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ASHEBOEO, N. C, MAY , m
S THE ASHEBORO COUIuEB, ASHEBOKO, N. u
Interesting History of Company K's At- j
tlvltles In War by an Indlanlan Who
Was Assigned to the Company
Tribute to Captain B. F. Dixon
'Always Ask for Genuine
"Bayer Tablets of Aspirin"
From Fred P. Zipp. of New Albany, fortunately oaly gTaiod my cheek
Intl., a member of Co. K, 120th In-.That same shell tuaed four 01 our men
fantry, has been obtained a war Ftory U "buddy." Cl.JorJ Owens, of Bar
in which he has nUted vivid incidents dtn. Ind dragged mt- to a shell ho'.e.
firt hj,k ns of the Hincen- i:ere i a.- 'iowu-.i . rom unr.er
firv. Hack into
dashed, arM one
burg line. He pa.fi a very Deautilul
tiimt ti Cantain Ben F. Dixon which
will be auDreuate.1 tv all North Caro- ibr..u-ht mt
Pnvnt.. Zitjt) no m the C.eDeral .as
Hospital. Fort Sh. . dan. where ht . -;
:.wa.ttng a third pc ration for a :tt.
shattered left leg. i- wound suJeivd 1 w..ere M .
at the twttie of liolhcourt. generally . the gri.,- n
described as Use "breaking ol U.e Mi..-1
denburg line," on September fit. VJlS.t
The following ;-to-y Muted y -I'riv-ite
.;; v :i nn.i t. .n that ti. ,
boys ol Company K. i-Uth la: an try .
. given . ...i ,
U:e:r aciiitve- i
t t'r.anictor-.stic j
. ivate Zj; n
e ght my 'bue
of tKe T.rrt t..
j ;i.t- .-Le'.ui o: tut .!.
noie tat g:. .i nu protect
tay own "t-c-idy " The
Ou! A-;'ii n ...
, "Haver to.s on
( apl Ht n 1 I)i:
mea; ure of en d t
menu; With the .
of the true roldei
m.fcb.-t 'cg-:i..o.; !'
ord. He. st '"v
(oniir.inv k. i2'.'th
CXIIIlpO.-.ed Of N'l.lll I -ll
nrss.1' riHt,if'l'li e;i.,:.r',:-
whom had Men r.Tvio
-.111 .Hit. le'.i
n. n. m;uiy of
n uie pan
t m. '
c' h:-i. hi
had i f ach
v -s wi .ii the .-.afet;.
them a.e irenuino
I "Bayer Tablets ol Aspirin,'' owned and
; made by Americans and proved safe by
millions ji' people. L'rTknown quantit.es
;o; fraudulent Aspirin Tablets wen
; -.'M recently by a Brooklyn dealer
'which pioved to be composed mostly
j "I Talcum Powile;.
i "Have:- Tablets of Aspirin" should
! my r-toiy. aiways be asked for. Then look for
ould no: the safety "Bayer Cross" on the pack-
t.'.llliti! i oo-p and one pnrh tnhlpt nntTi-
nta:r.. Benjamin n LP1 Pmt-nr rlirnctmns nn.l lna-
If tver age jn eacn Bayer package,
h' . rour A-nirin is t". e trnde mnrlc of Ravpr
v . u ti I 1 1 but continued Manufacture of Monoaceticacidester
'A-lV '"' "r,,! 1 -' la"t w' !,!s of Salicylicacid.
e. K i :i . He fell ch:S.- , -
'w th:it 1 ,::-ht have lalp-l Fame is a fleeting thing; why pursue
t t.;!;- brtr.e and nobl-.- 1 -.e. the phantom?
'JJO.le '- et. ' Our divisit n;
i its objective and nn.-sed
(f Norih C
t '.v a
bcr. ri. i -a:.s -en' to amp tevie. to
till Conn-iuv K. an.l ).:ter a few weeks
tra-.nini? er.-.baik.d fr overseas, lnd
inK at Calais, France, on June o, l'Jlo,
ive bee-an intensive training. 11 "
.l th-.t v.e n iohe,', tie town
W 4't on. Beleium. hnd mrrciiately oc
cnpicd the second line ui
fnlbiw-mir clo.-e"- with the
of the first lire. Or, .luly lb we saw
oar first actual engagement, in which
"Old Jerry" feit the gentle Yankee
touch and scampered, fnvn the scene,
leaviP about 25 caualtics and 15
prisoners. Our losses were insignifi
cant. Battle of Kenimel Hill
We soon learned why we wrresent
to Yp.-es, in the Belgium sector. Three
unsuccessful attempts had been made
within six months by British, I rench
and Scotch troops to take this posi
tion, and when tne ooys 01 ik. i""
Mexican jon- The battle raged w ith even great
Proper Food for Weak Stomachs
ere 1 was lyini, 1 saw seven be all wrong for another. Every one
British soldiers approaching who hud fhould adopt a diet suited to his age
just abandoned then .disabled .isnk and occupation. Those who have weak
within my grasp, when 'stomachs need to be especially careful
of with the thought still in my mind. a'-nd should eat slowly and masticate
sneii burst in trout of the.gronp, kill- t leir food thoroughly. It is also lin
ing the entire seven, For H8 hours I portant that they keep their bowels
occupation lav ln this shell hole (bv this tune a regular. When they become consti-
jie.i noie; wiuioui a living so:;i to jmiea or wi en tney ieei auil ana stupid
render even temporary aid. ci'ter eating, they should take Cham-
Takes German Prisoners ileiiams J ablets to strengthen the
Suddenly, from out of another hole
not far distant, crept two Germans sol
diers, tnd headed in my direction. My
own automatic and machine gun were
on the fte.ld where I fell 1 had
stimaca cr move the bowels. They
a-e easy to take and pleasant in effect.
again. Aft?r a
Mentt, I came
enough strength left to crawl over and ! " ,u i i
pick up a rifle from the side of a dead n' 11 whero 1 w
German. My next moW meant either ff Z y K
short stay at Camp
over to t jrt Shen-
ill undergo another
etur:i : It r mv rur
that it was death any way 1 took it,! . , Treacherous Huns.
and decided to die fiirhtinir. l!n cjime . Looklr'E back "ow on what ha:
. . r, , . " r. . hnnrtnnrt.l in fU ... 4?., 11 f .l
.. . . , hTnrthfin mv nne. ann nn wnt. two nrnra n ""h"" me v yvai , mil vi mi-
tieth division were " ) Kt' r'J " n' venture, privation and misorv. I havei
Uritisn ariiiit r.v ... -, - - l - 1 l r- i: u only the recollection o dutv done to I
tne 1 rttnior v. v. . n..n.. n'i 1: 1 11., . the best of mv nhditv 1 nmi tViinro
now mai 1 was . , v., ; . . , . . d
mitd kaU.mmmt Urn km
dort m" Ikmt clmmty.
Ipmngm wlmmi lop Ikmt
PUT a pipe in your face that's filled cheerily brimful of Prince
Albert, if you're on the trail of smoke peace I For, P. A. will
sing you a song of tobacco joy that will make you wish your
life job was to see how much of the national joy smoke you
could get away with every twenty-four hours 1
You can " carry on" with Prince Albert through thick and thin.
You'll be after laying down a smoke barrage that'll make the
boys think of the old front line in France I
P. A. never tires your taste because it has the quality I Andr
let it slip into your think-tank that P. A. is made by our exclu
sive patented process that cuts out bite and parch assurance
that you can hit smoke-record-high-spots seven days out of
every week without any comeback but real smoke joy !
R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, Winston-Salem, N. C.
th'pv (the Americans) fluently. They didn't know
..-New iviir... v., - ... , . nave Happened that 1 might have for
were welcomes D s ,uie e , as jt .
lsa troops a wm e- e . ipn ihcv i-n m,o recall all that occurred. However,
the expression 01 iu. r?, , '.'.7 two events of that fateful venr ranse
IOOK ut " 4-"-n iuvjr nnw uiai i .wan wuuuucu, Kl 1 1 I u t
thr-v nskpd ttip it I wantvH thnm tn J uiwm tu iuu cum wuwrevei i
fo-r years U hold off these bloomin
fif.rmims. and now you
f ,,m.- over here ani
tv,.- ,,. w- couldn't do In
four years. It will only
the war will be prolonged
might as well give up now.
'im.;., f.linrr ornw :nten.e
i., ,..ntP.l !.v the Yanks until
jrrexi.i , -j
we found it necessary to pound
tU brotherlv love into "Cousin
my." The British soldier
oti r.,!.h,-,rn fichter. us wa::
by the prof-vs
insnin'd bv th
they gallantly fought
ha1 made up on
do in a
is not a
tv-e Germans, but,
valor of the Y'anks.
le bv side. V, e
r mini!.- alter our uirv
ght with "01,1 Jerry t nai .
be "either heaven, on. """l
by Christmas." On beptember d we
marched to Kemmel hiil from Ypres,
Zl h,sto,y related uvl 0,,t amous
elevation changed hi-ies. And what
lP more, it stayed changed, niter
and all day battle, whic.
tr,.-i',v. the xanK?
We had quite
in this battle.
Yankee ex- carry me into our lines, agreeing to ,hin of ,them- P5 first rfted to
suiTCDcier as 3 reward for safe con- ""-"ci.v ui nun.-.. c weie
duct. Forming a basket, they carried gathered in a sma 1 group up m Bel
me back to our line to safety, where F'um- 'ghing and joking when close
they were registered as prisoners of b a ralncat was observed. It being
war. Although I received credit for a,'?, g ,one' and 0urs, sh.ort' four ,ads
their capture, mv life was in their 01 m? twenty-seventn division made
hand fnr I hcr. ctoK rush for it at the same time. There
enough left to hold around their necks
was a bomb under it
were blown to
and the four
GIRLS! DRAW A MOIST
CLOTH THROUGH HAIR,
DOUBLE ITS BEAUTY
MAMMA! DON'T YOU
SEE YOUR CHILD IS
Attention is called to an act passed
bv the legislature of 101 A pntitled
"Threshed Grains of North Carolina," , aJ Tongue! Move Poisons From
requiring that those who thresh grain Liver and Bowels at Once
in the State must obtain license from Mother! Your child isn't naturally
the register of deeds of the county in'cr0M and peevish. See if tongue s
which the threshing is done. There w coated; this is sure sign its lftt e
no charge tor this hcense This 1,- stoach , liver and bowels need a cleans!
cense entitles the thresher to operate ing at 0nce.
in any county, i.ic.ense expires INO-
Irove the enemy
dated the positions
U..- ,.l" ,"ijilfl,'ll 4 1
In this battle. 1 nau a -Mot
enoueh to put me out, bat 1 was
to'the r Jar and given the
treatment that is given in all cases
of gas poisoning. 1 was back in tie
ganVlong before it was over, and
K ". in with our boys. Hav-
ing nalificd as a machine gunner, it
wTs my honor to represent our scruad
wtth a37-pound Lewis machine : gun.
It was just uite
urwn o minute and 1 naJ
i i ammunition in my
"Old Jerry" used machine guns, too,
bSVe iiftness of the YarJtrned
to awe them. They would fire con
stantly as long bb they were at a safe
distance, but when we had suffered
u. .iialties and gained a captur-
I Aimianr. theV Would thfOW Up
their hands and yell "Kamcrad." In
4 .o.M veiled something else,
too, for we bad little time for senti
. Ai Historic BellicouTt
Our obretlv gained, we ere sent
down to the St Quentln "
11,1 R-inrt. France, our homa.
Jn the intervening 20 days, J
ta trenches almost constantly
Dm word to attact Z,
ieTW York, brlnded with ti ftT
tiUery of the Fourth British
On the nijrL: pi 8eptembef 28, tha
sord to attack cam, tlactoK the seTO
lour at 630 a. m. Bunday. 6cpten
ber 29., With the fury of a storm
that increases in violence M it pro
gresses the Yanks hurled themselves
at "Old Jerry." AU was forgotten,
mm the honor of the flag. It was a
terrible alaoghter. Time and again
oar lines were thin, bat these brave
l lads were quickly replaced by the on
rr.sh of those fighting Yanks. The ar
tlllerv would lay down a barrage, and
with the aid of a smoke screen, we
aivsaced. Once we moved so swiftly
that we suffered caiualties in our
ranka from the verv runs that were
paving the way for os. An airplane
f the allied armies would precede us
and slirnal oar oblve, thm dart to
th rrsr and mgnni the artillery that
vrre in the clear, and for, them
In not. . '' ' ' ' ',
AU wnt w.ll tin;1 about 8:!W n. tn
n "0M Jorry dropped a shell too
si to be snfr, mul went down with
. t,t rhrpr,n in my left leg,
' " -r I f ...n snd torn the
- ''. An"l,''r pir-a
: t 1 rt t ".t
I,, L..i.n fnim lMmr, I ir, 1 1,.. ...V,..- " ' uiuw n .o uieees.
hand r s.,,,,,,,, m .n-o' cven was the loss of
tu.,4 41.-. .'.,, ,1 . ..JrM , . .,, , , Clifford Owens, to whom
V. : ' ';. ... ' ... ' odly owe my life today.
' " .:i.e, uit:, iurie ., , , , - . , .
a -ured a better living than with their ln"UK"r "l" ,CU1 wnen, enKa
ov. n tror. s Thev feed n, in cpp'nhattle. They only come when peace
that thev got -omet nnK to eat, vhich f"d qT Suppla"1 d!n and Str,fe' and
v.:,s duly attended to. I tv, tTti n't'r
1 j The work of the Red Cross and the
V irtory. Salvation army among our boys In
. .Our troops .gained each objective Belgium, France and England will not
and consolidated their position. be sufficiently appreciated by the
...My storynow deals .with . thehos- folks at home until our boys arrive
pital corps. After receiving treat- ' from overseas. Not all the glory De
ment at the field hospital and casualty longs to the men who carried arms
clearing station, I was sent to the base, and routed the enemy, for to these
hospital. Two weeks later 1 was tak-: angels of mercy belongs a greater re-
en to Winchester, England, and after I! ward than mortal man can bestow.
had regained strength was sent to, May they justly receive it some day,
bath for further treatment. While 1 1 if not in this world of sorrow and
vas lying in the hospital at Winches- strife, where they have spent their
ter pneumonia developed. which .lives to alleviate the misery of others.
threatened for a time to finish the Job 1 then may they receive it in a far bet
that "Old Jerry" had left undone, ter world after they have "gone west."
Then came the trip across the broad. The entire Thirtieth division was
.1 A 1 ., : .. T.I ' A - . 1 1 1 , 1 1 . 1 1 . 1 1 nJ
we encountered extremly rough Douglas Haig, and the decoration of .lattBtn, OT tltSt tlTCQ ftCtllBJ
weather, which also seemed to be a Croix de Guerre conferred on each in
part of the war progrmme. We never dividual member by the state of Bel
expected to see the good old U.S. A. ' gium.
Try This! Hair Gets Thick, Glossy,
Wavy and Beautiful at Once
Immediate ? Yes ! Certain ?-that's
th joy of it. Your hair becomes
light, wavy, fluffy, abundant and ap
pears as soft, lustrous and beautiful
as a young girl's after a Danderine
hair cleanse. Just try this moisten
a doth with a little Danderine and
carefully draw it through your hair,
taking one small strand at a time.
Tbi$ will cleanse the hair of dust, dirt
or excessive oil, and in just a few mo
ments you have doubled the beauty of
v;: A li;ut..i T a t hh.-iiijk.-ii
iZTl-r uprise awaiw:the State to Ueep a complete and ac
.-i . curate rocon of tie amount of wheat
is scraggy, taded, drv brittle or thin, threshed hv such nmnn firm nr mr. foul waste, sour hilr. n,i f.t;
Uurila r,oi,tif,nn,. U- U i 1..1 I . vm ' . . . . ' . ' "v i V, 1 IIH "Ullt
"r;C "JZJZ "Z::?ion'A make upon blanks to rood which is clogged in the bowels
i-.v-.j "4 , ho fnrnishpfl h vtho rorrictor nf HvpHo DaSSeS OUt 1T the ovotpm on.l ,.!,
01 me county, report on or Deiore the,? - ana piayiui child again. All ch-
nrst day 01 Movember of each year, uren love tnis harmless,
TTtI l .
vember 1st of the year in which it is I ,"n lllfs P'e fevrich, fv.ll of
;,,,! icolc'. breath bad, throat sore, dosen't
eat,sleep or act naturally, has stomach
ache, diarrhoea, remember, a gentle
liver and bowel cleansing should al ways
be the first treatment given.
Nothing equals "California Syrup of
-v. u'tmwi o .lift, give a Lea-
Section 3 of the law provides as fol
lows: It shall be the duty of every
person, firm or corporation who shall
engage in the threshing .of wheat for
Others or themselves in any county of
spoonful, and in a few hours all the
druff; cleanses, purifies and invigorates
tne scalp, forever stopping itching and
falling hair, but what will please
yon most will be after a few weeks'
usa when you see new hair fine and
downy at first yes but really new
hair growing all over the scalp. If
yon care for pretty, soft hair, and lots
of It, surely get a small bottle of
Kncfwlton's Danderine from any drug
store or toilet counter for a few cents.
G68 cares headaches, bflioua-
I6s8 of appetite, fom
rt$ling due to malaria or
colds. It removes the, cause.
showing the amount of wheat thresh-1 "fruit laxative," and it never fails to
ed by said person, firm or corporation effect a good "inside" cleansing. Di
during the preceding year. A viola-1 rections for babies, children of all ages
tion of the provisions of this act shall ,and grown-ups are plainly on the bot
be deemed a misdemeanor and shall be tie.
PSedp.?La .KcP bandy in your home. A little
JTiT 4Y-.T' a ''T given today saves a sick child tomor-
r J?kV 4T f-1" i S'ww. but get the genuine. Ask your
licensee before indictment is made and druggist for a bottle of "California
ii i- 4 4 Syrup of Figs," then look and see that
saW time no indictment shall be made. it is made by the California Fig Syrup
The register of deeds will upon ap- q, '
plication issue this license tgpt.hpr . '
with a number of report sheets to cov
er the number of threshings each
thresher anticipates. These reports
the thresher should turn immediately
upon close of the threshing; season.
1- - 15 v 1 1 1 1 mw j m . wmrm f 1 11 1, 1
1 -i.il 1 la mm n i - vj 17 1 jjl.
r I "IIM Iff VII WI I M I I I I 1(4 . M
I I11T. ill. fill 111! LI. ia-' wi r, . - A 1 tf nlivv. I rX
1 , s , v " w a w m 1
y: ll pillM" . ... ' 1 1 ri
Like other things "made at
home 9 Karo Home-Made
Candy is best for Children
Karo it pure and rich in (bod value; jt it
wholesome and health building.
Fudge delicate and creamy; CrupTaf fy
and .Brittle Peanut Candy; CarameUand
Fondant Karo makes many, kmds of
home-made goodies. .
VtyUt Tke aw tpaw Cora PradtiU Cook
JT IXtLt! Book tsO twWw as aaakw tU awat
1 11 ' d.Bstews Kara OtWl fly a4 ejsJcUy.
iUeatSfaUy CWrated aad H Is FREE. Writ t today for fc
Corn Products Refininir Comoanv
iS P.O.Bo4tll - NrwYorkOtr
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