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ORAHAM, N. C., Sept. 13,19X7.
"We must have one language—
the language of the Declaration of
Independence, of Washington's
farewell address, and Lincoln*
great speeches." So said Mr. Roose
velt at Gotham, N. Y„ a few
days ago in nn address. Only a
few days ago about all the people
connected with a leading Ger
man paper printed In Philadelphia
were arrested. Papers in this coun
try not printed in the language ol
thi» country— the English language
—•re a menace to the good order
of the government and a suppres
sion of them would be along the
light line at this time.
It is believed that Russia will
come arouud alright. The tug of
war in that great country now is
' i Whether KornllofT or
A shall prevail. The latter Is iu ac
cord with the ideas tho world-war
la being waged for aud the Rus
sians wifi, it is bolieved, come
round to hiin. His ambition is
for world-freedom aid not per
sonal aggrandizement. On the
other baud KornilofT leans toward
Autocracy, tho thing that the Rus
sians wore ridding themselves of
when the Czar was forced down
and out, aud when the people
really loam what tho difference
between tho two men is they will
turn to Kerensky.
, There' seems to bo no end of Ger
-1 man intrigue. The lutest thing
was by Secretary I-ansing.
No consideration of friend or foe is
considered. As an international dis
turber tho like of Germany has
never before been known.
At Lenoir nn automobile driven
by Ned Jones collided with a tele
phone pole. James T. Gross, one ol
the occupants of the cor and a
member of Battery K. Field Artil
lery, was thrown on tho concrete
sidewalk and his skull fractured.
His condition Is serious. The oth
ers were not seriously hurt.
If the Hoheniollern bunch had
finished the war business in the
W allotted six weeks the crown Prince
would not ha\ e had his glory ruo
bed off by Hlndonberg.
As the ex-Czar v compares Sinerlo
and a retinue of many acrvanis
with what waa handed irfniis XVI.
of France, he should distinctly
cheer up, it might be worse.
It way JO Mr. Hoover'* privilege
claim the gratitude of future gen
eration* aa the man who made
There arc varietica of the middle
man which on cloae inspection look
like tho hold-up man.
Elihu Root, one of our greoteat
atatearner), and in patriotism sec
ond to none, aa.v» there are men
walking around thia country plot
ting In the interest of Germany and
they abouid je ahot without delay.
Senator Root la right, the U. 8.
la too alow about ahooting ita cop
Profiteering la rapidly naasing in
to tha same moral classification as
Ciprluno C'astro is saving dark
things about the United States. Ap
parently he la "pro-American* too.
Banar Law aaya that the British
are grateful to Americans. The
people of Germany will be event
ually. - "
A pacifist in America ia worth
two in the Herman army—to the
While In the war yesterday Chi
na behaved with her accustomed
It aeema thai there will be a
Hearstles* race tor mayor of New
York thia year.
, Forecast: '-About November 15
look out for a great cackduz on
account of the scarcity and high
price of eggs.
Pershing aa.va that the war wilt
be won only oy hard blow*. Ami
Perahing ia not apeaklng from
The prominence of "Milk Street'.
Boat on. i* believed to be due to
the convenience of other ingredi
ents found around the cormv,
Pro-Germans cannot chatfge their
apots oy calling themaelvea "pro
Worldwide democracy and the
hsoit of growing one'a own garden
are well worth while.
When the Kniaer geta ready to
•- abdicate he should take along hia
Junkers and the other remnanta of
The Kaiaer'a troops In the West
* continue active. Their latest tri
umph ia the fall of the mighty St.
Food Conservation >, v Hoover &
P Company ia much oetter than food
I), conversations oy Reed, LaFollette
p & Oronna, Inc.
Bjf- EverT peace suggestion la a
f:„ grateful reminder that eventually!
ft. peace ia aure to come.
Provisions of Soldiers' Insurance Law.
The Soldiers' and Sailors' Insur
ance .bill, designed as a substitute
iq the future for the present pen
sion system, favorably reported
to the House of Congress, would
provide allowances for dependent*
of men in the service, compensa
tion for death and disability, op
tional insurance for officers and
enlisted men, and educational and
vocational training for honorably
discharged men. Administration
costs for the first and second years
of the war are estimated at sl7ti,''
000,000 and $380,000,000, respec
The optional insurance section
of the bill, around which, the bit
terest tight will centre, contem
plates the issuance to officers and
men without distinction of policies
ranging from SI,OOO to $5,000 for
the duration of the war only, at
an estimated cost of $8 per SI,OOO
to the policyholder. Insurance
companies are said to have de
clined to assume such war risks
for less than S6B a SI,OOO.
Proposed allotments fordepend
ents of men in the service would
range from $5 a month to SSO, ac
cording to the number of depend
ents and their relationship to the
man in service. A dependent
wife with no children would re
ceive sls a month; witn one child,
$25; two children, $32.60, and for
each additional child, $6. Upon
death resulting from injuries a
wido»v would receive from S3O to
s2otl a month. Similar provision
is made for widowed mothers. A 1
lowance for disabilities incurred
in the service would range from
S4O to S2OO a month.
Burke Man Gets Big Money From
D. F. Asbury, son of 8. M. As
bury of Murko county, nays a dis
patch from Morgauton, has won
world-wide fame by an important
invention covering improvemenlH
in big guns.
This improvement was studied
out by young Asbury several yearn
ago, wliilo lie was draftsman in
ihe War Department. llfx im
provement was instantly recog
nized by the British government,
which bought the rights to use it
and since that time Anbury ban
been getting large royalty check*.
Last weok he received a chock
from ihat government amountiug
to over $.''.0,000, leaving him a
clear royalty of $26,000, after
the English income tax wan de
How the War Started
Wne of the little grandsons of
the Kaiser said lately to his im
perial relative: "Grandpa, did
you make this war"?
"No, child," replied the Kaiser.
"Then did Uncle George make
the war'"' '
"Did Uncle Nick make the war,
"I'll tell you how it started,"
said his grandfather. "A man
namod Teddy Roosevelt came to
see me and I took him to look at
the Krupp works. He examined
everything I showed him care
fully and then crid: "With all
these works and all your prepared
ness you can lick the world."
"And," added the Kaiser, sadly,
"I was fool enough to believe
HTATF. or Oil KMI, JITY or Toi.mio I
Frank J. Cheney make* o%tn that ha la
aenlor partner ef the llfui oi F. J. rhatiay &
Co,, tloWig Inialneaa In thu city or Toledo,
county and Mtate j»ior«»nil, and that said nriu
will |M»y tha mini of our Hundred IMlara for
each and every caai of Catarrh that caiinot
IM» cur«Hl by the ui* of llAll'a catarrh «urt\
KftA*K J. tHKNKY.
Hworn to before lia and luliM'rltitd lu my
pretence, thlaftlh day of l>ecetnt>er, A. D.,
1«« A. W. Ol.KA^oif,
IHaall Notary Public,
itad ■ Cntarrh Medicine In taken luicrually
and act thpiuili the tdood on the inwooua
•urfacea of the ayatetn. Mend tor Uatlmo
K. J. CH KNKV * CO., Toledo, O.
Hold hy all DruarxlaU, T"KJ.
Ilaira Family rllla tor eonattratlon.
J. 11. StApluH, aherilT of Patrick
county, Va., ia charged with mia>
conduct in ofllce, the chargea bo
iug brought by hia brother, Archie
Htaplea. An investigation lute
Liliuokalani, former queen of
Hawaii, haa aunt to tho American
Ked Cruoa a couiribution of SIOO.
in a letter she tiaid the contribu
tion would be renewod monthly to
the end of the year.
The I'reaident and Mrs. Wilson
went to New York early Saturday
morning and boarded the preai
denlial j acht at the lirooklyn
Navy Yard to spend a few days
(•ruining in New York waters.
The contract has l>een let for the
new buildings for the institution lor
the blind to be erected near the
State prison in Raleigh. The coat
and Makes You SiGk
Acts like dynamite on a slug
gish liver and you lose
a day's work.
There's DO reaaon why a per-i
son should take sickening, salivat
ing calomel when 30 cents buy* e
large bottle of Dodaon's Liver Tone
a perfect substitute for calomel
It Is a pleasant vegetable liquid
which will start your liver )uat a*
aurely a* calomel, but It doean't
make you sick, and cannot sali
Children and .grown folks can
take Dodaon'a Liver Tone, because
it U perfectly harmless.
Calomel is a dangerous drug. It
is mercury abd attacks your bones.
Take a dose odf maaty calomel to
day and you will feel weak, sick
and nauseated tomorrow. Don't
lose a days work. Take a spoon
ful of Dodson's Liver Tone instead
and you will wake up feeling great.
No more biliousneaa, constipation,
aluggishnesa, headache, coated
tongue, or sour stomach. Your
druggist says if you don't find
Dodson's Liver Tone acU better
than horrible calomel your money
is waiting for yob.
STATE IS SAVED BIG MONEY
Insurance Company Saved Thousands
of Dollars Annually.
Heat evidence that t.vphold fever
haa been coating the State thous
and* of dollars ever.v year is fur
nished by the Southern Life ana
Trust Company of Greensboro, in
its monthly publication, Tb* Phot
The August issue says: "Up until
last year typhoid fever was cost
ing this company thousands of dol
lars annually; but the constant a;,'i
tation kept up by the Board of
Health, newspapers, county phyii
cians and other means of transmit
ting advi c?"to the people to guard
against typhoid fever, resulted in
this company's not having a death
from typhoid fever in 1816,' and on
ly one this year.'
The State Board of Health points
out that the thousands of dollars
that are saved this company annu
ally are only 6,824 people the num
ber of this company's policy hold
ers in the State, and that if typhaiJ
prevention work has meant this
saving on such a small proportion
it has meant a saving over 300
times as great for the entire State.
The Pilot attributes this great re
duction in typhoid mainly to th' 3
.fact that people are learning that
it is strictly a filth disease ami
must either be eaten with one's
food or drunk with one's drink to
be a case. The disgrace that goes
with the disease is another feature
that is beginning to appeal to the
to the people. More care is now
being given to home sanitation ana
the various means of preventing tae
spread of this dangerous disease.
More interest is also being taken in
anti-typhoid vaccination which
every day is proving its value.
No Secrecy About Preventable Dis
eases—State Board of Health
Will Make Reports of
New State Law.
Raleigh, Sept. 4.—That there shall
be no secrecy as to preventable
diseases that shall occur in the
State from now on, particularly an
to where they occur and in what
number, is the announcement made
to-day by the State Board oi
Health. The purpose is to aid the
Board in its plan to reduce the
number of preventaole diseases in
the State. The information will oe
obtained through the new State law
requiring physicians and house
holders to report cases of commun
nicable diseases to the county quar
antine officer and the latter to the
State Board of Health. This law
went Into effect August Ist. The
first month'r reports show that the
law is already in active operation.
It is the opinion of the Scate
Board of Heallh that the presence
of any contagious, preventable dis
card in a town-or community is a
matter of vital interest to tho pub
lic, that the people have a right
to know where it exists, and that
there Is no reason for suppressing
such information. If anything mus:
be Huppresscd, says the Board let
It be the disease itself and not th
fact that a town has had so many
cases or has had so may deaths.
The Board's plan of informing the
public regarding the presence o,
any contagious disease in the State
will embrace two methods. The
first will be through the monthly
reports of the county quarantine
officer, which records will be puo-
Ushed monthly, and the second will
lie by means of an epidemiological
map on which the number of caseb
of a contagious diseases at any
place will be Indicated by colorea
pins. This map will be kept In
the office of the State Board ol
Health for the information of the
Biggest Better Babies Contest at The
State Fair—New Building For
the Better Babies Now
Raleigh, Sept. 6,—The biggest Bet
ter Babiea Contest ever held in the
State and probably in the South
will be held here at the State Fair
next month, Oct. 15-20. For this
purpoae a wing or aection of the
new Woman's Building, recently
constructed 1 and uaed thia season
.for the firat time haa been aet
apart and apecially equipped. The
intereat of the babiea haa been well
looked after in the new building,
and their presence with that of
their mothera is counted on as be
ing one of the biggest features at
the Fir thia year.
The babiea are already enroll
ing. Miaa Mae Reynolds of the
State Board of Health, who is sec
retary of the Better Babiea Conteat
ia receiving applications and re
iue»ta for information almost daily
and says that auch interest in the
contest has never been shown this
early in the contest before. The
names of half a dozen fine babiea
ha\ e already been placed on the
The conteat will be under the
management of the Health Depart
ment of the Woman'* Club of Ral
eigh, with Mrs. W. A. Wither* as
chairman. The same rules and re*-
ulationa aa those governing the
contest laat J ear will be o >»ervel
thia year. Babiea from 6 t» J8 moa.
old will be admitted and the aame
system of making the exsminations
and keeping the acorea will >e
uaed. The aervicca of expert phya
icians, oaby *peoiall«t*. and train
ed nurse* will be secured. ,
In addition to the usuaf numb«r
of prices that are offered each year
to the bettor babies, thi* State-
State Pair Association this year of
fer* a handsome money prize, the
amount of whldh and the conditions
governing it will be announced la
Parenta making application for
baby are requested by the aecre
tarv to give the baby'a name in
full, its age in months and the day
on which they will attend the Fair.
Babiea under six months or over
thirty-six months will not bs ad
Itch relieved in 24 minutes by
Woodford'a Sanitary Lotion. Neva,
fails. Sold bv Graham Drag Co.
What haa occome of the old-4aah
ioned tailor who sewed on auttons
that stayed on?
"Hooverize" But Don't Stop Eating.
Some people seem to think
to "Hooveriee*- or to conserve food
is to cut down on eating and to
•crimp their bill ot fare. The State
Board ot Health lays there, are
more intelligent ways of conserving
food, which if they are abaerved,
will conserve health at the same
they conserve food. The Board
aa.\ s: j
"Chew your food well. Proba
bly the biggest waste of fcaad in
this country grows out of hasty
eating, as half chewed food is only
half digested, and therefore the
other half is wasted. Dr. Horace
Fletcher, it is said, proved that a
man could live on half as much
food if he chewed it well as was
required for him when he gulped
it down. Chew your food thor
oughly to taste and enjoy it.
''iiatall you want but know some
thing of the nourishing value of
whaj you eat, particularly of wh/»t
you buy to eat. An inquiry by tne
Federal Government not long ago
brought out the fact that out of
every SIOO spent by 2,500 families
of moderate incomes thai,
were spent for meat alone. Only
63c wore spent for rfce and less
than 80c for cheese, both of the
latter being excellent suostitutes
for meat. Too much meat eating is
a fault that almost
of the people can correct and
thereby reduce their food bill. More
milk, especially for children, ana
friiits, nut# and vegetables for
grown people should be substituted
for meat. This will not only insure
a smaller grocer's bill to pay but
a smaller doctor's bill. Besides, it
is a patriotic duty."
MY HEBBKBT KAUFMAN. »
France gaily bleeds upon her torn
frontiers and counts her waning
wealth u! men and gold with still
Belgium, a shambles and a house
of shames superbly keeps the faith
with exiled flag and king beneath
the banners of a conqueror.
Bewildered Russia, groping, man
umitted surf, plays perilously with
sudden rights as children with a toy
they do not understand, who, in the
search for revelation, break the works
'l'he path to Austria has taken an
Italian life in toll for every foot of
progress made, and after two years
.spent upon the stuboorn heights, the
farthest sentry on the last outposting
peak is not a night removed from his
Rumania struck one blow and then
became a German camp, a looted
realm; and Servian Peter leads his
homeless waifs on alien soil.
Britain »in vain hurls her full
strength into the West, recruits un
ceasin levies for the slaughter
heap. Her constant transports ply
the Seven Seas. Pathan, Egyptian
Anzak, promptly answer each fresh
call, and the astounding Prussian
with never an invading foot upon
the Fatherland, calmly eats their
steel, presents unbroken ironts.
maintains its hold from Antwerp to
the Dardanelles, and insolently
challenges the world from pole to
pole to pool its might and come in
arms against him.
The end of this grim war is not
in sight. Whoever thinks the Allied
cause is won has read his facts
We have our parts to play—a sad
and heavy dauntless part.
r We cannot, dare not (ail our
Should Europe yield, as Europe
majr, before we can assert our
strength, America alone must meet
the Central Powers, free than to
devote their undivided fleets ana
armies to our desolation.
This is the time for minute men
tor the right minute man—the time
for the best to lead and the rest
to heed; for the swift minds, for
bold minds; for vast, audacious
plans; the time for unites for sac
rifice, for action by the fastest
We've sworn to save Democracy
—if we delay, we may not save
Twenty-three American ajnbu
lance men have been decorated
by the French government wiih
the War Cross during !jhe last
week, for their work in the recent
heavy fighting. They include
Lansing M. Paynen of Durham,
An inquiry to fix responsibility
for the worthless cartridge pri
mers sent General Pershing's ex
peditionary force began in Wash
ington yesterday. The investiga
tion is made bycongressional com
mittee, by request of the War
Ktperlenre (he Hest Teacher.
It is generally admitted that ex
perience ia the best teacher, but
should we not make use of the ex
perience of others as well as our
own? The experience of a thousand
persons is more to be depended up
on than that of one Individual.
Many thousands of persons have
used Chamberlain's Cough Hemedy
for coughs and colds with the best
results, which shows it to be a
thoroughly reliable preparation for
those diseases. Try it. It is
prompt and effectual and pleasant
The Pontoffice Departmant has
authorized tw oadditional clerks for
the Winston-Salem office and in
structed the postmaster to the
office open until 9 p. m.
Lindsay Brittain, a 12-ycar-old.
boy of Kocky Mount, was wading
with other boys in an old rock
quarry near Wilmington, stepped in
water over his head and was
HaUsria Ms Hears
O/atreaainfi Kidney and Bladdef
Disease relieved in aix houra by
the "NEW QRKAT SOUTH AMER
ICAN KIDNEY CURB." It ia a
great surprtae on account of its
exceeding nromptneaa In relief
uain in bladder, kianeys and back,
in male or female. Relieves reten
tion of water almoat Immediately,
(f yon want quick relief and curs
this ia the remedy. Sold by Gra
ham Drug Co. adv.
Fitzhugh Griffin, driving a gov
ernment automobile at wmp
Greene, Charlotte, ran over a negro
boy. Frank Ooin. The boy died ana
Griffin faces a charge of man
At Wilmington. Mrs. James a.
Fairley was run Into by a negro
riding a bicycle. She waa seri
ousl.v injured. The negr owaa hela
under arreet to await the outcome
of her injuries,
. ; ... , 1
Mom* of Poet*.
It is a strange fact that although
Kilmarnock la a very looking
factory town—the moat commonplace
*fn the region—lt la the borne of num
bers of poets. Perhapa the rhythm ol
the shuttles in the great weaving mills
la productive of poetic measures.
At the Burns' monument In Ayr yon
may aee the wedding ring of Jean Ar
mour and the Bible Burns gave to
Highland Mary, and yon may walk
across the very Held where Burns
turned np a daisy with his plow, and
ttJrned It Into a lyric.
Bnt to try to recreate a personality
by looking at books and rings and
even houses, or by following the foot
steps of the great man. Is really a
hopeless task. The spirit of Burnt
lives rather In the homely wit of ths
Ayrshire people. In their ways of- liv
ing and thinking, which are not much
changed 'li nee his day. And It Uvea
even more vividly In the Ayrshire
country side, a landscape lyrical and
homelike, with Its velvety fields and
whispering streama, 'lts "bonnle banks
and braes." .
Some Leaves Llva Long.
Evergreen trees do not retain theli
leaves forever, but are so called b»
Muse the new leaves appear before the
old ones are shed. Hiss Vlnnle A,
Pease has been studying the many
evergreens of the Pacific Northwesl
to ascertain how long the several spe
cies retain their leaves. She finda
t wide variety, the shortest being th«
California buckthorn, which sheda
some of Its leavea in antumn and re
tains the others only until those ol
the coming season are mature. Th«
longest Is the short-leaved yew, which
retains Its leavea for from five tc
twelve years, some of them persisting
for as long as 28 years. Sapllngf
lose their leaves more quickly than
mature trees and trees In the open
more quickly than those In shady
A Prophecy That Failed.
Dr. Christopher Glrtanner, a fa
mous professor of Gottlngen, prophe
sied as late as the last century that
before It had passed the transmutation
of gold would be generally known' and
pratlced. "Every chemist and artist,"
he wrote, "will make gold; kitchen
ntenslls will be of silver and even
gold, which will contribute more than
anything else to prolong life, which at
present Is poisoned by the oxides of
copper, lead and Iron, which we dally
swallow with onr food." Perhaps there
is something in that —R. I. Oeare, In
Plenty of Creases.
Bis Wife—l wish you'd dress more
neatly. Just look at Mr. Fnssbody.
His tronsers are always so perfectly
Mr. Pclouch —He's got nothing on
me. My panta have ten creases to hi*
Virginia Republicans in Statecon
vention at Roanoke, placed in the
field a full State ticket, headed b.v
Thomas J Mauncy of Bla'nd countv,
to opposa Westmoreland Davis,
Democratic nominee for governor
in the November election. The con
vention went on record as bein.?
squarely in favor of the prohibi
tion laws on the statute books ol
Plans for purchasing and storing
in Chicago of a million bushels of
potatoes for use after January 1,
have been started ov the middle
Western section of the national food
administration. The potatoes are to
be sold to consumers at cost, the
price to be fixed aftei all expenses,
including interest on the capital re
quired to finance the deal, have
Press dispatches recently stated
that church bells, some of them
centuries old, had been taken from
churches In Germany to be melted
for war munitions. A later dispatch
says that all bronre statues in Ger
many will be melted for munitions.
Two men were shot and woundea
and others were beaten with revol
ver butts Sunday when the Ninth
Illinois Infantry broke up a la
bor parade at Springfield, 111,, plan
ned as a demonstration of sympa
thy with striking Btreet car con
ductors and motormen.
Virginia tobacco for the Ameri
can soldiers abroad filled the holds
of a four masted schooner that has
sailed from an Atlantic port. Smok
ing and chewing tobacco was in
cluded in the shipment which, it
is said, is the 'argest ever sent to
Prance from the United States.
One Italian was killed, another
probably fatally wounded and two
police officers were slightly injur
ed in Milwaukee, Wis, Sunday
when an attempt was made to
break up a patriotic open air
meeting in the Italian section. The
two Itslians who were shot are
members of an alleged anarchistic
Seven men were killed and two
others were seriously injured at a
Pennsylvania railroad crossing near
Aberdeen, Md. The dead men were
tomat opickers riding to work in
a wagon w.hich was struck by a
train at a railroad crossing.
Fifty-six members of the Farm
ers and Labors' Protective Asso
ciation have been re-indicted at
Abilene, Texas, by the Federal
grand jar}'. They are charged
with conspiracy to defeat the draft
Three men were killed and 21
peraons, inchidiftif several women,
were injured in an explosion at
the Frankford arsenal in Phila
delphia. The explosion ia believed
to have been due to ihe accidental
dropping of a tray of explosives.
People Mpeak Well »f Chamberlain'*
"I have been Helling Chamberlain's
Tablets for about two years and
heard such good reports from m.v
customers that I concluded to give
them a trial myself, and can say
that I do not believe there is an
other preparation of the kind equal
to them." writes U. A. Mcßride.
Headford, Oat. If you are trou
bled with' constipation or indiges
tion give them a trial. They will
do you good.
' Daniel S. Jones, night fireman at
the light plant in Elizabeth, City
waa shot from ambush while at his
work, and mortally wounded- dyin*
in a short time.
Has a High Oplalon ol Chamberlain's
"I have a high opinion of Cham
berlain'a Tablets for biliousness and
as a laxative, writes Mrs. C. A.
Bat nee, Charleston. 111. "I have
ne\er found anything so mild and
pleasant to uae. My brother has
also nsed theee tablet* with satis
BRIG. 6EN. J. E. KUHN
A new portrait of *Brlg. Gsn. Joseph
E. Kuhn, president of the Army War
College In Washington.
MOVEMENT TO BPEEO
UP CAMP SHIPMENTS.
Orders Immediate Redistribution of
21,000 Empty Car*.
Washington. To facilitate the
prompt movement of grain and food
products, as well as munitions, the
car service commission, of the rail
way war board, has ordered the Im
mediate distribution of the nearly 11,-
000 additional empty cars among the
lines operating In the sooth, the mid
dle west and the southwest.
This makes a total of more than
100,000 empty cars ordered moved in
the last two months from one rail
road to another, regardless of owner
ship, to mobilize In various parts of
ihe country, a sufficient number to
handle the abnormal government and
commercial traffic produced by war
More than of the caw
ordered to districts that need them
will he supplied by the Pennsylvania
"To protect the vegetable and
southern watermelon crops," the com
mission announced, "more than 6,000
cars hare been sent to the Atlantic,
Birmingham & Atlantic, the Central
of the Seaboard Air; Line,
the Atlantic Coast Line • and other
roads operating In the Southeast.
"Meanwhile, hundreds of cars are
being rushed dally to the lumber
states of the south to take care of
the tremendous movement of lum
ber to the army cantonments and
SEVENTEEN KILLED, TWO
BCORE HURT IN WRECK
North Bradford, Conn.—Seventeen
persons wer killed and upwarde of two
score Injured, some probably fatally,
when two trolley cars on the Shore
Line Electric Railway met head on ait
high speed a short distance from the
local station. Both cars were of heavy
construction and the force of the Im
pact locked them together in a mass
of twisted iron and steel and spllnter
ed wood. Both cars were well filled
CURE FOR "DENTIST FRIGHT"
Nervous Fatigue Suffered by Patient
Result of Unnecessary Strain of
Expecting a Hurt.
That curious fear experienced by
many known as "dentist fright" la al
together unnecessary, according to
"The fatigue which results from an
hour Or more of this dentist tension
Is too well known to need descrip
tion," says Annie Payson Call, the
well-known teacher of nerve training.
"Most of the nervous fatigue suffered
from the dentist's work is in conse
quence of the unnecessary strain of
expecting a hurt, and not from any
actual pain inflicted. The result ob
tained by insisting upon making your
self a dead weight In the chair, If yon
succeed only partially, will prove
this. It will also be a preliminary
means of getting rid of the dentist
fright—that peculiar dread which la
so well known to most of us."
So well known Indeed to some of
us as to shut out the sunlight for
weeks before the fatal date, the dread
Increasing steadily, till by the time the
chair la reached a state of tension has
been attained that preclude* the possi
bility of letting ourselves "go dead."
But, says a well-known neurologist,
one can drop all this by a little effort,
and say to himself, "I will not cry
till I am hurt." In fact, he cannot
only acquire the ability to become a
dead weight In the chair but'will final
ly give no more thonght to the den
tilt's appointment than to a date at
the golf club.
MORE IMPROVED LIVE STOCK
High Prices Make It Profitable foi
Farmer to Produca Hla Own Anl
mala for Feeding
The recent rapid rise (n the priet
paid for all kinds of live stock la mak
ing It more and more profitable foi
the average farmer to produce hla own
young stock for feeding rather than
to buy the high-priced product of th
plains for thla purpose. Conditions la
America today are more nearly like
those prevailing In European countries
in regard to lire stock than they havt
ever been for an extended period la
the history of our country.
If the present conditions remain at
they are for a few more yean thers
wIH be noticed a rapid improvement
of the farm herds and flocks. Former
ly the range was large enough to crowd
out the competition of the cornbell
meat prodacer. Then the range began"*
to produee only feeders and today the
corn belt farmer la rapidly taking over
this phase of the cattle business as the
range la becoming smaller and smaller
and la more and more unable to supply
(he demand for beef.
Growth of Good Road*.
The Improvement of public roads In
the United States la now very rapid,
and while an enormona amount of
work remains to be done, the highway
system la no longer a reproach to the !
•'# f ■ t • - • - '. ■
To Whom It May Concern:
This is to notify all users of automobile, bicycle and
motor cycle casings and tabes that they are doing theix
.bank account a fearful injustice in not using Pennsyl
vania Rubber Company's goods. The best—no other*
sold here equal to them. A written guarantee. Should
one go bad, then the most liberal settlement. Ask
those psing Pennsylvania Rubber .Company's goods.
Bee me or waste your money.
W. C THURSTON,
Burlington, - N. C
Every accommodation consistent with
I Want Your Business
The proper service will retain it.
Will buy as much from me as the
FULL LINE OF DRY GOODS, NOTIONS
J. W. HOLT, - Graham, N. C.
MULES FOR SALE.
Always from 100 to 300 Head of Mules of all
description For Sale at my Stables in YORK, Pa.
65p.26t J QC Kjjldfg,
Safest Druggist Sells E-RU-SA Pile Cure
Becann It oontalna DO opiates, no lead.mo belladonna, no polaonous
drug. All other Pile medicine oontalnlng lnjurous narcotic and other
polaoni oauae constipation and damage all who nae them,
E-HU-BA. curea or S6O paid.
Hayes Drug Sole Agents, Graham, N. C.
WAS REAL MARRIAGE MARKET
Petrograd Summer Garden* Were Once
Bcene of Yearly Pairing Off of
Business often plays an Important
part In the matrimonial market, espe
cially in some parts of Europe, and an
old-time custom In Petrograd was once
responsible for the yearly pairing off
of all eligible*.
On Whitsunday afternoon the famous
summer gardens were thrown opeh for
the marriage mart Girls and their
mothers, bachelor and their father*—,
the entire population, In fac*—thronged
the gardens for the purpose of finding
The girl* put on their prettiest
clothes, and wore their prettiest smiles,
and as they promenaded to and fro,
they and their parents kept a wary eye
for a suitable husband. The girl fre
quently held some object of value In
her right hand as ft symbol of what the
aspirant might be led to expect In the
shape of a dowry.
Sometimes It would be silver spoons
or a silver dish, or, In the case of one
of humble means, a homely looking Jar.
When ft favorable impression had
been made, the suitor would address
the girl's companion—probably the
marriage broker or saleswoman whose
business it was to act as medium in
these transactions—and particulars of
his name, address, age and prospects
would follow in due course.
The question of "her" dowry would
then receive consideration, and If the
union was a suitable one from all
points of view, the marriage saleswom
an received a fee for her services.
NATURE nXESJNO AGE LIMIT
Man Who Uvea Carefully Can Retain
Vitality and Endurance Indefi
nitely, It la Claimed.
"Three score years and ten," tradi
tion says, Is the span of a human life.
This must be divided Into thne pe
riods to Include preparation, efficiency
and decay, each period lasting nearly
25 yean. With the athlete, It la still
more severe. Few men at thirty-five.
It Is said, have the reserve vitality and
endurance that they had at twenty
five. Therefore the edict has gone
forth that at thirty-five the athlete
must let up In violent competitive
work and gradually back out of the
But there la no scientific evidence
to show that this Is necessary, says
Popular Science Monthly. The human
body Is simply an assemblage of cells,
which must be kept active, without be
ing overstrained and nourished with
out being overfed, in order that they
may be able to resist- the attacks of
microscopic enemies which cause dis
ease and decay. Under favorable con
ditions these cells will live indefinitely
without showing signs of age of loes
of vitality. Therefore the conclusion
Is reached that the "three score years
and ten" are not fixed by any natural
law, but rather by the conditions un
der which men live and by their per
sonal habits. The athletic champion,
then, who lives under the best hy
gienic conditions and observes the law
of temperance In all things and at all
times, ehould be able to "sit tight" on
his pedestal so long as ha desires.
Five years of drumming Into the
publie the tremendous wastes ot fire
carelessness has apparently had little
effect It pwbably will take a war
such as the one Into which the country
Is now plunged, with its measures of
national economy, to correct wasteful
ness which has cost millions in money
and countless lives. The extent of this
waste is presented graphically by the
actuarial bureau of the National Board
of Fire Underwriters, which has Just
completed an Investigation of 000,000
Area In the United States. The report
lays 2L4 per cent of the biases to
strictly preventable causes, 87J) per
cent to partially preventable causes
and 40,7 per cent to unknown causes,
largely preventable. It Is another Il
lustration of the notorious fact that
Americu saves at the spigot and
wastes at the bung. Fire prevention
and food economy in these days of na
tional aaving should go hand In hand,
i - "■—
Spain is having so many strikes
that it might as well get into the
war and fight somebody outside
Having qualified as administrator of the
estate of Qlles Walker, deceased, all
persons holdlug claims against said estate
are hereby notified to preaeut the same, ouly
authenticated, on or before the *)tblayof
July, 1918, or thla notice will be pleaded In
««pvery; and till peraona In
debted to aald estate are requested to make
This Jul/ 17. 1017
„H ... CLAUD CATRS.Adm'r
19jul6t of Giles Walker, deoM.
Having qualified as Administrator! of the
estate of Andrew Gerrlnger, deceased, the
undersigned hereby notifies all persons hold
ing claims against (he said estate to preoent
the same, uuly authenticated. on or before
the 20sh day of Jul/, WIS, or tills notleewlll
be pleaded In bar of their recovery: and all
persons Indebted to said estate are request
od to make Immediate settlement.
This July 17tb, 19.7.
CLAUD CATEB, Adm'r
lyjulfit of Andrew derringer, deo'd.
Summons by Publication.
North Carolina—Alamauee County.
in the superior Court.
Mewre the net k.
J. G. Holt and kit* wuc, u.
ilult, >». A. iraUfcfaoll una ilia
WUe, Juna u. o.
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iiettie B oggn, Puny C ampbell and
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A. nuaa, luurgurec ju. aua
auce N uan, tno uau t nler ui JUl
cua AH uan aua ncr uuauaiiu, wuuso
name uuu uer resiueuce are uu-
Kuuwn, una me ucU'B-at-ia w ji
lieonurd rojt, uaiuea ana iebiueu
wa unanown, respuliaents.
Polly Campbell and ner nusoanu,
Will t_auipocii, Alice nudii,
ter 01 jiartna IN uan, aua uer U u»-
bana, wnuac name uuu reniueuce a, e
unanown, ana ta«s ueuvai-ia« ui
l-itunaru t oi, wnune names aim ie»-
iaences are uiiKnuwn, win uKe no
tice mac an actiou eutitiea aa
auuve naa t>uen couiuieiicca iu cue
Superior L'UUIL 01 AIAUUUIA) uouu
cy OY cne •petitioners, ioi- cue pur
pose ot aeniag cuuc real property
situate in aula cuunty uua o*ute
juiuwn an tne o eri-y i.uau place, ot
wnicn me lute ueorge »i. «oau
Oieu seized una possesscu, saiu tunc
bmng lor cue purpose ui uivuioj
amuug me several ueviaeea tnere
-01 01 tne saiu ucuigt iu. .«uan; una
in DUIU piucceuiuji 11 II ueniea cna;
Alice noan, uau&nter ui alarm a
iMuan, is encitieu to uny interest i.,
[ Ana cue said respondents will
furtner take notice mac mey are
[required cu appear ai cue un.ee ui
cbe Clerk ot cue superior tour. o»
Alamance county, in urauaui, UJ
Saturaay, ottuuer utn. toll,, ana
answer ur aeinur to tne petition
wnicn wul tie tiled in cm* causa
wicmn ten days irom tne issuing ot
the Mimmuaa nerein, or tne peti
tioners wiu apply to tne couii lor
tne reiiet demanded in saia peti
JL>one this the Ist day of Septem
ber, 1917. ,
J. D. KKKNODLB, C. S. C.
Notice To Automobile Owners.
The Town Commissioners have
passed an ordinance that all automo
biles must keep on tne right hand
aide ot Main St. between Harden St,
and Court House Square, and al au
tomobiles stopping on Main Street
between Harden Street and the
Public Square must be beaded
North when stopped on the Hast
side of said street and neadea
South wheu stopped on West side
of said street. All automobiles
passing around the Court House
Square must go to the right. All
violators will be finea sio and cost.
W. H. BOSWKLL,
Chief of Police.
Resolutions condemning the pick
eting of the White House by mem
bers of the Woman's Congressional
Union and urging press and public
to discriminate between the picket
era and the "great body oi loyal
and patriotic women" who are
working for suffrage, were adopted
at a State Conference of the Wo
man Suffrage Party at Saratoga, N.
At present the life of that once
favorite target for anarchists, Nich
olas Romanoff, ought to oe sale.
He is doing n oparticular harm,