North Carolina Newspapers

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take the excess bile from the liver
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Millions of men and women take a
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Tongue, Indigestion, Sour Stomach or
Constipation. Adr.
Warning About Water Pipes.
Now is the time that fires are caused
by householders attempting to thaw
but service pipes by burning oil-soaked
rags and using other ill-advised meth
ods in which an open flame is used.
The proper way for the householder
to restore an ice-clogged pipe to serv
ice is to wrap it with cloth and pour
hot water upon It, or, if the freezing
Is too severe to yield to this treatment,
the best plan is to send for a plumber.
Apparently this is a minor detail, but
attention to it may prevent needless
fire loss running into thousands of dol
lars. Engineering Record.
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Great Kidney Remedy
. Being broken down in health, suffering
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gave me instant relief, and after using
several, bottles, I am now sound and well,
and can safely recommend Swamp-Root
to anyone suffering with back or kidney
troubles. .
I also had rheumatism, and I have had
more relief from Dr. Kilmer's Swamp
Root than any other remedy. A sufficient
trial will convince anybody of the merits
of Swamp-Root.
Yours verv trulv,
Murphy, N. C.
Subscribed and sworn to before me "this
17th day of Julv, 1909.
Notary Public,
Cherokee County, N. C.
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der. When writing, be sure and mention
this paper. Regular fifty-cent and one
dollar aise bottles for sale at all drug
torts. Adv.
"Do you subscribe to the theorj
that there is something good in the
worst of us?" asked the philosophical
"Yes," replied the practical man,
"but I don't propose to waste any of
my time trying to find out what" it Is
when a footpad pokes a pistol in my
face and tells me to hand over my
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waiting for the other fellow. Chicago
Some folks think that castor oil should
follow a dose of Vermifuge. Not so with
Dr. Peery's "Dead Shot." A single dose
not only eradicates Worms or Tapeworm,
'bat tones up the digestion as well. Adv.
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Because of Its tonle ana ltxitlve effect, Laxauye
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causing nervousness or ringing in the bead. There
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If nature is on each box. ate.
The war in Europe has made it nec
essary to employ women-at night in
the factories of England.
Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Pellets are the orig
inal little liver pills put up 40 years ago.
They regulate liver and bowels. Adv.
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A Condensed Record of Happenings
f Interest From All Points
f the World.
In agricultural products the year
1916 was the greatest in the nation's
existence, the value of which is report
ed by the department of agriculture
to have been $13,449,000,000.
The state department has borrowed
the cruiser Des Moines from the navy
department to bring more than one
thousand American refugees out of
Syria and Palestine. The refugees
will be taken to Barcelona, Spain for
trans-shipment to the United States.
The entente allies, in a note ad
dressed by Arthur Balfour, British for
eign minister, to Ambassador Spring
Rice, and delivered to the state de
partment, amplify their reply to Pres
ident Wilson's peace note by explain
ing in detail why they believe it im
possible at present to attain a peace
which will assure them such guaran
tees as they consider essential.
Petrograd (Russia) correspondents
say it is reported in the Russian cap
ital that Sergius Sazonoff, former for
eign minister, has been appointed Rus
sian ambassador to Great Britain. The
post of. Russian ambassador to Great
Britain was made vacant recently by
the death of Count Beckendorff.
Admiral Dewey, the nation's Spanish
American war hero, who cut the cable
and captured Manila and presented
the Philippines as a Fourth of July
offering, is dead in Washington. He
was the ranking naval officer of the
world, eighty years old and had seen
sixty-two years of active service in
the navy.
Sovereignty over the Danish West
Indies, after hajf a century of nego
tiations, will pass to the United States,
with the exchange of ratifications of
the purchase treaty by Secretary Lan
sing and Danish Minister Brun.
Spreading a dragnet over the finan
cial district of New York, the house
rules committee extended .the peace
note leak investigation to a general in
quiry into the stock market. At an
executive meeting the committee con
sidered the advisability of employing
expert counsel familiar with financial
affairs to conduct the examination of
witnesses. It is also planned to ask
congress to make an extension of time
to report.
More than twenty-five thousand Na
tional Guardsmen now on the Mexi
can border have been designated by
Major General Funston for return
home and muster out of the federal
service, under the order issued by the
war department. All these organiza
tions will be started homeward as
soon as transportation facilities can
be provided.
A New York dispatch says that the
American commission for relief of Bel
gium is preparing for at least another
year's work and the necessity of rais
ing approximately $150,000,000 more
will be discussed by the commission in
New York.
The departure of 25,000 troops now
on the border will leave between 45,-
000 and 50,000 men of the Guard still
in the federal service doing border
Crops alone in 1916 were worth
more than crops and animal products
combined in any years in the history
of the United States prior to 1912.
A Wellton, Ariz., dispatch announces
that Lieut. Col. Harry G. Bishop and
Lieut. W. A. Robertson, missing army
aviators, exhausted from walking
four days in the wilds of Sonora,
Mex., without food or water, were
found more than thirty-two miles to
the south of the border by a civilian
searching party from Wellton.
A posse of ten men which left Ok
mulgee, Okla., in search of alleged
bank robbers, returned with the dead
bodies of Oscar Poe, Will Hart and
Harry Hart. The men killed were en
gaged in a battle with the posse eigh
teen miles souhtwest of Okmulgee.
The chief of police of Okmulgee was
.the only member of the posse to" re
ceive an injury, and he was but slight
ly wounded in the hand.
The faintest sound becomes so pro
nounced by the aid of an improvement
on the sound amplifier perfected by
R. B. Abbott, instructor of physics at
the University of California, that the
fall of a feather makes a noise like a
wrestler striking the mat.
New York bankers are endeavoring
to float another $250,000,000 loan for
Great Britain in this country. This
is tne third flotation, including the
Anglo-French, of British loans made
in the United States since the out
break of the European war.
Fifty persons were seriously hurt,
ten probably fatally, when half the
population of the little town of Har
ford, Pa., was trapped by fire in the
Odd Fellows' hall, a frame structure,
during a wedding reception and dance.
An oil lamp fell and exploded and
soon the. entire floor was blazing.
Bills reinforcing Tennessee's prohi
bition laws by prohibiting lookers. and
making it unlawful for any person to
have intoxicating liquor for sale in
his possession were sent to Governor
Rye by the legislature, and will be
come effective just as soon as the
governor affixes his signature.
Crop production for the year 1916
was comparatively low and did not
reach anything lik6 record figures, ex
cept in a few minor instances, but the
high prices sent the total values up.
Employers in all parts of the state
of West Virginia were much concerned
when it became known that Senator
M. V. Godbey (Rep.) had introduced
a measure in the legislature providing
for an eight-hour day in all branches
of industry and business except farm
ing, with the privilege given the em
ployed to work three hours overtime
at time and one-half.
The news received in El Paso, Tex
as, is to the effect that actual with
drawal operations are under way at
El Valle, the southern outpost of the
punitive expedition in Mexico.
Predictions are that the entire puni
tive expedition win arrive in Colum
bus, N. M., shortly.
All supplies billed to Americans in
the Casas Gra'ndes-Colonia Dublano
district and sent to Juarez for trans
portation over the Mexico Northwest
ern railroad have been ordered held
at Juarez.
It is stated in El faso that no fur-1
ther shipments of supplies will be
made to the punitive expedition in
It is apparent at Colonia Dublan,
field headquarters for General Per
shing's column, that a withdrawal
movement is under way.
European War
Throughout Sunday, January 21,
thousands of persons flocked to East
London (England) hoping to satisfy
their curiosity as to the effect of an
explosion in the munitions factory
there. None of them, however, was
able to obtain a near view ef the
scene, owing to rigid police regula
tions, and could only wander through
the outlying streets where most of the
windows were shattered by the con
cussion. Newspaper reporters who were al
lowed to approach near the scene of
the explosion in London describe what
was formerly the site of the explosive
store as a hole a hundred yards across
and eighty feet deep with masses of
earth, iron and all sorts of wreckage
covering an area of about six acres
around the hole.
On the whole, anent the explosions
in East London, one is struck by the
number of people killed. Judging
from the fact that most of the fac
tories were nearly empty and from the
known proportion of casualties in cer
tain houses, it does not appear that the
death roll will exceed 300.
The British and Turks in Mesopo
tamia have been engaged in vigorous
fighting along the Tigris river in the
vicinity of Kut-el-Amara (Garden of
Eden). Both London and Constan
tinople war offices make claims to
successes for their troops.
A British official communication an
nounces that northeast of Kut, Brit
ish troops have driven the Turks from
a small strip of land they were hold
ing on the right bank of the Tigris
and that King George's men are now
in control of an entire trench section
on a front of 2,500 yards to a depth
of 1,100 yards.
In the capture of Nanesti, on the
Sereth river, in Roumania, hard fight
ing of a hand-to-hand character took
place in the streets. In withdrawing
from the village German batteries rak
ed the Russians as they made their
way across the bridges over the Ser
eth. inflicting heavy losses on them.
On the line in France near Loose
the Britishin a daylight raid blew up
German dugouts, causing many cas
ualties among the occupants.
Artillery duels are reported to be
violent in the Verdun sector.
The minister of the Brazilian marine
has received a telegram from the cap
tain of the port of Pernambuco, Bra
zil, declaring the previously report
ed declaration of the commander of
the Brazilian steamer Maranhao that
he encountered two cargo vessels ac
companied by two auxiliary ships, be
lieved to Germans, all flying the Amer
ican' flag, is. true.
George Bernard, the middleweight
champion pugilist of France, was kill
ed while making a flight. He enlist
ed at the beginning of the war when
19 years of age.
The Greek cabinet has discussed at
length a British proposal to lease the j
Greek merchant marine. It was de
cided to take measures to assure the
retention of the number of ships nec
essary to provide the foodstuffs which
Greece requires.
The Russians announce the follow
ing captures during 1916: Officers 8,
770; men, 420,000; guns, 525; machine
guns, 1,661; trench mortars and mine
throwers, 421. This shows a total
of 428,000 officers and men.
A Berlin dispatch announces that
a British steamer, the Yarrowdale,
was taken into a harbor (name of the
harbor not given) on December '31
as a prize by a prize crew of sixteen
men. The Yarrowdale carried 469
prisoners, the crews of steamers cap
tured by a German auxiliary cruiser
in the Atlantic.
The cargoes of the captured ves
sels December 31 by the Germans
consisted of foodstuffs, including 6,000
tons of wheat, 2,000 tons of flour and
1,900 horses.
The Germans made a rich haul in
the latest capture of vessels in the
Atlantic. The Yarrowdale had on
board 117 motor lorries, one motor car,
6,300 cases or rifle cartridges, 30,000
rolls of barbed wire and 3,330 tons
of steel bars, besides a quantity of
bacon and sausage.
The British troops in France have
hit the German line hard at two places
and have succeeded in making slight
The Germens announce that the tak
ing of the Yarrowdale into a harbor
December 31 has been kept secret for
military reasons purely, and is only
made public because of the statement
made by the British admiralty on Jan
uary 17.
Great Britain's reply to President
Wilson's peace note includes this sen
tence: "So long as Germany remains
the Germany which without a shadow
of justification overran and barbarous
ly ill-treated a country it was pledged
to defend, no state can regard its
rights as secure if they have no bet
ter protection than a solmen treaty."
The allies say that international
law as it is now interpreted can never
prevent war, and that some form of
international sanction miist be devis
ed which dees not now exist- which
would give any pause to aggressors.
These are the ships that the en
tentes admit have been sunk, captured
or destroyed by the Germans in the
recent past: British Dramatist, Rad
norshire, Minieh, Netherbyhall, Mount
Temple, King George, Georgic, Vol
taire; French Nantes and Asmieres.
At any rate whereabouts of these
vessels is unknown, and it is con
ceded that they are lost.
Discusses Nation's Foreign Relations.
Declares That Lasting Peace in
Europe Cannot Be a Victory For
Either Side.
Washington. Whether the United
States shall enter a world peace
league and, as many contend, thereby
abandon its traditional policy of isola
tion and no entangling alliances was
laid squarely before Congress and the,
country by President Wilson in a per
sonal address to the senate.
For the first time in more than a
hundred years, a President of the
United States appeared in the senate
chamber to discuss the nation's for
eign relations after the manner of
Washington, Adams and Madison. The
effect was to leave congress, all official
quarters and the foreign diplomats
amazed and bewildered. Immediately,
there arose a sharp division of opinion
over the propriety as well as the sub
stance of the President's proposal.
"Startling," "staggering," "astound
ing," "the noblest utterance that has
fallen from human lips since the Dec
laration of Independence" were among
the expressions of senators. The
President, himself, after his address,
"I have said what everybody has
been longing for and has thought im
possible. Now it appears to be pos
sible." The chief points of the Presi
dent's address were'-
That a lasting peace in Eu
rope cannot be a peace of victory
for either side.
That peace must be followed
by a definite concert of power to
assure the world that no catas
trophe of war shall overwhelm it
That in such a concert of pow
ers, the United States cannot
withhold its participation to guar
antee peace and justice through
out the world.
And that before a peace is made
the United States Government
should frankly formulate the con
ditions upon which it would feel
justified in asking the American
people for their formal and solemn
"It is clear to every man who
thinks," the President told the senate,
"that there is in this promise no
breach in either our traditions and our
policy as a nation, but a fulfillment
rather of all that we have professed or
striven for.
President Wilson's address was sent
to American diplomats in the bellig
erent countries last Monday, two days
before the United States received the
note from Minister Balfour, of the
British Foreign Office, supplementing
the Entente reply to his peace note,
and on the same day that German
Foreign Minister Zimmerman declared
it was impossible for the Central Pow
ers to openly lay down their terms.
The President's address was inrtnd
ed as an open message to the world
of the conditions under which he
would urge the United States to enter
a world federation to guarantee future
peace. There is nothing in the ad
Sress or in the instructions accompany
ing its presentation that will of ifseTT
necessitate an answer, according to
the Administration view but some re
sponse nevertheless is expected from
both groups of belligerents.
Fear of a "leak" surrounded the
sending of the address abroad with
such secrecy as has seldom been
equalled in the State Department.
Only President Wilson, Secretary Lan
sing and the men who transmitted it
are known definitely . to have been
aware of it.
While the President was speaking,
copies of his address had been for
warded to belligerent countries for the
information of the foreign offices, and
were being prepared for representa
tives of neutral Government here.
Washington. A night fight between
native bandits and American marines
in the Dominican republic, resulting
in the death of one and the severe
injury of another, was reported to the
navy department. Captain Knapp,
commanding the American cruiser
forces, reported the fight occurred
Saturday night In the vicinity of the
Porvenir sugar plantation near Ma
coris, the secne of two similar en
counters recently.
New York. Resolutions calling up
on President Wilson to take Immediate
steps for the recognition by the United
States of the government of the King
dom of Poland, "which, in accordance
with international law and on . terri
tory liberated from occupation by the
Russian military, already has begun
its work for the welfare and happiness
of the Polish nation," were adopted
here by the Polish national defense
New York. Purchase in the United
States of refrigerating equipment to
the value- of $30,000,000 to conserve
and develop along economic lines the
fresh beef and dairy industry of Rus
sia, has been authorized by the Russian-American
conservation and indus
trial stock company, backed by the
Russian government, according to J.
H. Qullk, of Moscow, who arrived
here on the steamship Bergensfjord
from Bergen
25.243 OF
As Soon as Railroad Provides These,
Movement Will Begin, About 50,
000 Will be Left on Border Patrol
Washington. More than 25,000 Na
tional Guardsmen, now on the Mexican
border, have been designated by Ma
jor General Funston for return home
and muster out of the Federal service,
under the order issued by the War De
partment. All these organizations will be start
ed homeward as soon as transportation
facilities can be provided. Their de
parture will leave between 45,000 and
50,000 men of the guard still in the
Federal servicedoing border patrol.
War Department officials continue
to withhold comment on reports that
the movement of General PershLag's
regulars out of Mexico soon will be
under way, and the statement an
nouncing the guardsmen designated
for relief does not connect these or
ders with the withdrawal plans in
any way. The understanding has
been, however, that with the return
of the expedition in Mexico, and re
adjustment of the border patrol, all
of the state troops gradually, wound be
sent home.
The department's statement said:
"General Funston has selected these
organizations chiefly in accordance
with the rule of returning first those
troops longest in service on the bor
der. To some extent, however, this
rule could not be followed without
unequal weakening of the border
guard, and the departures from it are
so explained. The total strength of
the organizations selected is 25,243."
The guardsmen designated for re
turn and muster out. include :
North Carolina First Infantry.
South Carolina Troop A, cavalry;
company A, engineers; field hospital
i company.
j r Tennessee Ambulance company,
No. 1; field hospital, No. 1.
I Virginia Second Infantry.
! "Leak" Probe Transferred. Try to
I Avoid Extra Session.
j Washington. With the peace note
'leak" investigation transferred to
New York, Administration leaders in
Congress believe the attention of
members generally now can be con
centrated upon the clogged legislative
House and senate leaders are just
as anxious as President Wilson over
the press of important business re
maining on the calendar. No secret
is made of the fact that all of them
earnestly desire to avoid an extra ses
sion, if it possibly can be done.
Responding to the President's per
sonal appeal for action on important
legislation, the steering committee
will meet and endeavor to arrange a
program for. the remainter of the ses
sion and for longer day and possible
night sesions. A caucus of Democratic
senators will be called during the
week te ratify the suggestions.
Berne, Switzerland. The German
measure prohibiting all importations,
news of which was received here un
expectedly, caused considerable com
ment throughout Switzerland. The
government will make remonstrances
to Berlin as the entire economic sit
uation of . the country is affected by
this species of blockade.
Berlin, via Sayville. The entire
bridgehead position at Nanesti, on the
Sereth Line in northern Rumania, fell
into Field Marshall von Mackensen's
hands with the town.
Washington. The German Admir
alty statement that neutral subjects in
the crews of vessels captured by the
German raider in the South Atlantic
"have been removed as prisoners of
war," will raise a complicated ques
tion if any Americans are among
them. It was said that if American
officials abroad did not clear up
whether Americans were among the
prisoners, an mquiry would be ad
dressed to the Berlin Government.
London. A portion of the area of
London was shaken severely when a
chemical plant in which munitions
were manufactured, was the center of
a series of explositons, scattering de
scruction over a considerable section
of the district in which the works
were located. There is no evidence
that the explosion was other than the
result of a fire, such as that to which
any factory is' subject. Forty bodies
have been recovered.
Newport News, Va. Captain Mitch
ell ind 31 men of the British steamer
Cabotia sent down October 20 by a
German sumbarine, perished on the
night the ship was torpedoed, accord
ing to T. W. Edgar, who was chief of
ficer on the Cabotia. Edgar is here
on the British steamer Kelvinbrae.
He says that the crew left the Ca
bothia in four boats one of which was
commanded by the captain. Two of
the boats were picked up.
General Carr Discusses His Plans For
Carrying Out Weighty Task As
signed Him.
Durham. Gen. Julian S. Carr, who
was commissioned by Governor Locke
Craig as agent for the people of North
Carolina to have erected a suitable
monument on the summit of Blue
Ridge Mountains in memory of Dr.
Elisha Mitchell, has proached his pre
tentious plans for the ineeption of this
national movement. The monument of
granite to be a replica of the Wash
ington memorial will necessitate the
expenditure of $151,000. The multiple
.agencies and institutions which the
life of the scientist, minister and edu
cator touche will be solicited to sub
scribe $101,000 and' the state and na
tional governments joinly $50,600.
Opportunities for contributions will
be extended to every individual and
institution but the campaign at once
takes on a systematic appeal. TeD
grouped organizations will be solicited
in the. aggregate with definite sums
named :
The University of North Carolina
and the twelve colleges of the state,
$10,000; the boys and girls of the
state through the agencies of public
and private schools, $10,000; colored
children of North Carolina will donate'
$1,000; alumni of Yale University (Dr.
Mitchell's alma mater), $10,000; the
American Association of Scientists
10,000 in number $10,000; churches
North and South especially the Pres
byterian church in which Dr. Mitchell
was elder and minister, $10,000 ; West
ern North Carolina through the offices
of public spirited citizens, counties and
cities, $10,000; railways, hotels, vis
itors and tourists, $10,000; other pa
triotic and generous citizens, $20,000.
The total aggregates $101,000.
The nation-wide appeal of General
Carr, with particular reference to the
people of North Carolina, emphasizes
the magnitude of the undertaking and
the worthiness of the cause. The let
ter says in part:
"Impelled by a sense of duty 'and
Jeep feeling of pride in everything that
concerns the honor and presperity of
our state, I have accepted from Gov
ernor Craig a commission to act as
agent for the people of North Carolina
in erecting on the summit of the Blue
Ridge Mountains a suitable monument
In memory of Dr. Elisha Mitchell.
"It is proposed to protect the grave
by a handsome covering of granite or
marble; and to erect nearby, on land
belonging to the state, a replica of the
Washington monument. Nothing short
of this would be worthy of the state,
the mountain, and the great man. who
gave his. life to its exploration and
"An unlimited supply of granite, al
ready at hand on the summit of the
mountain, will reduce the cost to half
what ft otherwise would be. Still, the
enterprise is gigantic; and it will re
quire at least $150,000 possibly more.
"The people of North Carolina are
equal to this great achievement. Dr.
Mitchell gave them forty years of his
life in active, unremitting educational
and scientific work. His name is en
rolled high in the list of American
icientists, teachers and discoverers. He
was also a minister of the Presbyterian
church and his whole life was marked
by philanthropic public service, as well
as by countless good deeds in private.
The erecting of a great monument to
his memory will appeal to thousands
of hearts throughout the United
"Let us all unite and erect on the
highest mountain in America, east of
the Mississippi river, a monument
worthy of Mitchell, worthy of the
mountain and worthy of the Old
North State."
Metts Succeeds Col. Rodman.
Camp Stewart, El Paso, Texas.
Lieut. Col. John Van B. Metts, Second
regiment, was promoted to be colonel
of the Second, succeeding Colonel
Rodman, whose resignation has just
been accepted by the president. The
appointment is very pleasing to the
officers and men of the second.
Charlotte Gets Teachers' Meeting.
Raleigh. The executive committee
of the North Carolina Teachers' As
sembly, in conference here, selected
Charlotte as the place for the next
annual session, Thanksgiving week.
Raleigh, Wilmington and Asheville
were other points' considered.
D. Q. Smyre, a Catawba county
farmer, sold at Newton last week 50
bushels of wheat for $100.00.
From present indications there will
be manv candidates for the offiop nnw
j held by Congressman George E. Hood,
who represents the Third District.
Solicitor C. L. Abernethy, of New
Bern, has assserted that he will be
strictly on the job" when the time
comes and it is understood here that
Senator Matt Allen, of Wayne county,
will also be among those present.
Another new cotton mill, for Gas
tonia has beeii chartered with a capi
tal stock of $400,000.
A commission .was issued by Gov
ernor Bickett to C. M. Faircloth, of
Clinton, promoting him from major to
lieutenant colonel of the Second Regi
ment, to succeed Col. J. Van B. Metts,
promoted to colonel.
The past railroad pay day in Hamlet
was the largest in history, more than
$160,000 being paid out.
The Unionville High School build
ing In Union county was destroyed by
Are last week. This was one of first
high schools established in the south
Mr. W. J. Cameron, actuary of the
North Carolina Insurance Department,
has tendered his resignation to Com
missioner James R. Young, to take ef
fect February 1.
In number of trees North Carolina
Is superior to any of the other states
of the Union, with the exception of
Florida and Texas. North Carolina
has 166 varieties as compared with
328 for Florida and 198 for Texas.
Georgia comes nxt with 134, and Ala
bama with 121. The big state of Cali
fornia has only 94 species. If all the
woody plants are counted, North Caro
lina has about 450.
Good Health MaKes
a Happy Home
Good health makes housework easy.
Bad health takes all happiness out of
it. Hosts of women drag along in daily
misery, back aching, worried, "blue,
tired, because they don't know what
ails them.
These same troubles come with w,eak
kidneys, and, if the kidney action is
distressingly disordered, there should be
no doubt that the kidneys need help.
Get a box of Doan's Kidney Pills.
They have helped thousands of discour
aged women.
A North Carolina Case
Mrs. W. B. Har
relson, James St.,
Mt. Olive. N. C.
ays: "I had
pains in the small
of my back, with
headaches and
dizzy spells. Oth
er annoying
symptoms of kid
ney trouble both-
ereu we, l w v. u
Finally I used f
nnon'. Tf I A n V U
Pills and they cured me. I consider
them a splendid kidney medicine."
Get Dou'a at Any Store. 60c a Bos
doan's vasy
For Horses, Cattle, Sheep
and Hogs. Contains Cop
peras for Worms, Sulphur
for the Blood, Saltpeter
for the Kidneys, Nux
Vomica, Tonic, and Pure
Dairy Salt. Used by Vet
erinarians 12 years. No
Dosing. Drop Brick in
feed-box. Ask your dealer
for Blackman's or write
Make the Liver
Da its Duty
Nine times in ten when the liver is
right the stomach and bowels are right
gently but firmly com;
pel a lazy liver
do its duty.
Cures Con
stipation, In
and Distress After Eating.
Genuine must bear Signature
Conscientious Scruples.
"A man doesn't necessarily have to
smoke to enjoy a smoking jacket."
"No, b1it a smoking jacket is like
a golf suit. A man feels that he
ought to have some valid excuse for
wearing it."
Important to Mothers
Examine carefully every bottle ot
CASTORIA, that famous old remedy
for infants and children, and see that' it
Signature of tLyifffiZj&U
In Use for Over SO Teats. -
Children Cry for Fletcher's Castoria
The Spirit of Victory.
"Nothing can beat this," says a
French journal, commenting on an ar
ticle published by the Austrians in a
little paper in Montenegro called the
News of Cetinje. The little paper notes
that on Mount Lovcerr will be erected
a colossal monument to recall to future
generations the conquest by the Aus
trian armies of this Gibraltar of the
Adriatic. The sketch of this work,
presented to the Emperor Francis Jo
seph but a short time before his death
by the artist, was approved by the
aged ruler. It represents the Spirit of
Victory. Its enormous hands are
crossed upon a gigantic sword and it
looks toward a horizon "beyond which
now trembles the traitress Italy."
Where Dad's Down To.
"Pa, the servant girl says she will
leave if we don't give her more
"All right, ma, I suppose we'll have
to do it, but I want you to know that
you'll have to stake me to carfare now
and then because that leaves me with
sixty a week to struggle along on."
Apt to Starve.
"A contributor to a magazine says
he likes a fat wife."
"And his wife is fat?"
"So I understand."
"Well, if he tries to support her by
contributing poetry to magazines she
won't stay fat long."
"Does this automobile racing pay?"
"Well, it does manage to raise the
There has been
No Increase
In the price of
Any Decrease
In the
Size o! Package
Or Quality
0! the Food.
f f LY?
ii iirihts, i

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