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"A Great 1
The United States has now been at d
war for more than a year. 'But up to 2
the present time the Red Cross has ~
made but one national appeal for help
-its $100,000,000 drive in the summer e
of 1917. Now It is about to make an-i
other appeal-its second. And upon I
the heels of the Third Liberty C
Loan. For, great as are the re
sponsibilities and the opportunities of
the institution whose blazing synmbol
is recognized by civilized nations the
woZ1d over as a symbol of peace and'
of comfort, its expenditures are but a
small fraction of those required for
our governmental expmense for the con
duct of the war.
Organization of Service.
The Red Cross has never permitted
itself to encroach upon the functions I
or the necessities of the government,
although there are mny times when
it might justify Itself in so doing. In I
the single important instance of trans- f
portation it has refused to burden the
army or navy with the carriage of its
vast supplies of stores, even though f
these were I fstined for tha relief and
the lives of the soldiers and the sailors
themselves. On the contrary, after it r
had huilded and fully equipp~ed a great f
The Story I
"I say, there." called Private Leach,
sitting up wenaly, "wh.ere you goin'
with ru e bli nki.e 'at ?"
The (log ('aiSt a ioogc bac(k across hi.,
shouldetr, wagged his tail pleasantly
and con tinuned to trot away, ca rry ing
Private Leach's calp In huis jaws.
'l:s' got a bloomnin' ciheedk, not
'aifti" ob~served Private Leach and lay
dlown again Wha ~lmt iil'eren'e did it
amake? '!le lhad cli cke-d a huillet in his
righi thigh, andt, whla t withi the loss of
blood and pain andI~ hi unger and ali, aI
champ might as well "go wvest" withoumt
a cap as with one. Now that he'd
mnaged to get a diressing on the
wottnd and a bandamge to hold the
dressing it place, the bleeding was
less, but the end of the smashed bone
was grindhing In the torn flesh. It
wasn't a bit cushy, out there in No
Man's Land, six hours in a shell hole
with a busted leg.
The dog had popped up from no
where at all, with his alert eyes and
sensitive, searching nose. Girt tight
ly about his body was the broad white
band bear-lag the flaming sign of the
Red Cross. He stood quite still while
Private Ieach painftuily unfastened the
first aid package from his hack and,
still more palnftully, applied the disin
fectant, gauze pads and clean cotton
tincture. Looking up, he whinerd a
tot of Memy drawn through
n of' Unapeakable Pain"
nerican Red Cross ,
Of the Vigilantes.
ispatching depot on the West Side of ready, 1
Tew York for the preparement of its stance,
tores for shipment overseas, and the drinkin
rar department found itself so press- these at
d for warehouse facilities that it was tirely n
ompelled to take the Red Cross plant good th:
or army needs Davison and his fel- fifth ha
)ws of the Red Cross gladly moved Red Crc
ut and quickly assembled and builded please.
nother dispatching depot for their money i
wn needs. The spirit of the organi- not of
ation is that of service. And I have charity
eon enough of its workings to con- which n
'ince me that it is something a little a habit
iore than mere service-perhaps serv- self sac
re pius efficiency would best dlescribe
t' Try I
It seems to me that the time has collecto
ome when there should be an even comes,
arger national appreciation of the Red Do not
3ross. Today it has only begun to suggesti
ouch the surface of the American peo- fore. (
le. Continued fighting and extended manny n
asualty lists will force it far beneath the wor
he skin. It cannot he embarrassed rich en<
or lack of funds. You and I cannot escape
ffordl to have it enmbarrassed,. to be contribi
ompeiled to turn any of its energies That
ronm the saving of human lIfe to mere habit-1
rubbing for cold cash. defh,.ite
It is time that America formed a Ameriec
ow habit. We have some big and dIrives.
airly expensive national tastes al- commer
hiat Private Le
riendliy, sympaifthletic whine, and the (literen
oldie r patted him gratefully. Bilighty
"Goodia old chap,".said Private Leach. dawgs,
'You've beein knocked about a lilt "Lool
'oulrseil f, ehi?" ie touched the (log's comes
'ar where a rece'nt hur't had left a A wi
carce'ly liealed s'a r. oif bull
Andl thien t ho rascalI had( seize'd Pri alongc
cat' be.(achi's (cap and made off withi it stiffly I
townard the llines, paying no serious arranag
aitten't Ion to theii wOundedC~ man's re- "Clic
mo4)nst rances, bloomir
"Rtum little blokoeI" remarked Pri- 'Ere, In
vale Leach and faiintedl. The
Private leach sait on a sunny bench friendi.
in the small courtyard of the con- knee al
valescent hospital snd explained mat- face, w
ters to a compat riot. likewise recover- "'E
ing from the effects of boche courtesy. Private
"And the biooman surgeon, 'e says old tinm
them dawgs is trained like that. Tlhe "5eal
one that found me. 'a don't mindl hul- light In
lets no more than buns, 'e dlon't, "ill-l
n-w'izzn' palst 'Is 'endl. And when 'e syme ec
finds a wounded chap 'e tykes 'is cap with m
or anything that's ioose 'a can get 'is The
teeth in, aind away 'e goes to report at ai
to 'is K. 0., like a good soilier. So two col
then the stretcher hear'ers, they goes eye.
out andl brings in the chap, same as "'E't
they did me, d'ye see? Red Cross back t<
trains dlawgs by 'undrteds. Oreat, eh, wvet?"
"Righte," agreed Private Leach's ways '
companion. "'Riicdet yoi:'d1 like to meet Red Gi
that fellow again. Dawgn'll look a bit S..ra
Contributed by Jno. Cassel.
movies and motoring, for in
to say nothing of smoking and
A little reduction on all of
d the proceeds turned to an en
ew habit would be a mighty
ing at this time. And for that
bit I am going to propose the
>ss-the Red Cross habit, if you
It will be a habit the gathered
f which will go to the credit,
yourself, but of the greatest
that America ever has known,
akes this new habit more than
-a real virtue-the virtue of
ur Country the RIchest.
eing ready for the Red Cross
r-not merely the next time he
hut on each Fubsequent call.
face him witi, reproachfui
lon that lhe hn een you be
)ur country ih a big land, in
'ays the biggest and richest in
hi, but it is not big enough nor
>ugh that folks with money can
with b~ut a single invitation to
is why I suggest the Red Cross
he continuous setting aside of
sums of money by patriotic
ins against the Red Cross
It is a habit which I cannot
id too heartily to you.
t to ipe when I gets back to
,lil-ine, I awiways 'sted
but not now I don't."
1:i" snld Private Leach. " 'Ere
ne of the little bieggars."
y, abort hatred dog with a deal
In his mnakei'p came limping
n three legs, the fourth held
n front of bim by an ingenious
ament of sling and bandage.
ked a bit o' Fritz's lead 'ta
i little self, 'e did, eli, wot1
ill, Nice old blokey."
dog went and laid his head,
fashion, on Private '.ench's
rid looked up into the soldIer's
knows 'ow it feels," observed
Leach. Then, "I say, there,
er, look at that ear 1"
~,'' said his companIon. "Been
like as not."
ine 1" cried ILeach. " 'E's the
liap. 'Era, now, where y'ou goin
e blinkin' 'at?"
log, holdIng Private Leach's enp
revoking distance, viewed the
ivalescents with a mischievouc
a cute uin. Wish 'e Wats gein
>Hlghty wif mie, not 'alf. Eh
e." agreed the other. "I al.
ited 'em, but not now I don't
'oss dawgs is bloomin' humans,
me if they ain't l
Y. M. C. A. WAR HEWS
Serving Chinese Labor Army
China is sending contributions to
ward the six Y. M. C. A. huts that
are maintained in prance for the
Chinese labor army.
Makes Unusual Sacrifice
Miss Margaret Cockett, a Y. M. C.
A. canteen worker in Franee cut her
hair short because her work left her
no time to care for it properly.
Two Women Heroes
The first two American women kill
ed in active service were both Y. M.
C. A. canteen workers, Miss Winona
C. Martin of Rockville Center, L .I.,
and Miss Marion G. Crandall of Ala
John Bunny Revival
French cinema agents are gather
ing up the old John Bunny films to
use in Northern France to make the
poilus laugh. The films are shown
in Y. M. C. A. huts.
Raising Morale of Army
In one section in France where Y.
M. C. A. work was instituted among
soldiers the commanding officer said:
"Since you men came my crime sheet
has gone down 90 per cent."
Creating New Standard
The Y. M. C. A. today is using more
motion picture films than was the to
tal output of all the studios in this
country three years ago.
Gift of a Queen
The Queen of England has present
ed one hundred volumes to American
Expeditionary Force Library of the
American Y. M. C. A. for the use of
the American troops in England and
Soldiers Study French
Thousands of Amerigan soldiers
are studying French under auspices
of the National War Work Council of
the Y. M. C. A. It is a part of their
Following the Army
Back of the French lines four hun
dred "projection posts' have been es
tablished by the Y. M. C. A., where
motion pictures are shown to the sol
diers. They are moved as the divi
sion of regiment moves.
The government is now instructing
recruits in warfare through the use
of motion pictures shown on screen in
Y. M. C. A. buildings in military
camps an dcantonments in this coun
' Getting First Lessons
Y. M. C. A. war work secretaries
are teaching thousands of enlisted
men the English language. These
men in many cases.do not even under
stand the commands.
Women Serving Soldiers
Mrs. Luther H. Gulick, of Maine,
director of the Camp Fire Girls of
America, after spending ten days in
an American hut in France, declared
that American women would be serv
ing hot chocolate to the soldiers in the
front line trenches if the authorities
Helping Win the War
The supreme job of the Y. M. C. A.
overseas is to create and preserve the
morale of the troop~s. It is doing this
so effectively that France and~ Italy
have asked that the work be extendled
to reach all their soldliers. -
Where Chocolate Melts
A mountain of chocolate, if such
a thing existedl, wvould be consumed
by the American soldiers overseas in
less than two years, according to the
estimate of a Y. M. C. A. wvar work
secretary who spent a smngle (lay be
hind the counter in a Y. M. C. A. hut
Five thousand sticxs of shaving
soap wvent in one shipment from this
country to the Y. M. C. A. in France
b r the A merican soldiers.
Mr.Teodore Roosevelt, .Jr., is
working fourteen hours a day in a
Y. . C A.canteen at Aix, France.
Forgot Home Folks
Miss Frances Gulick, of South.eCas
co, Maine, who is a Y. M. C. A. can
teen wvorker near Troul, France, wvas so
keer' about her wvork that when her
mother visited her, the young wvoman
forgot to ask about the folks back
home for a full (liy.
Work in Hay Loft
IA merican women in France are
carrying on Y. M. C. A. wvork at some
pints avin ay lofts, no other place be
Even Children Cheer
Children in France have learned
what the Y. M. C. A. stands for, and
when they see the gray uniforms of
the women canteen workers they
gleefully shout, "Y. M. C. A.! Y. M.
Athletic Stars Enlist
Scores of former athletic stars are
enlisting for service with the Y. M. C.
A. to instruct and herp the American
soldier overseas to seep himself
physically fit to fight.
For Indigestion, ConstIpation or
Just try one 60-cent bottle of LAX-FOS
WITH PEPSIN. A Liquid Digestive
Laxative pleasant to take. Made and
recommendled to the public by Paris Medi
cIne Co., manufacturers of LaxatIve Bromo
Qnininn and Grove's Tasteless chill Tonic.
+ It Helps!
There can be no doubt 'E
as to the merit of Cardul,
the woman's -tonic, in
the treatment of many
troubles Deculiar to
.4.. women. The thousands ..
of women who have been
helped by Cardul in the
past 40 years, is conclu
sive proof that it is a
good medicine for wome
who suffer. It should
S help you, too.
+ The Woman's Tonic +
Mrs. N. E. Varner, of i
Hixson, Tenn., writes; of
"I was passing through i
the ... by ack and
sides were terrible, and
mysuffering indescriba- 01
ble. I can't tell just how cc
and where I hurt, about b
all over I think ... I a'
began dardul, and my f
pains grew less and less, cl
until I was cured. I am 81
remarkably strong for a o
-- woman 64 ears of age.- hi
I do all my housework." t
Try Cardul, today. E.-76
American sailors last year depos
ited close to a million dollars in the
branch bank maintained at the Brook
lyn Navy Y. M. C. A. building.
Wealthy Mail Clerk
Mrs. Finley J. Shepard is one of
eleven women volunteers daily hand
ling the mail for Jackies at the Brook
lyn Y. M. C. A.
Batter Up! Y. M. C. A.
Nineteen thousand baseball bats
have been sent oversees by the Y. M.
C. A. for the American Expedition
ary Forces. .
Elsie Janis, Soldier
Elsie .Janis. famous vaudeville star,
is wearing the gray tweed uniform
of the Y. M. C. A. in France where
she is helping to amuse the United C
States Army. it
"Intolerance" is so simple that the ti
smallest child can understand it, 9nd e
the oldest person in the audience will s
grasp from it a lesson that will im- f,
press him, never to be forgotten. Be dI
sure you see it. Thursday, May 16, at f,
the Pastime Theatre. Shows start
promptly at 1 o'clock, at 4 o'clock, 1,
and at 8 o'clock. The prices are, from t
one to five years, free if accompanied t
by their parents; six to twelve years (
35 cents; 13 and up, 5cc each.
CITATION OF LETTERS
OF ADMINISTRATION a
The State of South Carolina.
County of, Clarendon.
B J.l ~Windham, Probate Judge:
Whereas, R. A. Ridgill made suit to
me to grant him Letters of Adminis
tration of the Estate andi effects of
1H. J. Wilson
These are, Therefore, to cite andl ad
monish all and singular the Kindred
andl Creditors of the said HI. J. Wil
son, decceased, that they be and appear
before me, in the Court of Probate, to
be held at Manning, on the 24th (lay
of May next, after publication hereof,
at 11 o'clock in the forenoon, to showv
cause, if any they have, why the saidl
Administration should not be granted.
GIVEN under my band this 4th day
of May Anno Domini, 1918.
J. M. WINDHAM,
Judlge of Probate.
My land near Brewington Church
is posted. No trespassing of any kind
will be allowed-no hunting or fish
4-10-60S. W. Evans.
On May 1'7th I will apply to the
Clarendon Building & Loan Company
for dlu plicate certificates of stock i
lieu of certificate No. 54 for five
shares of stock.
R. A. WHITE.
Statc of South Carolina,
County of Clacenoon
James Caldwell, Plaintiff,
Limbrick Caldwell, Ednai Caldwecll,
Carrie Caldwvell, Emma Ragin, .Jes..
sic. Lawson, Thomas or James Law
son, Waitie Jane Lawson, Francis
Lawson,, Josesh Lawson, and Angra (
Under and by virtue of a judgment
ordler f the Court of Common Pleas
in the above stated 'action, to me di
rectedl, bearing date of April ,2n
1918, 1 will sell at public auction to
the highest bidder for cash at Clar
endlon Court .House at Manning, in
said 'Cou~y 'within the legal hours
for judilcia sales, on Monday the 3rd
clay of June, 1918, being sales (lay, the
following described real estate:
All that cortain piece, parcel or
tract of land lying, boing and situate
in the County of Clarendon, and state
above named, containing ith.ee and .
Mcride; on the
Wesh James; ont
J sd of Phillis Oliver, ad
t byy lande. of J. Q h
the trat, oflad.,nefli
nies Q, Lawson ;royn his in
nma Lawson." h
Purchaser to pay. for pa a
E. B. GM BLE
Sheriff Clarendon.Count: .
State of South Carolina,
County of Clarndon
J. W. Broadway, executor of the
estate of W. Brantley Broadway,
ate Broadway, Katie A. June, Jo
seph E. Broadway and Jessie B.
Under and by virtue: of a judgment
rder of the Court of Common pleas,
the above stated action, to me di
cted, bearing date of May 6th, 1918,
will sell at' public auction, to the
ghest bidder for cash, at Clarendon
urt House, at Manning in said
unty, within the legal hours for
dicial cales, on Mojiday the 3rd dlay
June, 1918, being sales day, the fol
wing real estate.
All that certain piece, parcel or lot
land in the Town of Paxville,
unty of Clarendon, State aforesaid,
>unded on the South by the Manning
id Fulton road along which it runs
ir. 100 feet; West by the Baptist
Lurch lot, along which it runs for
1 feet; North by J. A. Plowden's lot
hich runs for 105 feet and East by
yuse and lot now or formerly of Hat
e J. Bradham.
All of which will appear by refer
ice to deed of Hattie J. Bradham,
ited April 17th, 1897 and recorded
i R. M. C. Office for Clarendon
ounty, in Book A-Z at page 615.
Purchaser to pay for papers.
E. B. GA MBLE,
Sheriff Clarendon County.
State of South Carolina,
County of Clarendon
seph A. Richbourg in his own right
and as administrator of the estate
of W. P. Richbourg, deceased,
orton Sumter, Joseph Sumter, Rob
ert Sumter, Alvenia Sumter, Lil
lie May Sumter, Florence Seals,
Rish DeLane, Annie Richbourg,
Willie Richbourg, Pierce Rich
bourg, Willie Montgomery, James
Montgomery, Dallis Montgomery,
John L. Richbourg, Joseph E. Rich
bourg, Joshua E. Richbourg, J. H.
Rigby, B. A. Johnson, Clarence
Iseman and Ida Levi, defendants.
Under and by virtue of a judgment
rder of the Court of Common Pleas
the above stated action, to me di
3cted, bearing date of April 30th,,
D18, I will sell at public auction to
ie highest bidder for cash, at Ciar
rdon Court Housn, at Mann'ng., in
lid County, wi"1in the legal hours
.r :udici'al sales, or- Monday the 3rd
sy of June, 1918, being sale day, the
>llowing described real estate:
All that piece, parcel or lot of land
ring, being and situated in the Coun
. of Clarendon, State aforesaid, con
mining forty-six and four-tenths
46 4-10) acres and bounded on the
forth by lands of Ladson Tindal
ast by lands of Ladson Tindal and
>t number 2; South by lands of B.
. Thomas and lands of Tom Bethune,
nd West by lands of To mBethune.
We have entered the Trans
Brown's Drug Store
when you want a Car. -
ED WA LKER & BUTL ER, Props
DuRANT & ELLERBE,
Attorneys at Law,
MANNING, S. C.
t. 0. Purdy. S. Oliver O'Bryan.
PURDY & O'IBRYAN,
MANNING, S. C..
Attorneys and Counselors at Law.
I'R ED) LESESNE,
Attorney at Law,
)flice Over Home Hank & Trust Co.
MA NNING, S. C.
in First-Class Real Estate Mortgages
P'URDY & O'BRYAN,
Attorneys at Law,
.M ANNING, S. C.
J. W. WIDEMAN
Attorney at Law
)fllces Adjoining "The Herald" Bldg.
DR. J. A. COLE,
MANNING, S. C.
Upstairs Over .Weinberg's Corner
MANNIN1~G, S. C.
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