Asheville Citizen (Asheville, N.C.) /
Dec. 18, 1918, edition 1 /
Part of Asheville Citizen (Asheville, N.C.) / About this page
page has errors
The date, title, or page description is wrong
This page has harmful content
This page contains sensitive or offensive material
THE A8ITEYTLLE CITIZEN, WEIUJSDAY, DECEMBER 18,
MADLY CHEERED BY
Berliner Says "We Are
Trying to Forget" in An
swer to Question
If SOU JEWS WOULD
MAKING STUDY OE COMMONWEALTH IN
(rnVTIVTKn FRONf Pf)K fN'K
WITH GAY DANCERS
Correspondent Amazed at
Reception Accorded Re
LONDON', lier 17 (Hrlllsh Wire
Service ) The rorreiponrtent In
Berlin of the ImiIv Knpres. dealing
with the return of the (Jerman rmy,
M)i the (ii'fH'K of enthusiasm niiiik
Inf the homecoming of the troops are
"Men have been coming, homer (
the rate of ten thousand, a day'i say
in correspondent, rcvery oay iierr
Kbert (the chanreHorJr taken hi plare
on a rootuni opposite the French em
bassy. He addresses (he homecoming
men and the hapd play martial
male, while the crowd oheer and
MTI their handkerchief.
" 'Deutachland uber allrs' brought
me into the street thin morning. To
my amasrment and to the apparent
eunaaement of- the French officer
groupedln the window of. the em
bassy a regiment was" passing the
Brandenburg cute to the old Une.
Later, I heard It played continuously
aa cavalry, Infantry and artillery
wept by. Iteglmental flag were
crowned with laurel wreath. The men
tl i ir.
h'.n when a aet of leader la
recognised aa rtueaian apoaeemen,
the I .'lifted HI a tee and the alllea inunt
ace the (real question of how they
mi ! aided In setting up a atabl
frovernnieiit and In preventing
famine, for the benefit of RuMla
herself, and In the Inlrrret of the
rrurn o( ine worm, t nui ine
armlKtlro waa Klgnert. troop and sup
plies could be sent to KiinkIii only
through Hlberlu. m dlatam e two-third
of the way around the world or by
f rovTfN(KT rnof rxar. one
went the delegation require further
Inatructlone or new condition arise.
It may direct the president to einnmon
a special session of the congreaa.
Then rame the adoption of the fol
"That tble congress of American
Jewe rr)Ufl the peace commission
ers representing the I'nlted Htatci of
America ut the pea re conference to
uee their high and kindly office to
ON REVENUE GILL
IE BY SENATE
Nervous Indigestion Made
Her Tee! Like Falling Down
fCONTINTKn FROM PAGF! ONR
"""""' .- Ik... II .h.ll 1 ........ .
Now. however, the Ulnck aea.
Itulllc eea and the rullroud line
through (ierman and Auetrlnn terri
tory offer better meana. It ta be
lieved by nttlclul here thut the land
route throuKh Germany and Auatita
would be the beat and most practical
wuy of reaching Kuaala,
It la elated that In considering
whether a Joint expedition ehnull be
Kent to deal with and thereby inter
fere with Kuaala' Internal (iff a Ira,
the representative of- the t tilted
Xtatr-s and the allir must deride
whether the Bolshevik movoinent la
urh a ecrloui menace to rivlltaatlnit
as fo Justify-extraordinary lrp to
eliminate It. .
Hon precedent to the grunt of auton
omy. Independence or freedom to any
nation or land, that nil the Inhabi
tant thereof ahall have equal, civil
political, religious and national rlgJit
without distinction of r.i-e or faith
and that auch right Khali be guar
anteed to them and thflr descendant
The congress alao reaolved to de
inund through the American peace
delegate that the pence conference
urrounil the future of the Jew In
Koumama with auch protective meas
ure ami adequate guarantee that
their right be hereafter made aa e
cure aa poemMe and 'that -ail ''direct
and Implied" antl-Jewish restrictions
TAKE AITO RIPE.
I'AKIM, Upc. , 17. President and
Mr. Wilson went for an automobile
ride today In the outskirts of i'arla,
the eklea having brightened toward
During the rainy morning. Mr. j
Wilson worked In his study, being)
obliged to ferego hi dipeot-.'d trip,
to the golf link at Vrall!es.
In the afternoon thepreament eaw
the Italian ambaasador'to the limttd
State, with whom Mr. WIIon had !
several important conference during I XlHI RtrilfA tn PtllPfPPri ftftV
the voyage from the Unite! Ktalea. W1U BUIKO 10 OUCCeea lQV
It 1 known Mr. Wilson fee In the
new, modlllad aone plan. rienutor
llurdwlck of Georgia, announced that
he di-alred to Ulacuaa the aecond-olas
lieaidea adovtlng many eoctlona In
volving the finance committee' rata
change the eenate approved, without
debate, virtually all of the adminis
trative position of the Income tax
and other section Including thoae for
a momintion, allowance to oil, ga
well, timber and mining enterprlnea,
and for connolidutlon tax returns.
Among Important questions remain
ing, beeldes the 19:0 tux rates, are
the Income normal rules,
entire wr exceaa profit section,
estate ami inheritance taxes, the in
surance cluuses, the child labor
amendnieat, luxury taxes, and a few
of the exi Ine und other tnlacell vneous
THE RED CROSS
WASHINGTON'. lec. 17 Work of
the American Ked t'rosa for the sol
dier of the American expoditlonary
forces Is commended by Oenernl I ,i.,i.
l'ershlna In a statement issued from I Krin ,,.,
wsrmest sympathy for Italy's claim.
wore evergreens around their teel arlsg frolli the war and the prest-
Beimels and their tunics and gun
were covered with flowers.
"What particularly struck me was
the attitude of the homecoming o!Ti
, Cera Those I have seen in the Berlin
garrison were quiet men, many of
whom had removed their marks of
rank. They seldom were saluted by
their men. On the other hand the
' troopa just returned from the front
are wall disciplined and saluted as
of old. The officers themselves ate
unchanged. They exhibit themselves
monocled and tlght-waisted to the
population, who cheer them loudly.
i "Berlin la dancing mad. There are
bout fifty cabarets in the city and
dancing goes on all the afternoon and
until o'clock at night. In a week's
time the edict closing dancing halls
t I o'clock will be removed and
dancing then will continue all night.
Berliner are looking forward to this.
"It Is a remarkable eight to see
cabarets packed to suffocation with
women In expensive toilettes and
both soldier and civilian dancing
and drinking win coating two pound
a bottle. Heats at theatres can only
be hooked two days ahead.-
"'We arc 'trying to forget' said a
lierllner to me today."
extent to which
told Count Cellere the
he was willing to
support them during the forthcoming
Informal conferences with entente
CELTIC BRINGS LARGE
NUMBER Of MEN TO U. S.
OF W1R DEPARTMENT
TURNS OUT MANY GUNS
(r-ONTINTFD FROM PAOtt ONK.)
Fourth Transport to Dock
at New York in Recent
NEW YORK. Dec. 17. The Whit
Aar liner Celtic, bearing 2,227 Amerl-
, ran soldiers from overseas including
i.zbt wounded jnen and a large con
tingent of negro troops dropped an
chor off the Statue of Liberty toaHght
suid will dock tomorrow. The Ccl-
io waa the fourth ship to reach thin
port today with troops and In Its list
brought the total of arrival to almost
6,ooo men., . -,
The transport Maul, docked this
morning shortly after the Cunard
Liner Car on la and the Holland liner
OPrinse Juliana had put in. The lat
ter ships brought only a small contin
gent or soldiers and Bailors, the ma
Jortty of their passengers being
NEGRO PROMLE.M DISCTJSSKD.
WASHINGTON, Dec? 17. Solutions
of problems seriously affecting the
i economic condition of the negro wage
earner has been undertaken by the
department of labor through the in
stitution of state and local organiza
tions, aid an extract of the annual
report of Secretary Wilson, made pub
Under the direction of the bureau
f negro economics with Dr. George
B. Hayes as director, co-operative
' committees of whites and negroes
hew ten formed in seven states and
five other are taking up the war,
A report on the migration of negro
labor from the south is being pre
pared by Dr. James H. Billard, presi
dent of the Jeanes and Slater Funds
Cor negro education in the south, and
"will bs completed eonn. With respect
to this inquiry, Secretary Wilson says:
"AmoTHf the circumstances disclos
ed by Dr. Billard investigation was
the fact that the exodus of negro
workers has been the largest where
lynchingB and other forme of race
friction had been the greatest."
United States was working Jointly with
the British hoth in design and manu
facture. Mr; crowsll said that 6.000
of the big tanks were in process of
manufacture in the United States
All of the working parts of many
others were built in the United States
and shipped to England for assembly.
In this way they reached the- front
with British or American crews.
A whole fleet of American artillery
tractors alao was demonstrated, a
were two new types of guns developed
in this country. On was an eight-
inch Ilowltaer mounted on a tractor
which plowed over rough ground or
through heavy woods, knocking down
trees as it went.
An American gun of 75-mm calibre,
the present standard American light
field gun. mounted on a two and a
half ton tractor, showed a speed over
soft, brceten ground of eight or ten
miles an hour. With these two guns
alone at the front the artillery could
have outdistanced the infantry In an
advance through any country.
1 Mr. Crowell showed that the United
states has on hand now an enormous
stock of reserve ammunition for all
the army's standard guns. For the
76's alone, more than 15,000,000
rounds are on hand.
When the great German drive
started luat March It was disclosed
France had (3,000,000 rounds for her
76's in reserve. When the armistice
was signed her reserve stock had
been reduced to IS, 000, 000 rounds.
A call 'was made by the French on
the United Stutes for 2,500,000 rounds
for these guns a month. In October,
the United States delivered 2,000,000
rounds in France, and had another
8,000,000, waiting at the docks, the
monthly output on this side having
reached three and a half millions
with steady Increase in flow.
(Sxylal to TheT ClUxen.)
OH A KIOTTK. N. C, Dec. 17.
Declaring U his purpose to go into
every county In the state and present
direct to the people a proposed pro
gram for the continued progress of
the stale, Cameron Morrison tonight
formally announced that he will be
a candidate In the next democratic
primary to succeed Governor Bickett.
Mr. Morrison also 'declared that h
had entered the race to stay to the
finish regardless of who else is or is
not a candidate for the nomination.
His announcement follows:
"I will be a candidate in the next
democratic primary for governor to
succeed Mr. Bickett.
"In due time I expect to go Into
every county in the state and present
direst to the people a proposed pro
gram for the continued progress of
"For more than twanty-flvo years
I have given much time and thought
to public questions and particularly
to the democratic party and aa I
grow older the spirit of public ser
vice becomes stronger in me. I would
fully appreciate the high honor of
being governor of oir great state but
I would not go through such a contest
t aa is possible in front of me for the
honor ulone. I nave a deep aeeire tor
the larger opportunity to serve the
state and Us people afforded by that
high office. '
his headquarters In France and made
public tonight at Ked Crone head
quarters in connection with the
Christmas membership campaign. In
xprexslng for the troopa overseas
appreciation for the service rendered
by the Ked Cross, General Pershing
"The American Red Cross is the
recognlxed national orgunlsatlou for
relief work lth the army and navy
in time of war. It Is through this or
ganization that the men and women
of America contribute. their funds and
their labor for the relief and comfort
of the men In service. To the mil
lions of women whose hearts and
hands are consecrated to the service;
to the millions of the men, rich and
poor alike throughout the country
who have contributed and sacrificed
and even to the million of children
of our schools who are doing their
part, it should be made clear that the
relief and rffrnfort contributed by
them through the American Ked
Crows to the men In service is essential."
"The doctor told me I had nervous
Indignation and 1 don't think ha miss
ed luy raa because I waa so nervous
and so diaxy 1 would feel like falling I
down. There was nothing I wanted tot
eat and my sleep waa so bad I would
Jutt dot off for a couple of hour" j
This was thu statement Mr. Faille
Owen, of Hams Town, N. C. give to I
her friend when they began to ana
her what had been the matter with I
her and how aha had got back her
health ua they could all ace ah had
been aufferlng for fifteen year.
"I never found anything to rive re- !
I , lit., a . i . . . . . . .
on ii i-apisx aoes, saiu air, uwenc
to all and then ahe told them her
"Mr. t'hlllelt, a friend of my
brother, told me how feplax had help
ed him and that started me to taking
It." she explaiued. Mrs. Owen had
only taken two bottle when she told
what It had done for ha.
"From the relief I got I know how!
good a medicine i'eplax la," she con
tinued. "'nw T t-MJUh , V.
almost the I meals a ilav nn.l I ri..n f i,. . unu
iNiuia. my sleep juet couliin t be any j
ociirr. i recouitnenu I'eplax to alii
' "I Judge Mrs. Owens had the com
mon form of nervoa indigestion that
so many people here are suffering
from," wild the I'eplax expert. "All
that wo needed was the cleansing
and purification of her digestive sys
tem and then Nature stepped In and
began to build her up I'eplax Is de
signed to quickly tone up the sys
tem and bring the relief that dys
I'eplax. the nli, sensible Nature
to relieve Indigestion and
Is being specially in
troduced now at the Broadway Phar
macy In Ashevllle. and is sold by good
druggist everywhere. Adv
LIEUT. HATTEMER WAS
KILLED NOVEMBER 5
Why is it that the world allow only' three
generation from "shirtsleeves to shirt
sleeve?" We believe the answer can be found in the
management of estates. The three-generation
idea is based on tha failure of personal
trusteeship. After the world has learned the
value of CORPORATE TRUSTEESHJP.
there will be a long, long time between the
rise and fall of Wealth!
BANK & TRUST Company
Utii rack 3q
u a r e
ROCKW'OOD. Tenn.. Dec. 17.
News has been received here of a
desperate battle at Peavlne, Cumber
land county, between two alleged
moonshiners named Swaffoil and C.
K. White, general manager of the
Cumberland Lumber company. In
which Kast Swafford was fatally shot
and Thomas Dunlap, a bystander se
riously wounded. The Swaffords had
accused White of reporting them to
revenue raldern and armed with shot
guns opened fire on hla home. White
returned the fire from a window.
shooting East Swafford in the head
and neck and Dunlap In ine stomach.
Tom Swafford was arrested following
Vshevlllc Boy Died Jr Ills Country
in Fierc Fighting in Argonne
DAMAGKU BY STOKMS.
ON ALL TRAINS
Quinine That Doe Not Affect Head.
Because of its tonic and laxative effect.
UAXATIVH BHOMO QUININE (Tablets)
can be taken by anyone without causing
nervousness or ringing In the head. There
is only one "Bromo Quinine." K. W.
GROVE'S signature on the box. 30c.'
MACON, da., Dec. 17. Charles
Rltz, son of the founder of the Kitz
Oorlton hotels In several countries
took the oath of allegiance In federa
court here tunny, and became an
American citizen along with eluhty
other Camp Wheeler soldiers.
Ritx who Is a sergeant-major stat
ed he had served in the Swiss, French
and German armies.
Miss Florence Klizabeth Walker,
Canadian, who has been serving as a
nurse at the camp, alao took the oath
and according to federal officers she
Is the first woman from southern
camps to be naturalized.
RICHMOND. Va c. .17. "Dry"
detectives have been placed on all
boats and railway trains leaving
Washington with instructions to con
fiscate all suitcases and parcels that
in any way look suspicious. This
was the statement today of Sidney
Peters, abate prohibition commission
er of Virginia.
"I have my agents on sll six roads
coming south of Washington,' said
Mr. Peters, "and they are on every.
hnnt on tha York river Une. JUen
also have been stationed on the high
ways to take In those resorting to the
use of automobiles In bringing iiquor
to Richmond and other Virginia
points. Unless all signs fall, there
will bs many arrests."
Lieut. Leon H. Hattemer was killed
In action November 6. according to
word received yesterday by hia
mother, Mrs. Jessie L. Hattemer, of
102 Cumberland avenue. Lieutenant
Hattemer had been at the front for
six weoks preceding the armistice
and was in the fighting In the Ar
gonne forest when he met his death.
Lieutenant Hattemer attended the
officers' training school at Camp
Stanley and was then sent to the
artillery school at Saumur, Franco,
where he received his commission
July 5 and was assigned to the 305th
field artillery, battery E. He wa
twenty-nine years of age and is sur
vived by his wife, a daughter five
years of age, his mother, two sisters,
Mrs. C. K. Hughes and Mrs. W. Basil
Valentine, of this city, and two
brothers, H. L. Hattemer. bf Mont-1
gomery, Ala., and J. F. Hattemer, of
Lieutenant Hattemer had a large
number of friends in Asheville who
will regret to hear of his death.
WE ARE SURE
that our proposition, is unequalled and that the man who
needs nncizi. assistance jo connection with the ownership,
of hi. homevcannot cfo better than apply to. , the Equitable
for a loan. Our rate is six per cent. Time, ten years. Ex
pense, nominal. No commissions. We will be glad -to talk
to you about it.
J. J. CONYERS
27 Anjer. Nat') Bank Bid ft"ne 682.
Dale's Shorthand and Typewriting School
Rooms 4 and 5 Harkins Bldg.
Office open from 9 . m. to 5 p. m.
LONDON, Pec. 17. The British
steamer Linmoje, from Portland De
cember 1, for Falmouth with' a caiso
of wheat, and the BiltisTt' Wt earner
a . uh lo Am nh In NnVdmhor
27, for Lough Swilly have arrived at I
Queenstown and both report they
were damuged by heavy, weather. I
According to advices f rom Bor
deaux, the American steamer Lake
Bloomlngton is stranded at t?omie ie
La Coubre, near there, and a sema
phore message from the ship said,
owing to the heavy seas, she v. .is in
danger of breaking in two.
G, FRED KM DIED
SUNDAY IN ED6EM0NT
pi. ins for
, tic and
MANY IN ARMY.
BERNE, Dec. 17. (Havae) Ac
cording to dispatches received here
the Polish general staff has called for
mobilization of the rlusses extending
from to 1901. It 19 asserted that
the mobilization will bring to the col
ora 1. aOO.ooo men.
BOLSHEVIlCl DESERT CAPITAL.
STOCKHOLM. Dec. 17. (Havas)
The newspapers here ay that travel
ers arriving from l'etrograd announce
that the Bolshevik! have begun the
evacuation of the Russian capital,
preparatory to proceeding to Nizhni-
or in Sets
makes an ideal Gift, is beauti
ful and serviceable. We have a
large assortment for your selection.
3, S, CLAVERIE, Mp.
BALTIMORE, Dee. 27. Of the 200
members of the Southern Surgical stwo
elation, the annuul meeting of which
began here today, sixty per cent are
serving in the army.
Dr. J. Whitrldge Williams, dean of
Johns Hopkins university medical
school, delivered the address of wel
come in which he emphasized the
wonderful opportunity of American
medical- men now called upon to take
the lead in medical and surgical sci
ence. Addresses were made and re
ports read by Dr, W. B. Coley, of New
York; Dr. A. Murat Willis, and Dr. J.
Shelton Howley, of Richmond. Va..;
Dr. T. P. Waring, of Savannah.
The program tomorrow will be de
voted almost entirely to discussions on
MEMPHIS, Tenn ,
ference of leaders
raising the 8u, om).
foreign nilasloii fui:u
Episcopal church. So..
tonight. The sessions
two days during which it i.s purposed
to arrange a program ror the fourth
Among prominent leaders present
today were Dr. W. B. Beaucharap of
Nashville, Tenn., who has charge of
the centenary movement and Bishop
W. N. Ainsworth of Austin, Texas.
G. Fred Kuhl passed away. at his
home In Edgemont Sunday morning.
He was attended by his wife and
brother. Oeorge Kuhl. They left
with Ihe body for Allentown, Pa.,
Monday afternoon. Mr. Kuhl was a
successful business man, and a splen
did character in every way. He
made many friends while in Ashe
ville. He especially appreciated the
kind attention of the Odd Fellows.
FOR YOUR COLD!
Six Per Cent Announced For Past Six
Months Affairs In Prosperous
CHINESE 6ISND DELEGATION.
VICTORIA, B. C, Dec.
Chinese delegation to the
PRIVATE JONES DIES
AFTER SHORT ILLNESS
Private Mlnot Jones, of Company
C, 305th battalion, tank corps, died
late Monday night at Kenilworth
hospital from pneumonia following
influenza. Ho was transferred lust
week from Camp Poll; and was ut
that time. It wuh stated, in a c itlcal
At the regular meeting of the di
rectors of the American National
bank, held at the bank building yes
terday, the semi-annual dividend of
three per cent was declared and a
similar amount passed to the surplus
account, making a six per cent divi
dend for the nix months- period on the
capital Ktock of $100,000.-
Reports submitted at the meeting
showed the affairs of the bank in ex
cellent condition, and the six per
cent dividend, coining, as it did. semi
annually, indicates a prosperous con
dition of the bank and careful
handling on the part of officials.
The annual meeting of the stock
holders will be held on January 21,
and the seml-nnnual dividend will be
paid on January 2, according to
L. L. Jenkins Is president of the
American National; Kay Dixon and
Henry Redwood are vice-president!-;
A. K. Rankin is cashier.
Dr. King's New Discovery nelpt
to bring the desired quick
It hold a record of fifty continuous
years of relieving promptly and
pleasantly the usual winter colds
coughs, and bronchial attacks. "
It holds a following of armies t
regular utters in whose willy-nwti
cine cabinets Dr. King's New Dlacov
ery Is the watchword for cold aim
Sold by druggists everywhere, 6i(
and $1 20.
The Boon of Regular Bowels
the health-promoting properties of
active bowels, these aro yours when
you occasionally take Dr. King's New
Life Pills. Keep the stomach sweei
the breath untainted, the system
cleansed. , .'Gentle j'but positive In ac
tion. Bold everywhere, 25c. Advt.
DAMAGE SUIT STILL
IN COURSE OF TRIAL
peace conference is aboard the Nip
pon Yusen Kaisha liner Suaw Maru,
due here next Sunday, ithe company
announced today. The Japanese,
delegates are also enroute to Han
VerallLes I condition. The body was tnken yes.
CHICAGO, Dec. 17. An attack on
the American Protective league v was
made today by Attorney Seymour
Stedman, chief consul for the defense
In the trial of five socialist leaders
charged with violation of the espion
"Is it not a fact that It seeks to
Judge the patriotism of other? asked
t he lawyer of Fred C. Hill, a member
of the leajruo and government witness.
No. replied urn. its members
Investigate complaints against Indi
viduals charged -with disloyalty."
Hill and Mark Sheridan, another
leagun member, testified that at a so
cialist meeting in Chicago last year
Wm. F. Kruse, a defendant, welcomed
several 1. v . W. members to the
Edna Peters, formerly a reporter
for the Milwaukee Leader, of which
Victor L. Uerger. a defendant. Is edi
tor, was eubpeonaea by tne govern
ment hut characterized as a hostile
witness. She testified as a court a witness.
ENGINEERS TO CONFER.
PARIS. Dec. II (Havas.) A dele
gation of American engineers will ar
rive in Paris tomorrow anu win
discuss with the French engineers
the matter of constructive work to
be undertaken after the peace settle
ment. They will taks part in the gen
eral conference at Paris and visit the
seaports and devastated regions.
A Californlan is the inventor of a
rack that folds compactly enough to
be carrUd in a suit case, yet extends
when hung on a nail or hook to hold
four hats and seven suits) Of clothes i
numbers of well fea
people are enjoying is
the pjpinghoi cup of
instead of the usual
This cheery cup with
Its rich delicious flavor
has permanently takfcn
the place of coffee in
many; many homes
A TbialIs Really
fYl YVl Kl iV
lerdiiy to his former home, Morris
town, N. J., for funeral service and
TRAFFIC LAW CASES.
Running without tail lights, eifiht
more defendants were last night noti
fied by the police to appear today in
police court. Most of yesterday's
dnsket In the tribunal was devoted to
about twenty-five cases of this nature.
Tealcrdny'fi session of Superior
court, .ludge P. A. McKlroy presiding,
was again taken up with the case of
Bickers vs. Col. Sandford H. Cohen
and 1'erley and Crockett et nl. The
case will probably go to the Jury to
day. Yesterday's evidence wa largely
for the defense, they putting on wit
nesses to prove the assault on Coldnel
Cohen by Bickers. ,
Arguments will be presented today,
and it is expected that tha Jury will
have the caee by noon. j
OF ESTABLISHING BAND
Representatives of .the' Rotary flub
the Council of Defens$ and the Board
of Trade yesterday afternoon dis
cussed the possibilities of establish
ing a bund ' in Asheyills. Another
meeting: Will he held Friday afternoor
'ut & o'clock at the Board, of Trade
rooms and a perntanent organization
and definite plans are expected to be
announced, at that time, '
Tho committee reported' that then
appears 'to be. a great deal of senti
ment in the city; In favor of a com
munity band. It" as stated also that
a number of players have given their
names to members of 'th committee.
It is requested that alj who can play
musical instrumental snd In their
names to one of the above mentioned
organizations before Friday.
S. S. FERREIiL IMPROVES.
S. S. Fcrrell. who is associated
with ,lohn Acee, has recovered from
an attack of influenza and expects to
return to work soon.
G. I. A. 31EETING.
There will be a meeting of the G.
I. A. Wednesday afternoon at 3 o'clock
in tho Knights of Pythias hall, corner
of Pntton avenue and Haywood street.
All members are urged to be present.
LAVOJT SARAFIAX BETTER.
Friends of LSvron G. Earaflan, who
has been ill .with pneumonia at the
marine hospital at Paris island. H. (;,,
will be glad to know that Mr. Sara
fian's condition was yesterday report
ed as greatly improved.
Nolice Retail Druggists
No More VapoRub Direct
Buy It From Your Jobber
BORN. A SON.
Born, to, Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Harri
son, of Swannanoa. a son.
The Loyal Order of Moose will meet
Friday night In their hall In the Elks'
building. Following the business
session there will be a buffet supper
and a large attendance la expected.
The Knights of Columbus, assisted
by the St. Lawrence Welfare associa
tion, Will . entertain this evening at
the Knights of Columbus hut- at
Azalea with a dance In honor of the
soldiers at the hospital. Mrs. O.
C. Hamilton will bs among the
ah&Dsxonaa at th,
Effective Immediately, No
More Direct Shipments
Will Be Made Retailers.
All Shipments Now Qo to
Jobbers for RedistriDu-
When the Influenza epidemic
struck the country and wiped out our
warehouse and jobbers' stocas airnusi
over-night, we were faced 'with the
problem of-- distributing to- - the
stricken districts in tha quickest
possible manner our daily output of
VapoRub. We solved this by offering
to ship direct to the retailers in
these influenza districts, by parcel
post prepaid, quantities of not mors
than three dozen VapoRub in aiy
one shipment, and by shipping what
was left from our dally production to
our Jobbers by express instead of
This was costly, but it solved the
problem for the time being. Now,
however, we find that these small
shipments ars constantly increasing
ws have received as many aa 1,306 In
a single mail. It Is becoming Impos
sible for us to fili these promptly, and
instead of distributing our goods mors
quickly, they are really slowing; up the
We believe that we can serve you
better now by reverting to our former
tbVpvf of shipping exclusively thru
tlie.'Jbbbir. and. effective immediately.
rno trtdre-drop shipments will be made.
VY It II W wit uo,r "J i v,ii a. iug.111 qhul
and have, thereby about doubled our
production,WB afe4r.HJ unable to fill
oufr back orders and won't be able to
give each Jobber all the VapoRub he
wants. . H.enC It Will b necessary for
the Jobbers) vie. -continue distributing
VapoRub in. small lots only. But we
will be able to furnish each Jobber at
least twice the quantity of VapoRub
that he purchased for th correspond
ing month last year, wo' trure should
not be any difficulty, in getting 'your
pro rata shar. ,. ! v
W feel that the public apfjMolates
the service that the retail and whole
sals drug trada hava rendered the
country in this time of stress. We
wish to express to both branches of
the trade our hearty thanks for the
kind co-operation extended us In our
effort to meet this emergency.
THE VICK CHEUICAL COMPANY
Greensboro, N. C.
Asheville Citizen (Asheville, N.C.)
groups preceding, succeeding, and alternate titles together.
Dec. 18, 1918, edition 1
Click "Submit" to
request a review of this
page. NCDHC staff will check .
0 / 75
North Carolina Newspapers is powered by Open ONI. View system reports.
DigitalNC is a project of the North Carolina Digital Heritage
Center, the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural
Hill Libraries and our sponsors.
Background image: Grandfather Mountain,