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ANINUAL STATEMENT OF THE CLERK OF THE TOWN
COUNCIL OF HIS RECEIPTS AND DISBURSEMENTS
FROM MAY 1st, 1917. UNTIL APRIL 30th, 1918.
May 1. Cash on hand ................ $ 1,766.96
May 1. Cash, Certificates of deposit .... 4,839.60
May 1. Cash, Savings deposit . ......... 348.44 $ 6,955.00
Taxes ....... .. .................. 11,090.82
Licenses ........ ..................... 1,252.00
Penalties .... ...................... 121.79
Fines ................ ............... 135.50
Miscellaneous account ................. 3.14 12,603.25
Interest on certificates ................ 81.34
Interest on Savings account .......... . 15.19 96.5*3
Check for Firemen's Fund from State .. . 66.45
Sale of Lot in Cemetery.............--. 10.00
Aects. Receivable, Board of Puble Works. 3,025.00
TOTAL . .............. ................$22,756.23
Interest on Electric Bonds.............. 451.12
Interest on Waterworks and Sewerage
Bonds ................... 4,000.00
Interest Mt. Zion Bonds ................ 350.00 4,801.12
Interest Board of Public Works ........ 105.30
Interest ............................ 28.77 134.07
School Fund ..........................600.00
Board of Public Works ................ 900.00
Rcfund Taxes and Licenses ............ 43.70
In.surance ............................ 37.50
M ule Feed ........................... 335.60
Sundry Account ...................... 1,154.75
Street Work ....................... 1,240.62 2,730.97
Salaries .......................... 2,170.00
Extra Police ........................28.00 2,198.0
Firemen's Fund ............................... 37.
Bills Payable ........................... - -.302-500
April 30. Sinking Fund (Certificates
of Deposit) .............. 5,9.
April 30. Savings Account ........... . 399.73
April 30. Cash on hand .............. 1,877.65 8,198.32
I hereby certify that the within report is true and correct to
the best of my knowledge and belief, this 14th day of May, 1918.
H. E. KETCHIN,
Sworn to before me this 14th day of May. 1918.
W. L. Holley, Judge of Probate.
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American Meat Restrictions Re
iaxed to Effect Greater
ARGENTINE ARRIVALS SHORI
Meat Supply Here Considerably Ell
larged - Food Administratior4
However, Warns Against
The allies have made further aS
increased demands for breadstuff
these enlarged demands being cause
to some degree by shortage In arrival
from the Argentine. It Is, therefor(
necessary for the U. S. Food Admini
tration to urge a still further reductloi
In the conmmption of bread and bread
stufs generally if we are to meet ou
e3;port necessities. The Food Admin
istratlon has lsued a statement es
plaining the situation in detail, partic
ularly the reasons which lead It, to
the purpose of centering effort foi th
time being upon the cereal situatioi
to relax temporarily the restrictions oi
Experience shows, this statemen
says, that the consumption of bread
stuffs is intimately associated with th
consumption of meat. For varlon
reasons our supplies of meat for thi
next two or three months are consid
erably enlarged, and we can supply thi
allies with all of the meat product
which transportation facilities rende:
possible and at the same time some
what Increase our own consumption
In these circumstances the Food Ad
ministration considers It wise to rela:
the voluntary restrictions on meat con
sumption to some extent with a viev
to further decreasing bread consump
Conservation of food must be ad
lusted to meet necessities from time t(
time, for neither production, nor al
lied demands are constant factors. no:
can any of these factors be anticipate(
for long periods in advance In the dls
turbed conditions In which we at pres
ent live. While the world situation Ii
not one that warrants any relaxatfoi
in the efforts to eliminate waste or t<
relax economy in food, the AdmLinIs
tration desires to secure better adjust
ment in food balances.
So long as the present condition
continue the only special restriction.
we ask are the beefless and porkies!
The meatless meal and the porkiesi
Saturday are no longer asked.
The farmers of the United Statei
are responding to the national call t<
increase hog production. Their in
crease, to all appearances, Is being at
tained more rapidly. Of more imme
diate Importance, however, are severa
complex factors which have effecte&
an Immediate increase in meat sup
The transportation shortage befor'
the government took over the rail
roads, the bad weather In January an4
early In February, the large percent
age of Immature corn in the last har
vest and the necessity of feeding this
corn as rapidly as possible to save I1
from decay, have not only resulted It
acking up the animals-particular:
hogs-on the farms for a longer pe
riod of feeding, but have resulted in
great Increase in their average weigh1
and will result, with Improved trans
portation conditions, which already ap
pear, in larger than normal arrivals al
market for the next two or threi
months. The weight of hogs comini
to the market for the past two weeks
indicates an Increase In weight oj
from an average of 203 pounds las1
year to the almost unprecedentei
average of 232 pounds, or a net In
crease in their meat value of over lV
per cent This Is a distinct additiot
to the nation's meat supply. It there
fore now seems certain that we havy
such enlarged supplies for at leas1
smne Innths tp come, that we can nol
only tncrease our exports to the allies
to the full extent of their transports
tion facilities, but at the same time
can properly Increase our domnestit
The response of the public to our re
qroests for reduced consumption o:
meat during the past few months has
been most gratifying, and this service
alone has enabled the government dur
tg this period to provide such sup
plies as tranaportation to the allie!
The A dministration also suggest:
that in those parts of the countra
where the old fashioned home preser
ation of pork Is still the custom, thi
practice should be ertended at th<
present time, as it will relieve the bur
den upion transportation to and frot
the packing houses and is economical
y smmdv as savtng the cost of packin,
opm-tions and at the me time wi]
pmvide home supplies of pork to las
o'er the months of decreased supplli
The Food Administration desires ti
repeat that It does not want to gtv
the impression that these are 'ine!
when simplicity and moderation of 11i
ug are act critically necessa.ry, be
that its solo desime is to secure an ad
jMmrent between our different foo<
supes and meet ch?angina codition!
from time to time and to keep the put
ic fnUy and frankly advised of it:
position with the full concdence an<
reliance that whenever It becomes nec
essary renewed appeals for saving WIl
met the sme loyal response as in thm
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MEETING OF STOCKHOLDERS.
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annual meeting of the stockholders of
The News and Herald Publishing
Company was hy-ld at the regular date
for such meeting, we the undersigned,
representing a majority of the capital
stock of said company, hereby call an
annual meeting of the stockholders, to
be held Tuesday, -June 11, 1918, at 3
o'clock, P. M., at the office of said
company. Said meeting is called for
the purpose of electing officers and
directors and making necessary ar
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