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HendersonTlIle. fr w w 4m s v J Fastest growing city in the mountains. VOL. XXIV. NO. 33 ATinniAi - flira HIIUlifiL nil S TO- Came In0 Being Having a Great Ira VrtsJon on Officials. , - Washington Sept. 5. The new Na tional army is a reality. It came Into being today while-the Nation lookel on expectantly, and was not disap pointed. . While reams haYe " "been Written about the men who ha-p been drattel nobody knew how the conscripts would actually look and act. .. , .w.," The first impression on the public and army men is extremely favorable. The conscripts entered the posts like American workmen beginning a new job which thy intend to , make the moat of and finish ittboroughly. About 35,0139 men are in the first in crement. The next increment of the first draft, about 275,0$0 men will start for the camps September! 19 and on Gtcoher Uie same ; ntnbeT will be called mp. The remaining 15 per pent -will go into the cantonments as soon thereafter as practicable : Another German lane Raid Loudon, Sept. 5. Nine were killed and forty-nine injured in a German " ' - - - - v ' , air raid last night. . .. .- "ADAST TO GO JtAKED. Denver Sept 5. Wide .publicity giaren the recent stunt of Miss Agnes Lowe, - the twenty-year-old College girl, who spent a week in the wilder ness of the Rocky Mountain National Pack as a tModern Eve," has resulted in many and varied attempts on the part of eccentrics to bask m the glaz ing rays of newspaper limelight Perry Adams,-of this city, became so obsessed with the idea that he was selected by some invisible power to seek his" "Eve" mate In the virgin forests that he neglected to comply with the dictates of Denver ordinances when he receiver the vision. Garbed in a romantic smile not even a cabhae leaf "Primitive Perry!' rushed lhrougnthe downtown streets crying: "I'm wild! I'm wild! I'm off to the T forest td" seek my mate!" - A palm room in a locar hotel was the nearest to. a forest Perry reached before Proper authorities s provided something more than mosquito pa jamas. . - ' C. T. COXSOR PASSES AWAY AFTER FETT DATSMLLES. C T. Connor, one of . Henderson ville' sleadkig citizens, . passed away last Sunday after a few days illness i Mr. Connor was stricken with jjneu mcnia for about three days and if ef fected both his lungs. Only a fevr ot his friend3 were 'aware of his illness before theend came. - ' . . :-! . Mr. Connor has been living in HenA dersonvili for the past ten years. Since coming here he has-been instru mental in helping build Tup the "com munity. He purchased a large tract of land In the eastern , part of the city and erected a number, of dwelling houses. As-fasas he built them he wuld sell and ' today . 'Carolina' Heights.'' gtands as a. monument to his efforts. . . v - . The deceased leaves a wife and one daughter, who is married and. lives out of town , - nflV- A; Finn nnnriTs? FRnnq iiri c vm -tiwi pt3Jhwo " ' --iwjhjw : p-; -ww pi rivrnr . AirDl 7 XcX HENDERSONVILLE, N, C. THURSDAY SEPTEMBER G, 1917 - . : PRICE FIVE CEIViS ifpjn-nnHlAririiirii Eadlcals Tfill Now Try to Make ITar Cnrden on Poo IdsJit as Possible" Washington, Sept, 5. Defeated in their efforts to fore high, taxes on war profits, the Senate radicals today be-, gan a' fight to make the war burden fall as light "as possible on the should ers of th poor. " They have strong: hopes of knock ing out, some proposed taxes. A de- termined fight will be made tq elimi nate the proposed levies on coffee, tea, sugar, : passenge rtrafilc and second class postal matter, , An. effort will also be made to strike out the provision placing ihe income tax on married men whose salaries are $2,000 yearly and on single me nwho make $1,000 a-year. Labor Day, -Celebrated Here Hundred of People Are Ovl9it JeaU- fnl Laurel Park Enjoying Picnic and Flajj Raising". Laurel Park has been : the . scene of much' pleasure all day long. People began arriving,' In cars, on 'street cars and in wagons early this'moFning for the big picnic Ltnner.-y- -" W. A. Smith invited the mayors otthft photograph ofia "pious fraud?" Charlotte and Atlanta, to be his guest One or the other7 Which? t ? -Columbia Spartanburg, Greenville In our time we have known a1 few for a picnic dinner. At least rthnee of the mayors and their families hare ao cepted and Mr. Smith has been busy all day entertaining his guests In true j Hendersonville style. - The flag raising ceremon7-began on scheduled time this afternoon. The A Hustler has a representative on the grounds at the beach, and a full detaH ed report will appear in tomorrow at ternoons's paper. American Schooner Stood Of f U-Boat A'tex any Hours Shelling the Sub N merslble Sank Her. Washington, Sept 3. The sinking of the American' schooner Cary-C. Ressy.' after all-night shelling by a submarine, is reported today; The crew :was saved. The attack occur red in stormy weather Aug. 23, $S3.f 5 REUSED FOR FRENCH ORPHAN SATURDAY BY GIRLS Yung Ladies Dres8 as Red Cross Nurses Secure Good Sum of Money Little'; buttons entitledv ;Agaln .for Libert y," given in exchange for dona tions for the French,,orphans proved quite "popular Jast. Saturday. Twenty five young ladies dressed as Red Cross nurses made , a canvass ; of the city and secured the sum of $83.75 for this -purpose: : - The visitors and people of Hender- sonvUle have been - quite generous . to all calls for funds in. corrnection with the1 great world war. " : - .J VThe Red Cross society arid, National League for women -Jiave raised large sums this summer in their , works of various kinds. ' ": '.' Mrs.l Vernon .Long-.-of Birmingham, Ala., was a week-end visitor of Mrs. Vance Norwood, v . . " - - Therefore Scandal of Defettlre Hani tlons War Is Blinked. . Washington, Sept. 5. Secretary Baker told the senatejeommittee to day that , the defective, amunition semt General Pershing in France was made in the Rockford government -arsenaL . The accidental presence of free sul phur in the primeares caused them to deterioate and miss fire. "The ammu nition has been called in. ABILITY, OTEGEITY, SINCERITY AND CHARACTER. (By ThosJ. RiCkman;) A man In this' world, w!k h:s raited together Quantities of Bullloi, . bank notes, bond-consols, bi-metalic securi ties, boundaries of our mother fartb and the like, may be what a mu: ought tp be, or he may be a pious fraud One thing he can certainly do. ii nc-t many things,--ie can occupy Mb and mighty-aeats In the church in theolog icalcal institutions and his way is gor geoups his words are - golden, his speech Is Hke silver and it would in deed be bad taste to in any way asso elate him with such maes metals as copper or brass. He is a man of glorl ous ability, of this there can .be "no doubt but if his life, and heart should be alid open, "from his' cradle to. the zenlthvof his. glorywould i; te a Iture orlcan-ne3S3-or--oi!il .it revo.il "hoss-swappers" andd mule traders, and if the reader never trieJ It or I'a tened to his -linguistic jargon of words, around a back-hitching lotrt him listen to the description and his- tory of a lazy, ong eared -mule be ing offered fortsale, or swap; the key note to our second word above is "soundness."- See if h uai cfrs you 'any reliable guaranty, of the soundness of that mule, from his hoofs up, by way of his inu; to hift tail-bo- o via ,his two eves to the tips of his ears? Will he mortgage yow an un encumbered trac of ih- fee sim ple of which .Is in -him, and his heirs, all as a back-up, of his words that his ' mongrel beast is and as been . up to that good moment, In 'an unbroken state of unimpaired health, together, of course with covenants of non-kicking, non-balking and non-runaway In r proclivities. True and real Integrity, In a mule-swap or horsesale, calls for a real genuine backing-up, of all the qualities mplied In the above words, to theend that the most - fruitful sources of all petty law-sutts may at least be minimized. ' ' Sincerity in T" its original, to our minds takes the very strange mean ing, "without wax." We sit down and sa,y, what, on earth has sincerity got to iowith wax anyway? In answer to this we are told that anclenty they had a wonderful cheap wax, and a mechanic, who possessing ability our first word and lacking integrit, ' pnr second jvord, instead of using gen uine mortar in filling in the construc tion of his Inner wall, would use this cheap wax as a filler, thus defraud ing hl3 employer. Strange thot-achj a man could not fore-see that unfav able results would follow in his wake and kill 'confidence in him. See that your holding to principle, trilth an integrity .together - with -sincerity is better than a bank account of - gold balances.'':' ; ' - V:-' :.. ' . Ability is a gift that is riot much concerned about your creed, or belief 'in fact, he who is gifted regards it as At I Ilass . Chicago's- pro-German . - - : rllayor la Ef2jry. - 7 Chicago, , Sept 5.Soldiers in Grant park mobbed .members of .the Mayor Thompson club when the latter assem. bled preparatory to journeying by. au tqmobiel to Kankakee wher Thomp son Svill open his "Senatorial campaign today.;. -V. v. sv - V'."? : I Members ; of the club were told to "teat it and they did amid 'shouts of "Keep-going until you go.to Germany." cjub banners were, .destroyed. ; , 5 -The mayor ' arrived later and got his party nnde rway. . He, was ' hanged in eSgy 6a the streets lajst night . r ' . A11ERICAN SAILORS ARE IN ; r GERMAN PRISON CA3IP Cajtain and Four of Crew of Anierian Tank Steamer Campana. . Wshington, 9ept'.5. Captain Albert Oliver, .of the American tank steamer Campana, and four of thie five mem berabf the; naval gun crew" who were taken r prisoners when their ship was j.-,.- ,?. ...r-'v r- Captured and sunk August 6, by a'Ger-. ijian submarifle,; are i na prison camp at Brandenburg, Prussia, the Amerl can JReCCrosswas advlsed today by cable, from. Geneva, T ' 4k -.1 1 f- 1 IK U I And Squarely Supports the President In His War Program. r MinneaolIs, Sept v 5. American labor as represented .here today Sjy the American Alliance for Labor and Democracy stands squarely behind the President and the flag The two hun- dred delegates, including scores of prominent labor meti4 today began a movement to put a stop to the work of the enemy within our gates, who foments labdr disturbances. . A resolution 'preparedy by Samuel Gompers declared "this is not a capi talists war and disloyalty to Ameri cans is disloyalty to the cause of freer dom, democracy and international ism'" c ;-:-::":5v: being rather hazardous- to subscribe to anything in paftlcular . lest his schemes or accumulation i.might call for a repudiation of some of his tenets, or holdings. Not a repudiation of your holdings of yellow metal, but. you rholding:to principle, truth and . horiesty. You would be a poor manip- ulator indeed, upnd won Wall street, if you were not always readyto at leasV-take one chance." One tkne an old woman, in London; lived on whati was called Theadrieedle streel and no . . . : - i '7' one seemed to know anything about the old lady, : except she. - remained aBout the same from day to day and year to ye&r and so finally an- inquisi tive Britisher hailed the old sister and asked , her how she was. and quickly the reply caine, UX if. be - any- of Jfonr business, I was not born ; yesterday1 It was a case.where the' strange siste doubted the Anglo Saxon's sincerity and possibly had doubts as to his in- tegrity and" as to his. ability,. She cared nothing. :' -.: :.-' -.. '.-. :.; -. ' .. . . ... - " Have you ever seen a court rooriv (ContiAued on List -Page.) . u 1 1 1 ... J ii ill . 4 WW L. I 4 BEDlOl DittG Located . In Beauty :. Spt-in-France, - , Clean and Sanitary, . ' American - Field Headquarters, France,- by N. O. Parke," International Staff Correspondent, : Sept. 5. General Pershing and staff havear rived here This. Is one of the beauty spots1 of France. - The country : is rolling. The . :'.'? . ;-'7v 7 . .. - , . ..... :,- . "7 i.. streets are; lined, with well-kept foil age. ..The headquarters buildings are former barracks and every thiigj is newlpainted , and cleapied and fuite Inviting." There" are "some fine resi dences. One has beenyset . asidev for Pershing. -v ' -'7 . :- - . :.i " -Pershmgha a comfortable, habita tion, i - He will occupy 5 large ixtoin on the seccina floor. - The walls are "blue and only one rug is on thVfloor. There Is a? plain flatopped desk. The fur nishings are extremely; simple, s r - - American guards, command allap-: proacb; to , the illae o Bpbndent'waV stopped b guards composed lot soft-voiced' Geor- gian, a lanky:- Kansan and a husky i vLV- '' :- '' ; - -; ::.' poiiu. 1--t y:..; vi Engineers ' are constructing tele phone lines to the training camps. .v-'V--'- J i GeiroanU-Bciit- town marinefeombarded. Scarborough killing three. ; 7 Majer General ORy an Now at Spar tanburg Escapes Bad Accident Spartanburg, S. C, Sept: 4.--The quick presence of min of his chauffer, Corporal Johnson; savedr Major .Gen eral O'Ryan, commanding the Twenty seventh army division, from a bad au tomobile accident this afternoon. In ..... . . 7 ...... ..' . -, i company with two aides, General O Ryan was going to the camp and on a narrow road his driver attemnted-to pass another automobile. . The driver fenburg' has consented to, send two di of the front car - misunderstood the ons of Bavarian troops fromtt .. passing signal aria ; turned sqarelysslan to tne Isonzo front ; across the road. , arid Corporal son, in order to avoid a collision, gave L1 iua wucf. a vj itixv tuxu ucauu iu t.. x uiavuiue fcuai&iit uu wju a miecu-iuui embankment, landing in a cornfield beloW. None of the occupants ; were injured. - . - ': '. : ,. . . .:' ;. -sTwo hundred officers, recent gradu ates from ..' the "officers', training -camp at rpiattsburg, arrived - here today,- havfng been assigned to duty T-wih the Twenty-seventh division of the army.:.;-'-.. .-i-"-r' -V'-: - Lite Stock Specialists : : vj :- : Convent to Talk Heat. ; Washington' Sept 5. Secretary Houston and Food 'Administrator Hoover; have called a conference "of . . speclalists to :;solve the ; meat shortage r problem;. They will try to increase the production. ' To Confejron; Peace ; ProWem. Amsterdam," Sept 5. The German foreign, minister will confer Vith'the Kaiser at great headquarters Thurs day on Wilson's reply to the Pope. " r-t y;--lX7 Japs to Help,. . . ' -'Geneva, Sept 55 The Munich; Neu este Nachrichten say sthat a large Japanese force is concentrated -oil the Manchuria frontier ready to come to khe assistance of the Russians-. . - 7 : CottoriCHarke t Slniaping. " New; York, ; Sept 5. October 20 :90; Janrnry 20.75. ; " -.. ' 1 : 'o -. ' TAKE A BIG SLICE OF RUSSIA K, - .THE niGA-BIYLNA SECT Oil . . Believed They 1TH1 Retire to jCesstn?i Line Italians Capture Another Aus. - 7-;:,-j;:-... Copenhagen, ' Sept. i 5rerlin &ci- vices state - , .. .... . ... . -,-f - that: the ;-Russians hs?? been; driven from their positions ever a twenty inil front in the rga-DIrtaa? sector-to a depth of ten niil9i;v;v The Russians left -j Riga -paril. aflame, also" -they- destroyed, pasli-. buildihgs P arid the powder magat!ae and; fbrtificay oris; and left: ruined V1K lages in their -wake. - ' , , G Germans Hard Pressed In Fl&sf its. held by the, British ; and Portugese , trops on the Franco-tieigmm irtmiier - were' driven off last night : . : . , activity around Xens, the; war "oSce : :tUnomcial dispatehes predicted on btheVtragetlc retirement "of? Germaav io theT Countrai line because of tie steadily: taeWasinpr ' This: 'wonld'-'meari "a; retreat rl r::t .. ten!-ciles:no"rthest'arid "southeast . : y? AmsterdayriiSept ;..rTLlzz. i Ireverishiy1t.tbrtifyi ground intNorther France and Bel-' giuirij according, tor refugees arrtvtog ' Italians Take Another Fortress'T"1 ome. Sept 5. Press dispatches;; ; from the front report the "capture by Italians of Monts-San Gabrielle, a: strong Austrian fortress southeast of .: , . ; "-'"-.;'.. Monte Sante. 7j;..:- ' ;:.;-'-" : Geneva,-Sept 5. A dispatch from y Irinesbruck , says that . after several y vonHin- urgew . yyan.? to stren- 1 I . . '- T. ntia - rlofA-nqft.' 'The I swoda factory, the. dispatch says, ii? working 24 hours a day ; to supply , .... . hfeavv artillery in order to protect rider t i ........ . - . . . Hermada heights, the key to Triest r: INFORMATION xFURNISnED. BY " ' ; - ' : L i At "Sleeting Last Night Important 2Iat: An enthusiastic meeting N of the -board of' trade was held in Ithe board w roms at the city hall last night The matter of accommodating a large : number' of officers families and their relatives here during the 'encampment r of troops' in Spartanburg and Green-" ville was. thoroughly, discussed, j It is likely that an army medical camp or hospital for wounded, soldiers, will be located in Western North Car olina and the board of trade is going to make a strenuous effort to locate it, here. ; -y -.y. ';-; "'-::-'':v-;'-" Another meeting in the near future willbe called to go" into details about the matter. fjlVjA'y'- -'ri- r; -"' ;;:; 'X-f: ;FIrst -Baptist ;hurch. ';;:.. -I -' :: : Rev. K. WV C.awthon; pastor ; : v Jilext Sunday sermons' by theastor, 11-a. m., and. 8 p: ; Morning srib ject "The r Message . of the -J Heavenly Hdst: Evening V subject : y :j "The End of the War," ; TyX?: . Sunday school. 9:45 a. m.-" ,'; :.' Mid-week eryiceJVednesday 8 p. m. A cordial welcome to all.