe South PtnflordHhlre
f regiment, who waa wounded la
the I in I tic of Hie Álxne. near
Solnnonn. bna written u letter to a
Trlend describing the fighting nt Hun
place and telling n story of Hie pluck
of a Uritlsh uvl.;V r Tin- letter xnys:
"It wuh a iMiltle of artillery Tbe
constant racket of nun hiuc gun merg
ed In tbe almost xieud.v roar of quick
fir era and Held pices
"Suddenly from I be sky a itrltlsb
avlHtor dixipiN'd down on us. High In
air, bis aeroplune. xtruck by shrapnel.
Wus ncurly wrecked. One wing waa
badly turn The rf orated frame
work, cracking and twixting. coui
ttieuced lu come apart. Wabbling and
lurching, the Hying machine, like a
wound"d bird, tluttered forwiird.
"The engine wan uninjured, but the
biplane, almost refusing to be steered
because of the dnmnge done to th ported by aerial scouts before their ,nt colonel lu a Verxalllee troop train '
fuselage, threatened any second to col- completion. Xhe men whom the olBcer commanded
lupxe unil sink. Ax a Inxt resort the A daring encounter look place re- abowed restlessuess under artillery
avlulur xliui off Hie ower and pinned j cenlly between a German monoplane puulxbuient and aeeuied likely to re
do u. trusting tliut the sweep of bia and a French biplane at a critical mo- fuxe to advance.
Oes'-eut would tarry 111 in ucroxa the , nient In the execution of an Important Wbeu tbe order came tbe officer aels-
frltlxli iiuex l.u. k supplemented bin , niimeuver north of the river Oise. Tbe ed tbe arm of tbe mun nearest blm
pirns, to Hie i-iu in luul he lauded bia
iiiuiiitiii- Juxt inside our
Dying, Givet Message.
"tie wux dying m lieu ue lore away
Wreckage slid releuxed blm. But ha
waau't uncoiixcious, nor did be Ignore
the cull or duty With bloody froth
bubbling from blx lips be said: 'Quick,
mau; take down uiy message! Get It
to tbe general Willi all sliced!
"Cuptnlu Fulcuer produced note
book uud eui 11. I'alufully tbe uviutor
did .il- I Almoxt with his lust gasp
he repealed lo make sure tbut what be
suM uua clearly uudci stood:
' 'Got it uim l' '
" "Ju-1 us you gave 11 lo me.'
"ah or it r
" llanu-u. then, to the general. I'm
"So pusM-U uu uviutor lleuteuunt U
bolding l be honor oí the royal flylug
corps Benl ley I believe bis us me
"The InforuiHllou oblulued by tbe
viator lieutenant and dispatched to
General Sir Horace Kmltb-jKirrleu was
luiHiriauL How iniMrtaut we Uldu't
realize until erbaps an hour after
Ward we received orders
To other troops In tbe ireucüe
ra me tbe same commmids. But favor
ing the Staffordshire regiment that day
was the fact that we occupied tbe lu
trcDchuients net" rest tbe enemy. At
the wool we emerged from our bur
rows and scurried forward. Tbe In
aunt we showed our faces tbe fighting
"How In maklug tbe crossing any of
as ever survived the Oerman Ore I
don't know. I can't describe what we
EDW. W. FOX
For sixteen years Register of
the L. S. Laud Ollice
at Clayton, . M.
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promptly atlendrd to. State
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Office: National Bank Building
. J. COLLI M F O. HLl'K
HUÍ.II J. COLLINS
Outnmnr to John A. Psc. Dtil)
Prsrties In All Courta
JOHN L. HILL
Dray and Transfer
We llahl Anything, Any
where, at Any Time.
TcLEI-HONC N'UMHKE 58
Bertie Pa. wbnt Is an. anomaly
Pa -Ad anomaly, ' ni y son. Is a poet
with a collar that I too smell Utr hla
back. Lotdou Telegrav.
That wan In leu rued who reduces his
learning to practice II lioimdesa
FORO OIIE OF
CHAPTERS OF WAR !
Graphic Side Lights on the
Great Armed Conflict
of the Nations.
went tbrougb. What happened when
tbe Oerninn trenches were taken 1
didn't nee before t!ie hand to hand
fighting look place some Genua "pot
"When 1 came to two days later I
wai In the hospital."
The actlTltj of German aeroplanes
over Tarín baa brought up a general
discussion of tbe ralue of these ma
chines In warfare and a recital of
thrilling aerial duela lietween French
and Uernmu machines.
One French corpa commander 1
quoted aa having said that. In hla
opinion, a Ingle aeroplane waa m
ralunble ns a division of rnvalr
Aeroplanes are of the greateat nenrlcs
In preventing aurprlnea, and few Im
port nnt iiioveini'titM of troopa hsve
been made which hare not been es-
tiermnn luuchine wna aeeu Hailing over
tbe French linen Juxt before n strong
detachment of troops wan to start on a
movement to the north'. For the sue
rexs of thin movement It was vital that
this xenlry of tbe air be removed, and
a French biplane uudertook tbe task
Hair Raising Dire.
Tbe French machine rose from tbe .
ground abruptly nnd In rapid circles
guiued an u I tit ode greater thau that
of l he German, but even this advan
tage wus not sufficient to drive the
scout away. lu a daring dive lu which
be braved a heavy Ore from the French
LU.cs the Geruiuu descended toa height
of 1.0U0 yards and, skillfully avoiding
tbe Frcucli machine, started to drive
for tbu German Hues.
Fur awhile the Gorman was success
ful 1n keeping out of reach of the
Frenchman, but tbe biplane, continu
ing its flight at a considerable height.
Anally attulued au advantageous posi
tion. Tbeu there could be beard tbe quick
and xbiirp reports of n machine gun
on tbe French tiler. Tbe monoplane
flouted for n few momenta as If tbe
Idiot hud loxt com nil and then, flutter
ing like a wounded bird oa tbe wing,
started un oll!iue .flight dowuwird.
which ended in It crushing to tbe
Saw Dramatic Charge.
A young English aviator, who waa
Ininr. il in i binding accident, tells bow
Ue xaw ivlnit he described as a real
'old fnxliinlied cavalry charge." He
"A considera hie bKly of German In
fnntry mlvnnclng arrow wide valley
Inst tbe supiHirt of their gnus tbrougb
THINGS ALL OUGHT TO KNOW
Ae Christian Bible Students The Sat
isfsstsry Prsef "Why Gad Psrmiti
One of tbe questions which Comes to
nesrly every thinking mind today Is.
"Why does God permit evllr" As we
look about oa In tbe world we olwerve
that It In (11 led with sorrow and trouble,
sickness and pain and every trtsl we
eeuld enumérete, and we cannot help
wondering WIIT OOD AI.I.OWB IT.
We realise that He la almighty and
that Ha con Id prevent K If He wished
We fMd In His Word that He la more
willing to do for His children thaa
are earthly parents for theirs, and we
know bow much that menos; yet ef
isntlmaa It seems that those who try
to do end Uve right have tbe most
trouble. Thia question la made very
eler Id a bonk entitled. "Tbe Divine
Plan of the Ages" Evsry statement
la harked by Rcrlptare, aad shows thai I
while God does not na act loo evil III
HAS HAD A PUKPOMK IN ALLOW
INO RIN AND" DEATH TO RE1QN
TURKIC 8IX TUOIJHAND VEA UK
This sod ninny other subjects of deep
Inte rex t to all of God'a people are dls
eussed fully and Id lauguage easy ol
rout pre hennloa.
Id English. German. Swedish, Da no
Norwegian. Italian, French. Greek
Hungarian. Rpaninb, Poltxh. Holland
bib. Flnnlxh. (Kyrlae and Turko-Ar
asehiUa In preparation.
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paid. Addnms Htble and Tract Hocis
ty. 17 Ukka bUA. Brookiya. N. Z
f The CUyton .Neme, livrst and
licit paper in the county, ft. 00.
the destructiva fire of French seventy
Brea Tbey were attacked on on aide
by tbe French dragoons and on the
other by English cavalry. Both arrived
almost simultaneously jd rode right
through the Oerman column. Then
tbey wheeled and charged again, cat
ting the German force to pieces.
"The Infantrymen can: lit unawares,
were unable to resist effectively, and
after the second attack they broke and
ran for cover, pursued to the edge of a
wood by the horsemen, whose sabers
were (limbing In the suullgbt"
The airman concluded:
. A regular picture it was, I tell you.
We airmen are tbe only ones who ara
seeing this war property."
Red Trousered Heroine.
With convoy of wounded brought
to Paris was a pretty work girl- named
Eugenie, who, attired In baggy red
trousers and n red "Chechia," bad fol
lowed a souave regiment from her
borne town of Bagnolet and with rifle
on aboulder bad marched thirty miles
a day with the soldiers. 8he was un
der Ore at the battle of Marne, where
she was wounded. She Is to be sent
back borne, but swears that she will
get to tbe frout again.
Linked Arms For Charge.
Since tbe outbreak of tbe war there
have been numerous stories of o (fleers
drilling wavering troops under heavy
Are as if on parade ground, thus re
storing their waning courage, but a
new device of this, sort Is described .
in tbe Paria Figuro, which tbe writer ,
says he beard from a wounded Ueuten-
and bade him link himself aimllarly
with I be next. The whole force waa
thus united and made a daring charge
ud rupture.! (he hostile mix I lion.
When the officer finished the story
bis heurer praised hin "Tinge and
quick wit. but he replied:
"Why. I was more frightened than
any one else, but had to give an el
ample, so just bluffv.1 It"
Satuage For tbe Kaiser.
Tbe Berlin correspondent of tbe Cb
cago News writes:
"I have beard au anecdote about the
kaiser ut general headquarters which
came from reliable sources and which
bus uot uppenred in Ibe German
press. Oue Li about bis diet, which con
slxtx of a thick soup, a piece of sausage
aud a piece f bread and butter, al
though be may huve the best food to
be oblulued. Ills advisers are Impa
tient wiUi him for endangering hla
health, but to tbelr Importunities be
" 'It la what luy soldiers are getting
ou tbe battlefield. It Is good enough
"One day he beard tbat his men at
the front were reduced to a piece of
bread aud red wlue. Ele cut bin diet
Newspaper For Trenches.
A Loudon newapaier is publishing un
fdltlon especially for tbe trenches. The
work baa been so well done that the
men in tbe trenches have their daily
paper by noon eacb day. Naturally
the news from borne la welcomed by
the men. and tbe distribution of papers
becomes a very valuable public serv
ice. Experience has shown tbat the
greateat demand 1 for football news.
CHICAGO TO AID UNEMPLOYED
Mayor Suggests Naming of Five Men
t. Find Jobs.
w ,, . , . ... . n
Mayor Harrison axked Charlee O.
n-w- ... i.k. .... ith tb. ..m.nixxln
on unemployment the appointment of
tlve employers to work out o plan for JUMl U,B BU "'""' siiucn-..rni-i.ii..
di,.... ..rit r..r ri.r. J o blm tbut It followed him to the
out of Jobs Mr Dawes suggested that
work could. In- found cleuulug factory
The KUggpxtlou waa' umde to the
mayor that be appoint u pomini.-xior. of
five lo devise wuyx to provide Join hi
bo or "r. cents n day
Mr Ihiwex mentioned t'yrux 11. Me
Corinlck. .lame A. I'litlen. R J Ituf
flugton and lí H Gory ns the type of
men be wou'd recommend for the com
mission propo-ed In the mayor, lio
said he would iipiitiit such u Ixidv If
It would iii.i interfere with that uow
433 733 In French Hoapitals.
The precise number of wounded
treated it I In uch hoxplfils between
Sept IS uud Nov : wns 441.73:1. ac
cr.nllng to a rcH-t xut.iiiltted h.v M.
Trousxalnt. chalniiun of (he nrmy conv
mlttee to the chamlier of deputies Of
this totui a is per ci ut died.
Roll two elnckenx until tender: thee
take out all (lie iM.ne and chop the
meat tine. Season to laxte Willi sulL
peper and duller. hiit in enough of
the iitnij to, make st nmixt: then pul
Into a moid When .-old turn out and
lit In slices.
Utile Willie What Is fame, pat
I'n Fume, my "hoi , H bidder with
grellM- ou eii.il rinm ' l illi ago NWI.
FEAR OF WOLVES
In Danger Strikes Terror la
to Soldiers In Poland.
RUSSIAN OFFICER'S ESCAPE.
Disabled, He Lay at Night With a
Dreadful Howling Inclosing Him,
Coming Nearer and Nearer When
Bsasta Swmnd About to Attaok Him
They Suddenly Want Elsewhere.
The presence of tbe wolf as a new
terror on the UattleOelda of Eaxt Prus-
sla and Poland la described lu a letter
aeut by a Russian officer to a Petrugrad
Wounded In , an engagement which
had driven ' the Germans from tbelr
trenches, be found bimxelf later to be
the only living soul left uu tbe Held of
dead. Pulling bimxelf together and
leaning on bis sword he walked as best
be could toward the supposed shelter
of bis comrades In tbe woods.
"Just as I reached the edge of the
wood." he suya. "I stopped in terror.
From tbe distance there came tbe
bowling of a wolf. It sounded no
0 tt era lily melancholy and dreadful In
the still autumn night. Another wolf
answered lu tbe sume long drawn, dis
mal note. The howling drew nearer:
presently I heard It all around me.
without pause, growing louder and
more exultant every moment.
1 am no coward. 1 urn a sports
man and have killed many wolves in
hunts, but what i beard that night I
can never forget The chaotic bowling
which Inclosed me like a chain kept
coming doner aud closer, drawing to
tbe center of the circle where I waa
Dim Moving Shada
"I saw clearly there waa uu chance
of saving myself when tbe circle had
closed linully upon me. 1 went run
Hint; bow I managed It I don't know
toward some bushes a hundred
yards away. I reached them aud
dropped to the ground. 1 waa resol v
ed to fight aa long aa I could. I had
my loaded revolver and my sword.
"The wolves came nearer, and tbelr
bowling filled the ul-bt Now tbey
were ut tbe border of tbe wood, in
the darkness 1 could see dim shadows
movüiK aiowly between tbe trees.
"Aa they came out of the wood from
different directions they drew togetb
er Into one great dark herd eid stood
thus for some mluuu-s. Then another
wolf bowled from somewhere out on
Ibe buttleflcid. aud ull nt once the
pack began to move. Without haste,
. In u Utile deliberate trot tbey went
, puxt tue. past the very clump of bush
; es where I wns sitting with drawn
. revolver. Not om turned toward me,
1 watched each one us be went by,
exHH'ttug tbut be would spring at me.
I don't know bow many there were,
but there were very muny all trot
ting so quietly to the Held where tbe
deud were lying.
"I waa mercifully allowed to lapse
Into unconsciousness soon after. At
sunrise I wus picked (up. still uncon
scious, by a Cossack liatrol."
DOG FINOS GERMAN TRENCH.
j " IT r "
Kaiser's Man to French.
M- Abruml, one of the several French
'. deputies serving In tbe trenches, has
front, carried away by a "Black Ma
ria " The et'a sagacity wuc remark
able. Juxt before a French attack on the
German trench tbe dog. seeming in
stinctively to umlerxtund. went for
! ward nlone as if to find tbe exact po
sition of (he trench. The Germane
saw (be dog coming through the thlu
' mist,' but evidently dared not fire for
i fenr of Is-f.'oylug tbeuiselvee. On ar
I riving In the treu b tbe dog began
barking until the French bud t-burged
and driven out the enemy
The dog, suld M. Abraoil. always
behaved .with wouderful Intelligeni-e
aud never spoiled a French ruse b
barking Inopportunely. Ou each occa
sions be would lie for hours by bis
master without stirring, v
"GEOGRAPHY BEES" LATEST.
War Qivss Ameriean School Children a
Tbe old time "apellln bee" 1a to give
way U the tew fashioned "geography
Pupils ambitious to Impresa their
hearers publicly with the fact tbut
tbey have a greater store of wisdom
than opposing teams of students will
fee faced by some such posers as these:
"How do you probouuee PrxeuiysIT"
Tn what direction does the. Bxur 1
river run and where 7"
Edward J Tobln. county superin
tendent .of school of Chicago, believes
tbe European war Is mnking more nec
essary broad knowledge of geography
of all the world for tbe pupils of the
next generation. He hd a meeting
with the country life directors and de
clared Hiere were MX) names of gov
graphical locations which every well
reed boy and girl shonld know. Tin
country life directors will help to tench
them through tbt "geography bees'
The chef waa Interviewing tbe younf
roan who bad applied for work.
'Have you had any experience In tbe
lunch liiiHlncssT" be naked.
'Why. I should nay no," replied the
energetic youth. "I've been lunching
for almrwt twenty years." Upplni-ort's.
Prospective Father-in-law Tou've
got some nerve to nxk me for an art
vanee payment of the dowry. I think
you are fortune hunter. The Count
Ob. no. monsieur; I am only what yon
Amerk-ans call se "safety first" crank
"How s your Shakespearean Hub
getting oat" "Splendidly. Wo learu
ed two new stepa last week." Life
Report of tbe condi'.ion of the
Union County Trust and
of Clayten, New Mexico
At Close of Business Dee SI. I9I I
Loan anil discounts
() Src'.l l.v IV E.txtc
(ind. niort's owned).. $55,707 21
(I.) Sec'd by Col't'J other
tlisu real eblMe .S8.8I0 77
fl 13,02 01
Other real enlate owned. ,P50 Oil
Due from Lankn, ... fi,28 7"
Checks and other cash items, None
Actus) cash. nu hind:
Gold certifícale. 1,000 00
Silver Coin 450 0(1
National Bank Notes 1500 Oil
Cash not Classified.- 50 00
.S OQf) rxi
Total Resources $185,158 74
Capital stock paid in--. ÍS5.000 00
Surplus 4,000 (Hi
Due to bunks 0,821 81
Dividend UnpHid 2.80O.0U
ludividusl deposits, sub
ject to check without
notice 5,690 111
Certificates of deposit 48,58 9
Caehier's Check outstanding", None.
Noten and bills rrdiscount-
ed. t 17.5IÍ1 85
Bills payable, including cer
tificates ol depoiU repre
senting money borrowed, - None
Reserved lor taxes 700 O'l
Total liabilities $185,158 7
Pirhident, il. 1 Hammond, Cashier,
Herbert J. rlauimond Jr., Directors,
ti. J, Hammond, Fulgencio C. de
Baca, Hcrliert J. Hammond Jr.
State of New Mexico, )
County ol Union, )
Hcrbcit J. lUminond Jr., Cash
ier, and H, J. Hammond, I'rcsiilent,
and Fulgencio C. de Baca, Director,
and H. J.' Hxioniond, Director, and
Herbert J llnnmioi d Jr., Dirertinr,
of tbe Union County Trust Si Ssv-.
ings Association of Clavton, New
Mexico, a bxiik organised under the
laws nf t lie Territory, now State of
New Mexico, uion oath duly sworn,
each for hiinselt' dcM)seth and says:
That the above and foregoing state-
incuts ot tne ur sources ana ijudiii
ties, Drixwiti, Interest paid (n de
posits and Dividends paid on Capital
Stock, of the shove named bank at
the close ol luiiies Dec, SI, 1914,
are correct and true.
Herbert J. Hammond Jr. .Cashier.
H. J. Hammond,' President.
Fulgencio C. de Baca, Director,
H. J. Hammond, Director.
Herbert J. Hammond Jr. Director
Subscribed and sworn to before
me this Snddsyof Dec, A. I)., 1914.
Chester IL Kiseh,
, Notary I'ublic,
My commission expire Sept, 7,