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ALL UIIM OP 8U0AB MUST
BUT THROUGH POOD ADMIN.
Only Hmm Ownm RxcepUd In
Draatk Rating by Paad Admlala
traliea ta Ceaerrv* Hager
On July I and tbaruaftar tba dla
trlbatiaa ad sugar la tba United
States win ba conducted under tba ab
solate dlracttaa af tba United State*;
Paad AibalalatraB la. according ta aa>1
MSMMNt atada by State Paad Ad
ariaUtteto* Haary A. Pag* today.
TbUiatel la name eery la
aider to a*
■agar wiK ba evaBaUe far
baaaabaM aaa aad far preserving and
Oa aad after July 1, State Pood ad
■teiatrutoru wfl) laaua esrtiScstae to
aB buy rim ad eager. including whato
aakra, retaliate, manufacturers, eat.
lng baaaaa. boarding bauaaa. aad av>
aver, with tba exception of bauaakald
ba made July 1 aad tboraeftar'except
apoa tba nrvaalir ad sartifleaua la
sued by tba Paad Admin Satmt tea aad
wKb tba exception ad salaa to beau*
Whs! peelers., rttiflm, maifm
their iteMMlM after they hava
mate a I totem out to tba Feed Ataia
iitratioa on forma which thoy aaa Be
etles by writing to the gagar Divis
ion, Food Administration. Raleigh, N.
Mast A eeeaat far gagar an Hand.
Al aommarcial naira of sugar aro
being required to main a aaw state
ment of sugar aa hand and ta transit
so July 1, and thaas whs hava mars
•Ugar than they aro entitled te arfll
ho required to dispose of It andar tha
direction ef Cooaty Fuad Adasletetra
Tha eases applies alee te any ba
tata, restaurants, bakers, or dealers
whs hava an hand July 1 man sugar
than they are antitled to. It la mani
festly unfair far aay ana ta bo aver
stocked under conditions which tha
country fasaa at this time. Our na
tional segar supply does not came
from stocks, but arrives in monthly
amounts, aad any attempts ta provide
ahead upoa tha part of dealers, cam
martial users' or individuals will be
severely punished by tba Food Ad
ministration, which will be able to
keep accurate tab aa all sales of sugar
through the now system of inspection.
Causes far Rationing Plan.
The extension of tha rationing plea
for the distribution of sugar is tha
Tuoalt or e * number-yf eauaas that
have accumulated to make tha sugar
situation morn dUBeult than c ould
have been anticipated even a faw
weeks ago, according to a statement
issued by Mr. Pago today.
On account of the shipping situa
tion, it is impossible to locus tha su
gar which is available in remote mar
kets, aad there baa been a smaller
yield of sugar in tha West Indies.
The domestic hast and the Louisiana
crops hava also fallen below antici
pation. In addition to this, a can eld
arable qnnntKy of sugar has besn lost
as cutse an eaomaie aa can m
made, Indies tod a reasonable expects
tion from all sources of about 1,600,
040 tons of sugar for United States
consumption during the last half af
the present year. This la baaed upon
the malntasmce of the present is eager
nrfe supply at 1,840,000 tens neces
sitates a considerable reduetioo to eur
consamptioo. To provide three pouoda
ef sugar par month per pereea far
household use, te take ears of eur
Army and Nary, aad to provide far
the Mceaaory preservation of fruit,
milk, etc.. srOl require shoot IjMOr
808 tooa af eager far the six mswths.
A hcuashald censomption of three
pounds par sseoth per person, togeth
er with the special allowance fee heme
Uoa, fruit, mini, mduriaal purpose*,
exploeives, glycerin*, ate.
(e) Hotel*, reataurante, cluhe,
dining care and > team ships, boarding -
bouton, hospitals, public Institutions
and public eating places generally, ui
which term are included all boarding
houses which take care of 86 penone
<d) Baker* end cracker manufac
turers of alt kiade.
(*) 1*1*11 star** and others sell
ing for direct consumption.
■ i«uirimsaU of Dealers sad Hear*.
In addition to giving the quantitlaa
on hand, the statenants which win be
roqprired freer dealer* and manufac
turers in the above group* will* giro
♦he following tether information
U Us* MM of Group A—that la,
candy, soft drinks, ate.—most show
tile amount of sugar used daring the
months of Jaly, Aagunt, and Septswi
ber, 1117, and certificates will, If tha
statements nr* correct, b* baaed open
SO par cant of each avenge use. lea.
eraom makers w(D be so titled to 76
par eant. A certificate wtB be Isanad
aaporstsly far aacb month’s purchases
Group B—that la, comma rci si osa
uan, etc—will ha givsn certifies Us
for their necessary requirements,
hut soy resale of sogar by them, ex*
cept under ths express diruction of
the State Pood Administrator, will
■ftitau a violation of the regain.
Uom and subject thorn to closing oi
hualnssi for tbs war. Any soger In
hand at tbs end of the smoqb moot
bo pteeod at ths disposal of the Food
Administration. The Administration
appeals to this group U economise an
consumption In every direction. %
Group C—chat - Is, public eating
Places will b* issued csrUficatee
upon ths hasik of thro* pounds far
tocb alnety meals tarred. This w
ehtdet all public sating place aaas of
Group D—that Is, bakers—will re
ceive oert Ideates for 70 pur cant of
the average amount aood during My,
August, and diptihar, 1917, or al
Uruatsly 70 per cent of thru* times
that uaad fat tha month of Juno, 1918.
Group *—that is, retail atone—
will roceiv* for July purchases certi
ficates based span ths average of su
gar told during the combined thru*
mouths, April, May, and Jane, 1918.
Retails ru moat net aell sugar to any
of the other group*—chat la, to no one
except house holders without mak
ing ap ths certificates of such punone.
AUswaacm for Householder*.
A retailor to expected to toil sot
more than three pound* per person
par month ta house-holder* All
householder* are requested and ex
pected to paiiHai all sugar ~*oppnv*
from the tame grocer in so far as
Households canning and preserving
fruit* for home aso will be allowed
only twenty-five pounds of augur for
each purposes for the entire season,
except upon specific authorization
from their County Food Administra
tor to purchase an additional amount.
Canning club girls and other* can
ning and preserving fruits for ths
market can »score certificates from
tha Sogar Division at the Food Ad
ministration open filing a statement
of their requirement* upon blank*
which will be furnished for their par
It wil be hw by th— pUn that
there la no direct rationing of tho
Hoc—holder. It wsoll eoot tha Gw
ernment t&JOQQflOO to pet tha heooe
holder an o ration card and will taka
tha serriees ef 100,000 people to tarry
It eat. We raenot afford the labor
or money, and If heneeholdere will co
operate It eaa ha ■ridded
Penalty far Nat Flitag Statement*.
No ohnlaaaler or refiner can sell
any eager whatsoever aniens he re
ceives the eoittfledte above mentioned.
the wt ho plan being
UBS AN BJCTgC BUTTON ON
ADMINISTRATOR PACK AFTER
Deafen Charging Marc Thaa Fir*
Crata a Pound for Cora Meal
Will ha Victims.
XalsJgfe, June 10—Miller, and deal
on who hare been caking advantage
of the saaretty of flour and tha
"oemhlaation sale" order of tha Food
Administration are likely to hoc* a
"mn-ln" with State Food AdrahUa
trator Haary A. , Page, according to
a ctatemoot issued to tha trade la the
OAcial Bulletin of tha Feed Adminis
tration which waa laaoad today. Ao
cording to this .totemant tha coa,
aarratiaai of wheat hag boaa haid hash
•ad discouraged to a ooasldorabU do
gra* by pro Otoe ring in cam meal and
other cereal ouhatitutaa and tka Food
Administration is determined to. sail
a halt oa sach hnainoaa.
But* rood Administrator Henry A.
Tags, after an Investigation of coco
prfeoe in North Catalina aad with
knowledge of the cost of the eon im
ported into the lute, aad with tea
regard te tho legitimate amrgina that
amy be charged by tellers aad retail
ors, announced definitely that heta
aftar any price far Ion meal to the
ceaanmer above five cants a pound
will invite InTvatlgatissi. and deal an
found to be chsrgfa* aa unreason
able margin will be diaripHnad, The
ealy justification for a price higher
thaa five cento a pound will be high
freight rates ar ntmeual mat of hand
ling doe te same extraordinary dr
This procedure ia In line with the
aew policy of the Pood Administra
tion to begin Investigations at the
manna an1 end retailers’ aad imtad
of with the manufacturers and job
bers, If there ia any profiteering an
any protect anywhere along the Una
«f distribution it will ha ind tested fa
the pries te the consumer and with a
—her of competent inspectors fa
the Md it will ha easier and decid
edly more effective te begin lavastiga
Uona of apparent profiteering with
In tame markets in North Carolina
corn meal is selling for approximately
ea much as wheat flour. The Pood
Administration bolds that it should
be at least a difference of SO per cent
between the two products.
COMBATING DRAIN ON NA
Urged That AH Efforts he Made to
Dispell Ignorance and Indiffer
ence Regarding Venereal.
-- 1 «
With the a eeambling of several
hundred thousand men fresh from
civil life In the various training camps
the Army la again confronted with
the same problem faced last sommer
and fall, the prevalence of venereal
dioceses. With the addition of sev
eral hundred thousand more yaung
man to be made to the camps during
the summer this year renewed empha
sis is being laid upon the light
against the social evil.
War nowadays la fought, in a large
pari, behind the battle lima. The re
serve man-pewer must be trained for
battle and it mast be fit to fight whan'
the time cams. The greatest drain
on the fighting power af this country
ia caused by the dishonorable vener
eal diseases contracted in civilian en
•• n w+mwwu vn WfD ■uiauriiy IIUU
In tha average community than ia aa
arach syphilis aa consumption1, and
that gonorrhea, next to-■— u
tha moat prevalent of all tis.iiaa
What the latter means to North Caro
lina is shown by the fact that there
ware more than eleven hundred cases
ef measles reported in the State for
the arneth ef May.
To eeashat tha canae ef this drain
ea tha man-power ef the Nation the
War Department is argtng that it ia
■lesseery that there be a frank and
fearless consideration ef the follow
tog phases of the problem:
».preset bp of prostitution with
provision for the feeble-minded pros
titutes. the medical treatment of the
diseased ores, and tha training and
gwMawaa ad those who can be par
aaadad te earn aa honest tiring.
Lean! legislation that will aamhla
Cm health authorities la daat sfect
IvMy wttb this vital hut heretofore
and to dispall the
afl gnaraaco aad
that ha. existed shoot
Georgian Say git’s !
GOVERNMENT SALARIES FOR
mmm U prevail feat tbe OmiM
baa raiaad tbe wal to trance salary
fee stmegrephsw and typists in the
at Washington D. C, to
njM a yaar. Tbe
ha* beta ae
for pe«Ri*a* of this
ala He* at tha begtn
W400 to 91400 a
at 91400 being In
it/ The War Department
tieaa at net Ians than 11,100 a year.
“■* I"* to protect* to 91400 a
year after three months’ satisfactory
aarrtae. Appointments at salaries
ttw 91400 a yaar are rare,
and tha appetatose must possess ax- j
There is still great need for stenog
raphers and typists in tha Gevcm
mmt «®eea at Wssbingtoa. Those
whs have had cenaidenble office ex
perience are not moat desired. The
Cteil Barrie* Commission urges qoai
Mad parsons to offer their services
to the Government. Fall Information
may be obtained from tbe ropeesouto
tfn.rof th- «vfl ferric Cesaitna.
Ar~fea poetaffiee hi any eity.
CALOMEL DYNAMITES A SLUG
Calomel oal (rated It’* mammy.
Celomd act* Uka dynamite on a olag
(lib bear. When caloieal eoaaaa Into
bile It eraahaa into
rtipatad'aid”all knocked oat. Jnst^go
which la a harmlaaa veg*table caheti
t*te tar dang tie— calomel. Take a
—•natal aad If K doeant atart year
“tar and straighten yea wp batter and
«B»ck»r than nasty calomel aad with
out making you stek, yam juet go hack
aad gat your money.
, y yea take cilmil today jrouTlbe
Do you think you hare done si)
Chat should bo iwqsirod of you prbsa
you loan your money out of year
abandonee while other men give their
HresT Sacrifice a little, iiditga your
self leas, eara mors, loan all yea caa,
aad than ha terry you can do no more.
LBMON8 WHITEN AND BKAtlTl
nr THE SKIN.
You never get old, stale grocer
• • * * .
iesatthis store. Our policy is
always to move oar stock as rap
idly as possible, keeping it
FRESH AND PURE.
Our canned and bottled goods
especially are carefully looked
after. These goods loose in qual
ity if kept beyond a reasonable
In the interest of your health.
come to us for pure, fresh gro
McLaurin & Shaw
’Phone No. 43
Lanrinburg, North Carolina
_1 di ■■ . v -WriSiji
WhichJIs More Important?
Your Personal Comfort
The Winning Of The War?
If we are to win the war, all of aa ant aacri
fice oar peraoaal comfort te a certain extort. If
loaning your money (a the flmrinnal means
aoaM paraoaal sacrifice, are yea wilMag to 4a It?
Your response is the answer to the fatten
above. The Goveraawat has ande It easy with
SCOTLAND COUNTY SAVINGS BANK
Laurinburg. N. C.
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