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Washington, July ».—Forecasting
Um levy at dlnrt tiw on many lu
oriea and Mir luxurtaa, and • distinct
departure f ro«n American taxation
precendenta, tba treasury department
aant to Congreea today radical recom
■endatiatia for incorporation ia the
M.000,000,000 war revenue bill.
Clothing selling above a certain flg
ura, furniture, gasoline, mala and fa
Mia Mrvanta, hotol btlla abova itipu
latod mm, and household article* ara
1 tha things recommended for
tha paying of tributa to tha war naada
of tha government.
If tha raconmandatiana ara foilow
ad—and dndoubtedly Congraee will
enact a luxury tax—a man cannot
wear a suit coating ovar $800 or a
hat coating over >4 without paying
tha government for the privilege.
Milady'* fura and fane and here
auit* coating more than (40 hat* more
than 910 and ahoea more than $4 are
acheduted for assessment.
The treasury recommend* that tha
present tax on tobacco, cigarettes and
alcoholic beveragea be doubled.
It would tax tha wholesale d?al»»
in gakoline 10 cento a gallon and alao
levy • 10 per cent on wire leaaas.
An almoet prohibitory tax of 50 per
cent on the retail price of jewelry is
In an evident desire to sUmp out
the "flunkeys," the treasury asks that
anybody having an many an four male
aervanta shall pay a tax equal to the
combined wages of four. A 26 per
cent tax on hi* wage* i* recommended
even on one male servant.
Each family may have one female
aervant, an old-fathioned cook or
washerwoman, without paying an in
ternal revenue tan.
The treaaury department'* recom
mendation* were received by Senator
Simmon* chairman of the finance
committee, and Representative Kit
chin, chairman of the house way* and
means committee. The proponed le
vies hit practically every American
citizen who wears a pair of socks
coating more than 35 cents or ashlrt
costing more than $2; pocket brushes
■oft drinks, and mirrors are on the
A federal license tax ranging from
916 to $60 on all automobiles is re
commended by the treasury depart
Recommendations of the depart
ment are understood to have adminis
trative support and to have been 'dis
cussed by Secretary McAd>*> and
other officials before the recent de
parture of Secretary McAdoo from
ii in evident uiat it is going to cost
* great deal to live after the revenue
bill becomes a law, and the average
citizen may have to take the advice of
Scretary McAdoo to "wear patched
trousers" or the suggestion of Ber
nard M. Maruch to "turn your trous
ers wrongside out and wear them over
Here are the taxes which the treas
ury hat asked Senator Simmons and
Representative Kitrhin to present to
their respective committees for in
clusion in the big revenue bill:
Retail taxes—fifty per cent on the
retail price of jewelry, including
watches and clocks except those sold
to army officers.
Twenty per cent on automobiles,
trailers and trucks units, motorcycles
bicycles automobile* motorcycles and
bicycle tires and musical instruments.
A tax on all men's suits selling for
more than $90; hats over $4, shirts
over $2; pajamas over $2; hosiery ov
•r 36 cents, shoes over $6, gloves over
•2, underwear over $3 and all neck
wear and canes.
A tax on women's suits over $40;
coats over $30; ready made dresses,
over $36; skirts, over $16; hat* over
$10: shoes over $8; lingerie over $6;
corsets over $t; dress goods: silk over
$1M • square yard; cotton over 60
cents a square yard, and wool over
M par *quare jrari All furs, bow mad
Tu on childraa'a auiU tw Ilk.
cotton drum war M; linen draaaaa
over 16, silk and wool draaaaa ovar H,
haU over |i, abaaa ovar 94 and gtovaa
On htitiithoid fummhtnffi, al! oma
mantal lampa and Axtur**, all table
linen, cutlery and ailverware, china
and rut flaaa. All furniture in aata
for which |6 or mora la paid far each
piaca. On curtaina ovar 12 par yard,
and on tapeetriaa, roc* and cmrpata
over |i par aquare /ard.
On all puraaa, pockatbooka, hand
bag*. bruahee, comb* and toilet arti
cle* and all mirror* ovar 92.
Tan par cant on the collection from
the *ale* of vending machine*.
Tan par cent on all hotal billa
amounting to more than %2M par
peraon per day. All the preaent tax
on cabaret bill* i* made to apply to
the entire reataurant of cafe bill (the
preaent tax ia 10 per cent.)
Taxea on manufacturer* or pro
Ten cants a gallon on all gaaollne
to be paid by the wholesale Healer.
Ten per cant on wire lease*.
The following tax on on soft drink*
are suggested: Those now paying fi
cent* a gallon to pay 20 cants: those
paying 8 cents to pay 30 cent*; and
those paying 20 cents to pay 80 cents
mineral water now taxed 1 cent a gal
lon to>pay 16 cants; chewing gum now
taxed 2 per cent of the selling price,
to pay 1 cent on each !i cent package.
Motion pictures shows and Alms:
Abolish the foot tax of 1-4 and 1-2
cent a foot and double the tax rate on
admissions and substitute of 6 par
cant on the rentals received by the
Tax on producers and manufac
Double the present taxes on alcho
lic beverages, viz: distilled spirita,
now 98.20 per gallon, proposed $41.40
fermented $3.00 per gallon proposed
Wine 8 cents per gallon to be 16
Tobacco and cigarette taxes all dou
Automobles, license tax on passen
ger automobiles graduated according
to horsepower: 23 horsepower or less,
$16, 24 to 30 horsepower, 125; 31 to
40 horsepower $40; over 40 horespow
Double club membership dues.
Household servants: Mai# 25 per
cent of the wages of the servant up
to 100 per cent of the combined wages
of four or more. Female servants.
Each family exempted from tax on
one servant. All additional servants,
(female) from 10 per cent to 100 per
cent on all over four.
Officers' Courage Save*
Live* of Couple Sailor*.
Washington, July 14.—Coolness and
cou'-age of tvw> American naval offi
cers, Lieut. Com. Edward H. Max
field, of Norfolk, and Lieut, Frederick
P. Culbert, of Orange, N. J- saved the
lives of two American sailors when an
accident happened to a Frcnrh dirigi
ble balloon the Americans were oper
ating in the war zone recently. The
story was revealed today in an an
nouncement that 8«crotary Daniels
had commended the officers and re
commended Lieutenant Commander
MaxAeld for a life saving medal.
After the <'irigible had fallen to the
surface of t'-e water, the officers went
overboard and assisted Chief Gunner's
Mate L. E. Aller.by and Quartermas
ter H. A. Elliot to ki>«p afloat until
a launch from shore could rescue them
j When the dirigible pi jnged head down
toward the water the two men leaped
overboard as they feared the car of
the airship wouid be wracked. "Oieir
'heavy flying clothes prevented them
from swimming and both were ex
hausted when the ffiteri reached
them from the dirigible, which was
ixHng swept shoreward, preventing
j the craw from picking ap the men.
V «M sat upon the
IkreM of the Torklah Empire, by the
Yoanf Turk coup d'etat of April, I BOB
which removed Alxiul-Hatntd, brother
of Mohammed, from power. He hu
exercised little authority under the
constitutional form government es
tablished by the Young Turin after
the fall of the old deapotiam under
Abdul, and ha* remained almoet a
figurehead since ha wag released from
31 years of confinement, ordered by
hia brother, la order to occupy the
The Young Turk movement, which
arose amid the nationalist agitation in
the Balkans during IBM under the
control of the Committee of Union and
Progress, proclaimed the reetoration
of the constitutional government of
1M7A, when Abdul temporarily restor
ed the parliamentary government
with Kiamil Pasha, a liberal as Grand
Vizier. Opponents of the movement
subsequently aimed at retaining con
trol when the revolutionary war broke
out in 1909. Shevt-k Pasha took the
capital, deposed Abdul and placet] Mo
hammad on the throne.
Mohammad was the thirty-fifth
sovereign of Turkey in direct descent
of the house of Osman. founder of the
Some Hint* on ItMping Cool.
In this part of the Uniud States
than U no poesihla degree oi hast or
humidity that shwild warty • thor
ouichly healthy Individual who avoid*
over-exposure to the direct rays of
the sun and who ia temperate and
reasonable in his manner of living.
The heat prostrations reported so
often in the papers during every spurt
of the thermometer are seldom heat
prostrations, strictly speaking. The
beat merely gives a finishing touch to
a body already weakened.
Many heat prostration! would more
properly be termed "food proetration"
or "drink prostration," "nervous
prostration" or "fat prostration," ac
cording to the particular indulgence
or weakness that muxes the body to
yield to • few degrees rise in tempera
ture or humidity.
Here are mime ways to beat the
Cot the surplus fat off the body.
Keep cool mentally, as well as phy
Keep the head protected from the
Take little meat, and take no al
Do not overload and distend the
stomach with sweet, "flaxy" .drinks
that only increase thirst.
Slightly acid drinks, such as un
sweetened orangeade, lemon juice and
water, are more thirst quenching.
Get enough slaap.
Don't talk about the heat.
Don't read about the heat.
Ask your newspaper not to publish
Don't look at the thermometer.
Try to keep the air moving around
Get all the fun out of the hot wea
ther that you can, without overdoing,
and rentnkw that millions of busy
people are not letting the thermom
eter worry them.
Mr*. Burma' Letter.
Here la a letter that Ic carta in to
prove to intaraat to people in thia
vicinity ai caaae of thia aort occur in
almoat every neighborhood, and peo
ple ahould know what to do in like
Savannah, Ma- 12. 1914.
"I used a bottle of Chamberlain's
Colic and Diarrhoea Remedy about
nine year* age and it cured me of flux
(dyeentery) I had another attack of
the name complaint aorae three or four
year* ago and a few doaea of thia rem
edy cured a*. I have recommended
ChavhaaMrt Colic and Diarrhoea
Remedy to doaana of people ainee I
ftrvt uaad it"
New York, July lO^-TTu
at allied caaa<in rocking hi* tottenngj
throw it meting the £mptror of Ger
many • ravine Mniac. la hi* aval
houaehold they ara calling hua "the|
Thoaa thing! werr told today by |
Mra. Lewi* Johnntnna, of Montreal.
Canada, who (aid that in London, |
thraa waoka ago, aha talkad with
Carman who until two meaitha ai
waa rloaaly aaaoeiatad with tha work
ing staff at tha kakaor'a polar*.
"Ha told ma," aha Mid, "that man
and woman who had baan In tha kaia
er'a houaehold for yaara wara baing
ruffed about lika doga, and wara mada
to aat r rumba and waada and dry
bread by the kaiaar.
"The name of America or any Ame
rican ia forbidden within tha hearing
of the kaiaar, ha told ma, and a few
week* after the United Hiatal enter
ed the war, when a etoae military con
fidant auggeatad tnat tha United
Statea aeemed to be preparing to defy
Cerrnany'a aubmarinea and aend her
troop* acroaa the ocean, the apaaker
waa atruck in the face with the *ai
aer'a only normal flat and aant reel
ing acroaa the floor.
" 'Cet out, you cowardly dog,' ha
aaid the kaiaar waa quotad by one of
the attendant* aa having aaid. 'You
talk rotten nonaenae; the Americana
will come, eh? To hell with the Amer
icana,' whereupon he fell upon hia
kneea, curaing the United Statea.
War Bread Better for
Our General Health.
A» a result of a aerie* of carefully
conducted experiment* by expert* in
the Hygienic Laboratory at the
Unif -d State* Public Health Service,
it ha* been shown that flour made
from the whole wheat or corn grain
contain* an abundance of antineari
tic vitamine, while the 'Highly milled*
product* derived from the cereal*
named are deficient in thi* element.
The summary of the experiments
made conclude* that the "highly mill
ed" product* are, without exception,
inferior to food* prepared from the
whole grain. It i* not claimed, how
ever, that it i* advantageous to in
clude the bran in food* intended for
human nutrition". "On the contrary"
it is asserted, "the experiences with
war bread' would rather indicate that
persons with delicate digestion are
subject to temporary eigestive distur
bances as a result of a change from
'white' bread to bread containing a
considerable percentage of bran (war
breed'.) On the other hand, from the
standpoint of deitary completeness, a
bread which includes all of the grain,
with the exception of the superficial
cellulose layer, is undoubtedly super
ior to the so-called white bread made
from highly milled flour, and would
not posses* the above Mentioned ob
It >a also found that the moot signi
ficant defect in "white" flour i* ita
deficiency in antineuritic and fat so
luble vitamin*; it ia also deAcient in
■de<)uate protein and the inorganic
Mlta. From the facta cited the con
clusion ia drawn that bread made
from "whole wheat" flour or old faah
loned cornmer.l should be usad in pre
ference to "wi.ite" bread and "highly
milled" compounds, whenever the diet
is restricted to these cereal foods to
the more or less complete exclusion of
>th*r foods possessing* greater die
NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION OF CO
, PARTNERSHIP. \
To Whom it may Concern:
Notice it hereby given to the pub
lic, that the co-partnerihip couponed
of J. E. Stone, J. C. Dodson, Had Joe
Klip pin, doinp a milling busineea on
Tom* Creek in Pilot Townnhip, Surry
County, under the Arm name* of J. E.
Stone and Co., and Piedmont Roller
MUU, hai been diaaolved. and the Mid
•old Mid mill to C. U.
7. K. STONE,
J. C. DODSON.
H*w Big is Tfcs
War Sariafi UmmT
That tha War Sariaga Cwptifn
la a "■'■ job mad not a >art Han
aarvica far wwaa and rhiidraa la
ona of tka eaurtctiaaa to rn»i to
thinking aMti aa a raault of tka racant
War kvinp driva. Bafora tha taak
of reiatng 11,000,000,000 mi Ukaa
aarioualy by tha paopia of tha vanoua
atataa and countlaa, it waa aaay
tnoufh not to eonaidar it a nun 'a job.
Bat tinea naarly avary rad-bioodad
A marican citlaan haa triad hla hand
aithar by tpaakim, aolteiting, or by
purchaaing ttampa himaalf, ha ia eon
vincad that tha j»b ia ona for aavaral
Somaona who haa atlamptad to aatl
mata tha hi* of tha taak of rataing
two billion dollara aaka how much ia a
billion, and anawara it by laying that
thara have baan only ona biliion and
alavan minutaa tinea tha birth of
Chriat. Anothar paraon haa aaid that
if a railroad train ahould ba ona na
cond lata for evary dollar that tha
War Bavinga (Campaign ia aakad to
raiaa that it would ba auty-four yaara
bahind Ita aehadula.
In addition to this information >■
regard* the >iu of the War Saving!
Campaign, a noted public xpaaker ha*
xaid that the bigneas of the posaibili
tiM of the War Savings idea may be
had when it ia considered that the
plan contain* the salvation of the na
tion. He nay* that the nation'* pre
*ent and future safety lie* in the sav
ing habit* that will be crerted a* a
result of thin campaign.
After all i* said a* to the site and
poaaibilitie* of the War Saving* idea,
it i* the judgement of State Head
quarter* that the id«a will be only a*
big a* any state or county makes it.
and that if it is to be the salvation of
the war, that several North Carolina
counties and many of her citizens
have, at preeent, little hope of salva
Habitual um of drn|* deplored
Charleston, W. Va.—That there
■re probably 14,000 habitual drug
uaers in West Virginia; that legisla
tion muat be enacted in the state* to
stamp out tr=Ac that ia inimical to
the public welfare and the cauae of
the waate of millions of dollars an
nually in thia State* alone that "a pill
for every ill" ia the height of folly,
and that "if practically all the drugs
in the world were cast into the ocean,
mankind would be the gainer," are
statement* given out by Dr. Charles
A. Roeewater of Newark, N. J., who
has completed a survey of the State
in connection with the subject of drug
addictions, and who conferred with
Gov. John J. Cornwell with a view to
the paaaage of legialation dealing
with the drug evil.
Caffeine in combination with cer
tain aubstancea derived from the kola
nut and decocainiied coco leaves,
aromatic spirit* of ammonia, pare
goric, and morphine are among the
irugs or drug preparation* more com
monly uaed, said Dr. Roeewater, and
heroin and cocaine are also in use in
"In ■ recent survey or Went Vtr
rinim." Mid D.r Rosewoter, "I had
M difficulty in obtaining mophine
prescriptions from physicians. There
was not the slightest examination
made. While some physicians are act
ing in rood faith in preserving for j
irug addicts, most of them are act-,
ing unscrupulously for profit, and
■rithout and consider*lion for the wel |
fare of the public or the addict.
"The remedy for the drag evil is I
educational and legislative. Mother*
nust be taught. The great American i
nation must learn to stop drugging |
itself. The people must be taught
that health is beat mainta^tad by
"There will never be any real prag
re sa made in checking the illegitimate
traffic in drug* until, in addition to
rtate control, there is complete federal
control of the wiiusctaN, importa
tion, sale and use of all narcotic and
CfOMM Cm'I W.
Mm U| Army lm Frmmmm,
AMtnlaa, J uty 11.—Oeaecal ram
OMm-ImIhii, alHUry ex part of
1m Bhenuh Wotphalian Qmmti*
joins In the ckanii with Lieut. Gm.
Baron na Anlmi*, military «apart
of the TWfiMtU and other crittea who
prafeee to dtahailave tha Ararat) gtr
an by Haeretary of War Baker regard
Inf tka number of Amarfaan troepa
now In franca.
"Our information," eayi Canaral
Oaten-Sackan, "la that lhara aia no
mora than a half million Americana
in Europe and not ana third of tin—
are at tha front."
In a column artMa tha wrHar
run* tha whola gamun of familiar ar
gument* proving perhaps to tha eatia
fartion of tha Teutonic mind, that
there ia nothing in Haeretiry Bakar'*
Tha kaynote of German expert opin
ion ia that America cannot pat op a
really big army equipped and if arm
ed and equipped it cannot be trans
State Pledges Three-Fourths
of it* War Saving* Quota.
That three-fourth* of the State'*
quota of War Saving* Stamp* ha*
b*«n pledged and sold by three-four
th* of the counties i* the report of the
War Saving* Campaign up to data.
State Headquarter* today gave out
the following figure* tabulated from
the report* made by xeventyfiv* roan
tie* up to and including July 9, on
which day all countie* had been re
quested to report: Sale of Stamp*.
S7.643.W0; pledge*. <28,000,000;
Despite the fact say* State Head
quarters, that North Carolina is being
held back and is net allowed te I
which she i* entitled for the raaaon
that twenty-five of her countie* have
failed to report the amount of their
aale* and pledges, the State is never
theless holding it* place a* one of the
fir<t among other itate*, and i* being
looked to aa one that will raise its full
quota. Oregon is the only State that
ha* been reported to have raised it*
quot i in full aa a result of the recent
The countie* which have not yet
reported their result* of the War
Savings drive to State Headquarter*
are: Alleghany, Ashe, Bladen. Brun
swick. Camden, Catawba, Colombo*.
Cumberland. Dare, Duplin, Gate*.
Hertford. Hyde, Lee, Lincoln, McDo
well, Pender, Person. Robeson Ruther
ford, Sampsoi, Watauga and Wilkes.
Newspapers and the War.
"If anyone thinks ehat the newspa
per* are fretting off light," said one
at the helm of papers in North Caro
lina yesterday, "such a one is mistak
en. Publishers of newspapers just
now face the most serious condition
in the history of the business. Fal
lowing the steady increase in the coat
of white paper, an increase over 100
per cent, came higher prices in ink,
type metal and other necessities, to
say nothing of the increased coat of
labor, and Anally, there has come an
increase in postage rates beginning
with 25 par cent, running to ISO per
cent. Writing along this line The
Asheville Times says: 'Facing thee*
increased expenses there is alio the
demsnd for newspaper space by all
departments of the government, a
demand which is not accompanied by
any provision for remuneration, and
there is the added necessity of giving
the readers and subscribers the lat
est and best news of a world war—
news that is naturally more expensive
than news of any period In the pre
sent age. Newspaper makers are
therefore just now feeing problems—
and striving to solve them."