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vuiifeSPAV, JULY 16, ISIS.
FRENCH BROAD HUSTLER. HENDERSONVILLE. jr. (7. BBS REVIEW OF, THE PAST VJEEK - , (Two New Pro-A!!y Republics Are Established in Northern ' . Part of Russia. PHOBLEH OF AID UI1S0LVED ,Von Hitze, Pan-German, o Succeed Von Kuehlmann Italians and French Conducting Successful Offen sive Against the Austrian n South- ern Albania. By EDWARD W. -WCKARD. "What shall ye do to help Russia?" .vas still the leading question for the governments of the allied nations last Veek. Developments, though they were in the main favorable to the al lied cause, had not greatly clarified the situation. It. seems apparent that Ger many, too, is in doubt as -to what course to pursue In the near East. Her policy of terrorism and grab-all has not been working out well and has caused bitter complaint even in the ; reichstag. The people of the Murman coast, 'between Finland and the White sea, where there are large allied military -stores under guard of British and : American forces, have created the White sea republic, and in the rest of Arctic Russia, from the White sea ; to Siberia, the republic of Wologda czhe has been established. Both of i these new states are anti-German and ; pro-ally and their people promise to ;form active forces against the Teu tons If given aid. In western Siberia the bolsheviki have been defeated again and are reported to have evac uated Irkutsk, and a provisional gov ernment for Siberia has been set Dp in Xovonicolacvsk. This government has laid out a program that includes the liberation of Siberia from the bol sheviki; the avoidance, if possible, of foreign intervention; universal suf frage, distribution of the land among the landless and other economic re forms. It intends to summon a con stituent assembly and to restore law and order. All this is being done un der the protection of the2 army of Czecho-Slovaks that has continued its victorious campaign against the bol sheviki and the German and Austrian war prisoners who are aiding them. Thus there appears to be forming the established authority that has been considered requisite for the ex tending of aid to the Russians, at least in Siberia. But President Wilson would not consent to the dispatch of ian armed force that would mean the weakening of the western front in Eu irope, and doubtless the other allied leaders agreed with him. Further 'more, Mr. Wilson especially is averse to departing from the policy of nan 1 interference in the internal affairs of ia friendly nation. This does not mean that the allies will abandon the plan ;to send to. Siberia supplies from Amer ica and a commission to extend help iof an industrial and economic nature. (Moreover, the Czecho-Slovaks there .are doing so valuable a work that the : entente powers intend to give them ;such moral and material support as ;they may need, provided they stand by their pledge to refrain from assum ing permanent control over the coun try through which they are passing. If a military force is sent into Si beria it probably will be largely made up of Japanese and Chinese. fe ' Through German sources comes the -assertion that the soviet government of Russia has declared it will ally itself with Germany if an Anglo-Japanese expedition intervenes in Siberia. .20 doubt Lenine would commit him self to such a course, but It is a ques tion whether he would be sustained by .any great numbers of Russians. fe Germany's penetration of western Eussia and Finland has been accom panied by such brutalities that the minority socialists in the reiqhitag have been attacking the government's policy strongly. Their leader, Hugo Haase. asserts that since the Germans r?d Finland 73.CX10 workmen b&ve Many Miamians Are Flocking To This City The following article which was Mia frm the Miama Metropolis, Fla., will be of interest to Hpml visitors as well as to the hendersonville people: oriil ber of Miamians is any ntion then Hendersonville is the Hn!L,Ppular place in Nor Caro u as a summer resort. Miss Hat- dav f, rperier' who returned yester- e L Jw Hjat cit brils home the folk. w Vv ire,are dozens of Miama Sn peSd!1811011 th6re fr the vaca" Mrs vare"ter and her mother, the'vto fT .CarPenter, and sisters. Up ahnnf I aiSy aRd Graee' motored trip i f tW Wfeks ao making the Tvd one"half da's - oirain v -S en1tire tri?' their only o tf T Cms the steeP approaches ftVrTl31?06' Ga- which 47iv Ullbe remedied to in Vr T r the motorist. other Miamians there, Mrs. been arrested and many of them, In- ; eluding 50 socialist members of parlia ment, executed. Because of the num erous executions there, lhe said, the town of Sveaborg has been renamed j Golgotha. Finland Is on the point of and General Mannerheim, commander of the Finnish army, asked Mr. Moi lis, American minister to Sweden, What chance there was for Finland' to pet food from the United States. Mr. jLJpxris told him plainly ltltwas very slim so long as Germany "held the country under her control. Ostensibly as a measure to save food, the Finnish government has ordered the expulsion of all Jews. Pa When the news came of tbe assas sination of Count von Mirbach, Ger man ambassador to Russia, In Mos cow, at the instigation of a group of social revolutionists, there were many predictions that the kaiser would get revenge by sending a great army to occupy tbe chief Russian cities, and indeed It was semi-offlcial-ly stated in Berlin that such w-ould be his course. But after breaking off diplomatic relations the chief Hun ap parently thought better of it and a mild statement was issued hoping "that the Russian government and peo ple will succeed In nipping the pres ent revolutionary agitation in the 'bud." It is noteasy to see how Ger many would gain much by further grabbing in distracted and starving Russia. T&e panQrman party triumphed over iJts opponents and forced the resignation of Foreign Minister von KoeKlmann 'because of his "peace im possible 'by force" speech, and then pinoceeded to pick Admiral von Hintze, Uie trickiest and most disreputable of Teuton diplomats, as his successor. Great excitement in the reichstag re sulted and 'the socialists agreed not to vote the war credit, which could not he passed without their aid, until the mew minister had announced his pol icies. Von Hintze Is a swashbuckling militarist and the creature of Admiral von Tlrpitz. As minister to China he disgraced himself, and as minister to Mexico he deliberately stirred up a row between Huerta and Carranxa la order to embroil the United States. The French press accepts the selec tion of Von Hintze as evidence that the militarists in Germany are strong er than the diplomats and are deter mined upon a war to the finish. They believe he will do the pan-Germans much more harm than good. isa Military operations of prime Impor tance last week were confined tt Al bania, a field of which little has been heard for a long time. There the Italians and French got very busy and, with the aid of British naval farces In theAdriatic, started an offensive that met with considerable success and is still progressing as this is "writ ten. Within a few days the allied forces had advanced more than twenty-five miles on a battle front sixty J miles long, had captured Fieri, an im- i A A f , M .11 poriant iovu eigm nines irum me Adriatic, and had practically sur rounded Berat, the chief city of south ern Albania. They also had occupied mountain positions of great strategic value. Before the week closed the Austrians had evacuated Berat. This Albanian offensive was counted on to have great political effect, es pecially in Austria-Hungary and among the small nations of the Bal kans. Already it had caused evident uneasiness among the forces of the central powers that face the allies from the Adriatic to Saloniki. In Macedonia they made several costly and vain attacks on the allies. The apparent objective of the allies in Al bania is the Shkumbl valley , and the old Roman road, the Via Egnatia, leading to the Vardar valley and open ing the way to a movement toward the east that would outflank the enemy north of Monastir. If the Austrians are decisively de feated in this region the kaiser may force them to accept Von Below as their generalissimo, despite their pro tests. The : efforts to Germanize the Austrian general headquarters have stirred Tip tne already angry people of the dual kingdom. Another row there has been caused by more or less open assertions that Empress Zita ruined the offensive on Italy by pre venting the -use of gas and otherwise hampering the commanders. ' A big Harley remaining while Mr. Harley is on his way back home. The Har leys carried the Carpenter family out to Camp Craggy, near Chimney Rock where Reese Combs of Miami is in charge of a boys' camp. Mrs. William M. Btrrdine 'was a visitor in Hendersonville for a "short time but has now returned to Wash ington, D. C. to be with her daught er, Mrs. A. C. Read, who has secured a house near Chevy Chase which she expects to occupy while Capt. Read is stationed there. Mrs. W. R. Ingram and Miss Minnie Ingram are located there hav ing gone up immediately after the close of high school. Mrs. Charles Bolles and little son are in Hender sonville and Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Cros land are other Miamians there. Mr. and Mrs. F. M. Doan find that city a delight as a summer resort and Mr. and Mrs. Perry, Miss Audrey Perry and Miss Ingram are recent arrivals, having left here about a week ago by automobile. Among the recent arrivals there are Mrs. H. T. Ferris and two sons, Harry and Stephen, of Miami. Social life there is very active, Miamians say, as the cantonments at Spartanburg and Greenville furnish a supply of uniformed men on leaves of absence each week-end and even throughout the week there is a fine sprinkling of uniforms at the hotels. .ndal resulted, and extremists In enna are asserting that both the aperor and the empress should be terally sequestered and made to take orders from Berlin. Hungary, too, is furious at Austria because the Hun garian regiments were forced to bear the brunt of -the attack in Italy and In some cases were practically wiped out. y . .. MM mmmtm t There were no major .qpecattofls on the Italian front last week, but the Italians' unceasingly harassed the enemy by raids and sorties and In .t;he mountain region improved . their awb positions considerably. The American aviators on that front kept upbeir excellent work. , On the western front there -was an ominous silence on the part of the Huns. The usual- 40 days needed by them to organize a new drive bad nearly expired, but still they did not start. However, abnormalactlvlty was observed behind their lines, especially in the regions where the . Americans are stationed. On Teusday the French undertook the first considerable in fantry operation in many days and, with the aid of tanks, advanced more than a mile on a front of two and a half miles northwest of Complegne. Prisoners and gun? were captured and positions occupied that serve to pro tect the important railway junction at Estrees-St. Denis. General Petain also took important ground east of the Retz forest on the Marne front. There -were many raids by all the allied ( forces during the week, and some ar- tillery activity beyond the ordinary to 1 the British sectors. Such splendid work is being Acme by the air forces of the allies on th west front that military observers now at sert the superiority In the air n&w un questionably rests with them. The British flyers have engaged -In a num ber of extraordinary exploits, JCnd the French and Americans are :keejtng up their end of "it toost satisfactorily. On Wednesday a squadron of .American scout planes flew toaek of the German lines In the Chateau Thierry region for 50 miles, obtaining valuable in formation and all returning safely. Coleoel Roesevelt was -elated by the news that his youngest on, Lieut. Qwntln Reesevelt, had downed his fir?l Hun plane. Bombing raids on German cities by Sbe allied airmen are ,lcreasing in frequency uuad effective ness. In preparation for themext big drive Vob nindenburg called for a million more inoa, to be taken from the fac tories, their places being filled by pris oners and foreigners, and, contrary to agreements, by exchanged prisoners of iwar. Recruits of sixteen, seventeen and eighteen years .are being called, and everything indicates that the su .pteme fmmaawr "istralning," every nerve to end the war ;this year. To encourage the troops 'there has been a systematic campaign to mislead them as to America's participation in the war. The people now refuse to believe we are taking an active part In the conflict or that there are more than a few thousands of our men in France. 1st There have been many stories of the declining morale of the German troops, due partly to the prevalence of Spanish influenza, but it would be foolish to grow optimistic over these reports. The enemy Is still strong and can produce an amazing number of men, and confidence in our victory must be based on our growing strength rather than on his growing weakness. The stream of Americans across the Atlantic continues, although it may be they, are not being sent o rapidly just now as in recent months. The war department recently decided that all mei of the new drafts should be, given six months' training on this side. Id The senate gave a big boost to the plan for, a bone-dry America by voting in favor of the prohibition rider to the agricultural extension bill. It went on record first by re versing the ruling of the chair, that the amendment Is general legislation and therefore barred from an -.appropriation measure. The wets admitted their defeat since the move for war prohibition originated in the lower house, and relied on the president to veto the -bill on the ground that the workers in vital war industries should not be deprived of alcoholic leverages. NEW TELEPHONE BOOKS The Asheville Telephone and Telegraph company has just had their July edition of telephone hooks delivered by the Hustler office"' These books are issued semi-annually by the company and this edition con tains a large number of new sub scribers that have been added to the list. REV. TEMPLE LEAVES Rev. A. H. Temple and wife, who have for 11 years been with the Presbyterian Orphanage at Balfour, where Rev. Temple was superintend ent, have gone to Stanfield, N. C. He will take charge of a school and a church in this field, where he spent 10 years before coming to Balfour. Before leaving, Rev. Temple adopted Nettie Goldsmith, of Asheville, who has been staying at the orphanage for some time. There are about 40 children in care of this institution. Exercise war economy and sell us your serviceable second-hand shoes or let us sell you a good pair. We have some bargains, 31. C. Dotson & Co. 6-27-3tc. PERSONAL W. R. Harrill, of Forest City, is spending several days in the city. :o: " Miss E. V. Cluis, from Atlanta, inspector of woman's work, visited Flat Rock this week and inspected :o: Mr. and, Mrs. F. E. Curtis and daughter, Bettie, are leaving this week for Bangor, Maine. There they will spend the rest of the sum mer. :o: Ms. B. Ehringhaus and daughter, Miss Camile Ehringhus and grand daughter, Camile Ehringhans, came from Norfolk, last Thursday and have taken rooms at Park Hill for the summer. tor Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Truesdale and Mr. and Mrs. B. McDowell, of Ker shaw, S. C., were in Hendersonville Wednesday en-route from Asheville to Charlotte. They have been tour ing Western North Carolina. :o: their work rooms for the Hed Cross. T. C. Crosland and family, of Punta Gordan, Fla., who have been on a visit to relatives at Bennetts ville, have come to visit Mr. Cros- land's brother, B. F. Crosland, on Fifth avenue. Mrs. W. F. Penny at Laurel Park, had as her guest for the week-end, Mrs. P. P. Yousig, of Asheville, and her niece, Miss Thelma Runyon, of Kentucky. fMfes Runyon has an ex ceptionally fctte dramatic contralto voice. She sahg "Face to Face" at the morning service of the First Bap tist church last Sunday. :o: J. F. Hayes, a prominent business man of thas section, who has made his home in Asheville for several years, has been a guest of Park Hill recently. On last Monday Mr. Hayes underwent a successful opera tion at 'file Merriwether Hospital in AshevIHt. :o: Dr. and Mrs. E. E. Bomar have had 'as their guests Dr. and Mrs. Paul Y- Bomar, Miss Louise Bomar, Paul T," Bomar, Jr., and Dr. BomaT's little grand-daughter, Lilian Ellis, tf Marion, Ala. The entire trip vras madefy motor. En-ronte relatives were xisited in Atlanta; Greenville, Landxnm and Spartanburg. Special Values in Ladies Ready-to-Wear Dept. jp Beginning Monday, JULY 22nd Ladies' white canvas high top slioes, with rubber or leather soles, Hjgh or low heel. 6 day special $1.98 "Ladies' extra quality white canvas pumps, high, low and military- heels. ; 6 ay special $1.98 Ladies' white pumps in merceri zed Sea Island and poplin, beauti ful quality. 6 day special $2.98 Chiidrens' white pumps 98c Dress ginghams good quality. 6 day special 22 l-2c (6 yard, limit to customer). Black taffetta, yard wide $1.25 White India linen 15 c Striped silks for dresses skirts extra heavy grade $1.75 Children's dresses small sizes 49c Emory Justice is home on a fur lough from Brooklyn navy yard. Mrs. W. Reddin Kirk is in Ashe ville this week on business. :o: W. S. Shitle was in the Fairview section Sunday to attend the burial of i one of his friends. Dr. A. C. Tebeau left for Toledo, Ohio last week on a business trip and will return by motor this week. :o: Miss Ada McRacken, of Whiteville, N. C, is visiting her uncle, D. T. McKeithan in Laurel Park. :o: Miss Anna Belle Dowd, of Char lotte, visited her sister, Mrs. Sidney Goss, who is spending some time at the Summer Home, last week. :o: 1 Ormie Edwards, who has been stationed with the navy band at Portsmouth, Va., is home on a fur lough of ten days. Miss Margaret Blythe has return ed to Brevard after attending the teachers' institute and visiting Miss Ruth Black. Mrs. Peter Smith and her mother, Mrs. Ford, from Owensboro, Ky., motored from Asheville to visit Dr. E. E. Bomar and family. :o: Misses Alma Lee and Nona Ed wards have been visiting their sister Mrs. Gordon F. Garlington in Ashe ville. :o: C. B. Eaves left on Wednesday for Chattanooga, Tenn., where he will engage in the wholesale grocery business with his brothers. Mrs. Eaves and son will remain for the summer with her father,. J. D. Davis. Emory Justice, son of Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Justice, arrived Tuesday from Brooklyn, N. Y., on a 15 day's fur lough. He is in the service of the navy. :o: J. G. Lewis and family, from Jacksonville, and their daughter, Mrs. B. F. Longino, have come for the summer, but are not permanently located as their bungalow has been sold. They take their meals at the Kentucky Home. to: Mrs. W. L. Carmichael and daughter, Miss Willie Carmichael, nd Master "Willis, and Mrs. E. B. Clayton, of near Brevard, are guests of their relative, Ttfrs. 12. H. Davis. Everything in the store is being reduced while the carpenters are at work preparing the building adjoin ing us to be made ready for our occupancy Now is the time to Buy up Your Needs T and 1M IF T 1 C. F. Bland was in Raleigh last week in connection with the labor situation, having gone as the one in charge of this phase of government work in Henderson county. J. E. Shipman went to Camp Sevier Sunday on a visit to his brother, Carl Shipman. , News was received Wednesday to the effect that Carl had been moved toward France. News has been received of the safe arrival in France of Grover Shipman, Allen Hawkins, Miller Pender, Chester Glenn, Guy Jordan, Willie McCall, all of whom went from Ft. Caswell, where they were stationed for nearly a year after leaving Hendersonville with the Coast Artillery. Mrs. Margaret Bonnett' and daughters, Miss Wilmer Bonnett and little Margaret, and Mrs. Morris W Sheely, of Columbus, O., compose a motoring party from Columbus, O., who are guests of Mrs. E. H. Davis at the Villa Valerie on Oakland street. :o: Mrs. C. A. Allison, of Anniston, Ala., is a guest of Mrs. E. H. Davis. Mr. and Mrs. J. Harvey Carpen ter and children, of Hendersonville, arrived in the city today to spend some time with relatives and friends. They are stopping with Mr. and Mrs. K. J. Carpenter. Rutherfordton Sun. :o: GIVES MOTOR PARTY Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Latham gave a motor party last week in hon or of their guests, Mrs. A. B. Litch field and son and Father Farnum and family. They motored to Ashe ville and among the places of interest they visited were Kenilworth Inn, Sunset Mountain and the drive along the Swannanoa River. Luncheon was served on a rock with the waters of the river flowing around it. NOTICE TO THRESHERMEN OF HENDERSON COUNTY All Henderson county threshermen who have not yet been supplied with record books, are requested to call at once at the office of the local food administrator and procure same. WILLIAMS STOCK CO., 23 PEO PLE, COMING ON JULY 22. NO THING BUT CLEAN, REFINED SHOW. Adv. We sell tin cans No. 3, and syrup or molasses buckets at wholesale prices. Govan Hyder. ltp. Ladies Trimmed Hats at One-Half Price U4 Large size children's dresses 75c to $1.98 Tennis shoes 59c Sheeting lengths -yard wide short 20c Cotton plaids pretty patterns 21c Heavy Cheviots 25c Men's unionsuits 75c Ladies' vests i5c ; Ladies' silk hose 39c Full size pillow cases - - 25c Bed spreads $1.98 Ready made sheets $1 25 Hundreds of bargains throughout the store. J