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As a Token of Y They Have Won. FOUGHT UP TO LAST MINUTE Americans on Western Front Engage in Fierce Combat Just Before Cessation of Hostil? ities?All Celebrate. An Associated Press Dispatch from Paris, duted Monday morning, says: When dawn came this morning there was not hint of a cessation of hostilities. East of Lbs Mouse tho American second army attacked in force at enght o'clock. The onslaught waa preceded by a tremendous barrage which was re? turned by the enemy. For three hourj the Americans swept forward, hurl? ing themselves against the wire en? tanglements. The German gunfire was devastat? ing. Then, at exactly one minute o> eleven, like a final thunder crash of the clearing of a storm, the guns on both sides abruptly ceased. The silence was more startling than the deafening roar of the barrage. For a brief minute intrcmittcnt rille fire followed; then came a pause, punctuated by ripping cheers from tha trenches on both sides of the line. What followed on one sector was perhaps one of tho most singular events of tho wara. Against the sky lina figures were suddenly silhbuetteo. They appeared cautiously at first, but soon, growing bolder all along the line, they stood upright. These were Germans. The Americans were not so cau? tious. As the barrage died, ending in a final husky rumble in the distance from the big guns, runners went springing along the lire line, ln :Btontl'- comprehending, the whole lin6 .of doughboys leaped from trenches, fox holes and shtcll craters, splitting the unaccustomed silence with a shrill cheer. The roar of voices was like an outburst at some great college con? test in America when a contestant scores a classic play. Strange to relate, the defeated en? emy joined vociferously in the cheer? ing. The world war was finished. At one minute before eleven it would have meant death to show ones fislf above shelter. Not more than a raiute aaftetr thte hour the rolling plain was alive with cheering, shout? ing men, so recently deadly foes. Nor. many miuutes latctr Germans and Americans were coming along the narrow stretch of ground, some shy? ly and awkwardly, like embarassed schoolboys. The first advances fol loked by offers from thte Americans of cigarettes, chocolates and chewing gum. The Germans in some places reciprocated with offers of hot coffee, brend and sausage. The order forbidding fraternizing was strict, but the novelty of the sit? uation at times overenme prudence, and doughboys surreptitiously visited nearby enemy dugouts. Along the barbed wire at a road crossing some doughboys nnd Germans began brisk bartetr for souvenirs. The Germans were bewildered by thet number of Americans speaking German. "Sure, my old man was born in Germany," laughingly remarked one stalwart private. "That's nothing." said another, ''my mother and father were both born there." A middle aged landstrumer ex? claimed : "Yes, the war is finished, thank the good God. My only wish is to get back to Germany." A slender, pink-cheoked machine gunner said: Yes, I know the kai? ser ras abdicated." Instanlty a young aristocrat raised his voice: "There will be no revolu? tion in Germany, a new emperor wilt succeed." An uproar immediately arose. The speaker was drowned out by protest? ing voices. Then the Germans began offering the Americans such news and gossip as they knew. The approach of an officer broke up thte conversa? tions. Tonight the Germans are celebrat? ing peace along the lines by firing flares, rockets and signal lights. The night is uproarious' with their cheer? ing. The victorious Americans nre taking it more calmly. Along the front tho majority of them are getting a good night's rest. Behind the lines towns nre brilliant? ly lighted for the first time in four years. French and Americans are parading the streets arm in arm. singing the Marseillaise, the Star Spangled Banner and French and American war songs. CHIEF MILITARY TERMS OF THE ARMISTICE. 1. Immediate evacuation of all in? vaded countries, including Alsace Lorraine, Russia, Roumania, and Tur? key. 2. Evacuation of left bank of the Rhine and occupation by allies of principal Rhine crossings. 3. Surrender by the Germans of a great mass of equipment and mater? ial. 4. German command must reveal all mines, poisoned wells, etc. 5. Surrender of a large number of submarines, battleships, destroyers, etc., all others being disarmed. 6. Occupation of certain German ports. ARE YOU PROUD OF THE FIGHT? Are you proud of the fight you made for winning the war? You should be. Did you do your best? If you aid you should be proud of it. You have won. and a great victory it was. But, listen: Probably you may feel now that you should have bought more bonds and stamps?didn't do just quite enough to ease your con? science. You hnve another chance to prove up and show your patriotism. The War Work fund gives you this opportunity?"another chnnce." Got in this time. You want to bo able to look the boys "square in the eyo" When they come home. TAZEWELL, VIRGINIA, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 1918. our Appreciation of The Sacrifice in Our Behalf Made by The American Soldiers, And 1 , Have You Contributed to The War Work Campaign Fund? If You Haven't, Don't D Commander-in-Chief of the / WHEN WILL THE UOYS COME BACK HOME? The question, "When will the boys come home?" is on everybody's lipe now. Particularly relatives of boys in France arc anxious to know when they will return to their homes. At this writing these questions cannot bo definitely answered. There arc more than two million American sol? diers in France, and perhaps it will be necessary to hold at least half this number there until everything gets quiet. It is said that the sol? diers who have been in France the longest, naturally, will be the first returned. The soldiers in camps here will be demobilized not all at once. These men, as well as many others in France were mustered in for the duration of the war. When peace was declared their terms of service ended, but what will be done has not been fixed. The war authorities are working out the plans now for the disbanding of the army. A NEW METHODIST BABY. A brand new baby was born early last Sunda" morning) in the home of Rev. Wolfe, the presiding elder. This is the first bnby, so far as the editor of the Register De? partment of this paper recalls, born in this parsonage home. But, read a little further: This was not Mr. and Mrs. Wolfe's baby, but the heir to the throne of the House of Kclso, where Mrs. Kclso chanced to be on a visit at the time. And now you know why this preacher failed to ap? pear at his usual haunts this week, and why his face was so weathered in smiles Monday morning at the Methodist church. CHURCH NOTICE. Next Sunday at 11 a. m., I will preach at Central church and 3 p. m. at Glade. Our first quarterly meeting will be nt Concord on the 7th nnd 8th of De? cember. The Board of Stewards met last Saturday. The meeting was harmo? nious. The Bonrd voted unanimous? ly to take a "forwnrd step." I The following members were pres? ent: J. S. White, Curti3 Gibson, .1. P. Barrett, R. P. Buchanan, G. S. ! Gilderrleeve, jr., J. R. Meek, J. B. .Thompson, W. A. ?uehanan, W. R. Bowen, C. G. Jones, and L. C. Buch W. 6. THOMPSON, .m erican Army and Navy. ^ | CROWD CHURCH TOiCIVE THANKS Business Suspended on Monday Morning and Large Crowd At? tends Serice?"Y" Quota is Raised in Thirty Minutes. Tazcwcll broke loose lust Monday morning, when the news of the sur? render reached town, and was con? firmed. Stores closed, people gather? ed on the streets and shook hands, boys, and some men, too, shouted out loud. An improvised, hurried meeting was held in the Methodist church at 11:30 a. m. The school closed and flags wav? ed nnd songs were sung. At the meeting Rev. Mr. Kelso, the retiring pnstor, presided, a large choir sang "Praise God From Whom All Bles? sings Flow." Rev. W. W. Arrowood, read one of the great thanksgiving marks. psalms and made appropriate re Mr. J. W. Chapman, President of the Tazcwcll County Red Cross, was called out, nnd made one of his char? acteristic speeches. Upon taking the rostrum he oircred any man in the audience his cane who felt the need of it. He snid he felt so good and so young that he did not think he had another need of his cane. The good news had filled him too full for ut? terance, he said. I have been making war speeches for a year, now I am glad to make peace spoecnes, he said, and he did to his credit and to the delight of the large crowd which packed the church nnd the aisles. Concluding his address, which was entrely extempore, ho called atten? tion to the needs of our boys ?tili of our hearty support, and urrged that the war work drive for $1,760,000 be heartily supported. Tozewell county's quota is about $15,000. This town's quota is $1,(100. Rev. Mr. Kelso closed the service by calling for sub? scriptions to this fund. In a few minutes the sum of $1,(191 was rais? ed, nintey one dollars "over the top." Dont Forget the Y. M. C. A. Dont Forget the Y. M. C. A. NOTES OF l'OUNMNG MILL. Pounding Mil), Nov. 13.?The fol? lowing Indies attended the meeting of the Southern Missionary Society ?1 Kov. Joa. Graham's at Maxwell" In? da?-: Mrs. C. 11. Truyer, Mrs. It. T. McGce, Mrs. C. G. McClain, ami little Miss Louise Truyer. The Society gave the preacher and his wife a sever pounding, not of rock or with the list, hut of the necessaries of life. The writer was mighty sorry to miss the meeting, hut was called else? where. Mrs. James Johnson, who has heuu on the sick list for a few days, is re pi i led better. Mrs. J. T. Altizer went to Rich lands this p. m. on account of the serious illness of her brother-in-law, Mr. Dock Altizer, who has the flu. Mr. and Mrs. John II. Gillespie and baby Katherine, Mn. W. 11. Steel and Miss Mabel Bourne spent, Sun? day with the former's parents, Mr. and .Mrs. John P. Gillespie and fam? ily at Wittens Mills, returning about II o'clock that night. A delightful visit, was reported. The Gillespie sisters, Misses Loiia, Nolle, and Chunk" werw also pres? ent. Mrs. R. T. Medice hud as her guest over Sunday her folher, J. 11. Collins and little son, from Pulaski. Miss Marie Maxwell, who visited her aunt, Mrs. Martha Sparks, has returned to Roanokc Business Col? lege, Roanoke. Mbsrs. John D. Gillespie and John Moore will go to Gillespie tonight to finish papering J- Sanders Gilles pie's resilience. It is useless to nay that these men arc on the job. Mr". Alex Rilcy was a business vis? itor to Tazewell yesterday. Miss Mabel Bourne, of Grutton, 1b spending a few days visiting relatives here. The tlu has about Hew out?no new cases here. The surrender was celebrated here by ringing of church bells, school bells and especially a big demonstra? tion by the school children. Mrs. W. B. Steele, and sister, Miss Pearl MeGuire, Messrs. James E., T. A. amid J. Ed. MeGuire were all uta Tazewell today on legal business. Sunday school was had lust Sun? day, the first, for about half a dozen Sundays and Rev. Joseph Graham preached at night. Ira Simpson has moved his famll) into the section house. Mrs. Tom Ringstaff has been quitw sick for n few days. Her husbaund, a bridgeman, was called home on aac- ' count of the sickness. , Mrs. Charles Rohinctl was shopping in Tazewell Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Robinett are proud parents of a bouncing boy bn by, while Mr. and Mrs. Claude Thom? as are in ecstaciea over a pretty girl baby. All doing finely. The W. C. T. U. will meet next Wednesday at 3:30 p. m., probably at. . the school building. Let all members be present. We want to soc the pennnt and ban ner brought back from Roanoke last j month. Dr. Rex Steele, who enlisted in the veterinary corps expects to leave in , the morning for Camp Lee. He may . be sent back, but so far has had no j message not to come. Mrs. W. B. Grcenr and Miss Sal- j lie Maahood spent the afternoon re? cently with Mrs. R. K. Gillespie, who ? had a slight relapse. Mr. John Hoops was a visitor to ' Tazewell today. His stepson, Wil? liam Caldwell, in France, has been wounded. TAZEWELL RIFLES, TAKE NO- | TICE. I The members of the Tazewell Ri- j lies will take notive that the regular 1 weekly drill of the Company will be 1 heid next Tuesday night at 7:16 p. m. All men absent will be held j accountable in the usual manner. A. C. BUCHANAN, 1 Commanding Officer. J. W. CHAPMAN AT NORTH TAZEWELL. Mr. J. W. Chapman spoke in the | interest of the war work fund at j North Tazewell, Wednesday after- < noon?not a very good time for sutai a meeting, nevertheless, something i considerably over a hundred dollars I l was secured. Brother Campbell, the ! ( White Lime Works "Hermit," head-11 ing the list with $!>0.00, the amount j at which the subscription wns stnrt-1 ed. North Tazewell will double up j this amount of her subscription, sura-1 iy. MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE], Mrs. J. E. Skelton, of Hatfield, Mo. ] sends her check for subscription and I i says: "Wo left Tazowell about 34 j1 'years ago. Our son made the ?u-1 premo sacrifice in France. Hopo all > tho Tazev/cll boys will come safely II home." Tazewell people among tho ? 3 elderly class, remember Mr. and Mrs. j Skelton, ami sympathize with them j I in the less of their boy. '1 DRAFT CALLS ARE SUSPENDED Men Who Were to Entmin Today Will Stay at Home?Local Hoard to Examine and Clas? sify Men of Certain Agei. There wee much rcjoh big here the lirsi of the weo!( when 11 message wa.i received from the 1'rovovt Marshall culling elf nil drnfl culls. A company of lhirty-o<id men hud been called to uppcar here today for uiitrnbuiici'.t t ? Camp Green, M C, but each of ihein have been ni ! 'ed not to appear, Tbc iriws also was received by the board that registrants of the clans of September 12, l;' I m , between the ages of .'17 and 4f> air not. required to sub? mit questionnaires or bw clusidlicd at lit:- tili?', luit nil nu n between I'.' ami 86 who arc in class one will be ex? amined iinmcdiutclv. It has also been ordered thai all 18-ycnr old registrants of thuclnss of September 12, HUH, must submit questionnaires, und those who nru placed in Clnss one will be exam? ined Immediately. It is stilled that the slopping of the draff for men in the army will not effect the navy or marine corps. It is proposed by the war depart ment to demobilise the men in the training camps aa soon practicable. As to the early return of the men in Prance, no positive announcement bus been made.. If is said that Pershing will need a million or more men in Prance for sometime to come, in pre? serving order, nnd doing police duty Dil the frontiers. One report WI1S that Die married men and those who have lieen in Prance since tin? beginning of Lhy United Stales' entrance into the hostilities will be returned home first. WEST POCAIIONTAS. Big Vein, Nov. 12.?The Puol Com? mittee did not have a meeting berw ate Monday night on account of the final war being over ami the people lud to celebrate. Mr. S. 1). Sydnor, fuel expert und government man, was here last Mon lay gelling a specimen of coal to send .o New York navy yard for analysis. A number of our good citizen -, am? ended the lodge meeting of the I. J. It. M. last Tuesday night at I'o ruhontas. Mr. Robert Leonard has moved to llojssevaine. lie will be very much nissed here in religious work. Mr. A. E. Greene, who has been ill 'or sometime), we nre glad to say has eturnud to bis post of duty. Mr. Walter Lethco, of Boiasevaine, ?topped over in our camp one day nsl week. M. M. Muxey, our noted pumper, is entitled to a me<lal of Ihonor for working on election day. It is the irst election day thai he had ever worked. 1 proves to us that he is latriotic. ? take off our hat to you, ? id sport. There was a great celebration here ast Sulurday night, when a message vas received announcing that the wnr tub over. Our citizens began to cel 'brute with shot guns and we began 0 think that the war had just start id here. Several of our good wom in wero frightened at the beginning if the bombardment, but were soon incified when it became known what, .he commotion was uhout, but on -lundny morning when we saw the luadlins in the papers we were very auch disappointed. In some towns nearby they burned 1 dummy kaiser last Monday night, nil oh how we wish it could have iben the original one. Mr. Prank Watson lost a very fine arge fut possum last week. He was 'attening him for Thanksgiving, but ic got out of the coop and got away, tut a neighbor had n dog that smell ?d him and treed him and said neigh tor had possum for sapper thut very text day and said nothing to the iriginal owner of the possum. We have helped to whip the kaiser iow lot us help to build up the coun ,ry that his murderous army has orn down, and live in pence with all tations. Amen. It El) CROSS NOTES. The regular routine of the Red >oss work, with the exception of orgical dressings, is resumed this veok. The work roo.m however, is moved nto the Gilleipie building, over Jeff Yard's store. Ti.u women of the town and county iro expected to start with fresh cn husiasm for the Red Cross has much ?et to do. An order is in for 1,000 Comfort lags during November. Also paja na suits. JOHN .1. PURSUING, Commander of ili<" American forces in Prnncc, NKWS OF 'I'ANNHKS VILLK. '1'nniiursville, Nov. 12.- Jon llidinos tlic sixteen your old hou of Mr. mi l Mm. (i. I'. llollllCB, died .Monday a. m. nl :t o'clock, lifter more than 8 weeks IHiichh with typhoid, It wiih thought ho was slightly Improving until Sunday nfternooii, when his con? dition changed for flic worm.1. Funeral services wore conducted hy Dr. It. I?. Carson, of Rich Valley. Rurilll in (he family hurinl ground Tuesday nfternooii. Death, Ihn al? ways sad, is doubly so when it reneh ea into one full of youthful enthu? siasm and plight promise one who wax courteous and a universal favor? ite among his youthful associate::. Resides his pa runts he leaves eight brothers and two sinters to mourn his absence. His oldest brother, Ser? geant K. A. Holmes, is in France. Miss (Irace Rimmer, of Richlandn, has aeeepled a position as teacher at. Valley View School, recently given up by Miss Una l.ee Welsh, of (la lax. Miss Welsh was very popular, the natrons and pupils alike regrett? ing her departure. It is hoped Hie influenza epidemic is over here. There havn't been nny new eases for several days. Reports say it is on the decline al. liroadford, North ,Holslon, and Saltville, where it has been raging for several weeks. Mr. ami Mrs. J. W. Neel and Clint Keislcr, accompanied Miss Naomi L. Patterson to her home at Pulaski on Friday, where they were the guests for the week end. Mrs. lt. I'. Hill, and children and Miss Grace Rimmer were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. 0. W. Asbury Sun? day. Mr. and Mrs. I. I,. Patrick had as their guests Sunday for dinner Mr. S. I.. Moore, R. Kelly and Pat Henry Scruggs, and Pat Frazicr, the two last are soldiers station at the new chemical plant at Saltville. George and Lee Patrick and Ray liruster left Monday for Nashville, Tenn., where they had positions with the large powder plant. News from Samuel Whitehead, of Co. C, liJtilh Inf., is that be is in a Red Cross hospital, suffering with a slight shrapnel wound. He writes that he hopes to be nut soon, as he was anxious for a chance at tho Huns. M!rs. Win. Atkins, of Marion, and R. W. Holmes, of North oHIstoii, were here to attend the funeral and burial of their nephew, Joseph Hol? mes, jr. Ryburn Patrick and Hilly Nash, of Rrondford, were the guests of the I. L. Patrick family Sunday. PRAYER SERVICE OF THE W. M. SOCIETY. Beginning with the lHlh of Novem- I' bor, the Womans Missionary Society of the Methodist Church will hold special services of prayer and thanks? giving for the great vision of those who huve held, and for those who are still holding up the Cross of Christ before the world, and for oponed doors of opportunity. The 'program follows: ? Monday afternoon at 8 o'clock with ' Mrs. Allen Davidson. Leader, Mrs. Mary O'Keefle. Subject "Chosen of God." Tuesday afternoon at 3 o'clock, with Mrs. Henry llnrmnn. Leader, Mrs. J. W Barman. Subject, "Visions and ; Occupancy." i Thursday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock, ;i with Mrs. W. A. Scott. Loader, Mrs. ! W. A. Scott. Subject, "Friends of j God." $1.50 PER YEAR Tie Great Victory elay. Do it Now. Hostilities Have Ceased, Hut the : Hoys in Prance Must Be Tak? en t are of Until He Returns Home (o You. The war work campaign of the even great organizations was started in this county lust Sunday. Tazowcll County's ipioUt of (15,000 or more must In- raised by Salurdny night. Tile fact I but the war is over does not menu that the hoys must bo turn? ed loose nnd permitted to provide for (ihumselvos in any way they can, but jibe iiinuiicmc.nl?, and protection that I have boen nlTordod them during the bitter struggle must bo continued un? til they sol foot buck on American soil. riiey must be brought homo clean nnd healthy as they were when they left. Rev. C. R. Brown, chairman of the war fund campaign in Tntewoll coun? ty, issued thin statement yesterday afternoon. An l ie,nl Appeal. Tfhie subject of this article should grip the heart and mind of every miln, woman und child in Tazcwcll county. There are only two more days until the Y. M. C. A. or War Work drive closes and the fourteen thous? and dollars naked for is not half cov? ered. Tnzowell bus not failed lo go over the top on every call. Shall wo fail in thiii one? The answer is with the people, .lohn It. Moti siiys the COB uatiou of hostilities only increases the med of ihe funds called for. Author? ities in Washington any it will re? in ire more Ihun a year lo demobilize .be army and get the soldiers buck boa " luuing flint time, my fellow ,01111tIymen, wlllll of the boys IhoUH 1111I11 of mi lea liwav from home, bomo luss, The only thing that resembles home in nny way is l.luit which is provided by the organizations united 111 the. call. These are the boys who .vent lo Hie battle front In make tho liprctnc Hlicrlllcc, if need be, for I lie frcdoni of American homes. Shall bey be forgotten and neglected now? I'hoy have complied with their part of the eoul ract. There are only three .lays left for us lo make good our part. Head, dead must be the soul anil deaf the ear Hint fails to bear and answer the call of (he homeless boy ncross the sen. The ministers of the gospel of tho county, Sunday school superintend . nts and teachers, principals of the High schools and lencherH are urged from ilns dale to solicit subscrip? tions to Ibis fund. My final and last : p| en I lo every one in whose heart there i.s I be least, trace of the "milk of human kindness," or even tho faintest rciiliziition of the brother? hood of man loosen the strings of vour purse, und in Mvifl day, Hie hap? piest day since the birth of our Lord, make a Thanksgiving offering, und while pence conies to the nut ions of thu world, mid comforts to the boys who won this peace. Yours for service until every boy gels home. C, R. BROWN, County Chairman. PUBLIC SPEAKING NEXT SUN? DAY. Thu following appointments in the War Work campaign have been mnde for next Sunday: RichlanilH, J. W. Chapman, 11 a. m. Cove Creek, 11. C. Pobat and R. O. Crockett ut 11 a. m. Shnwvera Mills, II. C. Pobst and R. 0. Crockett at .'t p. m. Ebenczer, J, W. Hicks, at 11 a. m. Pleasant Hill, J. W. Ilarmau and L. A. Tynes, ut 11 a. m. White Church, J. W. Barman and L. A. Tynes at II p. m. Pounding Mill, J, P. Royall, at 11 a. m. Maxwell, J. P. Royall at 3. p.m. Ward's Cove, Geo. C. Peery am: Barns Gillespic, at 11 a. m. Midway, II. L. Spratt and J. A. Leslie, at 11 a. in. Stelsburg, H. L. Spratt and J. A. Leslie, nt II p. m. Raven, T. C. Bowcn, at 11 a. m. Cedar Bluff, A. S. Higginbotham, ut. 11 a. in. Tip Top, A. C. Buchanan, at 11 a. rn. Bailey, A. 0. Buchanan at 3 p. m. Biisthead, C. W. Steele at 3 n. m. Burke's Garden, Rev. W. C. Thomp hoii and Mrs. Sallie Harrison at 11 a. m. MRS GILLESPIE DEAD. Mrs. Gillespic, widow of the late Augustus Gillespic, 70 years of age, lied on Wednesday evi ning ut the Home of her daughter, Mrs. Lizzie Ljillospie. Deceased was a Miss Thompson, of Burke's Garden, sister to the mother if the Lit/, brothers. Her children here are Mrs. Lizzie lillespie, Mis. Jo Hagy, J. F. Gillcs ;iie, Mrs. Etter, and a son in Horsc iien Cove. The family moved to Tnzc ,vell from Horscpen Cove several years ago, her husband Augustus [iillespie dying here. THE NEW METHODIST PASTOR NEXT SUNDAY. Rev. Mr. Crowe, the new pastor, will preach his first sermon in the Mnin Street Methodist church .next Sunday morning and at North Taze ivell at nighl. Mr. Kelso will leave this week for his new charge at Johnson City. Mrs. Kelso and the 'Peace Baby" will follow later. TAKEWELL CASUALTIES. The papers report James Yates, of North Tazewell, missing in action. Harri?, of Richlands, is reported kill al in action. Major Jamea L. Mon ague, formerly county demonstrator lero, is reported woundod. Dont Forget the Y. M. C. A.