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In the counter attack today 4he Germans iere hued'back witii great losses Tke entente is supplied with great quantities of munitions 'and artillery anfl hardened and pioked men and are prepared to hold $ry inch of ground Sained in the epoch-making offensive. The British continue to press f or ward south ef Ypre. Jffar b Turning Point . t-" v . " in the War Say Experts. Washington; Aig. 1,-6, Anp iHtench drive in,Flandexsr may' he rthe tining poinn fee wajr and cause the entire German line to retreat, de clared American staff bffieers who have just returned from observation duty in Europe. The present offensive struck the Germans at their weakest point, they say. Their fortifieattons In Flanders are built on sand, monijtors oo-operat-1 inf. r'ff. The object of -thf present drfve is to turn the German right flank; In the victory more than ten towns and villages were captured from the Germans and more than5,000 prison ers. Freneh Extend Lines r Hold all Gained Paris, Aug. l.-Cfap. ior the French along the Aisne and repulsing tf Ger nan attacks at Verdun is reported to day officially. All the ground captured -yecsterday has been consolidated. .;The French extended its lines near : Cera. SHOULD BE MADE PUBLIC. Strong Demand That Admiralty Pah ysh the Faeti; - : ' London, Aug. I.--A demand that the Admiralty publish the exact .tonnage of 11 ships sunk by German-submarines was made by the Daily MailTjday. - The paper declares that the .flgfifiresi iven are juggled to minimize 'losses and that they fool no one. except th Engflish and American publics, he laij declares those farnlKar with -situation see no cause for one . to be optimistic with the figures given out 7 th.e government. . ) Seven Tdlnnteers Wanted. The Sixth Company North Carotipa Coast Artillery neds seren men to ring it up to war strength havhig ost seven men in the shuffle inoident to beinb mustered'intbFederal service. Rovr is the time for men to-get in to the most attractive branch of the ser vice. Apply to the time - - - " - virdoied away tarly date. Cotton Market. Nftvr York, Au:g. 1. Opening, Oct. 23 Jan. 23.5a. ; - i Mtim k.jh mi n wm mm h Texas For Guns as They V Enter Austin Austin, Tex., Aug. 1. All persons v .. .. entering the capitri for opening of the special session of he legislature for the impeachment of the governor are searched for firearms. Rangers Guard Ferguson and For mer Secretary - of State McKay have been, arrected for misapplication of $280 of state funds. V HASTY MABKIAGES ATAILETH JiOT UNLESS WIFE DEPESiDENT. Provost General so Boies After Eeeord Breaking Reports ot Weddings , Washington, July 31. Hasx mar riages made since July 20, the de of thearmy draft, drawing in an effort to escape conscription through the claim or a dependent wife, will not tve con sidered ground for discharge uhleah the wVe is actually dependent on the husband's daily labor. .. Prompted by reports from many cities of marriage license bureau3 be sieged by men included in tbp lira draft call, Provost Marshall General Growder today ruled tht .'Q2Jxlag(t is ntrtjof itself a valid ground for mak ing clainilor discharge." Dependency ia a matter of. fact, not f lawGeneral - Crowder pointed owt. "A man whose wtf e ia mainyl , depen dent on his daily labor for suppoH. he said, may claim exemption on that ground. Only the exemption boardb cafc determine this fact. Where de pendency is claimed and circumstanaes show a marriage hastilyconsumtraied linoe July 20by a man whose number is high on the available 1st the acfiiat fact- of -dependency must be clwey sorutinized.' Moreover GeneraJ, Crowder deoUired, ''women who marry men merely to aid them to be slaekers are liable 1t p:?i-ecttion- under the draft act." In his ruling General Crowder ad hered ; strictly to Presiddut Wilson's draft regulations which djwa no diik UnAion between a dDenden.t Tlt& ac quired before, or after fha draw. "Sec retary Bker advocated Tefaslng ei emption to any man married after ;the drying;-spying the draf. should be etmsidered a ' prion c.lym, but this course wiS not be followed. (JlflSEii ThaVM The Record in Atlanta Wlde- spread Excssption. At2Lanta, Aug. 1. The " cemption board of ihe 6th division began work here this morning. Only two out first twenty were accepted. The other claimed exemption on account of be ing married or ha ving dependent rel- atives. : 4 Washington Alarmed. - Washington, Av? " --"Every avenue st he closed' issued by Provost- inal Crowder today following- widespread exemptions It is claimed that President Wilson Searching H mm. m m . b ii a m m Y iMm EElPIfJ is preparing an executive order de- published in newspapers during the signed to prevent marriage slackers month of Juyl, total -71,832 officers and from escaping service. Also that men. -.Theomcers,killed wounded or 'physically vnfit Vill- have to undergo missing total 2,503.while the men num- irore than one examination;' ,beri?,329.' - ! " V LDIIGOU PEACE BAIT lOlSSi Germans Believe That Russia Can Jfpw Break With AlUes. , : -'.- Amsterdam, Aug. .1. German news papers have opened a 'new. campaign for separate peace with Russia. Strong appeals are made to Rus sians to lay dpwn their arms. The Lokal Anzieger, Vorgaerts and other newspapers argue thaVthe.; fail ure of the Russian offensive releases that country from pledges to thi al lies, and "moderate treatment" is promised if the Russians wiU quit fighting. r RECEITDiG IfAJf Y FAYOJ Several Citizens Showing Appreciation of the Boys Before Thuy Leave. Little tokens as well as big oiftfe in the shape of necessities and refresh ments are, being sent down to the armory, wfiere Hendersonville's mili tary unit is stationed prior, to hein' sent "to the front on the coast ot North Garojina, ' I Rev. R. N. Wfllcox presented the soldiers with . several boxes of fine cigars. A number of ladles ha sfent variofis atticlee, hoping to make' the boys feel that their services aro ap preeiated. - The local company will remain here; about a week longer and thesa littli kindnesses' are being greatly-iappre' ated. . -vr- . . BOY SCOUTS COMING. One Hundred Young Men From Flor ence to Camp at Laurel Park. W. A. Smith, owner of Laur4l Park estate, has received word. that the boy scouts of Florence will arrive here August 10th for their annual outing: The party te composed of about one hntdred boys and officials ahd tlJby will . pitch tents in beautiful Laurel park. SEBY1CES AT CITY HALL TONIGHT FOB S0LDIEBS. Bev. B. IT. Wflkox Will "Address the Soldiers at 8:S0 P, M. ; .The meeting announced Last week for- Sunday afternoon was postponed until this evening at 8:30 o'ck)Cli in the city hall.' Rev. R. N. WMlcox, rec tor of the Episcopal church, will ad desMhe. boys. The publia is cordially invited to attend, . HEJCDEBSOIT COUTTTY JT 7" V DB0WNED Df OHIO WATjCSS. Robert Garren, Sen . ol J. M Gcrrefl Meets Tragic Death A telegram told of the sad. fate of young Robert Carren son of Mr. and Mrs. J. ,M, Garrren, of Fruitalnd sec tion, who was drowned near Barberton, Ohio, last Monday. Young. Garren was only 18 years of ge and as with his older brother in Ohio, George Oarren. ' The remains arrived here today for burial which will take place this after noon in Fruittand at the church ceni etery. v The symiathjr of the entire county is extended Mr. and Mrs. Gcurren and their children. This is the' first death in a family of seven ehfidren. The de-1 ceased leaves a mother and father and three sisters and three brothers., British Casualties 71,832 During July. London, Aug. 1. British : casualties in all theatres of military operations ' - I . : - - -:. . ' ' : - 1ER8D1ILE CELEBRATE i vIREET DANCE A FEATURE ! OF ENTERTAINING GUESTS 4 - JnTitation SfintGreenville Citizens tc l Join With City In FesUTitles. Hendersphvillels going to celebrate In fine fashion the opening of the Greenville-Hehdersonviile highway on August 11, if the weather permits. " Plans have been made for oxie the largest street dances ever held in the city and the" decorations will be ofthe ery highest class. -- : The Board of Trade has already named a number of committees to be-f gin work at once. . Ah official invitatioa has been mail ed Greenville people and it is thought that a majority .ol the car owners ot that weU knovm piedmont cily will art tend th a affair. - . Uendersohville N. Cr'Jnly 2. Mr. Joseph W. Norwood, President Kttwood National Bank, Green , ville, S. C. Dear The achJementa. accomplished by you and your' official association in the codstructtoh of the highways in your county including the highway from Greenville - City to the Henderson Ot4untPy.Iin has generated in minds of " our people an admirations which they are delighted to express by giving you and your associates through you personal invitations to be with us on the evening of August 11th. 197 in a celebration of the Qpenngof this highway in a ptreet dance franaed with Sylvan foliage and mountain III ID road mum flowers with many of the most beauti-Jgpdts ful and accomplished kidles of the South setfin as pearls and diamonds. Our indebtednesb W yoa makes us exceedingly anvious to have yen ac cept this invitation. Yours txujy, C. F. BLAND, Ohm Committee o nlnvitaoxM. Hendfersonville, N. C., C, July 29. Messrs.- C. F Bland, C. .E. Brooks, W. X smith. W. B. Powell, W. C. Rec tor. - - ' : ' - -entlemen: . : . I have the honor .to iafbnin you tSit you "have been appointed wljth mo as a CommItlee',on advertisements and in vitations foxv the xelebration of the completion ef the Greenville and Hen dersonvllle Biishway ; in the way ot a street dance on-tho evening dl August illth 1917. - ThisvMhrafion - from ttfv standpoint of romance and Jolificlatioa should eclipse i& previous cctet ration given in the LJid of the STky. . Your attention is earnestly - solicit- ed. ' - Yoiirs very truly, O. F. BLAND, '. President Board of Trade. -. i . i Food Control Bill Conferee r j ' -- i - i GefcTo WaeMngton, ug. 1. The Senate and House conferee reached a com plete agreement on the Food Contr bill,-iate thi eafteraoon. . The Congressional Comcnittee on expenditures was eliminated. - Clark's Son Gets High Commissin. ' Washington, Aug. 1. Bennett Clark, son of the Speaker and parliamenta rian of the House of Representatives, will be lieutenant colonel of the Sixth Missouri,"the war department announc ed today. - " " - j - , " gethe :llliitiilill German Of ficers Refuse to Go to the Front Amsterdam, Aug. I. Two hun dred German officers recently mutin ied at Antwerp and refused to -go J,o the front. : " No BnBi, But it Was a Wt Wedding, An , way. Beaver pam, Wis., Aug., 1. After enticing a Justice of the Poace into the middle of Foa Lake, where a mar :age license was placed in evidence, Miss Arville Booth and George L.rMl liams were married. The justica .th-sn ducked. "' Here is a Good Way . Spend Your Yacatlort. EJstes Parl. Colo , Aug. 1. Accom modations for about 250 parties will socfc be completed in various parts of this beautiful Colorado pleajsure park i nthe form of "camping tferits," that aije for the free use tourists. Aft sat 3)0 camping places are already ' a fu.il Eble. They are under the direct con trol of the national) parks officials and all tourists who desire to. li door life "are cordially invited to air load their packs in these Governmfint recreation spots. The "eamping gpounds" are to, bef installed at lAwnAkeeiffltoJir Camp stoves and" garbage pits .included in the. facilities .and ranges are -in -charge': to 'take preeau?- tions .gainst unsanitary c'onditione. : In previous years tourists had diffl ultv in finding suitable camping private land owners ejecting to the campers. Progress Made, on War Tax BEL Washington. Aug. r LRte vision of the war tffec bill so as ,toi increase its totaLfrtm $1,670,000,000 about $2,000, 000900 mamly by additional levies oh intoxicants and -on 'personal and eor perated incomes was definitely de cided on today, bjr the senaj finance committee... . - CeSen Yield is Predleted Oreat. . Washington, Aug. L-Coxwiition of cotton, was 70.3 norma on Jtily 23th. It la eetipiated the yield will be 11,- 949,00Q bales. TBftT CITY IN LAUBEL P&BK. gialth Preparing for Overflow.- 'r Ij hap been said that Hendersonville wl hardly be able to handU the tre mendous crowds of tourists and visit ors here in August. '. 1o meet just such a demand and. also to give people taste of real cainp life W. A. Sifthewaer of Laurel Park es tate, has had constructed, .in the grounds formerly used by. a local troop otjaoy - scouts, a number of tents with board floors. . A number of conven dences have been consttucted and al ready some of the tents have been oc cupied by people frem several south ern statee. ; . ' The Tent City overlooks the cityrof Hendersenville from an ideal section of beautiful Lavrel park. ' JTo Deaths-in Southeast. .. - Atlanta, Aug. 1. Today Is the hot test day of the year over the southeast but hO deaths arereported. Records Elsewhere. , : ; Richmond ,: reperts . 96, , Raleigh 98. Danville, Va." 107 Charlotte, 98, Wash ington lOOT . ' '" TE3IPEBATUBE BUnS'IJfG OVER - 03E BjUXDEBED, ' TESf WEATHER HI Nl-W UV '-mm m 0'- m rm . End 3fot in Sight Fish Fried Brown ::.:V en Pavement and Traffic Cop's Bub ber Whistle Melts Are Stonis From & ' Deaths up to 2 O'clock. New York, 47. . ; - Philadelphia,; 37, -' Clevelland, ' 45. , Chlcagq, 24. , Pittsburg, 18." : Todedo, 11.. Baltimore, 8.' '.' Milwaukee, S. : '" St. Louis,, 9. Scattering, 24. . V v Fifteen more babies died in Cleveland today. lo xelieS from hat-wave in sight. Cleveland, liAxg. Miben persons dea$ from the heaH with the last twenty-four houi broight the ileath Ijst in, the-elty to 29 during the present; heatwave.' -J? ..S.T3. A A , temperature" -of 104 is " predicted . for . toaay- Thirteen of- ,the deatks ' have been babies. There are scores, of prostrations, while ;horses arif . dropping dead in the wholesale dia trictgr in spite of every relief afforded theraft animals. - ; : " The parks 'ljv been thrown open, to the people and protection afforded them whije they sleep there at night. 23 Dead in CMeago by .Ifoon. -Chicago, Aug. l.Twenty-thre is the toll iken ao far by .the heat waVe i nthis city "with no- relief in Mght. Conditions ' in the crowded tenecent districts are -frightful and the death' ifet will be greatly inereaaed by the continuance of the farm weather. Re lief organizations are working heroi cally among the poer where the mor tality of infants wilj be large if ice Is not furnished ; them. ' Hundreds or -:- - - -i.- - , '; " - prostrations ha-wa been reported in all parts of the city. : Ifew Yrk ; Alsr Suffee8. - feriorkr Aug4t-There: wereli deaths -and 138 prostrations reported up to this morning as the third' day?' he?it vwne began to get a grip oa the ' 0v A. maximum record of 98 airSOp mi yesterday hasT not! been; exceeded since Sept.-1, i911.. The high mark for the city is 109 degrees Sept, 7, 1881. .If ram does not come it is thought this reeord wijl be reached today. '.. .'- ... ' :. .'. -C. : Heat Ties Up TiaHo. - 5 Lorain, OhIo,Aug. LTrafac was- temporarily tied "up here today noon V when Traffic Officer Post's - rubber l r whistle meitetl ffpm the terrific heat. : A hurry .. call was sent for; another ." whistle of tin. ; ' ' - , : Frying Fish on Pavements. : r Port Clinton, O., Aug. L Fish were ! fried brown on the pavement here to' day. The fish were' left on the con crete for a few moments when lF was . seen .they5 were . steaming, and later J rere cooked. ;; Then a "couple "of eggs were"' fried. on the pavement nearby to : ". addto'the completeness of a picture of h the hottest day ever- experienced. r:;r: HOT AAimrnti uuu