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VOL. IV NO. HERICAFf VALOR PMISEDBY FRENCH Washington, June 6. The com jc: .'ion received today from ?n Pershing says: A French report of the work of American machine gun battalion !i.jch has recently been in action Chateir: Thierry includes the fol- I wing; On May 31 the enemy threatened ptake Chateau-Thierry, attempting w flank the the tovn on our left, , ...da bnan was produced. The Machine battalion, United States Anny.was immediately thrown in f, Chateau-Thierry simultaneously v'ha Colonial infantry battalion 1 iitdately the enemy reinforced ,;Mntire defense, especially 'at the f ,d3 of the bridge. Their courage f"d ability as marksmen evoked t'iC admiration of all. Crushed by our nre, tne enemy I mitated and as a result of counter tttacks vigorously supported by American machine guns, they were frown beyond the edge of the town. (hateau-Thierry remained entirely i i our hands. On the first of June t ward evening, taking advantage o; the darkness, the Germans stole toward the large bridge, in which faction they penetrated througli t'.e western suburbs to the banks c" the Marne. Ia order to mass their movements, tlijy made use of smoke bombs ihich made the aim of the machine t ins very difficult. At the same tine the town underwent an ex t:cinely vio!ent bombardment. At l'.e moment when the Germans ar rived on the large bridge, and be loved themselves to be in posses iioa of the same, a terrific explosion ('estroyed the central pier. Some Germans who had already crossed i ITS UiKcII Oil HIS SOUUl The American machine guns held l! e south bank and gave protect;on lr the withdrawal of the troops re- t ring from the northern section for t':e purpose of crossing the bridge I ior to its destruction. Here again lie courage of the Americans was hyond all praise. The Colonials themselves, though accustomed to tcts of bravery, were struck by the t'flderiul morale in the face of he, the coolness and th extraordi- SYLV N. C JUNE 14 1918; $1.50 THE YEAR IN ADVANCE f opcod fire with rifles, grsnaces-' and RED CROSS MINSTREL A GREAT SUCCESS. Both Ftu , w -nnces and automatic rifles, ;nd tach tried to outflank the other. Our greatly outnumbered, held '. its grouiij for three quarters of an hnnr Tne Red Cross Minstrel show, inflicting losses on the enemy andPven by tne young mn of syIva ammunition retire) only when its was almost exhausted. Our casual ties w -;q very light. During the night of June 4 to June 5, one of our patrols oDeratim glven nere- r . I T'U . 1 f in Lorraine DenetratfiH th nmV'a AUC personnel oi positions and advanced behind his YOUNG LADY JOINS - THE NAVYAS YEOMAN LADY JOINS Miss Harriet Selena Christy, of Bajsam, has the distinction of being the first lady to enlist in the navy I boro; William Bennett, Cullowhee; Clyde Wilburn Fisher, Beta; Norman Hughes, Wesser Creek and Dillsboro; Harvey J. Beasley, Sylva; Johnny Miller, Wilmot; Louie H. Watson Erastus; Cicera Andrew Dills, Sylva; TWO BLOCKADE STILLS CAPTURED Sheriff Cole and Deputy U. S. Walter Powell, Tuckaseigee; James Marshal Chas. Mason captured a Ashe. Dillsboro: Walter T. Ws wocKaae still on Dick s Creek Wed- at me local recruiting station, she I Svlva: Zollie Mor?a Svlvfl. Wm nesday. The still was made out of at the Auditorium last Mondav night, scored a decided success, more monev beind takpn in at thp dnor hoinrf j - v ojiva, wjuie morgan, oyiva; wm. ----- w money oemg taken m at tne door being accepted as a yeoman, second HnLrt m a garbage can stolen from theatre tnan at any previous entertainment I nlRss vMa omftrtn ,.:n 1 . r"lwul "cia " ... W 7 . - JiT ? TT - (col); Fred Coward, Cullo- "C1C auiue wces a&- ine oiock- tha nnmnanv 7 V " t whee (col) . WiUie Dayis Culbwhee aQerS 113(1 nVeteCl 3 Sma11 WaStl tub was made otOAes mortars. second line trenches. It inflicted with thp exception : 108 r? m .d T C"3:?! Kee, Dillsboro; John Bascombe Bat- The Sheriff says he found a brand u.ucu duu wunarew successiully " ' oa"uveuuiy' tie. Cullowl ee; Joh i Corbett Lam- new one man cross cut saw, with und'r cover of hnrradp frnm ftlir me past several montns. tie tOQK Young ladies who are enrollftH as h. vr vuk ..... ... i - ucil. viie.rt kkr iinni i iii vpr Mnim i mo uiauu vicmrv hi n it nnv nriA OnVnT h-Lartt 1?, thfet.mmh JT; S6Cf d ClaSS; '? U8t haVi! 8 Cherokee ): Moses Seders, Ma will come and claim ithemay have One of the biggest hits of the show knowledge of stcnofiraohv or tvDe- n L u . ...... . I : - I IJf YU1C. 1CUU. 1 1 Illl I. ! was tne song When We Keacn ihe wrifing, or both, and on being ac- w. s. s, Other Shore," sung by Mr. Sayre and cepfed are privileged ' to wear the n U O II r nniTP composed by Fred Calhoun, of Sylva. regulation naval uniform for that UlLu) k 11 ill) I L it. ia ucucveu mat wnen ims soug is prncn oi tne service. They receive Vu wc luaiKi it wiu uc uuc uMpay at me rare oi 4.ou per montn we are havinc mrita a in A rQ?n ADH1K 1STBAT0R PAGE AFTER PROFITEERS The raid was made during a rain storm, and just before the officers got to the still the occupants es caped; so no arrests were made. T" rcc : "i n i Raleigh, June-Millers and deal- the most popular songs of the season, and are allowed a stated' s.,m for . 8, 101 0: .W,n .T L1 ers who have hein tkind nHnt. u. So,, ,: n,L. " auey r now a-oays i"" iy ..emiesuay irom 0 UUWUUL uui iv, nuo ui mo uvoi ""vu i suuHiSLCiii:. i (in f iiverniTiRTiT nisn 1 r r in 1 ...1 U - .. , -ii i fldp nf thp cpamiMr fl, j . x. . ... . . . . . , , . " ouiuc vl me iarmers are getting v,auaua, wuere ue cut up a sun dui age ot tne scarcity of flour and the singing this natnotic song, which f urn shea thm with thrir imifnrmck.i.. j . . , 6 5 , . ",k:: j . .i I . I- . uemna wun meir worlL But 1 am maae no arrests, ne saia some one vuuiumunuu ooie uiuw ui me waa cuuiusiasuudiiv receivcu uy uic ana niotnine i j . .t . Food Administration are likely to large audience. have a "run in" with State Food ''J -1-iLJ . anq ciotmng, nleasfid to rAnnrt that tho mre oro I davfi thft alarm that thpv wpr in MiSS ChriStV, WhO iS the first to hugr fino Wr.0r Knf that atinn hv hlnwind o rr.rn on1 Dleasms feature of the enter- onmii at th iroi otafin nontitr .1 . . . . ... ......... . ... m. w awua ULULiuii. iLiLiVfiiLi w l T nAvr hniTA u:i. irrtrfc thA niAiirAiaM mnrin t- v A j 4. i. tt. T" I . . , uicy-uavc uccu in UUILC a Willie. uiai iuc uiuliiuucio luauc men vo . . T . S "SS"1 .-r. a ? State Normal col- Caney Kork has thehonor ofnav.cape before he and hb officers could r 7n M,,rr7r . y WMenMa Alarge number ing quite a number of boys march- reach the still, trade in the Official Bu letm of the acts. 6fdies have enrolled in this ser- mg with the Red, White yand Blue w. s. 7 7-""" wao r vice tit other recruiting stations in Francef some in Camps ready to sued today. According to this uj O O milMTV nilHT 1 throughout the st ate. and the fact L, a "uJ c . , a 4.1 Vi .1 l.llllilill III III I U I . . ' . &v v,v" "U H"1 41UU1UC1 CA 11 1 1 1 1 Y 1 I nas oeen r.p'a oacK anaaiscouragea ATTENTION! Raleigh. N. C, 5:38 P. M. 12 that none have before been secured pectind to go to CamDs the 24th. here has been the subject of official t Coleman C. Cowan. Sylva. N. G to a consiuera.e aegree Dypronieer- j acKson U)unty's part of the two correspondence Asheville Citizen, farmers sav last week that nnP of Announce to all dealers through mi; :u au iucai auu uuier ucreai minion aouar war oavinfis runa. w. s. 8. substitutes and the Food Adminis- North Carolina $48,538,314.00 tration is determined to call a halt Jackson County 285,956,00 on such business. State Food Administrator Henry A. Page, after an investigation of corn prices in North Carolina and with knowledge of the cost of the corn imported into the State and with due regard to the legitimate margins that may be charged by millers and retailers, announced def initely that hereafter any price for corn meal to the consumer above five cents a pound will invite in vestigation, and dealers found to be charging an unreasonable margin will be disciplined. The only justi fication for a price higher than five cents a pound will be high freight rates or unusual cost of handling due to some extraordinary circum cumstances. w. s. s. DUO TRAILS HONEY SEEKERS IN JACKSON Barkers Creek Canada Caney Fork. Cashiers Cullowhee Dillsboro . Green's Creek 1 Hamburg, v. ... Mountain Qualla River Savannah Sylva Webster NEW REGISTRATION 10,238,00 his boys was in France and he was ocal Pspsrs or otherwise maximum glad to know that one of his boys quantities of sugar that may be was serving his country.. This man sola reduced to hve pounds for countrv consumers, two Dounds to mnionn . ....... I uv uviuuu iviiu uio nwn - iu,o.uu ueiow is a list oi tnose registering . ... . ... . , . ,o town consumers, twenty-five pounds nn inn r rv - i uuva. luui. muu vv tint ovxxxo uj j o i ,40D.uu Mast Wednesday, Junedtn: nrmon rotri frt frt,t f uim for cannervs and Dreserving Dur- xi.-iw.uu wimam Barnes, uienvnie; ooert , t, ni. T. noSes oni v unon certificate: do not cm in rr I " ... I uuu ixi y nuuiu uui num. A lie UtAl I - carence Owens, Wenville; James . he gaw them out aboye jg wish preserving and cannerys re- -v ti ii i ii i iii! ni.ir a . - a. . a i ,Vuu.uu rnnups, woii jYiouutam, vary xacu- fi . . cniic n str ctionbut desire utmost care in use inh u. hU time. He-said he would report of sugar. Twenty-hve pounas at one 16,380.0 Dillsboro. Walter Mathis, Argura; L, . ... with time wiirbe' allowed to -purchaser 8,184.00 Ore Estes Monteith, Beta; Rufus I dim nthr wta wv. onlv uDon appro val of County Food ?Iaoon Bamin HenS011, Web,ste'; Lon: ing. That is just what I say: if a Administration. Instruct all dealer j i.ia. iiii .41m m am wn n u -FAHir in iiuii ... . i . . .c CVICU1CCU, vjiccuo i. man won't h r to hp n his np tfhhnr to Keep accurate rccuru ui every 12,740.00 Edward Cogginr, Fall Cliff; John , . t, camA t. 0 . , mnnnrt sale of suar from this date. n . tm . em rrs nr I - unu i.v uuun uuiu ouluvx.i bcotts weeK ,-vu Henry Franks, Gay; Raleigh How-1 !ir fiMrarnmant u,m n tn 8:33 A.M. PAGE. ii).oou.uu rH Hi arrt Svlva. KOV KODeri 18.990.00 A ohp WphctPrWm Walter Wood- 4 1U1V vwwvj ww m " - - over France and let him shoot those Germans instead of shooting squir -w. s. s.- -w. s. s.- nry steadiness of their nllies. The t'itchfulneFs of the Americans i -ver failed them, and with their ratline guns playing upon the ap Peaches Mri ..... ' j from George M. Cole, of Jackson 1 nnnntir tnntf I niOT I VOr U G UUUlJLJf, LW1V V111UI u IMPORTANT NOTICE Elsewhere herein is published a complete list of all men who regis tered under the Selective Service v v mm v m Law on June o. lyio. mere are 93 in all, considerably below the es $285,956.00 ring, Tuckaseigee; HobertH. Messer, Lels Sor t0 sa that Cane Fork I rMl i TX ' 1 I ujMBpmu, udvm vuicmaii ij, , nassome men of such character, Cullowhee (Willets); zone worman but they are scared just Frizzle, Webster; Chas. G. Robinson, I Dillsboro; Baagg Buchanan, Green's Cteek; Homer Howard Wike, East- Lanorte; Samuel Richard Bryson, Fall Cliff; Charlie Lee Stewart, Eras tus; James Roy Blanton, Addie; James William Blanton, Willets;! now. Mr. and Mrs. Sam Warlick went to Waynesville last week. Lon Henson of Sylva was in Bal sam Grove last week on business. Curtis Wood and Herschel Parker ! went to Richmond, Va. last week. Misses Sadie and Nina Arrington SATURDAY ore MEAX WEAXLESS lASm CM. BKEAKJAST VCX3DS OMlAININC WHEAT -W. S. S." Y. M. C. A. WORKERS r;,r s pf, sr'H - - oh army transports o in ail, cousiuerauiy ueiow me es ' ,. pPPpnQ PrPpir' H. T. Dillingham, of the city plain timate. Some townships have fur- W HenJy . "f" prlnc irwt Went t0 Greenville last week t0 see . . ..ii . r,Almnn Kirrh Allison. UreenS UreeK Ku.: i i T7Z i i u 1 reattach by the enemy. blood Local Board asks all patriotic citi ... Ralph Rigdon. Tuckaseigee; David gone t0 France hounds to the Canada section of stoscrutimzethislistverycare- Sutton, Greek; John Robert Craw- Misses Winnie H30pei.f Mamie1 iey v.iii he relieved at the same Jackson county cn Saturday to t -r,c as the French troops, at the trail the parties who stole a bee full v and to furnish as earlv as nos- fqrd, Balsam; Joseph Bedford Shfer- phim and Mattie Henson went I KTolonn Rtuoati RqIcqiti- T.vIp .TonftS I lnr.u.. t.i v . i Crawford, of the person wh, should have registered Mrnhv V1S11 whom it is siisnftotftd should have ' f - on a very nmuea iunou8n, irom " r I lnA. PSrrlfntAn' Wm OaWfOTfl i T .1 vitiM fcwwT, uainp jacusuu. Adams, Tuckaseigee; WUhurn mc I ! . H - oi wnom they fought. The hive from H. E T -L . . . . I'a command, knowing their Canada section. or Jist pride, feared that they would After trailing a scent picked up registered, but failed to do so. humiliated these valiant troops by the dogs for about two miles Mr. w. s. s. " uey had offered them rest sooner Dillingham, in company with Sheriff jM FIRST CLASS MEN CALLED "'ineir trench companions in Cole, arrested Dexter Nicholson, a JO COME i AT ONCE 'riSnt. The episode of the Cha- seventeen year old boy, at the u-ihierry will remain one of the home of his father Sunday morning n view of the fact that the Local memorable deed Y. M. C. A. Secretaries Now Accom pany Troops From Home. To The Camp And From Camp All The Way To The Boche Trenches Jule Welch and Joe Buchanan of Kinley Messer, Whittier Route 1. Waynesville. passed through town Jarnes Harris, Wolf Mountain; John last week from Canada. Lyrflan Stewart, Norton; Harley Nor- Mr. and Mrs. Vance Hooper o ris; Bessie: Wm. Allen Ensley, Beta; M0ses Creek visited in Brasstown r.hpetpr Frwin Fnslpv Svlva: Hobert thia war .... Q nnr Vnnnrf Vinhnl. : f. 5oK 1W wr - - i uaiuiuaj vt vm. mi auuui o w liuv-ii. iuuu6 iuwu. Duaru is uaiicu uuuu iu luiiiion t:ui. r,.1,r.tn- Wananm Mr- i t .1 xir i ;? n nl r i. .i . ... - . riiumjiou". fcvuwaito, "u'" ivir. aim ivirs. lOUlilUS vvoou tin ui uy in miuw son nnmiiLeu iiiai 11c uau uccu mi- as its rnirn onota il is earnesiiv us there. lilies Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Wood of Pnll ! f!ashifrs T.no.ins Favette CoDe tliio rtlano twill mnvp npvf wcotr to 1 1 11.. ... , . , a .1 11 . . WUHI T 1 I lllAO UIUW "HI 1"W V UVAV VVU .vr "avb pucaicu wnu mc wmuB u urgeu mai an lass wne men dje; Pearly Asbury Hyatt, Gay; Smokemont. hive stating that the theft was made are awav from home, return at L o:j n,.n..,u. ,.r. , TT un ti.A , T . . . ., . . . ' I uaviu oiuuey riuiiuui, uunumicc Winnie ri( WI IIIP Tnr.rtiirwt rf Ti.ta R T onto u i- if 1 VxiKok Hot-fid I I e?o r i v.yy,'T -' " ,:nPbfcli a;u Meisner forced down Nicholson, according to Mr. Dilling- Untrained on Jun eiemy biplane' east of Pont-a "J'osson. ham. men Dilling- entrained on June 25 meet at the office of the are 10 ue T ur:n,.n tv.,; t?i- touo Una PKofllO Hqtti r OM1M4V1 viiamv ""J Local When the Asheville officers and Board at 3:30 o'clock on June 24th ton Oibbs, Sylva; Roy Carl Bumgar- .TolliA Fox. Sneedwell: m.Affni.l .. - . . . ... I eon April 14 and May 31 the dogs parted Irom bnerm uie The remainder of the 14S men will n , k R;ohmond Evit Bessie: Eula Doui;l;lS Campbell brought he was still making efforts to locate be entrained soon thereafter, hence An4y Cookt Rich Mountain; James ,,Wnix hostile airplanes, of which Garfield Nicholson-Asheville Cit- tne importance of all Class One Wallace Reed Beta; Wib Gribble, "'iu;i nas on rnntirmpfl. izeil. men CUII11UK lJimic. xi jruu uavc n... n0jj Rnonon HrPPn's 1 BBS u a tf .M. & K V a u luis V,(?on confirmed S;imo titr.- Pc-Af- Ppfpr- , an(1 Lieut. Richcnbacher each izeil. 'H the -W. s. s. Down tl iiori has hppn de- and i io utjtu conurmea, 1 rOft-J 1 ;.cuown two more, the latter "",on also living been comfirmed. NOTICE. To whom it may concern: .Ap plication will be made to the Gov- pardon fnr th T VV 1 Xti This does not apply to non-combat nf rwk Mpsser who was convicted w K , . i - tuu is nnr nr . nnn v. rr r r.:i:,i tha hahrnorv TPrm of !W roUndor SLTH! ot the five .en who are on "!l conning of about CoUnty, dnd sentenced to the roadsp Ktoi ,H ,-1C0;"1,fffi! a -hostile of Hay wood County for a term ol 'islir!'-, !f;its size draw" UP thirteen months. -" u rination along a line This June 5th 1918. Rav: Garland Buchanan. any days of grace, they can be used rr..k. Richard Jone. Addie; very profitably in helping to harvest Eugee Edgar Norton, Cullowhee; the wheat crop. Friends of r?gis- Ru Keener, Willets; Zolley Rufus trants snoma nouiy wass uiie uieu Mathig FaU Giff;. Ashet . s -Mr .i ot tms request oi me lochi ooaru TnnvaRfiidpft! Elias Ravmond Frank A LVt- -CW " - lin Svlva: Melvin Carter Wike. East ie men or men in ueierreu ciassi Mel to that of our own patrol. Capt. Grover Wilkes, wlio is sta tioned at Camp Greene, is here on ETTA MESSER. a visit to home folks. Laporte; George Evans, Sylva, Thad deus league Varner, Whittier R. 1; Oren Theodore Tallent, Sylva; Ever ett G. McCracken. Sylva; Verlin Ora Buchanan, Green's Creek; Mounty Woods, Sylva: Judson Robinson Dillsboro; Baxter McMahan, Dills- Y. M. C. A. secretaries have carried their work to the troops in transport, says an announcement just received from the National War Council of the Y. M. C. A., and are now promoting a systematic recreational, educational, social and religious program for the soldier boys en route by sea to France. With the sanction of the War Department each transport now car-r ries one or two such secretaries whoso function it is to do all that is possible to make the voyage both comfortable and enjoyable for the fighting nea abroad. "Games are provided, musical tnd movie entertainments staged, maga zines and books are supplied and writ- . . I r . 1 r Vl " visited Mr. John A. Hooper Sundav I ins paper 13 " w llie Sl LaLt-Iilcill. tuuuuuca. Hooper went to Cullowhee to attend the summer Tuesday school. Carter Wike visited Nelson son Sunday.1 Blaine Nicholson, of John's Creek Hen- over on Tuckaseigee. Mountain Times. w. s. s. BAD KIDNEYS LAID HIM UP. A slight kidney impairment may lead to dropsy or Bright s disease Don't neglect it. Frank Miller! Bingham, Utah, writes: 'Was trou bled with my kidnevs so bad I could not work. Tried many kinds of medicine which dH me no good. Then I tried Foley Kidney Pills; no v feeling as good as I ever did before.' Sold by Sylva Pharmacy, adv. of a transport worker recently arrived showr. that in his equipment there were such articles as a folding organ arK song books, motion-picture equipment with 20 reels, pocket testaments, writ ing raper, boxing gloves, medicine, ball, rope quoits, checkers, dpniinoes, Victrola and records and a Sonora ma chine. 'Tl;e appointment of transport secre taries completes the link of Y. M. C. A. work, which begins with the re cruits in camp, continues through the training period, comes overseas on the transports and goes on in the camps in France all the way from the porta to the front line trenches. Transport secre- arlis are assisted to ships, and remain on their ships a;- dees the crtw. I- t ' f 1' u .