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The Alamance gleaner. (Graham, Alamance County, N.C.) 1875-1963, June 13, 1918, Image 4

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I Health £ About k Gone . Ij Many thousands •! women suffering from womanly trouble, have been benefited by the use of Cardui, the woman's ■ tonic, according to letters we receive, similar to this one from Mrs. Z.V. Spell, of Hayne, N. C. "1 coultß not stand on my feet, and! IV Just suffered terribly,'" she says. "As my suf fering was so great, antf he had tried other reme-. dies, Dr. had us get Cardui. . « I began improving, and It cured me. 1 know, and my doctor knows, what Car dul did for me, for my nerves and health were about gone." TAKE CARDUI The Woman's Tonic She writes further: " I ra am In splendid health ~. can do my work. 1 feel I Ife owe It to Cardui, for I was In dreadful- condition." If you are nervous, run down and weak, or suffer from headache, backache, etc., every month, try Cardui. Thousands of women praise this medl- cine for the good It has done them, and many physicians who have used Cardui successfully with Pfc their women patients, for years, endorse this medl- BL cine. Think what it means to be In splendid health, like Mrs. Spell. Oive Cardui a trial. 1^ N All Druggists W BROWNING GUN FOR | AIBCRAFT IS a K. RATE OF FIRE SYNCHRONIZED WITH REVOLUTIONS OF THE TRACTOR PROPELLER. BASEBALL CAPTURES LONDON American Army and Navy Teams Draw Big Crowds—British Officers In U. S. Give Instruction In Qaa Defsnse. The Ilrownlng machine gun haw suc cessfully undergone a test to deter mine Its vu I lie for use with aircraft. Tbl* Is one of three types of maclilue guns with which the rate of lire can be wo synchronized with the revolu tions of tho propeller of u tractor air plane that the gun enn bo fired by the pilot of a combat plane through the revolving blnile*. Airplane propeller* revolve at from 800 to 2,000 revolution* per Minute. The machine gun la connected with the alrplnno engine by n mechanical or Ity(1 ratillc device, and Impulse* from the crank uliuft are transmitted to thu machine gun. The rate of tire of the machine gun la constant and ll* Ore la synchronised with the revolving pro peller blade* by "wasting" a certain percentage of the Impulse* It receive* from the airplane engine and by hav ing the remaining Impulse* trip or pull the trigger *o that the gun tire* Ju*t at the fraction of the aecond when the propeller blade* are clear of the line of Are. The pilot operate* the gun by mcana of a lever which control* the rtrcult ami allows the Impulses to trip the trigger. "As the, latest wonder of the world London ha* taken to ba*eball," *ay* a committee on public Information representative |n London. "The Eng llah never before hnd much use for our great game. They called It an ex aggerated form of roundera and won dered what the iiolne wa* nil about, but the American and Cunadlan sol dier* 111 Kngluud have been educating tbein. "A regular league of eight team* linn started a summer schedule, nud III" English |iubllc la learning what It h»* ml**ed. Illg crowd* witness the game which la played every Saturday, and the' sport hid* fair to become widely popular. Here la the way Thoiua* Burke, the short-story writer. re|K>rt* a gnme In the London Star of May •-•7. " iji*t week I discovered baselmli. The natch between Uu Army nnil Navy team* wn* my tlnit glimpite f a paatlme that htm captivated u conti nent. and 1 can well understand It* ap peal to a modern teinpcrnniciit. Itc llevo me. It'* good good*. And the crowd ! I had hoard and rend inui.li of baseball fan* and their method oi'root ing. but my conceptions were nothing near the real thing. The grandstand*, crowded with army and navy fan*. bristling with tnegaphonea and tiuMtng huts and demoniac faces, would linve made a superb subject for a lithograph by Sir Frank Brsgwyn. "The game got hold of me before tho flrat pitched ball. Tlie players In their hybrid costumes and huge gloves, the catcher In hla gas mask, and the movements of the teams as they prac ticed runs shook roe with excitement. Then the gnme began and the rooting began. In past years X have attended various football matches In mining dis tricts where the players came In /or a certain amount of ragging, but they were church services compared with the furious abuse and basing handed to nny unfortunate who failed t{ play " "There w*s, for example, an explo sive, reverberating "A-b-b-h-h-h" which I have been practicing In my back yard ever sloec, but without once catching It* true quality. You should havo heard Admiral Slma, aa college yell leader, when tilt Navy made a home run bit, with his "Atta boy; oh, atta way to play ball," and when they got an error he sure handed the Navy theirs. " 'Yea; I've got It From now on I'm a fan. I'm going to *ee every baiieball match played anywhere near London. I ahull never be able to watch with ex citement a. cricket or football match after this; It'd be like a tortoise race. Coinc along with me to the next match uml Join me In rooting and In killing the umpire.'" In March and April the secretary of agriculture, on recommendation of the office of public roudH and rural engi neering, approved 212 Mate rond-bulld- Ing project* Involving more thun 2,500 miles of highways under the federal aid road act. The estimated cost of these Improvements to the states Is about *15,000,000. The federal uld al lowed Is more than $5,000,000. Bottlers of soft drinks In the United States may save,approximately 50,000 lons of sugar annuully by using other sweetening materials, according to In vestigations by specialists of the bu reau of chemistry, United States de partment of agriculture. The bureau of' chemistry Is preparing to furnish bottlers with sweetening formulas that, will ullow the uctuul sugar content In soft drinks to be cut to 50 per ctut or less and at the same time will preserve the cintouiary taste of the beverages. Starch sugar, starch sirup, maltose sir up uud honey are the substitutes used. The army ordnance department has negotiated approximately 12,000 con tracts since this country entered the wur. Involving within 1175,000,000 of the total funds directly avullable for the department for the present fiscal yenr—s.').HH.'i,2Bts,o4J. AddlUonal con tracts totaling $1,008,708,741 have been entered Into on the authority of con gress pending appropriation of an amount aggregating $1,071,400,750. The magultude of the task of the ordnance department financially Is evi denced by the disbursement recently In a single day of more than $25,000,000 on ordinary' contract Dis bursements for the mouth of April, 1018, ran to $350,884,803, an interesting amount as compared with the $5,069,- 204 disbursed by the ordnance depart ment in April, 1017. These disburse ments wero msde at the ordnance of fice In Washington. Amounts dis bursed at government arsenals are not Included. One check recently drawn by the ord nance disbursing officer for ordnance material was for $18,750,000. One re quisition made recently by this same officer on the treasury was for $166,- 000,000. This Is the largest single requi sition ever made by auy United Htates disbursing officer. Prior to two months ago, before the ordnance department established Ita 11 district office* which zoned the country to expedite payments to contractors anil relieve the strain upon the main office In Washington, the disbursing officer at Washington signed from 800 to 3,000 checks a day. RecuuKe of thu Instruction of gas of ficer* who have been at the various vamps for tbe lust six months, the troops which are going forward to France are well pouted on methods of combating gas attacks, says a state ment authorized by the war depart ment. A group of Itrltlsh gas officers hns been In this country since last Hummer, One of these men Ims been at each of the training camps, advising and ns»l«tlng the division gas officer. All the men going overseas are imp plied with gas helmets. Under the di vision gas officers and their assistants, the men are drilled In the use of masks, taught ty>w to detect the pres ence ot gas, and given actual experi ence with different sorts ot gases. Mimic gas shells and cloud attacks, used often at night In connection with high explosives, help to make the train ing realistic. The t'nltcd State* haa been able to build on the experience of the Itrltlah and French, to whom ga* attaint* were unknown when they entered the war. No American troop* have fceen lent to the front without practical experience In defending themaelve* against ga*. The training of Instructor* In ga* de fense Include* a Course of about one month. Moat of the ga* ofllcer* are commissioned Rrat lieutenant*. One of the Interesting development* of the war, according to a statement authorised by the war department. Is lbe rspld expsnslon of the various bu reau* of the war department. At the outbreak of the war there were les* than 8,000 employeee on duty. The number now Is approximately 29,000, an Increase of 800 per cent. While this represents a tremendous expansion, the Increase In the army Itself has been more than 1,000 per cent. Only four out of every 100 officers In the service were In the army at the time the war began. The gn* defense service Is now msnu facturlug about 0,000 horse gas masks per day. These sre being sent to France, and It I* expected that within n abort time every horse connected with the American expeditionary forces will be equipped with the new maaks. The gai defeoae »errlre ha* • com pletely equipped factory for the manu facture of the masks. In leaa than three weeka a building waa selected and the factory w»» producing maaka. The Introduction of riveting machinery haa done away with the heavy hand aewlng of the frame which anpporty the maaka on the face* of the horsea. The maaka are ao constructed that ao metal or chemically Impregnated part* can chafe the horae. In Itavarta the monthly meat ration haa been cut 20 per cent—from 1.000 to 800 grama—according to German newspaper*. The monthly meat ration In Saxony haa been reduced from 800 to 7U> grama. Public official* are re ported In the Prussian preaa aa dlscus alng the poaalblllty of a further redac tion of the bread ration In Pro aula. A Munich paper reporta that from the beginning of the war to March 1, WIS. Bavarian hog atocka have de creased from 2,100.312 to 706..81 head. The Danish hog ceusna show* a de creaae from 1,651,000 hog* July 12. 1017, to 780,000 December 5, 1917, or a decrease of one-third the number at the beginning of the war. RUB-MY-TlSM—Antiseptic, Re lieves Rheumatism, Sprains, Neu ralgia, etc. SUBSCRIBE FOR THB QLBANBB ORGANIZATION OF FOOD MRIBIII IS SIMM 111 NORTH CM POOD REGULATION* HENCEFORTH WILL BE MORE RIGIDLY EN FORCED—INSPECTORS TO BE PUT INTO THE FIELO—SOME PLAIN TALK FOR SUOAR DEALERS AND COMMERCIAL USERS—NEW METHOD OF OOINO AFTER PROFITEERS—CONSUMERS AND DEALERS ASKED TO CO-OPERATE. lUlelgh.—Plana for strengthening and very greatly expanding the Food Administration organisation la North Carolina are being undertaken tbli week by State Food Administrator Henry A. Page who has Juat returned from a conference of State Food Admlnlatratora with Herbert Hoover and his staff at Washington. Mr. Page brings back from Washington the. Impression and Information that all governmental agencies 'are settling down to hard work In anticipation of a war of at least two or three years' dnratlon. All agencies an profiting by their past experience and smoother running and more effective operation may be anticipated from now on. To Employ Inspectors- One Important feature of Mr. Page's new plan calls for the appointment of a number of Inspectors who will divide theii' entire time to investigations of alleged violations and to the examination of bakera, accounts and invoices and other' records of wholesale and retail dealers, bottling works, drug stores Ice cream manufacturing plants, soda fountains, flour mills, cotton seed oil mills, etc. When the new system of Inspection Is effective the elaborate re ports which have been required of all licensed dealers or manufacturers will b every grestly simplified. The extneslon of th organization will Impose so many additional administrative duties upon Mr. Page and executive secre tary Lucas that an Increase In the office will alao bs necessary. Sugar Regulation Rigid. In no Instance will there be a greater "tightening up" or more rigid en forcement of regulations than with those that apply to sugar. Mr. Page's office Is already receiving from refiners and shipper* of sugar statementi showing in detail every ahlpment of sugar Into North Carolina. In the imme diate future every dealer who handles sugar will be required to keep an abso lute record of sll sales of sugar from one pound up. No stated rports from these particular records will be Required but such stated reports from these particular records will be required but such record's will be subject to exami nation by Food Administration Inspectors at any and all timea. All commercial users of sugar who disregard the rationing plan of sugar Instituted May 15th will be disciplined. Certfllcates are being issued only foi sugar supplies up'to July first and many commercial uaera have failed to apply for blanks upon which to maks their sworn statements and to apply for certificates becsuse they have already reached or exceeded thir allot ment of sugar. Not only will such users have their supplies equalized ufter July first but In the absence of their sworn statementa by June 16th, they will be penalised as well. The Food Administration demands of all commercial users of sugar explanation of their status not later than June 16th, and m> car tlflcates will be Issued after June 16th except under such circumstances as will satisfy the Food Administration that the dflay In making sworn state ment and spplylng for certificates was Justified—and it Is Indicated that some tall explaining will be necessary to bring about thla conviction. Wholesalers or Jobbers who sell sugar er sugar eyrup to commercial users without receiving In exchange certificates Issued by the Food Admin tration will have their licence* revoked. Retailer* who make »~>ct» *al*a wllj be blacklisted and be put out of bualness by that process. doing After Profiteer*. The rule* and regulation* of tbe Food Administration Vfc-' retard to margins of profit on foodstuffs will henceforth be more rlgdly enforced and throogh the aiilatance ot the Inspector* who will be pat in tbe field, profit* will be checked from.the end nearest tbe consumer. Where the retail price ot a oommodlty teems to be unreasonable the retailer will be called upon t« sbow hie marfln. If hta margin Is reasonable the Inspector will go to the wholeealer and If his margin waa reasonable the pursuit will continue to the manufacturer or miller or other producer. It baa not been practicable to follow this course In tbe past because of tbe lack ot force to make tbe Inve* ligations. To stimulate and render effective the new system, coasumers are now In Tited to report apparently excessive prices to their County or Township Pood Administrator and retailers who are charged apparently excessive prloee by wholesaler! or Jobbers are Invited to bring such prices to tbe attention of tbe same authorities. One class of dealers and millers the Food Administration proposes to go after comprises millers and dealers in co>n meal and other cereaj substitutes who have taken advantage of the flour shortage and "60-60" combination sale to extort unreasonable profits on com meal and similar products. The wheat conservation program haa been hide back by profiteers In corn meal an* other ooreal substitutes and these gentlemen evldntly have something com ing to tbem from the Food Administration. 100% Effectiveness "Tbe Food Administration In Nortb Carolina and throughout the United States haa determined to make itself 100% effective," declared Mr. Page in discussing tbe situation. "In every instance tho legitimate Interest of pro ducer, consumer and dealer will bo conserved, but wilful violations of Food Administration rules and regulations, designed aa war measures to assist out Government In winning this war, will not be tolerated and will b« punished te the extent of tho law. Our new system of inspection, relnforoed by oui authority to require special reports of any dealer, claaa of dealer* or lndl vlduals at any time, and the authority of our Inepectors to examine books accounts, invoices and other records of all dealers will enable u* to promptly ■pot violation* and punish offender*. This greatar effectlveaes* will re dound to the benefit of patriotic and honest and unselfish produaers and dealers as well as ooa*uaer*." IMMIS OF FLOUR IS TABOO STATS FOOD ADMINISTRATOR HENRY A. PAGE CALL* UPON DEALERS TO REFRAIN FROM ORDERING FURTHER FLOUR FROM OUTSIDE MILLS—"NORTH CAROLINA HAS HER SHARE." Raleigh.—Further Importation* of flour Into North Carolina until the next barvait art In effect forbidden by State Food Administrator Henry A. Page. Tile practice of flour conservation In North Carolina has been so general, and the saving so great, that a largo number of the small mills which have here tefore been able only to supply the Immediate communities have accumulated eonalderable quantltlee of flour which Is available for ahlpplng to other mar kets It Is the purpoee of Mr. Page to divert thla flour to those markets la North Carolina which have heretofore Imported flour from the larger mills oatslde the State, which, almost without exception, are la position to pack Sour tor export and anpply the demand* of the Army and Nary and our Allies The Food Administration will assist In bringing together those mills which have flour for sale and the dealers In other section* of the State who dastro to purchase U. Mr. Page's statsment Inaugurating the new pUi Is as fpUowi: "Baaed oa the total supply la the United States for home consumption, aad coaslderlag the decreased coasumptloa. by our people, there Is within the borders of North CaroUaa our share aad more of flour. Thla belag true, 1 am ralllag oa the wholesale aad retail mershaats of North CaroUaa to relrati from Beadle; furtbec order* for flour to mills outside of North Carolina. The larger mills which have been accustomed to ehlp tremendous quantities of I oar tato North CaroUaa are most of tham dose to export potats aad all of them are la position to pack flour for export. Where merchants In some ■•art* of North CaroUaa could secure flour from outside mills cheaper thaa •bey caa from North Carolina mills which have flour available, I aa going to aah them te take the home flour evea at a higher price. "I do not preload to say that there la sufflciaat flour la North Carolina to eapply anything like the normal demaad. What I do ateaa to say Is that It we are to supply oar Alilee with the quantity they must have, we haye aa much flour la North CaroUaa as ws are eatltled to aad as much la proportion aa the people of say other State or section—aad we have no right to more." Mr Page** requeet to flour dealers to rsfrala from parohastng flour out side the State Is not aa order but It Is very clearly Indicated la the office S he ro-j Administration that all dealers wlli we expected to compl/ with the the request snd that any dlsregsrd of the requeet will bo looked upon with sstrems disfavor by the Food Admlalstrstloa. The restriction on the Importation of etude rubber haa been followed by re striction* on Importation of four com modities poaaesslng some of the char acteristics of rubber, and capable un der some drcumstancea of being uaed as aubstitutes for natural rubber. Acting on a auggetalon of Geueral Pershing an order lias been Issued In creasing each reglment'a hand from 28 to B0 member*. Band leaders having had more than five years' military ex perience as hand leaders will be made Brat lieutenants; those with leaa than five years' experience will be made sec ond lieutenants. Iteslde enlarging the bands a bugle and drum corps will be added to each regtrnel*. Kach corps will Include the company Iniglers of Its regltneM. and not more rtinn IS dnimm*ra. Break? your Cold or LaGrippe with few doses of 666. StIBUCMBB FOR THB QLBANBR Hair Gray? Read This! This is a message of Importance to ail who have gray hair. Science has made a great discovery In Q-ban. l»y or faded hair changes to a natural, uniform, luatrous, beauti ful dark shade simply by applying Q-ban. Works gradually and defies detection. Safe, sure, and guaran teed harmless. All ready to use. Vic a large bottle, money back If hot satisfied. Sold by Hayes Drug Company and all good drug stores. .Try Q-ban Hair Tonic, Soap. Liquid shampoo, also Q-ban Depilatory. Collier H. Minge, former head of C. H. Minge & Co., cotton brokers of Atlanta, suicided last week by shooting himself. IK RED TRIANGLE IS REEFING m\PROMISES V. M. C. A. Secretaries Follow The S*MJ*r* Out Into No hfan's Land No Job Too Small For Th* Blgg**t Of M*n The American Y. M. Q, A. Is keep ing Its promises. American secretaries ar* now, and have been for many weeks, at work In the forward areas along the battle front In France. To an indeterminate number of Red Tri angle men "over there" gaa and shell flre and mud and actual battle ar* a grim reality—a part of the day's wort. A personal letter of absorbing Inter est was lately received from Mr. Ralph Harbison, president of the Pittsburgh Y. M. C. A. and a well known business man of that city, who has been In France on a special V. Mt C. A. Mis sion. Th* Lettar "Casualties had occurred among our soldiers Just before we arrived at our village," the letter reads, "and we were ordered to get under cover of our de •ult*. After a supper of chocolate, war bread, and canned beef, the aix of us see. retarles were ordered to the cellar of the *T,' together with fifty soldier* who happened to be in the old shell-torn building, as the boche were beginning again to shell the town. We took can dle*, a big basketful of canteen sup plies, to last us in case we should have to be dug out later, overcoats and blan kets. We fitted our gas masks on to be sure tbey were working well, and then settled down—or tried to—in the dungeon. We expected to have'to stay all night, but in an hour a sentry call ed, 'All out,' and up we gladly went. The rest of the evening we spent up stairs In one of the reasonably whole rooms, with piano and songs and sto ries and the ever-present and wonder- ful cantp«n, at which I took my turn. "Needless to gay, I slept none'that night, with all the bang and noise out wide, but nobody does, I'm told, the, first night. The night before J got about two hours of doxlng with a stiff neck, sitting up In a crowded night train, but, strange to nay, I never felt the lack of it for a minute. "We were up the next morning at una bonne heure, and after breakfast at the officers' mess Clarke Rnd I started off for the trenches, each of us ladcned with about fifty pounds of canteen supplies besides our helmet, gas masks, carried at all times at 'alerts,' etc. "For two hours we pursued a tor tuous way among the various lines of trenches and connecting tronches, stopping frequently to dispense our popular wares among the boys, some repairing the trenches, some building new ones, some on sentry duty, some deeping In the dugouts, some man ning guns and watching for German heads. * "As we entered the front-Une trenches, we suddenly ran Into Secre tary Dal(er and accompanying officers. I stepped aside as well a* I could, sa- >: • 0 v jijiinrf Land and does not halt op account luted and said, 'Good morning, Me. Secretary." Ab they pasted I heard one of the officers say to the Secre tary, "You see, Mr. Secretary, the "Y" men are right -up In the front-line trenches with the boys.' "Time • was flying, and we knew there were still more soldiers further on who would be glad to see us. Soon we entered 'No Man's Land' by means of a »?ench, a land which we had seen frtni the rear lines in the dls j.inco on tour earlior. all uprooted an.l torn and desolate, and after some min utes we crawled, hot and winded, into a shell hole —the furthermost listening post In our lines and found six sol diers on guard, all very much alert. They gave us a warm welcome, and we conducted our communications In low whUpers, for there were three German snipers in three different di rections only seventy-live feet away. "Needless to say, our gunnysacks were empty when we came out We hurried back, to the algn of the Red Triangle in the Tillage, drank a cup of hot chocolate, and started In again left another direction. "We watched the explosions getting closer and closer, each one preceded by the weirdest kind of a wall and ; whine through the air, and then dur ing a let-up we rushed across the open and Into the dugouts in an embank ment, where our second pack of sup plies disappeared. "Two of the secretaries had been I gassed the dsy before we arrived at this place, and one slightly wounded by shrapnel, while others were break ing under the physical strain and need ed relief. I'm sure we will hear of fatalities soon, but since my experi ence In the trenches I don't ask the question any more 'ls It worth while?' Never was such an opportun ity given to man to serve his fellow men as this. -pass the word on, and pasa K quickly, that five hundred ef the most capable, esrnsst, and bIQ-soulsd Chris tian men are needed here today In ad dition to the weekly stream that 1a coming. We are cabling New York frequently, but they dpn't come. It la critical, and we most not fail, but we will unleo'. more and better men come Immediately. see It, there if no Y. M. C. A. Job over here too small for the biggest men In America.". Green's August Flower has been n household remedy all over the civilized World for more than a hi 1 f a century (or con stipation, intestinal troubles, tor pid liver and generally depressed feeling that accompanies such dis orders. It is a most valuable rem edy for indigestion or nervous dys pepsia and liver trouble, bringing on headache, coming up of food, palpitation of the heart, and many other symptoms. A few doses of August Flower will relieve you. It is a gentle laxative. Sold by Gra ham Drug Co. C»ipt Albert T. Barr, formerly commanding officer of the 119 th infantry, at Camp Sevier, has been honorably discharged from the service on account of physical disability. Cap!, ijarr mysterious ly disappeared from camp some months ago and when he returned it was evident that he was ment ally unbalanced. THE RED TRIANGLE IS KEEPING IK PROMISES V. M. C. A. 3*cr*tarles Fallow Th* Soldier* Out Into No Man's Land No Job Too Bmall For-The Biggaat Of Man The American T. M. C. A. la keep ing its promlaea. American aecretariea are now, and have been for man? weeks, at work in th* forward areas along the battle front In Franc*. To an Indeterminate number of Ked Tri angle men "over there" gaa and ahell llre and mud and actual battle are a ((Mm reality—a part of the day's work. A personal letter of absorbing inter est was lately received from Mr. Ralph Harbison, president of the Pittsburgh Y. M. C. A. and a well known business man of that city, who has been In Franco on a special Y. M. C. A. Mls- Hiofi. Th* Letter "Casualties had occurred among our. soldiers Just before we arrived at oar village," the letter reads, "and we were ordered to get under cover of our de suite. After a supper of chocolate, war bread, and canned beef, the six of us s«& retarles were ordered to the cellar of the 'Y,' together with fifty soldiers who happened to be in th* old shell-torn building, as the boche were beginning again to shell the town. We took can dles, a big basketful of canteen sup piles, to last us In can* we should have to be dug out later, overcoats and blan kets. We fitted our gas masks on to be sure they were working well, and then settled down —or tried to—ln the dungeon. We expected to have to stay all night, but In an hour a sentry call ed, 'All out,' and up we 'gladly want The rest of tbo evening we spent up- Btairs In one of the reasonably whole rooms, with piano and songs and ato rles and th* ever-present and wonder ful canteen, at which I took my turn. "Needless to say, I slept none that night, with all th* bang and npis* out side, but nobody does, I'm told, the first night The night before I got about two hours of dozing with a stiff neck. Bitting up in a- crowded night train, but, strange to say, I never felt the lack of it for a minute. "We were up the aext morning at une bonne heure, and after breakfast at the officers' mess Clarke and I started off for the trenches, each of us ladened with about fifty pounds of canteen supplies besides our helmet, gas masks, carried at all times at 'alerte,' etc. "For two houcs we pursued a tor tuous way among the raiious lines of trenches and connecting tronches, stopping frequently to dispense oar popular wares among some repairing the trenches, some building new ones, some on sentry duty, some kleeplng in the dugouts, some man ning guns and watching for German heads. "As we entered the froot-llne trenches, we suddenly Tan into Secre tary Baker and accompanying officers. I stepped aside as well as I could, sa- Y. M. C. A. WORKERS ON ARMYTRANSPORTS Y. M. C. A. Secretaries Now Accom. | pany Troops From Home To The Camp And From Camp All The Way To The Boche Trenches Y. M. C. A. secretaries have carried ' their work to the troops In transport, ' aays an announcement just received from the National War Council of the Y. M. C. A., and are now promoting a systematic recreational,' educational, 1 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 ries one or two such secretaries whose function it is to do all that Is possible to make the voyage both comfortable and enjoyable for the fighting men 1 abroad. "Games are provided, musical and movie entertainments staged, maga aines and books are supplied and writ ing paper Is Issued free to the man,'' the statement continues. "A report of a transport worker recently arrived ■hows that In his equipment there were such articles as a folding organ and eong books, motion-picture equipment with 20 reels, pocket testaments, writ ing paper, boxing gloves, medicine ball, rope quoits, checkers, dominoes, Vlotrala and records and a Sonora ma chin®. "The appointment of transport secre taries completes the link of Y. M. C. A. work, which begins with the re cruits in oamp, continues through the training period, comes oversea* on the transports and goes on in the catnip in France all the way from the porta to the frent line trenches. Transport secretaries are assigned to ships, and remain on their ships as does the erew." . * . Itch relieved in SO minute* by Woodford's Sanitary Lotion. Never falls. Sold by Graham Drus Co, Next Friday, 14th, is Flag Day, which will probably bo more gen erally' observed this year than usual. Hang out the flags. . Fifty thousand persons are homeless as the result of a lire at Stamful, the Mohammedan section of Constantinople, Turkey. HeUefla Mis Boars Distressing Kidney and Bladder Disoaae relieved In six hours b/ the "NEW GREAT SOUTH AMER ICAN KIDNEY CURE." It I* • great surprise on account of ita exceeding oromptness In relieving pain in bladder, kidneys and back. In male or female. Relieve* reten tion of wstcr almost Immediately. If you want quick relief and cure this la the remedy. Sold by Gra ham Drue Co. adv. Subscribe for The Gleaner. SI.OO a year, in advance. iCftSTORIfI Infants and Children, JMothers Know That IH Genuine Castoria ililxSSSSiSffi- Always / v iij| Bears the /0» | jaafeaags (Jr for Over I Tut Crvrt"" Thirty Years 8.3 ' . jg^MSTIRH Exact Copy of Wrapper* THI ONMUN MMMNV. ««• *«"* CRTV -7 - &.» Sale of Real Estate Under and by virtue of an order of the Superior Court of Alamance County, made in the Sjjeclal Pro ceeding entitled John C. Jones et al. against Abner Perry and an another, the undersized Commis sioner will, on MONDAY, JUNK 17, 19i8 at 12 o'clock M., offer for sale to the highest bidder, at puplic auc tion, lor cash, at the court house dooy of Alamance County, in Gra ham, Alamance County North Caro lina, the following described l&Du, lying and being in Newlin town ship, Alamance County. North Car olina, adjoining the lands of Annie Perry, Mieaja a rax ton and others bounded as follows, to-wit: Beginning at a rock in a branch in the line of said Braxton, earner with Annie Perry, and running thence N. 74 1-4 (leg. W. 5 cnains to a rock, corner 'with said Annie Perry; thence N. 83 1-3 deg W. '27 chains to a rock, corner with An nie Perry; thence N. 3 2-3 deg VV. 7 chains to a rock; thence N.53X deg. E. 1 chain and 20 links to a rock, corner with Annie Perry on West bank of said Cane Creek; thence up the meanders of sala Cane Creek, courses and distances taken on opposite sides of eraek as follows : 88 deg. E. 3 chains N. 38% deg. E. 62.20 links, N. 1 deg. E. 7 chains N. 33? deg. W. Cross ing creek 3 chains 7a links to a rock', corner with Annie Perry above (ord; thence 83 2-3 dag. E. 26 chains and 6S links to a rock corner with Annie Perry on East aide of road; thence S. 33 1-3 deg. E. 10 chains to a rock; thence S. 82 2-3 deg. W. 71 links to a rock at the mouth of a branch, corner with Annie Perry thence down said branch as it meanders as follows, S. ti deg. W. 7 chs. S lo# deg. W. 2ch3. 50 links S. 23 1-1 deg W. 3 chains 15 links S. 33 1-3 deg. W. 6 chains 15 links to a curve; thence S. 4 2-3 deg. 2 chains to the beginning, containing 71.45 acres, more or less. E. S. W. DAMBRON, Commissioner. This May 15, 1918. ++++++++++++++++++++++++-M | UP-TO-DATE JOB PRININO i I DONE AT THIS OFFICE. | I % QIVE [ U9 TRIAL. ) Notice of Sale Valuable Land Within One half Mile of Corporate Limits of Graham on Macadam Road. Pursuant to an order oi the Su perior Court, in u Special Proceed ing entitled Elizwbeth A. yuak-n --bush and others, vs. Jo an L.ee 121- more, the same being No on the Special Proceedings Docket of *aid Court, the undersigned com missioner will, on SATURDAY, JUNE 22, 1918, at 12 o'clock M., at the courc house door in Uraham, Alamance cot|ncy, North Carolina, offer for sale to the highest bidder, upon the terms hereinafter stated, that certain tract or parcel of lanJ lying ana being in (iranam township, county and State aforesaid, and more par ticularly defined and described us follows, to-wit: Situate on the macadam toad leading South Irom the town oi Qraham, about one and one-half miles from the corporate limits of said town, adjoining the lands of the heirs of the late John w. Whit sett, Lewis Worth, D. V. Quaken bush ana others, known as the Wil liam J. Quakenbush home place, upon which is situate a goou dwelling house, all necessary out houses, fruit trees, vineyard, etc., and contains 9.81 acres. The undersigned commissioner will, upon the above date, offer for sale, upon terms to be stated at sale a certain small tract dl land belonging to D. V. Quakenbush, one of the petitioners in said Special, Proceeding, which said tract ad adjoins the above tract and contains about three-fourths of an acre. Terms of Sale: One-half cash on day of sale, the remaining one-half to be paid November 1, 1918, the deferred payment to bear interest at the rate of six percent per an num from the date of confirmation, and title is reserved until all the purchase price and interest are paid. The purchaser to have the privilege to pay the deferred pay ment any time after the confirma tion. J. ELMER LONG,' Commissioner. ! Dixon's Lead Pencil* are the | are THE BEST. Try them 1 | and be convinced. They are' j I for sale at this office.—Sc. I I - I £►—p —o-o— O— o—o—0 —o—o —o—o—6—C0— o—6—C \ J M 40 Ym 1 1 CARD 111 S The Woman's Tonic f J 5 i A Sold Everywhere • r. Z •fWiifiii Mj or iwU-ntitbllily. J lank refwiumn®. ■ - ; vj A PATN?IT3 NUI'-O FORTUNES I«T ■ . M yo!t. Our f rr«- lio.klot* Irll how, what to Invent ■ - rsWFTlBOil> PATENT LAWYERS, R^O^SevenU^tj^^fashlrißtori^^jM^ A *3 YEARS REPUTATION T4 B liRNOLDSM H BALSAI ■ w worrentedTto Cure MALL SUMMER SICKNESSES BY|, I Graham Drag Co. | I DO YOU WANT A NEW STOMACH? I If you do "Digestoneine" will give S I you one. For full particulars regard- I ing this wonderful Remedy which, • ii I has benefited thousands, apply to Hayes Drug Go. MORTGAGEE'S SALE OP LAND. Under and by virtue of the power of sale in a certain mortgage deed executed by Graham Bradsbawana his wife, Lucy Ann Bradshaw, to the Graham tioan & Trust Com pany and dated March 10, 1915, ana recorded in the office of the Keg- if ister of Deeds for Alamance county, in Book of Mortgages and Deeds of Trust No. 60, at page 412, and de fault having, been made in the pay ment of the said debt secured by said mortgage, the undersigned mortgagee will offet at public sale at the court house door in Graham, on. i SATURDAY, JUNE 16, 1918, at 12 o'clcok noon, tha following described tract of land: A certain tract or parcel of land ii lying and being in the township of Uraham, Alamance county, aV» joining the lands of VV. i. Nicks, - George S. Mabry, deceased, and bounded its follows: Beginning at a corner with W. J. Nicks on the N'. side of said -• £ street, South Melville; thence .. South with said street 83 teit to corner or iron bolt with said Ma bry; thence West with the line of . J said Mabry 124 feet to an iron bolt or bar in the line of said Mabry;- thetice. North 80 feot to an iron bolt in the line of said Nick*; with the line of said Nicks 124 feet \ to the beginning, and containing 9920 square feet. Said tract or parcel of land to be sold subject to a prior mortgage in the sum at $75.09 to Joh.i IT' Hoffman, as evidenced by record- ;® ed mortgage in the offic? of the Register of Deeds in Mortgage Book No. 84, at paze 591. Terms of sale: CASH. This the 14th day of May, 1918. Graham Loan & Trust Co., -I Mortgagee. - ADMINISTRATOR'S NOTICB. Having quallflcA u administrator of tb« * estate of llcnry C. Tyunn, d>«ut4,U US* Jj doriiKncd hereby not I Sea all persona holding w clalma HKKlnrt aaldeitaie Co preeest the Mme -• duly authenticated, ou or before the nth (tar « of Mar, UN, or this not toe will be pleaded LA ' bar or their recovery. All peraous Indebted to Mid eatale ace requested to make lap s1? mediate aettlement. Thu May 11, WIS. C. M. TYM>». Adm-r ISmaySt of Henry C. Tyson, decM. ADMINISTRATORS' NOTICE. HAVIDK qualified aa Administrators of TW D estate of Harah F. Hippy, defeased. Um K underalaned hereby notifies all persons bold- ' I log clalma a*al oat the auld eatste to priiaeaf ■> -» the same. duly authoutleatad. ou or before the lutb iar of May, 1S1», or tMa noUoe will be pleaded In bar of flhelr recovery; and all ■" peraona Indebted to aald estate are reounet* " , ed to make Immediate aettlement. This May Ist, IT:*. M. B. HIPPT, ' * E. J. BIPPT, Adm'ra S of Harah F. Hippy, dee'd. J »may#t Burlington, V. (fc M

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