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SURRENDER TO GET ARMISTICE AND NO PEACE WILL BE MADE WITH KAISER. Thus President Wilson Has Made Final Answer To The German Government While He Sub mits Note To Allies. SENDS HIS ANSWER TO BERLIN I _ l (By The Associated Press.) Washington, Oct. 24.—There will foe no armistice except under condi tions of surrender, no peace with the kaiser and his war lords, neither now nor later. Thus President Wilson has given Jiis own final answer, while acceding to the request that he take up with the allies the German request for -an armistice and peace negotiation. (By The Associated Press.) Washington, Oct. 24.—President Wilson, in acceding to Germany’s re quest that he transmit its pleas for an armistfee and peace to the allies, has informed Berlin that there can be no armistice that would leave the possibility for a renewal of hostili ties by Germany, and that unless the German people are assured of a gen uine constitutional standing as real rulers, the United States must de mand, not peace negotiations, but surrender. The president’s reply was handed to the Swiss charge ’d af fairs last night. It is now on its way to Berlir. (By The Associated Press.) Washington, Oct. 24.—The presi dent’s reply to Germany was sent broadcast last night from the Aling ton naval raio towers Casualty List — The following summary is the cas ualties of the American expeditionary forces fighting in France, as given out by the commanding general. Killed in action-51 Lied of wounds-24 Died of accident and -other causes - 4 JL/JtJU Ui --— Wounded severely-135 Wounded (degree undetermined) 57 Wounded slightly - 36 Missing in action -41 Prisoners - 2 Total -371 From the names comprising the above total we find tbr^following Ar kansas boys listed: Killed in action, Walter Dollar, Paragould; Died of wounds, Joe B. Collins, Shirley; Died of disease, Charles R. Casteel, Bradford; Wounded severely in action, Osborn Brown, Blackwell; Eugene Key, Ok lahoma; Killed in action and pie viouslly reported missing* Robt. T. Hunter, Wilson; In hospital and previously reported missing, Grover C. Puryear. NEWt PUBLICITY BOARD. ! A mammoth bulletin board has been installed near the Missouri-Pa cific passenger station this week by the Chamber of Commerce, and as soon as the weather clears up, the work of lettering the board will be gin. The board is similar to others throughout the country in progressive cities where the advantages of a sec tion are given publicity to be read by persons passing through on trains. The board will prove a great adver tisement for Newport and Jackson county. BUS! SESSION QUORUM coin — j Justices Of The Peace Render Splen did Service With W'ork Of Mak ing Necessary Appropriations. (By The Associated Press.) A most busy session of the Jack son county quorum court was held in Newport at the county court house Wednesday and Thursday, and many matters of great benefit were dis posed of, all of which work attested to the high intelligence of the body of men, as well as their keen sense of of duty. Among mattrs of particu lar interest and matters that tend at this time to aid in the prosecution of the war were appropriations for the county demonstration work, can ning club woi-k, communitty nurse and council of defense. A total of $1,800 was appropriated to carry on the farm demonstration; $750 for canning club work, $1,800 for the community nursing service, and $200 for the counsel of defenser The following county officers and justices of the peace were present: Judge W. D. McLain, Sheriff J. M. Ivy, County Clerk J. F. Parish and County Treasurer G. L. Smith; Jus tices W. A. Barnes of Bryan town ship, R. F. Tyer, of Bird, A. B. Col . . - 1 ■ 1 YI7- O T _~ ~ liei uj. ccrvciii mg'c, of Bird, F. P. Foushee of Union, W. T: Atway of Glass, Walter McDan iel of Glass, A. C. Cummings of Vil lage, J .F. Smith of Jefferson, 0. C. Smith of Bateman, Wm. Whitlow of Barren, W. B. Verdell of Jacksonport, H. C. Nuckolls of Union, J. J. Causey of Richwoods, J. L. Craig of Bate man. The following appropriations were made: Canning club—$750. Community Nurse—$1,800. County Council of Denfense—$200. Circuit Court—$7,000. County Court—$5,000. J. P. Courts—$1,000. Records and Stationery—$500. Assessments, Tax Books—$1,200. County Jail—$1,500. County Hospital—$1,500. Denmark Road—$200. Roads and Bridges—$2,000. Tuberculosis Sanitorium—$500. Martin Brigge—$1,000. Pickett Lake Slough Bridge— $500. Gravel for Goetz Levee—$400. Cook Slough Drainage Ditch—$300. Bridge Across Grassy Slough in Jefferson township—$200. Refunding Warrants—$12,585. Tick Eradication—$500. Locust Creek Bridge—$200. Jack’s Creek Road—$100. Improvement of Roads in Bateman Township—$300. Bridge Across Grassy Slough in Bird township—$200. The reports of all the county offi cials were approved by the court. qrwnOT, DISTRICT TAXES. No. 1—7 mills. No. 2—7 mills. No. 3—12 mills. No. 4—11 mills. No. 5—7 mills. No. 6—7 mills. No. 7—12 mills. No. 8—7 mills. No. 9—12 mills. No. 10—12 mills. No. 11—7 mills. No. 12—7 mills. No. 13—12 mills. No. 14—7 mills. No. 15—12 mills. No. 16—12 mills. No. 17—7 mills. No. 18—12 mills. No. 20—7 mills. No. 21—7 mills. No. 23.-7 mills. No. 24—12 mills. No. 25—12 mills. No. 26—7 mills. No. 27—10 mills. No. 28—12 mills. No. 29—12 mills. No. 30—12 mills. No. 31—10 mills. No. 32—12 mills. No. 33—7 mills. No. 34—12 mills. No. 35—12 mills. No. 36—7 mills. No. 37—7 mills. No. 39—11 mills. No. 40—10 mills. No. 41—3 mills. ...... ) FIFTY SOLDIERS HUITJI WRECK Federal Authorities Are Investigat ing Wreck In Illinois Last Night —13 Cars Were Derailed. (By The Associated Press.) Chicago, 111., Oct. 24.—Federal au thorities are investigating the wreck af a troop train on the Chicago & Northwestern railroad near Geneva, 111., last night. Thirteen cars left the rails and fifty soldiers were hurt. All are expected to recover. A WILD RACCOON. A wild raccoon, with which a coun ty negro promenaded the streets this morning, attracted considerable attention from passing pedestrians, j and started the naration of many miraculous hunting expeditions. I No. 42—12 mills. No. 43—12 mills. No. 44—12 mills. No. 45—12 mills. No. 46-r-12 mills. No. 47—12 mills. SPECIAL SCHOOL DISTRICT TAXES. Denmark Special—7 mills. G rubbs Special—12 mills. Jacksonport Special—12 mills. Swifton Special—12 mills. Tuckerman Special—12 mills. Newport Special—12 mills. CORPORATION TAXES. Newport Corporation—5 mills. Swifton Corporation—5 mills. Tuckerman Corporation—5 mills. Grubbs Corporation—5 mills. Jacksonport Corporation—5 mills. Tupelo Corporation—5 mills. THE' FARMERS EME U BUSHEL War Fund Chairmen Socn To Have i Meeting To Plan For The Pro posed Dig Drive. As soon as the quarantine is raised every county chairman of “The Farmers’ Give-A-Bushel” war fund in the state is to call a meeting of the school directors in their county at the county seat and to see that the leading citizens of each township in that county are in attendance at this meeting, when township supervisors ought to be selected and then the fi nal campaign will begin in earnest. Within the next eight days after that meeting it is expecte that every township in the state will be thor oughly canvassed and that every man, woman and child will be given an opportunity to donate a bushel, or i the value thereof, and we do not be- j lleve that, if this proposition is prop- | erl explained, there will be found a j single slacker in this state. If you have not a bushel give the value. Let no man fail to exhibit to the world that he is a patriot. Bear in | mind that the gift of our bushel is not a donation to the government but j to the boys who are closing up brok- j en lines on the western front. There ! is scarcely a citizen of our state who has not, from week to week, followed j this dotted line of death and its | changes from day to day and tells of the carnage of death that is gripping j our boys “over there.’’ Some moth er’s boy is in that blood curdling match; his young manhood is breasting the tide of battle and is , now transforming the satanic on slaughts of the ghastly Hun into | •v- "■ 1" .. . PERSHING GIVES GOOD REPORT Americans Established Northwest Of Batheville, 15 Enemy Planes, 1 Balloon Shot Down. (By the Associated Press.) Washingtton, Oct. 24.— General Pershin reports that the enemy posi tion East of the Meuz was penetrated yesterday. West of the Meuz the American line was established north west of Batheville. Fifteen enemy airplanes and one balloon were shot down. Three American balloons were destroyed and six planes failed to return. RESERVE HELPS ON HELMETS. One hundred and fifty Terre Haute, Indiana, high-school boys, members of the United States Boys’ Working Reserve, were engaged this summer during vacation in making steel helmets for the United States Army. The boys worked at the Col umbian Stamping & Enameling Co’s plant in Terre Haute. glorious victories;—can any person in our state do 'less than to give one bushel of the most abundant product of their community. Let every patriotic citizen take an intereest in this “Farmers’ Give-A Bushel” war fund and let us make this strictly Arkansas movement the signal success which it deserves so that Arkansas can win anew the plaudits and appreciation of the al lied world in arms. Then it will be carried on into every state in our na tion, and into all allied countries. Ill It’s material and workmanship that count in a suit or overcoat. If the material is poor, superior workmanship amounts to little. Vice-versa, if_ the good workmanship is lacking, the best material money can buy wouldn’t pro duce a satisfactory garment. KUPPENHEIMER CLOTHES combine the two and the result is ready-to-wear clothing of the very highest quality. To insure genuine clothes satisfaction, buy a suit or overcoat bearing the well known Kuppenheimer label. Fall and Winter Suits $30.00 to $45.00 Advance showing of winter overcoats w $30.00 to $45.00 ivHo!^K»pp«h-». Star Clothing Company ADAM LCCKARD, Manager "THE APPAREL STORE FOR MEN." I _ ALLIES SMASH THROUGH LINE TO THE SOUTH AND HAMMER THEIR WAY TO- "S WARD MAUBENE AND MONS. The Important Point Of Valenciennes Is Partly Surrounded By The Itritish, Who Apparently Plan To Outflank It. FRENCH PRESSURE CONTINUES (Associated Press Summary.) The British armies having smash ed through the outer defenses at the strategically important line south 'of Valenciennes, they contitnue to ham mer their way toward Maubene and Mons. Today’s attack started from new front gained yesterday in an ad vance of between three and four miles on a fifteen mile front. The enemy is resisting stubbornly. Valenciennes is partly surrounded and the British apparently f^lajy to outflank it. Meanwhile the French have begun an offensive south of the Oise and have crosse the Sambre canal. The French also a^e maintaining pressure be tween the Serre and Oise. East of the Aisne infantry fighting has died down. (By The Associated Press.) With the American Army North west of Verun, Oct. 24.—American patrols today penetrated deer’juinto ~r. the German lines in the region of Grand Pre and north of Verdun. The enemy is using artillerry and machine guns freely. There has been little change in the situation since last night. (By The Associated Press.) Paris, Oct. 24.—Southeast of Leca teau the French have crossed the, Sambre canal, east of Grand Verly, the war office announces. French gains east of the canal were main tained despite strong counter-attacks. The French increased their gains south of Monticornet to the east and north of Nozy-Le-Comte. Fighting along the Serre river, north of Nes brecourt, is lively. (By The Associated Press.) Allied Armies in Francc-Belgium, 1:11 a. m.—Hard fighting is in pro gress all along the front where the British attacked. Germans every where are offering the most stub born resistance. (By The Associated Press.) Rome, Oct. 24.—The French forces today penetrated enemy positions, taking seven hundred prisoners, the Italian official statement says. i (By The Associated Press.) London, Oct. 24.—The British have taken more than 6,000 prisoners am£^V and many guns in the attack begtin ff yesterday on the front below Valen ciennes. Sharp fighting continued up to a late hour yesteray evening on this front, says the official announce ment. The British have crossed the Erillon river and captured the vil lages of Neuville, Halesches and Beaudinnies. A German counter at tack was repulsed. The attack was resumed this morning between the Hambre-Et-Oise Canal and the Scheldt river. The British have occupied Raismes forest, north of Valenciennes. The villages of Thiers, Haute River and Thun, north of the forest, were also captured. -- Lieutenant Jones of the United States Public Health Service, has asked the authorities of Morrilton to keep all children under 18 years of age off the streets during the influ enza epidemic.