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TUB FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM
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Ta prorUU plant? of carrane? at al tfan«s;
Ta aSacft a ataadiar aappl? of cradii.
Tfca Spateai Marita tfca aappart of al goad ctti
Yan can aacnra tfca baaadta of ttia ml mi mai
at <fca ansa tado aaiat direetl? ta darriaplar tt,
First National Bank,
A. L. Mum p»m T. J. GIUL CMfer.
W. H. KBAL, Vka Pr.dl.nl
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JL'ST WHAT IMF MEANS.
!>■» Netflbt . Writes BUrriog
Story of War OeWT
By EUto Parker lUtlrr.
1 always tond Frank S'xkioo aad
Ika aart at stories ha oard U write.
Ho wmld lake a Sabbath school aad
send It Tor a veyagg on a pimWihip,
•» ooad a wkoh Methodist confirrswcs
out yachting, or have a coopt* of nice,
•Marty aid Jmiim rtrtpwmchad aad
aaa^away aa a depart irlrad, but
gNag to war.
To am it to a perfectly daady
thought that all kinds of amortaa
ttaaa Hkatha Y. M. a A, T. WTc A,
Hattaaal Catholk War aaundB, av tha
EdC, War Camp Cnmmuaity am
toe, Jewish W.ifara board, Ammicaa
Library association aad Sahratioa
army, got lata the'war aa aoaa aa
tkay eaald aad wbara they could put
thrtr foot wit ho at being to tb» way of
tha real fighters
It war marching op‘to Bagdad with
the Britiah long before we got into dm
Aght, aad it was struggling to Sma
rts to have the immature boys placed
in separate priaoa samps, away from
the mature degenerates, long before
wo told Gerard to tom* home from
Tha Y. If. C. A. made good ta
Europe aad to Asia before It over
asked America for a dollar of money
far war wort, and I wouldn’t hare a
tingle man ia this country gire .a
single dollar for United War Wort
unless he know it would ha a worth
la the first piece, da not imagine
that dm Y. M. G A., the Y. W. G A.,
the National Catholic War council, the
War Camp Community service, the
Jewish Welfare board, the American
Library association aad tha 8elvatiou
aiasy think they are as important aa
the fighting forces af the Allied na
tions. These seven organizations to
tha United War Wart campaign aak
for tSGOiOM.OAO now.
For the real fighting business the
United State* asks each year billions
on bflHona of dollars. Neither you
nor I can tell how much the United
State* fighting forces, toad, sir and
sea. will need for she nest 12 months,
bat to safe to say that what toe united
sortie* organisation* ask for is Isas
than on* dollar for every two hundred
dollar* that will be asad for rsal fight
Anofhcr wap of looking^t it to that
we will have say, roughly, 4,000,000
meo under arms here ana abroad be
fore long. The g2SO.000.000 the aevori
.service organ he* lionn ask for will L~.
a fraction more than 6? cent* worth
of good in, soy. one year for aaeh
On ray wall I have a map of the war
territory, and a long Hoe of tacks
show whar* oar armies are today. On
one tide of this line to “no man's
toad,- an to* other is Y. M. C. A.
land. In front of ton our boys have
the enemy, behind them they have,
rttorat hand, tha leva and good wish
as of all time* they havo left at horns.
They turn from tha traatoas and
And. »ot all wa could wish to shower
apes them to rnpafml aad blearing,
bo* all wa can to any way asad, aad
toe Y. M. C A, the K. of G. tha
8u|uatin» aryiy and the ether ergani
tatiiai am toe bsamw of K all.
FAMOUS EXPLORER BACH.
TUk|ahaar ShfiMin in Artie
W«Om far Flea Tan.
Back from Sva lone, lonely yaan
abaaaaa from dvilUatlon, VUhjatamr
Stafanaaon, flaw Artie . explorer,
»»*•*?»•. law of the mpurtry to
UStoto ia kefcalf of tka American Bad
Iaeidan tally, Stafanaaon reported
hia' discovery of dva paw Wands with
in 490 Milan of tha North pda, and ha
idikWihid tha actual ariatanaa of
Blag Christian Island, hifaarte bs
Unvnd t» ka a myth that had dSnaided
Bpnry and othar nplonn af tka rat*
wnataa of tha Arctic region*.
It wna Stafanaaon who, in Uin, dia
enrrrnd "Mood* Kaklmoa" living in
nnetkorn wastes novar before anna by
s white man.
’* Thirtaan Man Perished.
Tka only fatalities occurring daring
tha expedition wore tka death* of IS
«M* kt tha eery start of the axphcH-'
Uan whan tka Karluk, tha Urgant af
fan six ships, want down, with fan Una
of a Urge part of tka aappHaa and
aanrty all of tb* seientlAc apparatus.
This mads necessary a radical depar
ture from fa* traditional method* of
-w« virtually Hpest all Uh old tra
ditions " aald Ur. Stefsnsson. "Hece
tafara moat explorer* have taken as
mack food as tbay could cany, gone
as far aa they coaid oo half of their
supply, and than turned around and
raced tor thoir base of supplies. On
the other hand we depended on forag
ing, killing animals for food as wa
Game Was Plentiful.
Ur. Stefansson said that oontrary
to popular impression the Arctic reg
ions are not barren of life, and that
there is no place on earth where it la
castor for a man to support himself
if he knows bow.
'There Is an abundance of game
everywhere," he said. “On floating
too In the lanes af open water there
are aaals and polar bamra. On the
land there are musk oxen and rein
deer or caribou. Every polar Island
that I have eeen la covered with grass
sad vegetation upon which fat herds
of reindeer and musk oxen feed."
LEMONS WHITEN AND BEAU
TIFY THE SKIN.
Make This Beauty Lotiua Cheaply far
Yoar Face, Neck, A rata aad Heads.
At the cost of a small'Jar of ordi
nary cold cream one can prepare a fall
quarter pint of the most wonderful
Uanon skill softener and complexion
bcoutifirr. by Mjncotlng the juice of
two fresh lemons Into a bottle contain
ing three ounces of orchard white.
Cara should be taken to strain the
julee through a Aim cloth so no lesnon
palp gats in, then this lotion win keep
fresh for months. Every . woman
knows that lemon juice is asod to
bleach and remove aucb Hrmlshes as
freckles. sallownmx aad tan aad is the
Waal akin softener, wbiteaer and bmp
J. try K! Oat three ounces of
orchard white at any drug store and
two lemons from the grocer and make
daily late the face, seek, arms aad
MM*. It is marvelous to smoothed
—f*b I»l haprts-r-Adr... _
Attsp Will Help te'Feed CtriBawa.
The ABM and > marine gwverm
— wfll cs spmats with Aaotrla
Hnpgary, Bulgaria and Tnriusy Ip
ft—hhlng food te tha suffering efrih
top p opal ■ tie— of them sauwirtoa.
TW* doriaM was —d aft the war
i—jinnm bald at VamSaa. Fkppaa.
CAEONBL DYNAMITES A 8LUG
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Caldasel salivate*! If* mercury.
TOm fust go _
Don’t wait until your
cold develops Spanish
Influenza or pneumonia.
Kill it quick.
many hxh'le report
big gains in weight
thousands Off thin, frail
MANT ;t SBUIKAUI mill.
Ow °f the moat noteworthy fee
end women fTemall parti of the South
sate sans as, gra
ttatemeota can no longer be doubted.
Tboummdshere testified that this
ftwKnw madkiaa has eomnletehr ra
Mornd then to health and etrength.
■iter every other modidoo end the
moot .kfllod modkilSSSiont ^
__0°e the •••* remarkable caaoi
ffjaw!*;h that uf Mrs. iVola Ives,
•**« Utt)« Kock. Ark.
whose statement appears below.
’ i» ef ltflFmid Mrs. Ives.
1 saffsred a complete breakdown 3
mr nerves sad my entire system gave
way. About six weeks afterwards I
was carried to the hospital. I W—
perfectly helpless—couldn't move any
KV* “F body and just lay there in
bed for five months, not knowing say
enybedy. I waa brought home
>» Ortoher. 1*1*. and tried all kinds
of medicine end everything I was told
“I read about so many people get
ting relief by taking Tanutc and my
husband get me a bottle. After tak
ing three bottles 1 began to feel bet
ter. I have taken several bottles of
Tanlac now and I can walk anywhere
and sleep like a child. When I took
my first dose of Tanlac 1 weighed only
one hundred and twenty-two pounds.
I now weigh one hundred and sixty
two—an actual gain sf forty pounds
since I started on Tanlac."
, Trxas Man Testifies.
Another remarkable cate was that
of John II. Crabtree, s general mer
chant of Five Mile Station. A, Dallas,
“I have actually gained thirty-four
founds on three bottles of Tanlac and
now know what it la to enjoy good
health aftar suffering for twenty
years,*' said Mr. Crabtree
"I suffered with catarrh of the rtsun
srh and indigestion for twenty year*
»nd for eighteen months, before I
started takinfi Tanlac, 1 bad to live
almost entirely on cereals. 1 spent
nearly all of one whole year in bed
and was unable to do anything at all
and T f«!i off in weight to lid pounds
“Aftar using my third bottle of Tan
lsc I found I hod increased in weight
from 118 pounds to 152 pounds, mak
ing, nn actual gain of thirty-four
pounds—all my troubles were gone,
an.1 I was fooling like another man.'1
*.C*PUln Jeff D. Biggs, popular Y. A
M. V. engineer, running between
Vicksburg and New Orleans and re
siding at 2020 Pearl Street, Vicks
i*JrF’_ln speaking of his axparienee
with Tanlac, said: "Yea, sir, it’s an
actual fact, I have gained twenty-five
Mrs. Chas. Peden
(jainti 25 Pounds
U mu ONLY HOPS.
.i-"I.*2TVU*t"*’V‘hTl "»* thW bet.
of Tf^Uo and have gained twenty,
•even pounds" was the truly remark,
afrle statoasoct made toMm. CharW,
w^gfaed mncty^iKht <»8) pound,;
?*r* J..**»>>» !*• tound.. and never
felt better In my Ufa. Per yeere I
have suffered^ with a bad form of
•temgcM. trouble. constipation a ad
tpaiM m toy.We.od beck. At tint,
the pabw took the form of torture,
•ad I era* twice examined and each
«**• * «*• t»W that | had anpendM.
mmd that an. operation wouYdbe ay
k*f. made all preparation, for
operation and enflwf m by sister
to toU her good-to, ax I did not knew
1 would five to see her again
or not My sister hogged and pleaded
with me not to allow them to cat on
me and told me to watt and try a good
tonie for awhile The next day" ns
f*vca the eon.ultotJon
room, I thought of what aha said, and
aa I hoard ao much about Tanlac. I
decided to try lt and got a bottle.”
“I never returned for the operation,
tot jwet kept taking the Tanlac.
**gg» *• start 1 began to feel
•etter. The medicine seemed to taka
hold right at once.
“I was ao happy over the wonder
ful Improvement in my condition that
1 sent for my ncigbbore to teU them
how much better I felL I sent and
got another bottle of Tanlac. and havo
*■* finished taking my third bottle
and feel aa if I have been mad# all
over again into a new woman."
pounds on Tanlac."
J^hen I began taking the modi
cfato," continued Captain Riggs, “I
waa aimply a nervous and physical
wtoA and had dropped down in
weight from one hundred and forty
.to one hundred and ten pounds.
I havo Just finished my second
bottle of Tanlac, have gained twenty
five pounds and I feel like a new maa."
Old-'Ilma Engineer Talks.
Engineer Chaa. J. Weeks, who rani
tto Seaboard Air Line fast train
"Fox" between Jacksonville and Tam
P«. bears the distinction of hring the
second oldest engineer in point of aorv
Ice with this road, having been with
the company for thirty.five years.
•»I have gained twenty pounds on
seven bottle* of Tanlac and fwl ax
well and happy as I did when a boy,"
said Mr. Weeks.
“For twenty years I suffered with
nervous indigestion of the worst
sort," he continued, “and nt times
during the past fifteen years I didn't
think 1 would last much longer. To
toll you the truth, 1 finally reached
tto point where i didn’t much care
whether 1 lived or died."
Tanlac in now sold exclusively ia
Laorinborg by Blue's Urug Store; in
Laurel HiU by the I .aural Hill Drug
Co.; in Wagrum by Shaw A McLean
and in Gibaon by W. Z. Cibeon.—Adv.
; ARE YOU IN THE MARKET
.... FOR A FARM ?
; CAN YOU APPRECIATE A
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W| have ta offer at tide time some bargains *’
which perhaps wtM nrrer omm year way again.
Write as for list and prices. ,
FARM LAND SALES CO.
R. B. GIBSON, Manager
Red Springs, . North Carolina
JUST A REMINDER
Tow boildlaga we tbday worth from twenty
At* to fifty per cent more than they were three
Hwi yeo adjoatod yaw fire laaaiaai i to
taka care of tha increase? If not aae a* today.
Laurinbnrg Agency Co.
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