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I. I. APPELT__.._.._..
F. M. SHOPE
If you have any reg
write gloomy letters. I
pondence, and let it I
cheer. If doubts assai
give the soldier boy lei
fidence. If family care,
that his care is infinity
burden is a personal <
rests the cares of a nat
Bright, confident let
and confidence in our c
holding it, will do mor
agency. And gloomy
surely retard if not del
but good news from h
sary. Not that his love;
rather greater. This h
battle front. But his of
with the utmost of his 1
his home, and his hear
Keep the gloom at I
the sunshine to the bo
The Germans are a
will enjoy Sousa's band
The Irish question
Parliament. Just now
mightier than the swot
The $1,900,000 incre<
cmployees will come in
liberty bonds. There
stamps, Red Cross and
Lloyd George's attit
that of our own Teddy
sion of interesting advE
for a shy into the ring.
Charlie Chaplin's ex
is said to have left him
tion. Charlie evidently
across than custard pi(
Mail to be delivered I
New York will require
will cost twenty-four cc
would be cheap at the
It is stated there hav
Street families than fi
the country. As our
friends contend that \
suppose it was merely
It might be well to re
idlent is commander-in.
and that the constituti<
ing clothes him with ali
folly to suppose that (
matters, can take away
was delegated to him I
gress. There is no mi
who does not give full
government in this cri
treated as such.
The Red Cross stand
to the generosity of til
most favorable hearing~
has done so much to pr
human sufefring. Bes
making life endurable:
eence in the battle-str
France, it has relieved
tute refugees of Belgiu
howV well it has perforn
i a time to give accordi
PRAISES AMERICAN REDI(
Ambassador Page, by c-able ti
th, secretary of State, has tra
ted the following letter in whic
M. E. Ireland, Chief Surgeon, T\
Corps, United states Army, deC
and praises a service by the
can Red Cross to the expedit
"American Expeditionary Fo:
'Major .James H[. Perkins, Q. M.
"American Red Cross Comm
er for Europe.
4My aar Major Perkins:
"Blefore returriing to F'rance
sume the dluties of Chief si
American Expeditionary Forces
sire to expresn my apprecIation
valuable aidl the American Red
has rendered the army since w<
to Europe. It is impossible to
crate all of these activities in
ter, but several of them have b
The Auinie That Does Not Affect I
Peaue f tstoic a laie eaec
tingiun nead.Remenaherth efing
took for the sdrnature o~f fl. W. GROVi
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[) EVERY WEDNESDAY.
x, S. C., MAY 22, 1918
LOOM THE BOYS
ard for the boys in France, do
(eep the clouds out of your corr<
>reathe naught but sunshine a:
1 you, keep them to yourself, a:
ters breathing optimism and cc
and worries beset you, rememt
ly greater than your own. Yo
me, while on his brave shoulde
ters from home, breathing of lo
ause and in the heroes who are t
e tio win this war than any otl1
forebodings and wailings will
eat us. Your boy should hear no
ome unless it be absolutely nec<
mnd devotion is any less than of o
e is proving by his presence on t
ie supreme thought now is to stri
ower for the safety and sanctity
should know no other care.
ome, if they must exist, and se
musical nation. We trust th
when it plays in Berlin.
is always disturbing the Engli
it takes the form "Is the Shillela
tse to be received by the railro
handy to meet payments on th
may even be a surplus for thr
Y. M. C. A.
ide toward the world is very li
Roosevelt. Life is to him a succi
ntures, and his hat is always rea
perience in selling Liberty Bor
with an attack of nervous prosti
finds Liberty Bonds harder to 1
)y aeroplane between Chicago a
about eleven hours in transit.
nts an ounce. At that a love let1
e been more enlistments from W
om any other class of families
ultra-pacifists' and pro-Germ
all Street brought on the war,
for the pleasure of seeing th
mind certain people that the Pr
chief of the United States fore
mn, which we are so fond of inv(
nost absolute power. It is suprei
Tongress, mighty as it is in soi
one fraction of his authority. TI
>y a higher power than any C(
ddle road-the American citiz
co-operation and obedience to
sis, is an enemy, and should
s ready to make its second appt
e country, and it is entitled tc
. There is no organization tl
omote human comfort an~d relie
ides caring for our wounded a
for them during their convalt
eken and comfortless regions
and helped the hopeless and des
m and France. The world kno,
ied its undertakings. This, if ev
ng to your means.
'OSsuch grent value that they should
iuh "The A merican Red Cross m
nsmit. P-ossible the trench fever investi
h Col. 1trion whc eonstrated the modeC
[redical trns isinof this disease. Trre
icribes evr is one of the greatest sources
imeri- wateage in the Alliedl Armies.
ioayresult ofthe inlvestigation givesa
ioayentific basis on which to combat t
dlisease. In my opinion the assista
-cos, gisven in this great work alone ju:
1918. fies the existence of the Ameni
R., C. Red Cross during the first year of
"Trhe American Rea Cross provid
tofor us splint and dressing manual
to s- adeits distribution among
argeon American Forces possible at an eni
I do- dlate. The American Red Cross
of the also provided for us all of the spli
Cross called for by this manual. In do
came this the American Rted Cross
enum- saved the medical dlepartment fr
a let. the great confusion which existed
een of the hospitals of our Allies by the a
tiplicat ion of appliances for the tre
ment of fractures.
he gese "The American Redl Cross at
r~x.early date took s teps to provide
rnrythe medical department of the Amt
eu fOf can Expeditionary Forces a plant
A.* oc. the manufacture of oxygen. The ai
WAS A BLESSING
TO ME, SHE SAYS
Declares She Gained - Twenty-one
Pounds by Taking Tanlac
GLADLY GIVES DETAILS
Mrs. Maggie Fox Declares She is a
Well Woman for First Time
in Five Years
't "I've gained all of twenty-one
'.- pounds since I began taking Tanlac
ad and I feel just fine in every way,"
d was the remarkable statement maae a
few days ago by Mrs. Maggie Fox, of
' East Thomas, Ala., when she was in
er Birmingham, talking to the Tanlac
i'S "I suffered for five long years,"
continued Mrs. Fox. "My stomach
was in an awful condition and I could
Ve hardly (st anything without suffering
Ip- agony afterwards. I never enjoyed a
.er meal during all that time, and I was
as as nervous as a kitten and couldn't
ne stand any noise or excitement. I got
so weak I couldn't do my housework
8 and fell off in weight until I only
id, weighed ninety-five pounds. I tried
he everything I ever heard of and all
ke sorts of treatments, but nothing did
of me any good and I just kept on get
ting worse and worse until I began
nd "I was convinced that this medicine
would help me after I had read about
and known 'of so many people that had
been helped, and it certainly has done
ey me a world of good. My appetite's
splendid now and I can wat anything
I want without the least bit of suf
Sh fering, and I am as strong and
h healthy as I ever want to be. Why,
I do all of my housework and just
feel fine and full of energy all the
time. Tanlac has certainly been a
ad blessing to me. I'm glad to recom
'ir mend it to anyone who has suffered
as I did, for I know it will bring the
ft same relief it (lid me."
Tanlac, the Master Mcdic'ne, is sold
by Dickson's Drug Store, Manning;
ke H. W. Nettles, Jordan; Shaw & Plow
den, New Zion; Farmers' Supply Co.,
d" Silver; D. C. Rhame, Summerton.
plying of this gas will be of inestima
dS ble value in our hospitals for purposes
f of anesthesia and in the treatment of
many of our distressing cases. The
Iut use of nitrous oxide gas for anes
thesia purposes at 'our evacuatior
hospitals and general hospitals will
unquestionably result in a great say
ing of fe and prevent untold suffer
mdig. In this way the American Red
It Cross has enabled the medical de.
er partment of our forces to begin worl
with life saving devices which are noi
supplied in abundance to the hospital;
of our Allies.
"The American Red Cross has pro
all vided and is administering convales.
- cent homes for the officcis and sol.
In1 diers of the American forces who arc
an nearly recovered from disabling dis
eases where they can be sent and be
we surrounded by every necessary com.
elI. fort during their convalescence.
"The American Red Cross has un
dertaken the maintenance and super.
visory control of several of our im.
"'he A merican Red Cross has pro
es, vided homes for the members of th<
-arnmy nurse corps who are recovering
from illness and has also providle(
Ene places for the recup~e:-ation of thos(
enurses who are belowv par physically
edue to long and continuedl work iin
iat our hospitals.
)n- "The American Red Cross has
found a great amount cf transporta
en tion for the medical department of
118 the arrmy, which couldl not have beeni
be has made possible certain activities
among the professional dlivisions of
great mplortance to the sick andI
wounded. .The good accompl)1ishedl by
~al the American Red Cross mentioned
a with the great work (lone by it (luring
at the first year. The problemns which
must b~e met b~y the medical depart
VC ment im the coming months are enor
lmous. The American Red Cross is
the organization provided by law to
S- enable the people at home to give aid
of andl 1 ask for your earnest andl cordlial
.(oopleration mi the future.
t 1- "Very sincerely yours,
WS (Signed) "M. W. Ireland
Colonel Mledical Corps Unitedl States
WtAR S'TAMP CAMPAIG~N
beCharleston, May 21 .-he~ two
beweeks commencing .June 14 and end
ieing JoIne 28 are to be memorable
ieweeks in South Carolina. The state
-War Savings Committee are working
ofat re'cordl speed for perfecting the
rec mnachineory which wvill condluct the
of most vigorous andl grandest intensive
ecampaign ever launched in this state
e.1- -a campaign wvhich must reach at
hs least half a million people wvho are to
nee pledge to buy (luring the year $3,000 -
rti- 000 worth of War Savings Stamps.
an Thousands of volunteer workers are
the ing enrolled, not only indlividluals, but
churches, fraternal andl other organ.
led izations, and other agencies. The cam..
indl paign is to be ushered in with an
thle elaborate and enthusiastic dlemonstra-.
r y tion in every part of the state. There
las will be pageants, parades, dlisplays,
nts adln other patriotic rallies. This is
mng to hbe part of the great national cam
ias paign which will be waged, culminat.
om ing June 28, which the government is
in todesig nate as National War Savings
ra" Children Cry
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sell you or
A new assortment
Underwear and ot]
tials to comfort c
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Home of Hart Schafi
"The Quality Goes
The car of today is one that is b
No car can meet this requireme
and gasoline and oil consumption
struction, together with DORT s
for other maintenance.
It is a car you can use freely and
aboo of "Upkeep" forever start
guage. It is the car of Now--fo
the day of thrift and conservati,
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is very unpleasant
mnd sticky. Let us
ie of our Tropical
ts and you will be
.e all summer.
Is, $18.50 to $27.50.
_$10.00 to $16.50.
_$12.50 to, $13.50.
$10.00 to $16.50.
ler Clothing Co.
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SUMTER, S. C.
OF NOW !
iiilt for efficiency without waste.
at better than the Dort. It's tire
are light. It's staunch con
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