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THE 4 PRICE $1.50 PER YEAR Wilson, N. C. Tuesday, November 19, 1918. Vol. 22No. 74 EX-KAISER WILL RETURN HOME BECAUSE THERE IS TROU BLE IN HOLLAND OVER HIS PRESENCE. THE QUEE ARRIVES IN AN AIRPLANE. ALLIED GOV. ERNMENTS THINKING OF THE EFFECT OF THE I GERMAN EMPEROR IF HE 1 SHOULD RETURN HOME. Amsterdam, Not. 18. The former mpress hag arrived in Holland, waking the trip in an airplane, ac eerding to the Zevenar correspon iant oZ tua Telegraph Company. mperor ' Preparing to Betura to Germany. London, Not. 18. 3:47 a. m. The Petsdam Soldiers and Workmen's tonncil learn that William Hohen sellern is planning to return to Ger many -on account of disturbances due to his presence in that country ac rding to the Exchange Telegraph Company. The Lokal Anzeiger states that he is likely to be per mitted to return. Prinz Eitel Friedrich has appealed U his comrades of the Potsdam gmards to place themselves at the disposal of the new government in Cermany. His Presence Not Desirable Washington, Not. 17. Informa tion reaching here from official senrces indicates that the situation ia Holland is causing grave appre hension and that the presence there ef the former German Emperor with Member of his family and some of is strongest supporters may so in lame the people as to endanger the onarchy. While it is true, it was pointed but, tbat the former Kaiser is practically a prisoner in the von Bentinck castle, be is not the prisoner of any of his foes. It was suggested that the im mediate fate of the Ex-Kaiser is of ittle moment compared with other affairs in Europe, his presence upon an already disturbed state in the Netherlands that he is the object of orcern among allied statesmen. Bolshevism apparently has taken root in Holland. Before the war the rotations between the Dutch and German courts were very close, and it is suggested that the Belsheviki way see in the presence of the form er ruler of Germany an excuse to precipitate an uprising against the Queen. The bread ration in Holland was Increased from 200 to 280 grams per person per day, beginning Friday according to a cable from Commer cial Attache Edwards at The Hague to the Department of Commerce. Want Ex-Kaiser Removed. Washington, Not. 17. According to information reaching Washington there is strong sentiment in certain ortrters of the Entente governments ia favor of insisting that the former German Kaiser and bis eldest son hall be compelled to make their residence at some place remote from orman territory. It Is likely that there will be equally strong insist oace that no son or brother of the former Empero rshall be permitted to reside in Germany. Nothing has yet appeared to indi cate a disposition on the part of any of the governments at war with Ger many to provide unusual punish ment for the former Kaiser and form er Crown Prince. The feeling ex ists, however, that it should be male impossible for them to carry on in trigue against the effort to demo cratize Germany. The suggestion that the ex-Kaiser should be kept under guard on a remote island,. as was Napoleon, has net attracted attention, apparently, among those who will have a say In the ultimate disposition-of his per iod. In connection with' this sug gestion, on ofthe places mentioned for the confinement ot the ex-Ksiaer m the island it Heligoland, with the guard composed of soldiers of the allied and American governments. It is taken for granted here that the matter of imposing punishment on the ex-Kaiser and leading mem bers of the autocratic group at Ber lin who brought on the war and were responsible for German atrocities will be discussed by the representa tives of the allied governments who will participate in the negotiation of the peace treaty. So far no defi nite suggestion on this subject ap pears to have received consideration. Taking Inventory of Germany's Financial Condition. ' Washington, Not. 18.-rInvestiga-tlon of Germany's financial condition has been undertaken by the allied governments for the purpose of as certaining the ability of that coun try to reimburse the countries which she occupied and tor the damage to property she committed. It has been learned from official sources that Germany's debt now amounts to 35 billions of dollars, mainly in bonds held by the people of that country and this represents two fifths of the estimated resources of the empire which total eighty bil lions of dollars. Although there has been no official announcement of the aggregate amount that the allies ex pect Germany to pay its Is certain to lun into billions of dollars and the terms of course must be made ac cording to Germany's ability to pay. Wiethe American Army North east of Verdun, Sunday, Nov. 17. (By the Associated Press) Two 16 inch cannon were turned over to the Americans at Spincourt Saturday. These were' the guns used by the Germans to shell the Verdun region. 42 guns of various calibres were surrendered. The entrance of the Americans into Spincourt on Satur day was most spectacular. Lt. Em mett Gruner of St. Louis represented the First army while Lt. Robert Ni chols of Salisbury went as the mili tary expert to see that guns were all In good condition. German Propaganda in America Still Active Washington, Nov. 18. Govern ment agents have found that Ger man propaganda is stiil active in the United States, and is being put in order to encourage sympathy for Germany in this country for the pur pose of influencing the peace settle ments. The public is warned that the same interests formerly so act ive in this country America's en trance into the war and remained qu'escent during the war. are again active to secure for their country the best possible terms in the settle ments of peace and adjustments of the damage done by Germany in ter ritory occupied by its armies. The lost of the Germans Washington, Not. 18. Reports to day regarding the march and prog ress of the third army in Belgium is announced by general Pershing who said . that by nightfall of yesterday the retreating elements, of the Ger man army had reached a point near the German border. The Condition of Prisoners Nancy, Nov. 18. (By wireless) Returning British and French ana Belgian prisoners in the region of Nancy show the results of their pe riod of captivity. The T. M. C. A. is feeding and clothing and caring for them. FAIR TONIGHT AND COOLEB For North Carolina fair and cool er tonight, Tuesday fair with fresh west and northwest winds. A NEGGKO BOY SHOT Two negro boys and two white boys who were hunting yesterday, contrary to law, happened to an ac cident in which one of the colored boys was shot in the head and a part of his face was torn off. Hhe boy who was shot is the son of Marcellus Moore and the one who did the shooting was the son of An drew Ellis. Both boys were very small. The affair was an accident. The boys were diseissiig the sale of the gwa. HALSEH FOR ENOS FRETZ Who Fell in the Defense of His Country and Human Liberty OCTOBER THE EIGHTH The methodist church in this city yesterday afternoon contained a large audience to listen to the en choniums of praise bestowed upon Enos Fretz, the brave young soldier who fell in action for his country and to break the shackles of slavery that bound the feet of hi3 fallow men. The speakers were Rev. Mr. Stanbury, pastor of the Methodist church and Col. Bruton. Mr. Stanbury explained that the young man was a member of that church and also a member of the Finch Baraca class. After devotion al exercises and the reading of ap propriate resolutions by Mr. D. T. Perkins from the Finch class, Mr. Stanbury stated that this young man is the son of Mr. and Mrs. P. B. Fretz of this city and was a member of this church and that we have met here to honor the memory of one who belonged to us and to our Sun day School. After the reading of the resolu tions by Mr. Perkins, Mr. Stanbury in the course of his remarks, ex plained that our young hero who had offei?d up his life on the altar of his country for all that is good! and great was born in Indiana and came to this state about four years ago. That he was 29 years of age and joined the church last March.) That he tried to get into the Marina ( Corps but that he failed in this un-j dertaking and later was inducted in to the service at Suffolk where he was employed at that time. Mr. Stanbury reiterated that this was another instance brought so forcibly home to us that we must give up the very best we have when great undertakings are in hand, for it is our best that can be depended on in a struggle or a crisis. Every thing that is good, everything that is great requires the highest sacri fice to attain. France gave her best blood to set her country free. She murmured not neither did she com plain. It was all worth giving up her life and her treasure that shj and her children and her children's children might enjoy the priceless boon of liberty, and America realiz ing that unless she stepped iuto the breach the same fate awaited us that was visited upon France, also cast her lot with the allies and now the oppressor's 'Inel has been hrok en and Enos Fretz has helped to do it and his name rests among the im mortals. It is a glorious position in which our country stands as the champion of human liberty and it is a glorious sacrifice this young man has made for his felloWman, that he has placed himself on his country's altar and died that others might live. Mr. Stanbury read a number of letters showing the esteem in which the young man was held by his com rades and particulars of his death. Col Bruton who was introduced (Continued on last page.) GET A DUPLICATE LABEL In order to Insure the receipt of a Christmas parcel by every single man in the American Expeditionary Forces, the War De partment has extended the time of mailing for overseas pack ages until November 30th, and has authorized the American Red Cross to have printed sufficient additional Christmas labels ex actly similar to those received from abroad to issue to those families who have not received the labels which were distributed to the men abroad. In many cases these labels have been lost in transit and the new ruling provides that the nearest relative of each man in the A. E. F. may obtain from the Red Cross Chapter, a duplicate label provided the original has not arrived by No vember 21st. ' Applicants for these duplicate labels should make a written statement to the effect that he or she is the nearest living rela tive in the United States of the man to whom the package is to be sent, that he or she has not received a label from abroad, that should such a label be received It would not be used and that to the best of his or her knowledge and belief only one pack age will be sent to the proposed recipient. This extension of the time limit and the issuing of duplicate labels absolutely insures a Christmas package to every man in the service in Europe. The Southern Division is now having these labels printed and they will be distributed to Chapters with Ml futraotloM br Nortabtr 21st INTERESTING ART1G r IT Shows How Republicans Are Liling Up and How Moneyed Interests Are Planning to CONTROL GOVERNMENT To the extent that politics is syn onymous with "getting down into the ditch and throwing mud" Henry Ford, defeated candidate for United States Senator from Michigan, is through with the game forever. To the extent that continued support of President Wilson is politics, Mr. Ford will stick to it. This assertion was embodied in a typewritten state ment commenting on his defeat, which Mr. Ford made public yester day through his sales agent in this city. Mr. Ford said that he got lots of satisfaction out of his candidacy. "Any man worth while likes to know that he stands well with his neighbors," the statement said. "The vote shows that in my home city and county where I have lived all my life, I got all the Democratic votes and nearly half the Republi can votes." Mr. Ford wound up his statement by hinting at a possible recount of the vote in Michigan. "If so, it will be for the purpose of showing how our elections are manipulated by the moneyed inter ests; nor will that cease with the election," the statement continues. "If organized effort can inform the people and hinder the rule of the dollar, I think we shall accomplish something." Wall Street interests, now organ izing against 178,000 to get 'the Republican nomination for his oppo nent, Commander Truman H. New berry. "How much was spent In the elec tion to secure that Senatorial seat goodness only knows," the state ment said. "If they would spend $176,000 to get ont little nomina tion, they would spend $176,000,00u to clean up the country. That is where our danger lies; that is what mkaes for Bolshevism. " Mr. Ford said that he derived larger satisfaction than he did from the proof of his own popularity among his neighbors, from the dem onstration the election brought that Michigan was not so "rock-ribbed" Republican that voters could not be pried loose from the party label when principle was involved. Though the State is normally Republican by 100,000, the Michigan Republicans had to call for outside aid to beat him, Mr. Ford insisted. two ex-Fresiaents and one wouldbe President got into the fra cas," according to the statement "Two of them stopped making faces at each other long enough to get to gether and take .a united wallop at me, and the would-be came limping in late with his partisan contribu tion." After this fling at the Roosevelt Taft appeal and the Hughes aircraft investigation report, Mr. Ford con tinued: "At that, nearly 50,000 Republi cans jumped out of the corral and ran loose, and tbiv seemed to like it. That bodes we'l for the future. "Everybody's hotw in Europe is mmm iAiniTii I UN - i - IN M UPROAR MARKETS COTTON New York, Nov. 18. The cotton market met considerable realizing and lost from 12 to 30 points today. Scattered selling was very much in evidence and this was believed to be for southern account. Active months showed a loss of from 30 to 45 points. The market steadied at this level but at noon showed much weakness and irregularity. New York, Nov. 18. Cotton fu tures opened steady with December 29 to 28.80, Jan. 28.25 to 28.00, March 27.80 to 27.90, May 27.60 to 27.75, January 27.50. At noon January cotton was 28 cents. Spots Wilson market, 27 1-2. STOCKS New York, Wall Street, Nov. 18. Last weeks' further reduction of ex cess reserves showing from the bank statements further reductions of credit restricted large buying of stocks and oil, equipments and mo tor sand several ot the specialties declined three and a half points. United States Steel reacted a point and the investment rails weie' in clined to sag. Southern Pacific lost 1 1-2 points and Atlantic Coast Line 2 1-2 points. Marine Preferred was the only prominent issuo to show steadiness rallying 2 points from its recent severe decline. ' pinned on Mr. Wilson's- name, his deeds. He has performed well the work of carrying a peace-ioving na tion success, and he is now facing the great problems of helping to bring the nations back to a peace basis, a just and lasting peace. I will not probably be able tohelp him in Congress, but I ahall help him in every other way I can. The demon strations all over thecountry, follow ing announcement of the cessation of hostilities, show that the people do not like war and are with him in a love for peace that come3 with honor, the only kind of peace any of us want. "But there are influences organis ing 'against him now, organizinfr to turn the results of the war to their profit and to keep all tha perp'o from reaping the full benefit of their sacrifices. We saw that in Michigan in the recent election. It is this sinister influence that must be combatted. After Germany's great vctory in 1871 the military party fastened militarism on that nation; and that same militarism, like a Franklenstein, turned and ruined the very nation which creat ed it, and to which it had given a false feeling of security for a time. We must see to it that our nation does not fall into the same error. "The ! greatest security, the real preparedness, ot a nation is in the ability to do things. We did our big part of the job of winning the war, not with a lot of out-of-date muni tions, but because we had the sol diers at the front to put the pep in to making munitions for them, and men with plants and ability to turn the plants quickly to making up-to- date machinery and produce whatev er was wanted in the rapid develop ment of our war needs. We were prepared with skill and ability in stead of antiquated machinery. The Germans, believed to be the best 'prepared' nation In the world, had enough antiquated stuff to get them licked. 'With the nation at war, my ob ject was to help get out in every thing called war by the Government, and with the war ended my object is tohelp find profitable work for ev ery returned soldier, no matter what his condition, and our experience has shown that practically all can be profitably employed." COURT REFUSES TO . REOPEN, MOONKY CASE Washington, Nov. 18. The su preme court today refused to review the case of John Mooney who is un der sentence to die on December 13, for murder in connection with a bomb explosion two years ago In San Francisco. V , : rni enn DHLLM OVER AN ASSAULT ON WHITE LADY AND SHOOTING OF HER HUS BAND BY A NEGRO. FIVE KILLED AND A SCORE IN JURED IN RIOT WHICH FOLLOWED. TROOPS TO THE SCENE. Winston-Salem, Nov. 18. Ordsr has been restored after the night of rioting in' - which four were killed and a number were injured when a mob which gathered in front of the jail attempted to ljnch a negro nam ed Russell High who is held on the charge of shooting Edwin Childress Sheriff Flint and attacking Mrs. Childress. The negro who was not positively identified is believed to have been removed elsewhere fer safe keeping. 250 men from Camp Polk arrived last night and are patrolling the vi cinity for the purpose of preserving order and dispersing the mob which gave up their quest when they learn ed that the prisoner had been re moved to anorther city. The list of the dead are as follows: Rachel Le vi, a young girl who was shot whilt leaning out of, the window of her home watching the proceedings. Robert Young, a fireman who1 was shot while playing a hose on the crowd. John White, a construction foreman who was fatally wounded while driving a motor car near the scene of the riot, and a fourth vic tim is an unidentified negro. Winston-Salem, Nov. 18. The death toll in the riot here last night which followed efforts of a mob to storm the city jail and lynch a net gro prisoner had been increased at midnight to five a girl spectator, a city fireman and three negroes. The r-olice believe that a detailed search today will show that at least seven persons and may be more were kill ed. Upwards of a score of persons ara bolieved to have been injured, five or six of them seriously. They are mostly white persons and include two members of the Home, Guard; which were called out when the mob made its second vieit'to the jail af ter shooting a negro and accident ally wounding a white prisoner ia the afternoon. A mob assembled In front of the City HHall here last night intent up on lynching the negro who shot J'. E. Childress, attacked his wife and shot Sheriff G. F. Flynt. About 5 o'clock a mob stormed the jail and shot to. death a negro charged with having committed an assault Saturday night on a white woman. Later it was said the negro shot in the jail was not the right man and the mob again formed in front of the City Hall. The mayor ad dressed them and implored the cit izens that they disperse. The fire alarm was rung and the companies responded. A line of hose was run out ana the water was turned on the crowd. Indescribable shooting then ensued. One young member of the Home Guards fell, shot through the breast, and a young girl also was seriously wounded. Two Killed; The Injured Winston-Salem, Nov. 18 At least two persons are known to have been killed and probably a score of others injured, several seriously, in a riot here last night which resulted from the efforts of a mob of several thou sand men to storm the city jail and lynch a negro accused of shooting J. E. . Childress and Sheriff Flynt. Saturday night. The known dead are: Rachael Le vi, a young woman by-stander, and Robert Young, a fireman. The more seriously Injured in clude Margaret George, Lin wood Heeler, John Rum pier, citizens, and Frank O'Brien, and R. T. Hawley, members of the Home Guard; Chas. White, Jules Stith, Cecil Alley, J. J. Adams. , ; ' '.' (OIntinned on Last Pag.) , iv 'S-V,..