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The Greeneville Daily Sun, Monday, November 25, 1918. The Greeneville Daily Sun PUBLISHED DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAY. W. R. LYON, Editor and Proprietor. Subscription Rates: Daily Subscription By carrier, 16c a week; 40c a month. By mail outside of Greeneville, 40c a month; 75c for 3 months; $1.50 for 6 months; $3.00 for the year. Entered at the postoffice at Greeneville, Tenn., as second class matter. NOTICE TO SUBSCRIBERS, Tie U. S. War Industries Board hat issued an order forbidding publishers continuing subscriptions after date of expiration) unless rubscriptions are renewed and paid for. While it has been the general rule of this newspaper to stop all papers promptly, there are some few who have asked for time on their subscriptions both to the Daily and Weekly Sun. These subscriptions will now have to be discontinued under the new law. If you want the paper continued to you, send in your renewal subscription before your time expires. Any er jneous reflection upon the character, standing or repuation of any person, firm or corporation which may appear in the columns of this paper will be glady cor rected if brought to the attention of the editor. Hog killing weather, this, for a change. Backribs and sparebones Here's hoping that Bill Hohenzollern will riot die of the flu. It would be too easy and honorable. If you receive an interesting letter from your boy in France, send it to The Daily Sun and we will gladly publish it. Some people still send in obituary notices for us to run free. We gave notice some time ago that all notices of this kind must be paid for at the rate of one cent a word. As the German fleet crawled out and lowered the pirate (lag, an allied fleet sailed into the Bosporus and sent the thunders of liberty rolling through St. Sofia. (Holland papers please copy.) Business of every kind should be suspended in Greene ville on Thanksgiving day Thursday. There has never been a Thanksgiving day in the history of the world that should be as universally observed as this one. Some of our people are a little timid about sending in lonews news items of a personal nature. But remember this is a Greeneville and Greene county paper for Greene ville and Greene county people your paper. Please use our telephones. An advertisement in The Daily and Weekly Sun will reach more than five thousand individual homes in Greene county. Think about it how long would it take you to make a personal canvass of this number of homes in Greene county? The fact that there has not been a single death from influenza here during the last epidemic goes to prove that the disease is of a very mild form. Physicians tell us that conditions in Greeneville continue to improve and that there is no cause for alarm. Whenever the Allies and Uncle Sam get ready for the kaiser, the crown prince and the other criminals who are going to be made to answer for their crimes, Holland will be given to understand that she must surrender them up.'' The penalty for the kaiser's crimes cannot be paid by abdication and flight. If advertising pays merchants in other towns and cities, isn't it reasonable to believe that it will pay the merchants of Greeneville? Something is going to wake up Greene ville business men some of these days but it will be in a way that it will be too late to remedy the situation Make a note of this and see if we are not correct. We haven't had to call in any extra help as yet to take care of the yearly subscriptions sent in by our city sub scribers. It is becoming evident to us that but few of our people care what becomes of the Daily San. There is a certain class, however, that take no interest in any thing they cannot see returning two for one the next day. The merchant or business man who arranges to take care of the biggest holiday business in the history of Greeneville will make a lucky strike. With the war over, people generally are feeling so good that they are going to be more liberal in their giving this year, and whether it comes early or late, you may expect a. record-breaking Christmas trade in Greeneville. GREAT QUESTIONS COMING FORWARD. In the genuinely free countries of Europe, such as France, England and Italy, there is an intense popular feeling, quite underestimated in the United States, which .compels the governments to follow a course of action col culated to make another grea war impossible. The in calculable influence of President Wilson, dominating the thought of the civilized world, is as welcome in European countries as it is at home. The peoples, who know noth ing and care less for diplomacy, can grasp the principles upon which President Wilson suggests that peace sha: be based; and these principles are just as. dearly cher ished by the people of one country as of another. They are universal principles, the very essence of justice and liberty. Once established they will never be overturned, It is of interest to note that Premier Lloyd George and Chancellor Bonar Law have issued a manifesto to the British voters outlining what they believe to be the fundamental points of a lasting peace. The voters are ,asked to support the present government, which pledge itself to work for the principles outlined. Chief among the points are the reduction of armaments, the promo tion of a league of nations, land for soldiers and colonia preference in trade. The latter is a question which the British empire can settle for itself, with proper regard for obligations to other nations. The distribution of land to soldiers is also a domestic question. But the reduction of armaments and the creation of a league of nations are questions affecting the whole world, which must be set tled by the world in plenary conference. If the British 1 i j. tii - r ti j rr i . jeietiorai-e snaa give ivir. juioya ueorge its nearly support,. as is probable, the congress of Versailles will at least have a line on the opinion of one of the greatest nations freshly expressed, on the questions of disarmament and a league of nations. It would be most encouraging if the British people phould express themselves clearly in favor of a reduc tion of armament. The British fleet is the mightiest war force in the world the costliest and most perfect me chamsm of destruction ever designed. It is Britain 'f conviction that the British empire cannot be kept safe unless the British navy commands the ' seas. Talk as they will at Versailles, it need not be expected that the delegates will ever induce the British plenipotentiaries to sign any paper which denies to Great Britain the right ;to protect its colonies and dominions overseas. Nor should any such demand be made under the plea of "freedom of the seas" or otherwise; for Great Britain does not attempt to deny to any other power an equal right to protect its own possessions. Nevertheless, if the conference can devise a plan which will result in the diminution of naval armament by all the powers, with out impairment of protection to dependent territories Great Britain will doubtless agree to the plan. Freedom of the seas may be reduced to . two mean ings: first, a new code of the maritime laws of war granting better protection to neutral innocent vessels and, second, the more perfect neutralization of great international waterways like the Panama, Suez and Kiel canals, the Cattegat and the Dardanelles, and the Straits of Gibraltar. No doubt the powers will agree that cer tain indispensable sea, highways shall be kept, free to ships of commerce and war at all time, whether a league of nations shall be formed or not. In times of peace there is little or no evidence that the seas are not entirely "free." Any nation can send its vessels forth, public or private, and under the well- settled laws of nations, these vessels have certain rights and privileges on the high seas and in the ports of other nations. Public law is supplemented by treaties which define clearly the rights of persons and property and grant trade privileges, etc. If these treaties are dis- crimatory between nations, the general peace confer ence may take cognizance of them and endeavor to have them amended to conform to a plan of universal equality of commercial intercourse. In this particular, however, every nation will probably retain in its fullness the right ,to impose such customs tariffs as it pleases, for revenue or for the protection of industry, regulation of immi gration, etc. This right is so interwoven with the neces sity of self-preservation that no nation will be found willing to waive or diminish it. Readjustment of international relations covers a vast and ramified field of subjects capable of endless dis cussion. The peace conference would never adjourn if jit should attempt to take up and settle all questions which. are capable of causing disputes between nations. The aim, therefore, will be to adjust the great questions around which revolve such possibilities of danger as to ithreaten extensive wars. If these can be settled, and especially if the world shall have been freed of the men ace of militarism, the peace conference will deserve to rank with the most important advances in the history of mankind. Washington Post ' Let us not forget that a number of nations had a large jart in the long drawn out struggle to whip Germany. Russia helped to save the day during the early days of the struggle. Her armies attacked in the East and forced Germany to divide her forces. Then Roumania and Serbia each have, contributed much to the cause of the allies. So while Great Britain, France, Italy and the United States were the nations actively engaged on the .western front when the Ger.naan surrender came, we must in giving credit consider the fighting done during all of the four years of war. SOLDIERS WHO SMILE. Praise enough has been bestowed upon our troops in ranee to turn tho heads of less sensible men. Kings and presidents and premiers and field marshals have paid tribute to their skill, their valor, their discipline and their fine spirit. Air of this is fine and stirring. But to many a mother back home, nothing Foch can say will seem quite so fine as thist hat the children of France ove the doughboys. That speaks volumes, ddes.it not? or while the praise of Foch is quit sincere; no-doubt. still and all he is but a general praising soldiers, while the children, knowing nothing of their military qualities, having not the slightest thought or need of playing diplo mats, love our men for what they are in their hearts, fine and clean and friendly. We have made them soldiers, but the children' perfectly ingenuous testimony assures ua that in doing so their natures have not been spoiled. PRESIDENT TOURED ENGLAND ON "BIKE" IN 1908. When President Wilson visits Eng land this year, the central figure of the world, and accorded all the hom age of a king, he may reflect upon his last visit there in 1908 when he toured the country on a bicycle, unnoticed and unacclaimed. At that time he peddled over the country roads of northern England and Scotland, probably with never a thought of the day that will be his when he arrives next month. Two years previously he spent five months , in rest and recuperation in at the once cottage retreat of the fa mous poet Wadsworth, in northern England. DISCHARGE OF MORE SOLDIERS. All army commanders were author ized yesterday to discharge upon thek own application enlisted men in whose families there is sickness or other distress and men whose services can be spared and who are urgently need ed to resume some industry or occu pation. In announcing the order of the war department explained that it was in tended to meet exceptional cases and not to release men in large groups. Men who enlisted voluntarily before the war will not be discharged. SOLDIERS PAID ON DISCHARGE The war department emphasized yesterday that soldiers being dis charged from camps are paid in full and paid also traveling expenses at the rate of ZVi cents a mile to their homes. They also have a 2-cent-a- mile rate on all railroads. This statement was made because some men in uniform in some cities near the camps have been reported soliciting aid from civilians with pleas that the government has discharged them from service with no provision for their return home. DEMOBILIZATION PLANS ISSUED General orders made public by the war department have been transmit ted to all organization commanders in the United States covering in de tail the process to be followed in de mobilization of the 'troops. Careful provision is made for retaining a per manent record of the service per formed, not only by every organiza tion of the army, but of each indi vidual officer or man who composed it. Particular attention Is given to the final physical examination of men called up in the draft for limited military service because of physical disability, in view of the possibility of future disability claims. To safe guard the soldiers' interest provision is made for a medical board of review if the findings of the examining sur geon are disputed in this connection. OTTWAY. $45,000.00 I have loaned to enterprising farmers recently. Try me. 1 S. H. Thompson, Bristol, Tenn. LETTER FROM FRANCE. Somewhere In France. October 4, 1918. Dear Sister: Received your most welcome let ter and was indeed glad to hear from you and that all at home are well. We have just come out of the trenches for a rest, and are now in a town with some English soldiers. The weather. here nas been very warm in the daytime, but rather cool at night. So you see it is very com fortable here. We have not had very much rain over here this summer, but all the fruit is getting ripe now. I believe I have got just about all the letters you sent me, as I get my mail pretty regularly. I shall be very glad to get the Greeneville paper so I can see what is going on at home. I suppose about all the boys are either gone or are on their way to the training camps. I suppose that I shall see some of them over here pretty soon. Well, dear sister, as it is getting close to supper time and I am pretty hungry, will close for this time with very best love to all the folks. Give all my friends my best regards. Your loving brother, ANDREW H. CLENDENON, M. G. Co., 6th Infantry, A. P. O. No. 745, A. E. F. Our school is progressing nicely, as our teacher has returned after an absence of two weeks. The Ladies' Aid gave an oyster supper at Ottway Saturday night, November 23rd. The proceeds went for the benefit of the church. Mr. Ernest Brown was a pleasant visitor at Mrs. J. B. Carter's Sunday afternoon. Misses Willie Solomon and Mary Burns, also Mr. Edgar Burns were visitors at Miss Mattie Burns' Satur day night and Sunday. Miss Mary Ruth Cox visited her sister, Mrs. Charlie Jeffers, Saturday night and Sunday. Mrs. Louis Keller is still on the sick list. Hope for her a speedy recovery. Everybody is still afraid of the flu, but hope no one else will take it. Sunday school at this place is get ting along nicely. Everybody come and help make our Sunday school better. Mr. J. R. Justice has been sick with the flu, but hope he will soon be all right As this is my first letter from Ott way, I will ring off ana come again if this escapes the waste basket. - Success to The Daily Sun. TOPAZ. : PROFESSIONAL : O. I. LANE CONSTABLE & COLLECTOR Greeneville, Tenn. I do a general collecting buti- nets, and all accounts are paid through Citizens Savings Bank, of Greeneville, Tenn. YOUR BUSINESS SOLICITED r W. T. MITCHELL Justice of The Peace Office, Basement Mason House, Greeneville, Tenn. JNO. M. PIPER, Real Estate and Insurance Notary Public Deeds and Mortgages Prepared. Office over Lowry's Hdw. Store, Opposite Court House. W. C. FIELDS PLUMBER Call S. B. LaRue's Office. Phone 126. Residence 1783. GREENEVILLE, TENN. OBITUARY. THE WEATHER. WASHINGTON. Nov. 25. Fore cast for the period November 25 to November 30, inclusive: Ohio vallev and Tennessee Ram probable by Tuesday or Wednesday, otherwise fair. Temperature about normal except slightly above during the rain period. The community of Grand View was saddened on Thursday, Novem ber 5th, when Mrs. A. O. Crabtree received a telegram stating that her son, Ralph, was dead. He left here a few months ago for Nebraska, aft erwards going to his father in Berk, Idaho. His 'father was at his bed side at the time of his death. Ralph told his father that he would like to live to come back to see. his mother, but if he had to die all was well. Ralph was 17 years old. We often wonder why one so young and full of life should be taken; but God chose to take him and His will be done. His remains were brought to his parents' home on November 16th, and what a sad return to the one which had been expected! We little thought when bidding Ralph good-bye that it was the last time to see him in life, and before a year we would look on his cold and lifeless form.. The funeral services were conduct ed at Pleasant Vale by Rev. M. H. Carder. Six of his schoolmates acted as pall-bearers. They were Messrs. George Skinnell, Carl Smith, Willie Phillips, Tid Dinwiddie, Fitzhugh and Paul Maupin. He leaves to mourn his loss a father, mother, two brothers and a sister. The bereaved have the sym pathy of the entire community. He will be missed in the school at Grand View as well as in his home. We cannot say,, and will not say, That he is dead he is just away. HIS SCHOOLMATES. CARD OF THANKS. We desire to thank the people who so kindly assisted us when we were hurt in the overturning of our buggy near the rock crusher Tuesday, No vember 12th. MRS. BERTIE BYRD AND FAMILY. UNITED STATES RAILROAD ADMINISTRATION W. G. McAdoo, Director General of Railroads. SOUTHERN RAILROAD LINES Departure of Trains from Greeneville. Tenn. EASTBOUND To. 4 - For Bristol "7:37 a. m. No. 26 For New York 9:55 a. m. No. 42 For Washington .5:05 p. m. No.. 2 For Bristol 8:05 p. m. Np. 24 For Washington 1:35 a. m. WESTBOUND No. 23 For Memphis 4:25 a. m. No. 1 For Knoxville 7:05 a. m. No. 41 For New Orleans 11:30 a. m. No. 25 For Memphis 5:10 p. m. No. 3 w. For Knoxville ' 6:10 d. m. O. T. FRENCH Justice of The Peace and Notary Public. Matrimony a Specialty. Office over Hardin Grocery Co. Opposite Court House. Our Cheap Column k Little Advertisment in this Column Will Bring Quick ResultsOn Cent a Word. FOR. SALE AT ONCE A Shearer piano in first-class condition. Write, phone or come to see Mrs. L. B. 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