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fa effect a steadier aapply of credit.
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JNFI.ttt.NXA UliATU TOLL IN
During October Here TU* TOO*
Death* to the State From Influ.
Idtoigt, N. C„ November 34.—
| During the month of October the epi
idamic at laSneaaa levied a death tell
[in North Carolinato araaas of even
L tabulation at tbe reporU to the
Bureau of ViUI SUBetlee of the State
j Board of Health ahowa the total dob
jbar of death* reported aa molting
i directly from the epidemic to ho 4^
jHL It ia known, however, that aev
I eral count!** have not reported in full,
, and that reporta far.October yet to
}b* made will ran the total above the
five thousand mark. Included la the
incomplete report* are the city of
Raleigh; Camp Polk, mi Raleigh;
Camp Greene, near Charlotte; Camp
j Bragg, near FayvttaviU*. In many
| eaaaa physician* and undertaken
| war* eo ruihcd with the car* of the
jaick and the daad that death certlfi
! cate* were net made oat promptly
i Tbaaa will come In to the barena of
; vital statlatict along with toe report*
far to* month of November, to that
compteU statistics for October will
■at be avail ahla antil a boot to* mid
dle of December.
i Gaston and Forsyth eaundes, so
cording to tbs figures at band, suf
fered tbs heart oat leases, each baring
a total at 110 deaths. Wake was a
data second, with a total of IOC, with
: New Hanover third, ill total being
164. Only one county ia the state,
All eg honey, reported no deaths from
the epidemic during October. Two
counties, Alexander sad Clay, each
repartad one death. Among the oth
er counties of the state the deaths
are vary cvnly distributed according
to pouulation, showing that the en
tire state was affected by tha epi
demic. all sections suffering alike in
Urn death loll levied.
Tha crost at the epidemic was ap
parently readied daring the fourth
weak of October, reports of cases and
f'eatbs both showing a dncVled falling
eff during tbs' last few days of that
month and the beginning of Novem
lier. A» n resnlt the restrictive meas
ures which were taken by nearly ev
ery conus unity in the state to provent
Urn spread of the disease began to be
repealed during the second week of
the present month. Now outbreaks
of tha epidemic have resulted in many
different sections of the state, in
xotne instances to such an extant that
all possible restrictive measures had
te be resorted to again. The general
celebration held ia practically every
. community of th* state an “Victory
< Monday" brought crowds together,
aad rendered futile even those pre
'aauHenary msaaarrn that ware sjfll
In nil probability Influents, and the
| raaultant pcesavTak. will continue to
ba pimlmt m the data throughout
the winter. The problem of preven
tion k aaa that Baa ia the hands af the
individual for aotatiee. lnhuaasa ia a
crowd disease. It k spread by ".pit
•wappiag ” through the mane af the
wrannd €N|b atd mm, or th<
aaa of drinking caps, eating atanafla,
or towels that hare hate «m« by te
bfilte parson. The pear antis a af
▼ideal avoiding crowds where tnfec
ttoa k aa easy, and rtfWLag te'baa the
telega that aitea tea site has wad.'
Bsssaee of the no tun af Dm flwan
qoftnurtln* nrwm mv w&t ftftfVt
arad prs'dlssbk The raapiaaftiflity
fag proven ting the apraad of the <Ue
awa root* apoa the iadMdaal directly
and tafasara raeamaala Orte
Alamaaca, 14; All—dir, l; AlU
fkmy, 0; Arroon, IT; Aaho, S; A vary,
6; Baaufort, IS; Bartia, M; BMm,
2S; Brunswick. »; Buncomb*. 121;
Barkr. II; Cabarrus, 70; Caldwatl, 17;
Ciuilu, 1; Cartarat, ST; CkaaiP, 14;
Catawba, 42; Chatham. 24; Charafcaa,
I; Chowan, 21; Clay, 1; CSaratend. >7;
Col an baa, M; Crmrsn, 26; Caatbar
Vsnd, 26; Carritaak, «>; Data, 7; Da
rtlaaa. H; Darla, 16; Daplfat, 16;
Durham. 66; Bdga—ha, 166; Mar
«*. 216; riaahlla, 22; Oaatea. 210;
Gataa, 14; Graham, I; Onn^lla, 12;
Gaaaaa. <2; OtAtford, 116; HaOifn,
66; Haraatt, 72; Jlaywead, 22; Haw
darraa, 14; HaatfatA, 16; Bafta, I;
Byda. 42; IradaB. U; Jarksoa. 16;
Jahaataa. 72; Jaaaa. I; Laa, 21; La
«dr, 161; Uaaata, 14; Maaaa. 7;
Mi Mai a. If; Marita, 61; M« Dowsll,
24; Miahlmtahj, 142; Mltahdl. 22;
Matfamaiy, IT; Maart, 26; Maah,
121; Maw Ha—ar, 164; HiHhdmf
taw. 41; Oaalaw, 26; Oraa>a, 64;
Pamltso, 26; PimmaH, 16; Paa4ar,
«T; P-ialmiai, 26; Paraaa, 27; Pitt,
142; Nh 2; Baaialrh, 42; BfcDmm*
42; IBlIll, 72, Da Art art. m, 46;
•owaa. 66; DathaBWi, M; 2 am pair.
22; Mu* 22; Mr. «; Stahaa,
22; Baaiy, 22; MB. 2; Mart
rwata. 12; TpuO, 4; IMaa. 44; Maaaa,
27j Wake, *04; Warren, tt, Wash
ington. 33; WsUugs, 10; Wayno, 130;
WHkos. 11; Wilson, 130; Yadkin, 80;
Yancey, 14. Total 4,806.
$»>"■■■ fee Pros wit Year Over
Thirty-six Ml Hen I Ml are.
More tha war aa Americas Coo
gnaa that appropriated aa maeh aa a
hOBan dollars tar flirrsmiawit ex
P—»n daring a single year was eea
sidersd vary extravagant Hawavar,
ara have racaatly become aa accua
toaaed to the idea at moastrmm war
appropriations that tha fart that tha
Vtgaat DaSaianey Mil. racaatly intro
thread in tha House at R^rsnata
tives, totals mars than *4,000,000.000
<ar approximately six times aa ranch
aa the. total annual expanses of tha
Government before the war) cauace
bat little comment Moreover, even
the fact that the coot at running ear
Federal Government tali year. Includ
ing payments and authorisations, al
ready amounts to the enormous sum
of $36,194,997,419, excite, only paas
iag interest. This attitude is, of
course, due to the fact that those mat
ten are now completely overshadow
cd hy the epoch-making events of the
smr. When peace comes, hawavar,
and wa have time for careful thought
and serious reflection, there will ao
doubt be a demand for a full account
ing, and the xdeord them revealed will,
according aa it la creditable or dis
creditable, constitute cither c monu
ment which will glerify nod strength
en or an Indictment which will con
demn nad humiliate tha political party
whose Isadora are responsible for the
proper administration of the stupen
DON'T GET HOME PAPERS.
Thu* have been many complaint*
that the boy* in Pranca do not re
ceive regularly the copies of The
Advocate sent them. The following
Items from the Editor and Publisher
may throw some light on the situa
Benjamin S. Herbert, editor of the
National Printer-Journalist, believes
that the movement for tending the lo
cal newspapers to the boys in France
will event**]!y involve such great
calls upon the transportation service
that this will outweigh tbs good done
through the plan. Mr. Donnelley, of
the Pulp and Paper Section, ha* ex
pressed emphatic endorsement of Mr.
F. W. Kcllog, publisher of the San
Francisco Gall, during the interview
j with Editor and Publisher printed last
I week, said that he noted, while at the
front In France, an entire absence of
“I know many thousands of boms
paper* am sent to the American sol
diers,” ho said, "but I could not find
out what became of them. Neither
the men nor the officer* had seen a
home paper in month*. There were
none, either, in the Y. M. C. A. huts.
Plenty of exercise, fresh air,
regular hours—is all the pre
scription you need to avoid
neglect or otherwise, a cold
gets yod. Then take-^st
CAStARA E? QWINE
A little gift was sent by tor sw(bw
to tto powrt with a betUs far s
quit af rjusgar.
"Bap sum," said tto HUls mm,
“I cant say that word."
“But you moat try," said tto aotfc
«r, "far I most have tto rlasgy, and
ttom'a no ana rU« to sand."
So tto Httla gii! want with tto tot
tls and as sto rsaetod tto counter of
tto stars sto puDsd tto cade out of
tto bottle with a pay aad said to tto
“Ttors! Basil that and giro as s
Tto lSld-19 Food Pragma is both
* National aad s Psnonst Obligation.
Tto Hatlau has aavsr failed U aaaat
an rdiMgstinui and tto ladMduat amt
Friday, December 6, 1918,
10 A. M.
At the D. P. McEaehin place in
Ten Mato, 4 Wagon*, 600 to 600 Bushel* Cora,
Fodder, Ptowi, Cotton Planters, Guano Diatribe
tors, etc. will be sold at public auction to the high
est bidder for cash.
Good Mules, and Wagons practically new.
Laurinburg, N. C. R>ute 2.
Just Received a
Of Domestic Lump Coal, for
Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Rush and phone your orders in—
W. P. Evans
Oldest Coal and Wood Dealer.
Laurinburg, N. C.
ARE YOU IN THE MARKET
FOR A FARM? ,
CAN YOU APPRECIATE A
Wo kan to offer at this t%e oowe faaifaiu
whidh perfcapp will never we ygar way again.
-** Write no’for. Hot and prim.
FARM LAND SALES CO.
H. B. GIBSON, Manager
Red Springs, North Carolina
JUST A REMINDER
Yow MMfapga an today worth from twenty
•re to ifty per cent more than they were three
Hare yea adjaatad yoar fir* iaaarnara to
taka ww of the la era— ? If not mo m today.
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