VOL XXII. Nd 28
HENDERSONVILLE. N; C THURSDAY. JULY 22 1915
$1.00 PER YEAR, IN ADVANCE
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CAKXEGIE LIBRARY RECEIVED
library is Frequented J)j byllaiiy
Residents and Visitors; Hours .
and Rules of Library;- ; ? .
The Carnegie library , is one of the
busiest places in Hendersonvllle. 1 v
It is visited, daily :by from thirty to
forty people, both residents and visi
tors in the city, and there is a grow
ing demand for the 5 books and maga
zines of this institution. - : - '
The readers highly appreciate the
installation of new books Jt and an-!
nouncement of their arrival Is always
received with interest-' by the most
thorough-reading patrons of the' li
brary. . V"-' ;-v- J --"-;r.-: ;;
The librarian, Mrs. 'Norma Brysoh
Sandifer, announces the list of maga
zines received regularly,, new. .books
and rules as follows V ' '
List of Magazines Received. "
The Literary Digest, Harpers Month
ly, McClures, "Skyland'V Ladies' Homo
journal, American .Magazine, Smith's
Magazine, Cosmopolitan, - Woman's
Home Companion, 4'Dumb Animals.
Books Recently Purchased and Con
tributed. - ;..'.;.
PollyAnna Grows Up -Porter. ? The
Turmoil Tarkingtba,' Girl of the Blue
Ridge Payne Erskine. Angela's Bus
iness Harrison. Johnny Appleseed
Atkinson. Primrose Hing Sawyer. A
Far Country Churchill. -
' . Juvenile.- r5--'-'--
Boy Scouts in the -Philippines;1 Cat
tle ranch to College, Hans Brinker;
Moving Picture :vBoys;;; Jackanapes,
Rebecca of Sunny Brook Farm, Bessie
Among the Mountains, Mothers Yellow
Fairy Tale Book, Out of , "Fashion,
Frances Kane's Fortune, A Boy Cou-,
sin, Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come;
Stories of the Universe 4, volumes.
Famous Tales Series, ' 14 volumes.
Shakespears Works, 4 -vols;" '54-40 or
Fight. A Brother to Dragons. - Bar
bara, a Woman of the West. v The Ken-
tuckians. : Their -Yesterdays.
Spoilers. "The Westerners.- 11
The library is open each day from
10 to 12:30 am d2:30 tdr6vpVni.
All visitors in the city . are invited to
visit the library and make use of the
reading rooms and magazines, whica
are entirely free. Books - may be
taken out by making a deposit, of $1.00
(which is reurned when last , bpok; is
returned) and the- payment of, 2 cents
per day or 10 cents perwk U v,
etoWAk, route :i. A:
it . . -
Rev.- Paton Corn delivered a very
interesting sermon to- quite; a large
congregation atJIOlly Springs Sunday.
Mrs. W. O. Hamilton is on the sick
list. Her many griends wish for .her
a speedy recovery.
Mr. E. G. Smith of this section ha
recently purchased a new Rock Hill
The work of repairing and' building
the public roads in Crab; Creek town
ship has at last .started. Mr. J. F.
Gibbs with quite a number of hands,
is building a' road "leading from 'Crab
Creek church to Rev. J. E. Sentell's.
Mr. Gibbs is an experienced road
builder and . is doing some ; fine grad
ing on this road. It is hoped that the
new section of this road will be open
in just a short time.
There will be an old time singing at
Holly Springs the third Sunday in
August. Christian'. Harmony ; is ; the
book to be used; it is expected that a
good number of old time singers will
be present. v- : ;.-; -v !-
Mr. and Mrs. Lee Kilpatrick and
Mrs. Manson Hamilton of Crab Creek
visited thei rmother, Mrs. ! P. P. Pat
terson, on Big Willow Sunday." , ? 'r-
Julian Smith jwas a 'welcome visitor
at the home of Howard Patterson'
'Saturday night. .
TWO KILLED: CARELESS DRIVING
Hickory, N. C, July i8.?Tw'o chil
dren were instantly killed 4 and four
other occupants of an automobne were
injured tonight, . wherx'.'passenger 'train
No. 12 struck. the' 'automobile at Lonjr
view, just west of rHickory The car.
was driven by Belton C. Shnford, man
ager of the Brookford Cotton milis
store, and was f occupied - by his twa
children Carl. :agedc five, ; and Ruth,
aeed three years; and by Mrs. Shuford,
Miss Bettle Hpllyard ' and Miss Lola
Munday. ' .. ." '
The two children were instantly
killed, Mr. Shuford suffered a crushed
leg and a badly bruised head, and the
three women were . less seriously in
jured. Mr. Shuford is in a hospital
here and ' the bodies "ofl;the two chil
dren were turned over to , an under
taker. ' :v ; ; , . '
HORSE SHOE NEWS.
Summer visitors are; arriving daily.' .
Mr and Mrs. : Roy Johnson and-: sis -
ter, Mrs; Z. T Pinner , of vPomarIa. S.
C, are spending some time with their
mother, MrsjDorrie Johnson.;.
Miss Sue( Cannon is attending? the
teachers institute in session f now at
Brevard, wtiere she expects to teach in
the high schoblthls je&F-:-r'
Mr. and Mrs. Bright Sitton of Blacks,
urg, s. C. are visiting their mother
Mrs. A. E. Sitton. : : S
.preacher: clothes. .
P There 'are two extremes' in the minv1
Isters garb; which should be avoided.
Pne 9f them is 4he business suit which
some preachers' wear ; oh all occasions.
We heard a .brother, remark, on one oc
casion that he tried' to dress as much
like a drummer as possiblc,and that he
had often been mistaken for a "Knlgnt
othe grip." Well, he ought not to
aresc that way. 1 "A" short sack coat ?on
a .minister in the "pulpit , is an abomi
nation. ' That kind of a coat oh any
man ; who appears in public on the
stage is hot in good, taste. : Lawyers;
lecturers and preachers ought all to
dress alike and for the reason that
they are the centre of observation
'when performing j their : public duties.
Nothing else is so attractive and ap
propriate as a neat-Prince Albert coat
that clings to- the form but does not
sag. -. These are not ''clerical" clothes,
but are appropriate for all public
speakers.- There ought nver to 'be
any clerical clothes. ( ' And this leads
us to speak of the other extreme which
ought always, to be avoided. Episcopal
preachers and Romah Catholic Priests
have always been known on account of
their . pug dos collars and their, vests
that button behind. We mean no re
'flection at all on these gentlemen when
we say that, we would ' vote against
calling a pastor-with that kind of tog-
gery on if he was as big as John
Broadug-. We-H regret rto see '-. that our
Presbyterian brethren, in a few of our
cities, are adopting the pug dog collar,
the-coat-with-the. boiler rivets and the
waist coat that enfolds the body like a
black : sash. The ' .writer was reaed'
among.' Presbyterians ; and . all the
preachers Jof;his; boyhood wore men's
clothes. - We hope ; the contagion that
has begun will not spread: So far as
we know not a'single Baptist preacher
inthe : state in the ' South .advertises
his calling by hig clothes. The Metho
dist people are usually ; very sensible
in the way they ress.- Up North the'
thing is dfferenL One of the greatest
Baptipt preachers in the United States
(.never, appears In his, own. pulpit with-
outhis gown. He 'means no" harm,
but ; does, some by adopting this, fool-'
ish style. It is not a sign of humility,
but of the opposite to appear in . un-
usulgarb before. thepublic. It is an
evidence of -ministerial; vanity to ; thus
call public attention to one's calling
through the clothes that he wears. It
is .no his garments, but his message
that should distinguish the minister of
the gospel, any anything in. the wxrhl
I that - tends to distract attention front
the message should Tavoldedr
he whbse clothes - makes vno Impression"
at all: iA loud tie or a shirt front too
wide and white, even ? a pair of hose J
rthat 1 shriek can -spoil an otherwise
tasteful outfit. And when a preacher
appears with clothes that clamor lop 5
nublic -notice nis message, wmcn is . ma
breal business. Is to that extent obscur-
.Charity and Children.
MILLS BITEB RIPPLES. 14
The W. O. W. exercises Saturday
tnlght presented a very., enjoyable oc
casion. - Sovereign ,XJrant or tienaer
sonville was the principal speaker of
the evening. Rev. R. F. Huneycutt
and others were speakers on the pro
gram. Refreshments were served to a
large crowd, many being present from
ilendersonvllle and Horse Shoe. ;:
r Revival services at the Methodiat
church began! Sunday, Rev. Dawson
delieverd a strong sermon on "The
Mystery ofr Godliness. . He has an
nounced services for each morning;, at
10 o'clock and also for each evening at
8 o'clock. - -- -- V::-;- ;
Work on our road grading from near
Horse Shoe toward Mills River is pro
pressing rapidly, the roaOeing nearly
completed. ' ' .
: Mr. Jone Thorne of Rutherford JOun
ty is visiting ! JoWtV JV Ittcnoiik V
Rev. R. vjF- Huneycutt is recovering
from an illness .which threatened to be
serious The people are-all glad be
has sufilciently .recovered' to be able
for work in,, the' revival, services as he
has been -under medical treatment lor.
-M' -":- - "I .-.
- AMERICA FIGHTS UJJISEASE,.
London, July 18-"Miraculous":4s
the only proper, adjective to apply to.
the work' being done by American doc
tors and nurses In Serbia," says Sir
Thomas Lipton today after his return
from'his second trip to the near east
with', the hospital yacni n.rm.
"AS 'usual" continued Sir Thomas,
"the Americans excel in organization
and preventative measures. -The
French and English units are doing
good work in the hospitals but con
duct of th$ work of sanitation Is rap
Idly making typhus a thing of the past
r.rMt must co to the . Americans
whose magnificent, efforts, haye made.
them loved by every &erDianiroui
king to the lowest peasant, all f whom
seem fully. apppreciaOye oftie efforts
ofUe Red Cross intheir behalf.
--,-;" -; Fruit of AOMno. . f . : Vii work. .vC'- ;s- -.;'-.'. -."":. . .
. Madge--Have .you really onnd ;t'CMrcPatilwni not resign for some
absence, inakbtfiebeart'-roir ionder? timer higi work as road; supervisor for
ue y?1' a w a j v T44tt Hs under construction.
Jack ever.ao-jnuch more. Lippincotrs , , not ' known who - will be his
. ' T- '
r. ! - j.
- o HA!T if ; we' should: go to,one of bur local storekeepers and say: ' "Hero
, Wyy. is a ten-dollar-bill; . I want you to buy for me such-and-such an article,
y made so-and-so, this color, 'that size, and deliver It to me at your
convenience say,. SO... (flaya; V'if v-'. '" VC-'T VTy ';'fr-,.
Along comes another townsman; and-another; still; another, until 60 of
us, all living : here, in: our community
storekeeper a sum amounting to a thousand "dollars, with 'similar instructions.
W would then have treated our; local torckeepep with the ame Hberal
: Ity as we, who have been, buying of the mall ordep houses, have treated these
monopolistic concerns. We would Have tin 'supp cash capital
sufficient to buy what we Ordered nd civ him a fair profit on his deal.
' - Yes, we would thus1 enable Mm.. to , taketa . trip to the city, buy ; frpm. ,ithe
manufacturers the articles ' desired, "'ship them . to . us, spend , a day or two
enjoying himself if he so pleased, and.leaye' him-a fair, percentage of profit
OTer .and 'above the cost of the articles and his expenses. -
' DO WE DO .THIS? ; YES.; W:J)p) Not.tjv, ::r?i:iy- 't- ";i','; -;
But this is exactly what we'-dd ' with the mail orde nian in the big city.
; We send him the money in advance, f Ha . has the use of. our cash for that
. purchase of his merchandise. He sends us. whatever he chooses and if we
do not like it we can whistle forour money.. -; 1 - '. ' ,
, He takes pur money and buyi that which we have ordered. Then he may
take a trip to Europe if he so wishes, all at our expense. - v;
. Few of us realize that we. the. people outside the big 7 cities, furnish th
capital for the conduct of the big; mall order houses. We do not stop toT
think that it is our money which; ia buildirig-those great structures which are
:the pride of Chicago and.some other'ciUes. We do, not stop to consider tha
we are the capitalists who are supplyingjthe sinews of war against our own
local business men. : ' '". ' l ... v . ; ' -. -v
JTJ ST THINK OP IT DIVIDENDS OF FIFTEEN MILLIONS OF DOIa
LARS PAID TO THE BIG-MENItJ THE MAIL' ORDER BUSINESS AS, A
t PROFIT EACH YEAR ON OUR MONEY. I : ir
We send the cash in -advance them. - They require practically no In
vestment except for the printing of -their catalogs and other stationery. .They
are doing their business on the ' "money which we, poor, . deluded, country
dwellers, send to them, when we are pnly cutting our own throats and help
ing to diminish . the prestige and strength of our local tradesmen.' . ; .
; "What would be the result if we shouldhand our dollars; in advance, to
our local "storekeepers and give thm the same chance to make profits, w
out investment? What would be th effect on our. community? . '
It would mean' prosperity' foriu U. Jt would mean more taxes to be
paid by our business men. Improvements; of. a municipal character, better
school facilities, better street lighting, better paving, etc.
Of course, our local storekeeppars do not expect us to do business in this
way. ; Yet why should we not?... : We do it with the mail order houses and
when we are fooled we take, our medicine because we are ashamed to let
our friends know how we have been buncoed. ' r '' -
But we should do this we shouldgive all of our business to those men
who have made their 'In vestments; in our "town, who are. trying to build up
the community, who are paying the taxes and who are helping us to increase
the value of our real estate holdings. ?' We all know that the value of our
houses and lots, here in town, will be
In prosperity, and the only way-for the
wr rwotM PATBnKTvTm!
OURSELVES. We all hope to aavance.
When we buy from the' mall order house we' are. helping monopoly to
put our storekeepers out pf .busin-ss;. , When . we send a dollar , to the big city,
instead of ' spending it at1 ivcmd, k& "are d.epriTlnf our .ildreaibf "sbme of
' the 'opportunities 1CcVredufeatica- Ich they are "iatltled itx& i
vo seep up ui9 KczLoc3tta ' ouerwxocaiauTanjcju
lor our .children unless -we havT?rospeix)usconununito,.
T. Xet us not to mail order xaaa does not pay any- cf oir taxes
in Uiis towlttj v !'tb'i&'it4 paid by " the .''lioiCtout mei ,itleaBtvtl
greater proportion and -the raore business wet do .with them, the more taxes
.they ; must. pay. v ....,v; u ... ;:.:- . ' r'"-;," ' -
: . LET US WAKB UP TO"' A. CONSID2RATIOW -OF OUR BEST IN-
tsrests ..vv, ; , . ' ' . i-;
LET USSUPPORT -THOSE; -WHO HELP TJS, AITOOUR CHU-DREN.
Merchants Association of Hendersonville
JURY SAYS THAW. SANE, if "
New York, July 14.- Harry-Kendall
Thaw was declared sane by a jury
which for nearly three weeks had lis
tened to testimony given in the Su
preme court here before Justice Peter
Hendrick. Forty-eight minutes wer3
consumed and two ballots were taken
in reaching a verdict. Justice Hen
drick on Friday morning will announce
whether; the commitment upon which
Thaw was incarcerated- in the state
"hospital for the criminal insane at
Matteawan shall be vacated thereby
giving the slayer of Stanford White tho
liberty; for which he has fought In the
courts for nine "years. ' - -
It was at the end of a day of ad
dresses by. counsel and the charge of
the justice.that the jury retired. While
the twelve ; men- were . deliberating the
crowd in the courtroom and about the
courthouse was augmented by . scores
of people who . believed that a verdict
quickly would be found.. ..; -
. -; "MAY LOCATE HERE. ; ;
. Dr. J.Richard Allison, -brother in
law of E. R. Black is a visitor in the
city. Dr. Allison - graduated a year
ago from a medical college in Phila
delphia'and since that time has heid a
position in a hospital in, that citv.' He
has passed the State medical exam!-;
nation of Pennsylvania. He is' think
ing seriously of locating inNorth Car
olina He is a' son of J: E. Allison of
MR. PATTON LEAVES SOON
-.. FOR GREENTILLE ROAD . WORK.
When inGr0enVillerS. ;C Saturday
P. F. .Patton," the' newlyelected road
supervisor-f orv Greenville county, S. O,
was advised to assume his new duties
at an' early date.. -He promised to be
gin road building' there about 'AUg. 1. '
-The attempt to restrain by law the
issuance" of roa bonds has not stopped
the road ,,' work. The representatives
of the county in the General Assembly
and the road authorities nave Instruct
ed Mr. f'Pattbn; to: proceed with the
-t: 'k. :- v. V-..-..--:'. -
fehair have placed in the hands of the
Increased as the community advances
community to advance .Is for our busl-
iinm wnn atw rpvnsia -rh ttutt
vve au nope.io Decome prosperous.
THOUSANDS, DIE NEEDLESSLY
IN VAIN SEARCH FOR HEALTH.
From 10,000 to 15,000 consumptives
go West in search of health every year.
Such is an estimate made byv the Na
tional Ass.ociatton for the Study and
Prevention of Tuberculosis in a state
ment issued today based on recent in
vestigations of the United States Public
Health Service. The Association con
cludes that there .are at present be
tween 100,000 and 200,t)00 consumptives
In the States of California, Arizona,
New Mexico, Texas and Colorado.
Investigations were made during the
past year by Sqrgeons of the U. S. Pub
lic Health, Service, P. M. Carrington in
California ; , E. j A. Sweet in Texas . and
New Mexico, and A. D..Foster in North
and South Carolina. ., The National As
sociation draws the following conclu
sions from these studies: .
(1) Thousands of consumDtives attracted-
by the -climate migrate every
year to the, West and Southwest. While
ho definite figures an "be procured, tbt
facts ascertained .would indicate an
annual migration of at least 10,0,00 and
possible 15,000 into the' States of Cali
fornia Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico
and Texas..-.. r.v :-..; ;,;.,,;;:;, ..... . ,
(2) i . From 30,to 50 per cent of these'
consumptives are hopeless cases and
die within six months after their arriv
al,, the percentage of those dying with-;
In 30 days running as high as 15.. ",
- (3) ; A large, bu$ unknown precent
age die in almshouses or are i the? recip
ients of charity, and the great niajority
of these could have been made com
fortable -in their last days" if they had
stayed at home among'friends and rel
atives.'. ,";. .'';;'; ;;; ;:; '
v(4).From 40 to 90 per cent of all
deaths' from tuberculosis . in "the West
and Southwest are of natives of other
states, nearly 50 per cent coming from
Illinois, Missouri, Ohio; Kentucky, Ten
nessee and New York. "? . ;y : ,
y-- (5) .People; who can afford it . and
who: are not in too far advanced stages
of tuberculosis will find the climate of
the West and Southwest and aid in the
treatment of tuberculosis. : ' -
;i (6 ; No .one should . think" of . going1
West or Southwest. for his health un
less he has at least .$1,000 above his
railroad fare, and can leave his family,'
CHILDREN OF;THEmOUOTAI 1 - .
"We find in the " Florida Metropolis 1 ,:; ;. 1 GOOD BUT A LITTLE1 SHO RT
of Jacksonvin 'Fla.,;;an vv" -spired
by the recent visit of the editor j Visitors Arriving Daily j-accqiti-
of that paper tov Asheville, where he ;Modations Tfot Taxed; PredJctlons-
attended the meeting of the Southern
tv oajx uuixiaxxcx p . . aooutiia civilly
which fits in so welL. with the address
at. Chick Springs i last night by' Rev. '
Mr Crain,-we publish it, showing that
not only the man of the hills., but the
nian of the coast who visits the moun
tains, see the situation alike. SDeak-
ing of the Ellen Wilson ' memorial, an
organization . founded by the late Mrs;'
Wpodrow,t Wilson for the education of
the children of the southern - moun
tains, this writer says: .
: 'There has never: been - any , move-1
ment started in " America that has a
worthier motive;;. There has never
been a movement that promises mo,re
for.. the good of the country at large
and the benefit of these people in par
ticular as this, and, every . good citi
zen ought to encourage it with their
moral support . and , help with their
financial aid. , ;. 'r . , -..
"How few of the public at large have
lived in these , mountains, have. etf
those people,; and know . their condi
ition ? In the Elegy" we learn that: 7
" 'Full many a. gem of purest ray
. r serene ' . ; ' . -
The dark unf athomed caves of ocean
bear; . - ' - . -;
'Full many . a ; flower , Is bora to blush
.,. unseen., ; ; ... , "'
And waste its fragrant on the desert
r .air. j' ' :.Vi7-.;.. j '
i ."How true that is of the mountain
tTchildrenl, . put In-the. hills, gathering
wild flowers, and fruits ;, and - berries,
and nuts little waifs of .nature with
minds as pure and keen as those of
the most - patrician;, birth; with limbs
as strong as lions' and with: heart as
pure as the pool at the springhead!
And don't believe don't be . misled
that you shall send to the mountains
tr Art urn f a theftA phildren as a benefit -
.to them alone, i ; 1 1 ; is not true. With
their pure hearts and minds, their
rugged constitutions, their ; strong
bodies, unused to excesses, with their
capacity to -know and do, you will edu
cate an army of young men and. women
who shall, go out into the world and
do it honor, and. do you . honr and do
the world good. .; ; '
"And that term 'Christian Educa-
tion That appeals to us morkeenly
, in on th n-irMintnin npn,1
ple. , Their faith in God, their love pi
home and church and state 4s socmv
grainecL im tnemnatureana , me ins
mountwiis nave iut;iiniixu,viP
and Tree ana , suscepiiDie -xnai wnen
1 mini ,oa"f4ii4v fil"r f hrtrrwv ArkllTA ut
the.niountains have always kept them
because while they.-havfe Jiigfi.per-,,
eentage in Illiteracy; they have a; high
percentage in morals. . Give them a
Christian -education. 'I - - C ;
"Don't be satisfied with making them
think. See that they, continue tothink
right, and the Ellen Wilson, memorial,
will do a work that will.blecs the na
tion so long as ; civic righteiausnesX
shall be held as the most priceless
jeweUof Civilization' ?rj?-: -
President DeCamp, of the, press as
sociation, presented Rev. J. D. Craini
i of Greer, to that body last night, and,
that gentlemanin. the course of , his
original and thoroughly interesting
address, presented the people of. his
native section, "The Dark Corner," to
his audience in words that brush away
understandings and - bring out the
'strength of their character and the
beauties of their simplicity. His Idea
that these people, isolated through
years by nature's barriers, the mighty
mountains, are to come: into the civil
ization of the next few years a sa new
and fine force for; good is being shown
correct . " in v many . ways.. Mr.. Craln
himself is an example. Spartanburg
Herald. : -
SWISS SKILL TO MAKE, DYES.
Washington, July 18. Importation
of a corps of Swiss - dystuff chemists
to aid i nthe development of the new
Americkn coal tar dye industry is the
latest project of the bureau of foreign
and domestic; commerce in its- effort
M meet the American dyestuff , famine
resulting from the cutting off of the
'Gertnatt supply -. -: - ';J--
' A combination : of : Swiss fe'chnical
skill, American capital, and the vast
'American supply of coal tar -would; be
of '"untoldi value in developing the
'new American industry, according to
a statement by Dr. Thomas H. Norton, ,
of the bureau, made -public today.
In comfortable circumstances; and no
one. should go; who is in an advanced
stage .of tubeiculosis or who has not
taken careful medical advice. ";
(7) 'Tuberculosis cai be cured in
any part of the United States, and it is
far better for a consumptive of moder
ate means, suchvas the average wbrk
ingman, to go to a sanatorium near at
homer; than to go West and live in a
more favorable climate without proper
food and medical care, ;" f
(8)1- Finally, there may be plenty of
jobs. in, the, - West .and . Southwest for
able-bodied;men, but the consumptive
will "find the greatest difficulty in get
ting work,, and no one should ge Wesf
therefore in the hope of getting a Job.
. The . National Association for the
Study- and Prevention ; of Tuberculosis
will, send free literature or grvenuror
mation about sanatoria and.nospitaif
to any one inquiring at its "office, 10J:
East 22d Street; New York City. , .
- ; i onort Season Heard.' .;..
" While the ' tourist . season , f o r Hen
dersonvllle and vicinity has not reach
ed its hefghtj there are many strangers
in this section. . ? . . ,
During the pastweek there has been
a great influx of hotel and. boarding
house : patrons and a Jew cottagers -but
the latter for the greater, part ar
rived several days ago, - iv -
- The "number of guests inh Vif v
? make a finB showing on' Main street at
uigai, dui very rew boarding house
and hotels have had their capacity for
entertaining taxed.' -1 , .
" Visitors are arriving rtatlv a i
o .aw a7 -
eipectea mat tne tourist . season iu
Hendersonvli i j will have reached "ta ,
height by the, first of August,
The opinion prevaiisthat the seasont
Is not as good as it was last year f Jr
the" COrresnondiner -nfirinf! arA nnrlnt'
to business depressions brought on by -the
European war it ; is not believea
that Hendersonvllle will entertain as
many visitors a$ it did Iact year. -;(
The majority of the boarding house
and hotels are not .discouraged .for
reservations have been made and with-;
in a few days many hundred hew faces
are expected in the city.; - ; ' -
" LONG RANGE BOMBARDING. ; i
Terrible Force of ' Shells Fired - at a
J - Distance of 28 Miles. ' . i
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A thrilling story' of ;,the havoc?-
?" " " & ; rlx M w oy nuge uer
man guns that shelled that town from
a point 28 miles away is told by John. .
P. -Brady, . a Chicago newspaper mai
' wha returned this Week from the war
; zone. ; Brady was ; in-Dunkirk during.
th a sennnrt hnmharrlmont ..wttk TVn'r,
Borden, the Chicago r millionaire and
member of the New York yacht club
y. . "There were two bombardments,"'
said Mr. Brady. The first took: place
on April 22 and 23, and Jie second on
April 29 and 30. We were in Dunkirk
when the second V bombardment com
menced at 10:30 o'clock on the 29th.
It lasted that . day until 2 : 30 p. m., '
dui-Jns; .which time 20 shells of a di-.'
ai'eler' of-19 1-2 'inches "were hurlcT
ihto. the town. The first chell struck:
in ' front in the ' tilaza nf front of ritr-
btel, about 350 yards 'from us. and
yerxclose to the arsenal at which thV
Gerxnans were aimipg. It killed 20
Boldiers and. 1 woman.
i ;Tm,AI( A , Bhpii sha1- m
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an area of a suuare mile. . The vaccunr
caused by the explosion - of ' the shell" -
up those in ;tnecinity.;ijMd r threvr
themj to the ground.. - 1.
r "Two shells struck a; housed next toH
the military hospital, . completely de ?-
molishinc: it The concussion caused
, by the explosion was po great that 40 ,
seriously wounded soldiers .in the hos- v
pital were killed. - W....-,. . -;
, 'Another'.shell hit the railroad sta-:
tibn and' killed 3 nleh. One struck the
Casino a,nd killed several.; I afterward
went into this buildihg.4' The effect or
that the boneVof one victim had beentr.
driven into the woodwork. -
"One shell chugged into thebay and -a
second later the waters of the harbor
seemed to heave upward in a solid
body.:' All;" the torpedo craft lying:
i "Thesecohdrd: onlyi eight shells
were fired. Throughout the bombard
ment a German Taube aeroplane clr-;
cled" above the city signaling to the .
distant gunners. The French gunners
trained - their anti-aircraft guns apdt
rifles at the aviator, but Jailed to drive
him off. '- - ' " v '
" "The result of the bombardment'
from a military view was entirely sat-'
isfactory. - Dunkirk has been render-. ,
ed untenable as a base. All the sol
diers have evacuated th barracks and1
the wounded also have-been removedLv
" "The gun; was stationed 28 miles?-;
away, just beyond Dixmude. : ItT wasr-:
apparently fired from a concrete base,
which according to nilHtary men Jbad
not thoroughly, set ' Thercharge usecT'
.to burl the projectile over thia tremen
dous distance was some f orm of. high-
ly explosive gis; v--'; -l -;
' "In all about 300 were either-killed?
or. wounded as a result of this bom
' bardment. - The mintary authoritfesr
1 enjoined strict silence and refused' to-
alio w, any ucuiiis w. vv pi imlcu. nueu -
we arrived mir London, I ; offered the .
story to the Daily Mail, . but was " told"
they could not print it"
Mr. Borden, who returned with-V
... J 1.11. X . I. - jJX IVfc ... .
'The. most surprising thing about!'
the battle fields in France Is the rapid "-
manner, in which .all battle 'scars' aret
removed as soon, as an action is over -Soldiers
and civilians alike set to wor!c
ciaui. nam . . .
(Immediately after a' shell has , landed.
to clear; away the debris and! remove
AAA. LIALC. ' '
;---..:!- vr.VV!iy.nrhty. LhdLn&-"
ey are iiinetyljeaw Etrsz
ger--Tjo what'dO thexcret their long
Uyes? NativeQne; !cause7 hefTrcdi
backer and one caislf he never xizeC
ItChicago' Newk'.H' 'ftV 7 ? ' - - v
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