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Day"-^^ sure to come, maybe soon ESTABLISHED 1845. Chautai WILL A GRATEFUL PUBLICRESPOND? Contributor in Interesting- Com? munication Makes Earnest Appeal For a Memorial To Our Soldiers. (Communicated.) Almost n year 1ms passed since the light faded in Wiley Meal's eyes in that smoked-veiled, thunder-rocked field, near Sedan; since a Hun toi pedo sent the Mt. Vernon, with Paul Crockett on board, to the bottom of the Atlantic; since David Harris, smiling and debonair, found glory waiting in the Argonne Korest; since Harntan Harris, the brave colored lad, fell face to the foe; and since Gus Peery, Jim Yates and Emory Wilson?missing-achieved immortality of honc.r (Jod alone knows when or how or where. These seven, mentioned at random, and forty-one others of the flower nnd premise of our Taze well young men met death" in hos? pitals of pain and on lb .' battlefields of a foreign land?died in our cause for us while we remained at home and sold coal nt $(5.00 a ton, cattle and sheep at fifteen cents per pound, wheat and corn at prices never be? fore realized and hay at $.10.00 per ton! For three years we have reaped and are still reaping, a harvest of gold rooted in the life blood of our lost boys. We sent them away with a fine show of sentimental enthusiasm. We cheered, waved flags and sang "Keep the Home K'res Burning" nnd "The Star Spangled Banner." We made speeches, promising loyalty and eternal remembrance. They went away cheerfully and bravely. They fought and died heroically, believing we meant what we said. Did we? It would seem that we did not? that on the contrary we were selfish? ly Indulging in a cheap and sobby sentimentalism. For the question of building a memorial of some kind commensurate with the sacrifice made by our boys has been brought to the attention of the public in the columns of this paper more than once and there has been no response no show of interest. As if there had been no war and no sundering deaths as if the boys were all back in their accus? tomed places, we are ging our sev? eral ways, each of us "chasing his favorite phantom,, as before, with no outward sign of appreciation anil gratitude. We are disgraced as a people, and we should be damned, if we let this matter rest here. It is an appalling thought that we have coal and land magnates here in Tazewell, whose coffers have been filled to over flowing by the acci? dent of war, who are literally sifting the ashes of our dead for gold, ami who apparently are as obliviou? to the high call of building a memorial to our boys as a Sandy hog with his grubbing snout buried in a bed of acorns. But the sacrifice made by the Tazewell boys who lost their lives in the 'war imposes an obligation thai, cannot be escaped by any one. The building of a great Memorial Monu? ment of some kind is a holy and im? perative duty, binding all the people of this county, rich and poor, white and black, aristocat and "just folks,'' in the sanctity of a mutual obliga? tion. It is a cause to which evcrj man, woman and child should con? tribute to the limit of ability, with? out solicitation. We should, we can, we must honor in some mngnifieent way the boys who gave "the last full measure of devotion" in camp, on the ocean and in France. And it should he done now. An or? ganization of influential men and women should be effected at once and this noble task finished before another year has passed that our lieroes may not only live in hearts they left behind but that out of their sacrifice shall have grown good mul? tiplying itself from day to day and thus forming in grateful hearts through 'generation after generation a living and enduring monument. A Former Aviator Here. Lieutenant R. P. Wilcox, of Pike ville, Ky., has been a visitor to town this week. He is a son of Wilcox, the Jeweler, once a resident on Tazewell Avenue, this town. Lieutenant Wil? cox, with his brother, T. P. have jewelry business in several towns in Kentucky. The family still live at Morgantown, W. Va. He was an instructor in the air service in this country, and was in France eight months. He flew 20,000 feet over New York City, and was seriously injured there in an nccid dent. Lieutenant Wilcox says he is going into the flying machine business at) other people are in the auto business, that flying machines are as simple and safer than automobiles. Marriage At Keystone. Mr. Paul Yost, of Tazewell, Va., and Miss Hattie Williams, of Key? stone, W. Va., were quietly married at the homo of Mr. and Mrs. S. B. Burton, of Keystone, Sunday at high noon, in the presence of only a few friends. Rev. D. A. Atkins officiated. The bride and groom left immed? iately after the ceremony for Taze? well, the home of the groom. Hearty congratulations are extended by all the good people of Keystone. MRS. RICHARD YOST. Fine Irish Potatoes. Mrs. A. Z. Litz sends to this of? fice a sample of this season pota? toes,s "to show what I can do on my farm," she says. The potatoes are splendid. The 7 weighed 7% lbs. Now let "Cousin" Al come forward and say, "I showed her how," and like L. A. Tynes, talk about "my garden," which he hasn't touched the whole bless'ed senson. WHITMAN'S CANDIES FRESH EVERY WEEK?$1.00, $1.25, $1.50 per pound. Mail orders solicited. Jackson's the Rexall Store. The New 1 DON'T LET HIM LURE AWAY V You remember how the Plod Plpei on his pipe anil lured the children awn who are trying to induce, people to sei Stamps. They are making "goldon" p corns which they nay -will mako you Don't let tho Pled Pipers mako a luui The Flying Squadron at Glenwood. All Day Picnic. A detachment of the Flying Squad? ron invaded lower Thompson Valley last Sunday, and bad a great time. The occasion was the meeting of the District Convention of the Coun? ty S. S. Association. These meetings are held at intervals during the year in each district of the county, at some church contiguous to the lar? gest number of schools. Glenwood, in lower Thompson Val? ley, is a Methodist church, beauti? fully located in a grove of ancestral oaks?the "church in the wildwood." There was a large crowd on this, one of the most beautiful and pleas? ant Sabalh days that ever dawned on this old earth. The "detachment" on this occasion, consisted of F. 11. Forbes, County sec rotary, Mrs. W. G. O'Brien, County Superintendent of primary work, and this scribe. Mr. J. N. Rhudy is super? intendent of the district. We reached the scene of action about 11::'.'), new lime, and found the crowd already there. Mr. Rhudy called the meet? ing to order and introduced the : speakers. The Editor opened with "a few ' feeble remarks" on some of the dan- j gers, discouragements, rcspons-hili ? j ties and encouragements confronting; the schools and churches at this j time. Mrs. O'Brien made a fine ad-| dress on the primary work of the! schob I In my remarks I said something about the enforcement of the prohi? bition laws of the State, etc. This gave Mrs. O'Brien an opening, and she turned lose, und what she (lid to bootleggers and moon.sh'ners general? ly was a caution. The speech was one of her best, both on the primary. work and prohibition. In the afternoon, the secretary made a good talk on organization, and Mrs. O'Brien spoke for a short time on Sunday School supplies. | The Dinner And The Folks. _ To say that the dinner served was fine is unnecessary: It was charac? teristic of the whole-souled, hospit? able people of that community. i had my lunch with several par? ties. I began with .lohn Higginbot ham. He bad a two-bushel basket sitting in the church, in the amen corner when I got in church. When I saw it I said "Amen," and kept my eye on that basket It took two men almost to carry it, but not so many; to tote going home. John and one] of his sisters?I don't know which one, it was one thats not yet marri? ed?passed around the contents of that 2-bushel basket to hungry peo? ple that knew they were welcome. I There were other fine lunches spread besides Johns, Sam Puckett, J. S. Puckett, J. S. Buchanan, Lindsey Stephenson, John Herald, R. R. Hep install, Mrs. Moses Humphrey, ami perhaps others, had tables or spreads, on the grass, and everybody had a fine time. \ The foundation stones of the pic? nic structure were well and broadly and deply inbeded, viz, ham, beet pickles and apple pies, around and on these as a beginninfi a splendid structure can be erected. There was fried chicken, hnm, stacks of apple pies, cucumber pickles, tomatoes et cetera, ad infinilum. When we carno to the cake department?oh! boy! There were all sorts, sizes and colors. Best of all was the social feature,' and when we adjourned all felt that a good and profitable day had been spent. . 1 The Editor wishes to mention. specially the kindness of John B.', (Jack) Thompson, who kindly trans? ported in his car a part of the "Squadron" to Tazewell. Jno. and William, brothers, live near Glen wood on a large farm, and they are as broad in their sympathies and goodwill as the acres they own. Jack and Will, (I came near writing it Jack and Jill),' are among our best citizens. The Sunday School J. S. Buchanan is Supt. with Jno. Thompson, Miss Eva Hcpinstall anil Mrs. Thompson as teachers. On this ocension, Rev. Mr. Puckett and "Doct? or" J. N. Rhudy who each have mus? ical gifts, led the singing. I hnvc cnllcd Rhudy "Dr." for a number of years, ever since he made and sold some kind of a horse medicine about here, and n fine medicine it was said to be for man or beast. It was made of roots, herbs and barks, and was recommended to be a sure cure for coughs, colds, sprains, bruises, pnins in the back, torpid liver, bone spavin, tuberculosis, glanders and distemper, in both man and beast. We have few more faithful, earn? est church and Sunday school work? ers than this snme "Newt" Rhudy. Long live Glenwood and Thompson Valley. J. A. L.. TAZEWELL, OUR GOVERNMENT SECURITIES. ' of Hamlln Town played a siren tune y. The land is now (ull of Pled Pipers 1 tbolr Liberty Homl? and War Savings L-omlses; they are offering stock In con rich. Hold your government aeourttlos. rfciog stock and a sucker out of you. NEW HOTEL AND BANK ASSURED Another National institution Has Been Organized (o Begin Business in Near Fuhne. Remodel Old Hostelry. A new national bunk has been or- I gnnized here with a capital slock of ?1()0,000. The promoters have been , disposing of the slock to many i fanners and business men uf ill" county fur the past month. It is j stated that about all of the stock has : been subscribed. It is proposed to begin business as soon as the build-I ing can be arranged and the fur? niture und fixtures secured. The Jcffersonvillc Motel properly has been bought and a hotel com? pany will be formed at once for pur? poses of taking over the property, and propose to remodel and ami give to the public a modern hotel. The promoters propose for the present to lease the old hotel prop? erty and keep the hotel open until plans can be arranged for remodeling and enlargement. It is stated that the building will be extended to the rear and that about 24 additional rooms will be added, and modern fixtures and conveniences added. Work will be commenced on the new bank building about the lirst of the month. News Of Jewell Ridge. Mrs. P. P. Carr and Miss Flora Kennedy returned last week from a few davs visit to Blue-field and Pow hntnn, W. Vu. Mr. Joe Davis, ofWylhe County, is visiting his sister, Mrs. J. C. Burke Miss Iris Hilton, of Tazewell, spem the week end with Mrs. J. C. Burke. ? Miss Margaret St. Clair, and her guests, Miss Ridley Berryman, of Sniithfield, Va., and Miss Sarah McLcod. of Charleston, S. C. Accom? panied by Mr. Joe Walton, of Roa noke, Mr. Graham Preston and Mr. Houston St. Clair, of Tazewell, mo? tored up from Tasewell Mondey even? ing and spent an hour or so at Je? well Ridge. Mr. St. Clair remained to look after the Y. M. C, A.' Mrs. Brown Bamott and daughter, Miss Maggie, spent the week end at Tasewell. They reteurned home Mon? day, having with them little Misses Kate and Helen Barnett, who have been visiting in Tazewell for the last week. Little Miss Katherine Fox, of Rich lands, is spending the week end with Mrs. Hounshcll. Mrs. Pcery Smith, n bride of a few weeks,- was stricken with appendi? citis week before last and had to be taken to a hospital at Richlands for an operation. She was very ill after the operation, but is getting along nicely now. Tra?n Kills Seven Members of Family Cleveland,' Ohio, Aug. -<>.?Seven members of the John Trninor fam? ily, of Cleveland, father, mother, four sons and a daughter, nnd a wo? man relative of the Trainor's, were instantly killed this evening, when a New York Central passenger train struck their automobile at a grade crossing near West Springfield, Pa., while the party was returning home from Erie. Announcement. To the voters of Tazewell, Russell, Buehnnan, and Dickencon counties: Having received the Republican nomination, I hereby announce thnt I am a candidate for the office of State Senator for the district composed of Tazewell, Russell, Buchanan, and; Dickenson, and respectfully solicit the' support of all the voters in such dis? trict. R. O. CROCKETT. Tazewell, Va., August 21. Date of Opening of Public Schools Changed to September 8th. The public schools will open Mon? day, Sept. 8th, instead of Sept. 1st as previously reported. Tnzewell Coun? ty teachers will meet at Graham Fri? day and Saturday, Sept. fith and Oth.l W. C. T. U. To Meet At Cedar Bluff. The County Convention of the W. C. T. U., will be held at Cednr Bluff, Wednesday, the 27th, of this month. It is earnestly requested that all local unions send delegates nnd as many members as possible. Please send full reports of the year's work, ready to be turned over to the sec? retary. Every one plan to come . to Cedar Bluff and help to make the convention a success. MRS. W. G. O'BRIEN. VIRGINIA, FRIDAY, ^? zewell, ; Negro Has Narrow Escape From Lynching 1$) Broadway Crowd. New York, Aug. Hi.?Eli (legs, a negro, nnrrowly escaped being lynch? ed by a Broadway crowd in Times Square tonight, following an alleged attack by him upon Joseph Jones, white, who wus on bis way to a theatre with a young woman. Jones, aftor an alternation with a negro, was badly slashed about the face and neck and fell bleeding to the street. A crowd of about '.'.,000 quickly gather, d about the spot and advanc? ed on Gregs with cries of "hang him" and "get n rope." A policeman held the mob oil' with a revolver until a patrol wagon ar? rived to lake the negro to a police I station, where he was bolted on a charge of felonious assault. He de? nies he was the man who wielded the knife. At the hospital to which Jones was removed it was said that bis con? dition was critical. Senator Martin Is Again la Hospital At Charlottcsvillc. Charlottcsville, Aug. Hi.--Senator Thomas S. Martin, of Virginia, mi? nority leader in the Senate, who was forced some time ago to give up his duties because of his health, is undergoing treatment at a hospital here. Physicians attending him said today he was making good progress and expected to return home short? ly This is the Senator's second visit lo the hospital this summer, physi? cians having permitted him to 1*0 i Iura to his home near here in July when ho showed marked improve I i lent. Recently , however, bis con j ditioil became worse and he wad brought back to the * hospital. Only ? .1 few visitors are permitted to see I him. In Interest of Memorial Fund. As announced last week the New Theatre has booked live great pho? toplays which will be shown here in this year in the interest of the sol? diers memorial. The manag? r of the Theatre has not devised this plan as a scheme to ecpnrato the people from their mon? ey in h's own interest; he has taken this course because it is the only way in which he can serve in this great i movement?the greatest opportunity, in his judgment, this county bus ever hnd to do a*great thing. Each of the pictures that will be shown is the greatest of its kind und the scenario of each is based on some phase of the war and its aftermath. The first of these pictures "Fires of Faith," is based on the work of i the Salvation Army in France. This is a truly great production and should I be seen by everybody. James Harvey Akcrs, James Harvey Akers died at Duh gannon, Scott county at the home of his son, P. M. Akers, Tuesday, the | 10th, in bis 77th year. Burial took place here in the new. cemetery yes I onlay. Rev. Mr. Arrowood conduct? ed the service at the grave. He leaves five children. Mr. Akers was a native of Mont? gomery county He lived in this coun? ty for a number of years, and in this town for a while, and was well and favorably known. His sons, J. II. Akers, of Oklahoma and VV. E., of Honaker, and wife and daughter, and Rufus Schaub, BOn-i/l law, accompanied the remains here. BAPTIST VALLEY NEWS. Miss Stella Ellis made a flying vis? it to Richianda and back Saturday. Miss Clara Johnson spent Sunday with Misses Ada and Margie Her? man. Mr. Gus Payne and his two daught? ers, Misses Kuthlene and Mattie, at? tended prayer meeting at Bandy's chapel Sunday night. Mr. Lawrence Lowe made a flying trip to Cedar Bluff Sunday. Mr. McKinley Mayuard, Mr. Hex-" tor Beuvers and Miss Stella May? uard spent Saturday night and Sun? day with their friend at. Drill, Miss Mae Armes, who is staying with her sister, at that place. Mr. and Mrs. B. W. Maynard were at Raven Sunday to attend the fu? neral of their cousin, John White, who died at tlint place. Miss Tara Dnford and Mollic Peery v/ere the guests of Mis-S Alice Grey Lowe Sunday. Mr. Crockett Lowe has returned home from Ohio, where he has been working, and nil his friends arc de? lighted to see him home. Mr. llnrve Beavers, who got his hand mashed sometime ago, is im? proving nicely. Mr. Blake Lowe is still at home, and we hope be will stay with us a while. Mr. Dexter Beavers, his mother, and Mrs. Laura Johnson went to the city of Blucfield Monday in their cari to have some dontal work done. Real Estate Deal at Pocahontna. 1 Pocahontns business property seems to be in demand. The second big j deal there was closed Mondny night, when E. V. Garrett and E. G. Cum mings, trading as Central Grocery Company, purchased the brick build? ing of .lames A. and Mary Bailey, on the corner of Center nnd St. Clair streets. The purchasers have been oc? cupying the store building for some time. Mr. Garrett and others pnscd through Graham yesterday on their] way to and- from Tazowoll, where they had been on business.?Gruham Daily News. The Trundle Bed. James O'Knefee, trainmaster of j the Pocahontas Division, was in Tasewoll Wednesday. He left town ! Wednesday night with a bundle of Geo. P. Hail and Co.'s lumber under his arm. Inquiry developed that he uses a trundle bed in his home ana it was necessary to obtain some re nairs in Tazewell. This is the first , trundle bed that has come to our at? tention for years. The little trundle beds of our chil hood have served their day, it seems nnd long since been consigned to the garret, where they lie, covered witli Idust, cobwebs and memories. Is there one in this county now? If so please report. .Chautauqua Will Hegin Here on Saturday. August .'JO, and Con I linue Monday and Tuesday. High Class Program. Tazewell is to have n gain week of high class entertainment, beginn? ing August. 30, with tin- Rndcliffc Lyceum Bureau, of Washington, will have in Tazewell a number of the leading lecturers, musicians, read? ers, and porfornu rs of the country. The chuutuuqiltl will take place in the New Theatre, hegiiinniug on Sat? urday afternoon. The program will he continued through Monday and Tues? day following. Mr. A. S. Migginboth am has beeil placed in general, charge of the arrangements for the . entertainment and has appointed com- | mittees to phsh the work. Miss Ncl-i , lie Cohaugh, of Johnson City, Tonn.J \ has been in Tazewell for several j . days this week in the interest of the chnutllUIIUn, and stales that the per? sonnel of Die eompanies coming here is of the highest. OPENING DAY AUGUST 30. Afternoon. The Allied Quartette, Concert. Col. G. A. Genrhart, Lecture, "The Lump of Aladdin" or "What Is Edu? cation." Night. Col. G. A. Gearhlirt, Lecture. "Tin Greatest Thing A Man Mav Know" or "The Purpose of Induration." The Allied Guurtcllc, Concert. SECOND DAY SKIT. 1. Afternoon. I Mrs. Lily McKnddcn, Lecture, "Home Making." Tin1 Agnes Mathis Company, Con? cert. A Community Conference, "The Mouse Around tin- Corn r," Conduct? ed by Mrs. Lily McFuddon. Night. The Chnuluuquc Director, Lecture, "The Problem of the Unprepared" or "The Need of Education." The Agnes Mathis Company, Cnil-I cert. THIRD MAY SEPT. 2. Afternoon. Francos Mnltby, Lecture, "The lied Cross- A Record and a Prop? hecy." i The Lawson Company, Concert. Conference on "Home Care of the Sick," Conducted by Frnnc -s Mnltby ? an olliciully assigned Red Cross Nurse. , Nljght. The Chautauqua Director, I.eel ore, "Pushing Buck Horizons" of "Thfi Results of Education." The Law-sou Company, Concert. Birthday Party. Palls Mills, Vit., Aug. 20, l!M!l. Miss Daisy Tabor, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. 11. W. Tabor, celebrated her birthday last Thursday night, August 14th, by entertaining her friends. Popular games were enjoyed un? til the serving of refreshments. The many beautiful remembrances show? ed the popularity of the young hostess in her "set" and her guests made their adieus wishing her many returns of the day mid muny more birthdays equally as happy. Ncwh Of Gratton. I R. C. Cooper, Keystone, W. Va., was home Saturday and Sunday, re? turning Sunday on No. 0, Misses Ella Burton, Josephine Dun igan, returned Saturday evening from a weks visit in Athens and Bluefield, W. Va. They also attended teach? ers Institute while in Athens. Gary Yost, son of P. A. Yost, left Sunday evening for his place of busi? ness in Santonin, Texas, after a three weeks visit to his father and brother, Pery, and to his sister, Mrs. Charles Rutherford, of Liberty. Carl has not been home for !l years. Me has been with his uncle, Leonard peck, since he left Va., and has made good. There will be a box supper at Con [ cord, Saturday, p. m., ?I 3.80 for the benefit of church grounds. Also will i Borvo ice cream, hope every body in I the community will stop work that [ long and help us out. Paul Yost, sou of S. \V. Yost, gave them a surprise by bringing in Ids young bride Sunday. 1U> was married Sunday morning to Miss Williams, of Keystone. She is a sinter of Mrs. ?lohn Henry Yost, nil of Keystone. Mrs. Henry Peek has been quite sick for a few days but is much bet? ter at this writing. (?ratton Man Seriously Injured In Automobile Accident. Griitton, Va., August 20. Lewis Bourne, son of s. \v. Bourne, had n narrow escape of his life on Tuesday night. He and his cousin, Jim Bourne, son of Boh Bourne, wore out joy riding in n ear, when tin- car stopped suddenly. Lewis got out to see what the trouble was, and when h ? started to get in the car started [off before hi' could gel the door open ami threw him against a telephone pole, cutting his bead almost to the hone, lb- was taken to the doctor as soon as possible and is doing nicely now. Thinks The Memorial Picture Beau? tiful. Miss Motlio H. Cobaogh, id' Clove I html Ohio, who is here as a repre? sentative of the Kadcliffc CltnullUiqua , which commences August .'tilth re? marks that the Memorial picture of I the soldiers who lost their lives in j the war, now on exhibition here, is one of the most appropriate ami beautiful she has ever seen.. She was loud in her praise of the good sense and taste of the ladies who got it up, and said that it should be copied by other communities and towns. A Tractor Demonstration. Tractors in Tuzowel) County are as yet in the experimental stage. There are a number of good ma? chines on the market bul what tin farmers of Ta/ewell County want to know is what tmcloi' is best united for their conditions. It has been clearly demonstrated hat the l ord car is the mo.il prtic lb til car under all conditions, mad". Mr. Ford '.ays, and hi' knows a good deal about i.utoniob'les and tractors 'bat th ' Pordson is going to doini mile lb' It actor world just as his rar has the auto world. Ill order lo determine to some do i lie |he tractor that is best suited :n this section, we hereby ask that ill parlies Interested in the sale and use of tractors have a demonstration as reon US possible. We should se? het both level nml bill side laud and show what, n tractor can do under the ceudit'ons thai prevail in Ibis coun? ty We can have a pleasant lime and we are sure much good will follow. TA/KWKI.L MOTOR CO. Tractors in Competition. Richmond, Vn., Aug. I?, 1010. Mr. II. H. I'ribblo, Sec'y and Treus, Tazowcll Motor Company, Tn/ewell, Virginia. . Dear Sir: Helow you will find dala on some of the competitive tests ill which the Pordson has "taken part:? Blncksburg, Aug. 14th, 1010. Plow? ing Iacres, Pordson 1 hr, HI mbl., Cleveland I br. 2:1 min., Molinu I hr, 27 mill., 10 20 (Case I hr. 117 min., H-.C, Inter? national about I hr HO min., 10-20 I C. IT. about 2 hrs., Bmeraon Brant lllghnm about 2 Ins. The above tractors were pulling two-hot loin plows. Charlotte Courthouse, Aug. 2nd, 1010. Seven tractors in time contest in eluding one It-plow outfit. Fordson won over all. Culpopcr Courthouse, Aug. 2nd. Ten tractors in lime contest in? cluding two 3-plow out fits. Fordson outstripped eight including one II plow tractor and was tun mfnutQS be bind Ithe leader, the other It-plow Iractoi. The above information Is the la lest we have, if you want more de? tailed information regarding tin above contests we will he glad tl send it to you. Yours very truly, UNIVERSAL MOTOR CO., INC. Distributors, Tractor Department. % Call up Phone 31 >if your stationery supply is low $1.50 PER YEAR. BANDITS HOLD U. S. SOLDIERS Take American Airmen and Demand Hansom For Their Return?Cavalry Pursuing Outlaws in Mountains. Mm In, Tex., Aug. Ii).?Spread out fun-shaped over a wide stretch of , Mexican country south of the Kio I Grunde, United States cavalry troops, i nidedby airmen as scouts, toniglit are combing the mountains for the bandits who held the two American aviators for $16,000 ransom. After I he forward dash over the border today, the JrooUH probably I were being handicapped tonight by a storm which was reported in mes? sages by held telephone to he raging in the mountains below the border. 11 was feared the torrential rains would obliterate trails left by the bandits. The expeditionary forces for n time moved forward in the face of high winds, according to the reports. The iwo lieutenants, II. (!. Peterson and Paul N. Davis, for whom ransom was demanded and who were releas? ed early today, guided the Americans in their quest of the Mexican out? laws. With lienrly six hours start, on the punitive expedition, the bandits arc believed to have scattered in the mountain passes and canyons, and it probably will he necessary to search every square mile of the rough coun? try below the border to find them, in the opinion of military men. Despite the difficulty in locating the bandits from (he air, American aviators who left the flying field here enry today scouted almost Ihn entire < Ijiungn dial rlcl. II was not known tonight how many arc in the huudlt band. Lieu 'iinnl Davis mid Lieutenant Peter? son said I hey saw six men. There were Iwenly other bandits at tho i-"neh where the outlaws slopped. American aviators were told the 'and numbered sixty. Arrangements for nurses, Ambu? lances, und surgical dressings for the punitive expedition troops were be? ing made tonight by Kll'er Donnell, of St, Louis, for use in ease of emer? gency. A reporl from the expedition Indi? cated the pursuit had continued throughout the day but that there had been in contact with the dnildlfs, II. M. Fennel!, n banker of this eiiy, arrived late today and announc? ed Ihnt. the amount, of the ransom actually paid for release of the avia? tors was $8,5000. Fennel! took the $15.000 demanded In Cnndernrhi yes? terday. Me declare*! n recount of tho money hrughl buck by Captain Mnt llick after release of the aviators, showed $0.500 remained. Ponnoll brought the . .0,5000 back to Mnrfa Ibis afternoon and deposit? ed it in a bank. The money was in $50 bills, Fcnnell said the army would reimburse the cattlemen who subscribed the ransom money. Pen noil tonight told the first con? nected story of events proceeding the crossing of I he American aviators to the United Slates today. The outlin? ed preliminary negotations Monday between Capt ain Mat lark and the Mexican brother-in-law of tho bandit Itenterin, who acted as go-between. He said the bandits insisted that, the delivery of the aviators he made after dark, so flares might be seen. The go-between crossed ta Sau An? tonio, Chilhuuhuti, opposite Cnmlela rin, and selected the spot where the aviators were to be delivered. It was at. an old cottonwnnd tree a mile and a half south of Sah Antonio. The go between then returned to the Ameri? can side and said arrangements had been completed. When the Hares agreed upon fail id to show after midnight., Captain Matlack crossed, lie was gone more than half an hour, returning with Lieutenant Peterson. As he rode in? to Candolarln, Captain Matlack said: "Here's one of them, thank Cod." New Theatre, Thursday, Aug. 28 MATINEE, 2:30 p. m. NIGHT, 8:30 p. m. "FIRES of FAITH," Paramount Artcraft Special Production, Featuring Cath? erine Calvert, Eugene O'Brien, Evangeline Booth, Ruby De Remer, Theodore Roberts A great screen photo play, |j A Tense, Heart-Touching which deals with the cause ji Picture of a Woman's Re of Humanity under the ban- j j generation, Set in a Frame ner of the Army of the soul, S| That Reaches to the Four The Salvation Army. |j Corners of the Earth. Twenly-five per cent of net receipts contributed to The SOLDIERS' MEMORIAL FUND. Prices: Lower floor, 25 and 50c; Balcony, 15 and 25c. Music by Orchestra.