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“HARDLY" IS RIGHT.
GATHERED OR MADE UP BY
IVAN H. LAW.
A business succeeds only as it serv-
Chancellor Hertling says “hardly
any family (in Germany) has been
Do more than your bit; do all you
As long as any one is’ dissatisfied
there is hope.
Persons who violated the request
not to use gasoline on Sunday and
wound up in the hospitals are apt
to make a wonderful hit with Sur
geons, nurses, and orderlies.
A lot of problems solve them
selves if let alone..
Pity the grouch; it is his own
I see that some German statesmen
say we must have an honorable peace.
It will be an honorable peace all right,
because one of the principal reasons
is that Germany will have no voice m
The trouble with many iron wills
is that they become rusty.
Don’t try to obtain the best by get
ting the best of a fellow.
“There are just as good fish in the
sea as has ever been caught.” Sure,
but they are the wise guys. They
have never been caught and perhaps
never will be.
It might help the Rhine towns some
it they would kick over the traces
and deal direct with the Allies.
In Honolulu they make hay from
sugar cane tops. Now if some of ou
laboratory men would .reverse the
situation, all would be well. |
Stubbornness is often the inabil
ity to know just how to act.
All high board fences have a knot
Before it is too late the Hohenzol-
lerns should have a family reunion
S decide on the oOcM and eocn-
ficial goat. Guess we could pick him.
There’s nothing to it. The Ameri
cans will have to evacuate what they
have taken from the Boches, or else
they will become unpopular with the
Anti-Saloon League. It seems that as
they advanced they were refreshed
now and then with Normandy cider.
A man’s mind is like a thermos bot
tle What ever is in it stays as •
Neither can a leopard change his
spots, out he can camouflage them.
1 note some wonderful work along this
line around here.
The young men who was accused
of passing a check in a local restau
rant at least was frank about it, as
he states that the check was as good
as the meal.
The Rhine must appear much nearer
now that the boys are viewing it
Apparently a false impression pre
vailed with reference to the motives
that actuated the prisoner who walk
ed away from his guards the ' other
night, and later returned to the pen.
Tis said that he diden’t object to
stockade life but, but finding it a
trafle monotonous, took a brief vaca
Someone suggests the kee^ng of a
TYiPTiu book. No need of same, as i
will be able to tell twenty
now just what they have for dinner
if you will only tell me
■What surprises us most is that t
Kaiser did not sent to Austria for
his retreat expert.
A LITTLE SCOTCH.
Lemon juice it is said will remove
freckles. After looking at some of the
afflicted ones I guess freckles are the
Now they have it that Von Hinden-
burg has committed suicide, which is
really the most plausible story of his
death, yet reaching us. Why shouldn-t
he follow the example of his country?
Two old Scotchmen sat by the road
side, talking and puffing away merrily
^*"“Th«e^s^^no miickle pleasure in
smokin’, Sandy,” said Donald.
“Hoo dae ye mak that ott. ques
“Week” said Donald, “ye_ see if
ye’re smokin’ yer ain l>acca ye re think
in’ o’ the awfu’ expense, an if youre
smokin’ some ither
ramm’t sae tight it winna draw. —Tit
I read that German ships are some
times “manned” entirely by women.
The ships of state in this county may
com to that yet.
NO CHANCE TO CHOOSE.
The flags, both national and service,
of one of our prominent local clubs
seem to us to be somewhat faded, but
thes plrit of the private, even if not
allowed in the club, is far from that
EAST END CANTEEN
“ly the Barracks”
Ice Cold brinks
We Serve YOU Right
JNO. L. BEAL
Gastonia, N. C.
The Phoenix Hotel
231 North Tryon Street
CHARLOTTE, N. C.
THE SOLDIERS HOME
The Hotel that did not ad
vance prices when Camp
Greene was established.
We will appreciate your
$1.00, $1.25, $1.50, Single.
1.50, 2.00, 3..50, Double
Dormitory Room, 50c
Scene, Prance—Officer passes priv
ate busily engaged in ridding his cloth-
^"“PiLlng*^t1iem out, my man?” said
‘^“No^sh/’ said the private, “just tak
ing them as they come.’—Boston
Furnished rooms for light
house keeping. Modern con
veniences. $2.50 to $3.50
per week; Wide porches,
large grounds. An ideal
location. Must be seen to