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That'* what we ought to make of Novcnber
28,1918. Wo are and ought to be truly thank
ful for all the blessings of tho your—World
Peace!, a bountiful harvest, a wonderful pros
perity and the opportunities ahead. For all
thcoe this Thanksgiving should be a memorable
The happiness and the real spirit of the day
is Incomplete without a festive board and the
stimulation of good things to eat Don't fail to
provide everything neceesary to make your
Thankagtviag dinner measure up to tho tradi*
tioos of tho day.
This question will be much easier for yon if
you place your orders with us promptly to in
sure prompt service aad ample supplies. Every
thing you mood for that big dinner, you can get
here. Mark an X after this so you won't forget.
McLaurin & Shaw
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’Phone No. 43
Laurinburg, North Carolina
Your Idle Money Will
Earn 4 per cent Inter
est if deposited in this bank
If you would be the uut aumuM, you
should make your uomjt votklaoi It hi a
common saying that “mousy not sarniag in
terest is losing money.**
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Sst aside wjkat money you will, uut need in
four business at tkls time and deposit it with
JAPs hnlu U wfD te hoc* whop you do nsod
it sad working for you uuitlua.
SCOTLAND COUNTY SAVINGS BANK
Laurinburg, N. C.
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CAY PAREE nOHKH YANKS.
Mot a Bit m Lively aa Many a Trwa
Cay Paree la nothing of tha.kind 1
Another illusion hasvheu> shatter
ad. Par the Tank*# doughboys peat
lag through the French metropolis,
wbd* net biuaaoty bom tad that it
«m ah. ao awfully aaughty , It*
gaiater than Main street bade ham*
la Kankakee; it’d dollar than a am
umr aft.mean in' Hnak Johann'. pool
mu in Courthouse actum, buck ia
tha aid heme town. •
Maay a bay, wh# bad bean harbor
• thirat, arrive* tor Paris dater
, mined to taka one or two Httle “soif.
an," Just to faal the aid sensation, tha
tiyy jingle. But tha win* to about aa
laaeweaa, ao far aa a Jingle goes, aa
a drink of birch boor or n may harry
[aaatle* back home in the States
The mHag doughboy, if b* baa a
liking for o glaai at beer, can be ac
commodated, but them to no mora
“kick" in the brow then than is la tha
wiaa. So, with a kind of an ashamed
feeling, the doughboy sighs, sad his
W ugnt op with real joy wbea he
haan that there U aa honsot-te-good
nem plaea around frqpe the Beal*
Niche* where he ean get an toe cream
•oda, New York style.
There ia lam gaiety of the studied,
professional sort, in Paris today than
ia New York, or in any city in the
United States. There to nothing mere
devilish to intrigue the viator, fat eai>
fo™> or eat, than a fairly goad aatoe
tioa of picture ahowa where SO par
oral of the movies on exhibition are
There ere, however, many beautiful
parka ia Paris, many gfaniM muse
ums, beautiful chnrchas and fanpree
*lve public buildings to all of which
thejfanhee doughboy has been made
In spite of the fact that the Eiffel
tower is twice ae high as the Wash
ington monument or the Woohrorth
building, not one of the Yanks who
has visited Parts trill admit fa.
“You call that tall V* 4-mini a
DrooUyt, boy of a friendly gendarme.
“Say, feller, rap otta see the Wool
worth building. Why it's ten “ten
as tall a* that"
That statement, wild as it eras, to
typical of the air of the American sol
RAT KILLING WEEK.
Whether the wer ends thU week or
next year, the matter of paramount
importance to those at borne will be
the conservation of necessary mater
ials for tho UnitJd States and her
Allies, and In order to promote sani
tation and to conserve food staff
Governor Bickott has set apart the
week November 18th, to 23rd, aa
“Kill the Rat Week.** Interest in this
campaign is increasing rapidly hero
and man, women and children am
planning to unite in exterminating the
It is pointed out by the govern,
moot, which has entered into the task
erheU haartedly, that the rat to the
‘wore* animal pest ia the world.”
From its homo among filth It visits
dwellings sad store (asms to pollute
ahd destroy human food. It curiae
bMjowle plague., Infantile paralysis
tke Mi dal repeat of David K. Lasts,
•aalataat biologist, «f the Bureau of
llolegltal survey af the United Ittlsa
g over ass eat. and -tavpaal sabacriba to
tkasptaisa that the radaat has played
• aaaspfenmi part ia the spread af
the Bpanlsh ■ Infiuanha, -Ihngh this
theory haa aot beau -n-flud adMat
br. PM flag a thorough tavasttgaHea
asm e, niln^ - A
uuw otuif co7Wuci*a.
H ia known, however, that in tho
Uattad State! rati and. mice destroy
annually crops and <Khar prtpTrty
vahMd at nnn r>oo nan wkieH to
apahrslaat to the total grass strain gs
af mere than MO AM man. The oom
am Vrowa rat breads eto to. 10 these
a yvar, aad p reduce* an average of II
pvaag at a Uttar. At thto rata, k la
aatlmatad by the goverament rflrlat*.
A pair af rata, breading aalatarrept
•dly aad without deaths, woaid at the
aad af throe years, ha Increased to
•M.MMM individuals. Thto caaWss
aaa, to aaa the resake attained bp ax
tsttoiaadng as many aa twwrodeata.
■tato aad County Ageets are lining
“P the boy areata and farm etah
youths to carry out this important
drive with credk to North Carolina,
aad k to ttpatsd that ovary aaa ofll
part id pate enthusiastically. His
Katahip haa proved a eoaataat masses
to aaOady's pantry aad has baaa to
Mto Unw ta waraanheod since days
htanaurtoL Now ha mart pay fho
"death penalty.'’ Sergeant Oaaaral
■apart Bias, af the Government Pnh
Ito Health aarvtoa, ta aiding the seat
Mign to every paaaihla way. It to
argad that tho poopto shall mapaad
with aathaatosai to tho first srgaatard
aatr agatoat the rat.
A ranONAL QUESnONNAIEB.
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lute noceaiitiM, each •• rent, food.
clothing, InuAportation, tic. T
Hew mock of till* do you think you
coald Mn by eooaMBteeT
How much do you think you *p«nd
thought lusely end foolishly t
. How murk de yoa euveT
. Hew muck more de yea think yoa
caa gave without any real harm to
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! Hayr m*a* °* M*taga do yo«
bOMi-^toot la.^koop opt of banka, fa
llow aid do yam koop fa » book
Bow attach of that la nocoaaary for
tbo proper bondUnc of your curront
Bow Mch do yoo koop to a book
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Outsize Fine Dress Shoes
For large Women with Fat Ankles
Sizes from 8 to 11 —
At Evans’ White Front
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I have known for the past six years* that
the BEST SHOES for Children, Wo
men, and Men that you can find are
sold by W. P. EVANS Laurinburg,
Charlotte, N. C.