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Boys in Training and All of Them
"Over There" a Happy and Pros
perous New Year-1918.
R. C. HARDWICK CO.
FULL OF COURAGE
Only 2 Per Cent Of Men Call
ed to Colors Seek Nonhaz
When men called under the selec
tive service law reached the canton
meats they are given, so far as prac
ticable, their choices of Army service.
Infantry is most often preferred,
Artillery second, Engineer divisions
are tkird in popularity, and quarter-
1 wmasters work fourth.
Investigations so far made by com
mittee on classifications of personnel
in the Army, which has the matter in
charge, prove that only 2 per cent of
the men attempt to secure nonhazar
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to Its Patrons, Friends
GIVE THE BOY A
Hun Conspirators Sentenced.
Abmch of German conspirators
charged with plotting to destroy a
tunnel and tn dynamite a Detroit fac
tory, have been given heavy sent
ences. A. C. Kaltschmidt was fined
$20,000 and given 4 yeais in the pen
itentiary. His sister, Mrs. Ida Neef,
was fined $15,000 ard 3 years in a
local house of correction. F. A. Neef,
Carl Schmidt and Maria Schmidt got
$10,000 and 2 years each.
Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat
Floyd L. Reeves, a soldier of Crotr.
well, Intl., fell out of a tree at
Shelby and was killed.
WILL BE ISSUED AS
ON OR ABOUT
JANUARY 20, 1918
Every Day Except Monday. With latest
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Tribute To Our Flag.
All Hail! To brave Columbus,
Who discovered the new world.
All Hiil! To blessed America;
With freedom's flag unfurled.
Let each one tight for liberty's flag;
The dearest of all we Sec
Then let it bo known forever;
The emblem of liberty.
All haill To the red, white and bluo
Purity, blood red and love.
And to it, ye loyal hearts bo true,
A blessing from God above.
AGNES RUTLAND, aged 13,
of Laytonsville school.
101 Lives Lost.
The British armed steamer Stephen
Furness has beeii' torpedoed and
sunk by a Gorman submarine in the
Irish Channel, it was officially an
I nounced Tuesday. Six officers and
95 men were lost.
Esq. C. W. S imuels, a magistrate
in H ii.ther district from Camp Taylor,
U trying to prosecute camp barbers
for shavinw soldiers on Sunlay.
Thos. E. Campbell, the ousted Re
publican Governor of Arizona, says
ne wjn "appeal
' running again.
to the people" by
and Our i
Teddy's Son a Captain. .
Forty-seven of the expeditionary
force were recommended for promos
Hon by Gen. Pershing in a list made
public by the War Department, and
among them is becona Lieutenant.
a ' n ti
Arcnmaia Kooseveit, wno isproposea
for a captaincy of infantry.
Two New Directors.
' James H. Anderson and Douglass
Belf have been elected to the board
of directors of the Planters Bank and
Trust Co., to fill existing vacancies.
Brought $327 an Acre.
W. B. Arterburn, who is the only
grower of Burley tobacco in Simpson
county, has sold his crop of 2 acres,
totaling 2,570 pounds, for $654.77.
More than 50 nipht classes have
been established to train radio and
buzzer operators for the United
States Army, with an enrollment of
about 3,000 men.
Proposals to save coal by closing
schools in Northern and Central
States durintr January and February
have not been met with favor by the
1 1 .
E of Nearly 200,000 Lbs.
In spite of the demoralization of
holiday week, the loose floors havn
sold 200,000 pounds of tobacco at
prices higher than the season's aver
age. Tho following report gives tho
transactions in figures:
REPORT FOR WEEK ENDING
, Sales for the week. 199,850
Sales for season ,. 946,625
Sales this date, '10,..., 430,460
Averago this week, . 113.40
Average this season $13.27
Trash, $10.50 to $11.50 v
Common Lugs, $11.50 to $12.00.
Medium Lugs, $12.00 to $12.60.
Good Lugs, $J2.5p.'to $13.00.
Fine Lugs, $13.00 to $13.50.
Low Leafr $13.00 to $13.50.
Common Leaf, $13.50 to $14.00.
Medium Leaf, $14.00 to $14.50.
Good Leaf, $14.50 to $16.50.
Fine Leaf, $16.50 to $18.00.
L. B. CORNETTE,
Pres. Tobacco Board Trade.
Died of Cancer.
Grant Wilkerson, patient at the
Western State Hospital from Webster
county, died Monday of cancer of the
bowels. He was 69 years old and
was received at the institution about
18 months ago. Interment in the
hospital burying ground.
Stolen Goods Recovered.
Lieut. Hawkins and officer Ed
wards arrested Mose Reese, John
Manson and several other negroes
Saturday night, under a charge of
stealing freight from an L. & N. car.
The offcers recovered 500 pounds
of lard, 24 pairsof shoes and a box
of smoking tobacco.
There has been a heavy slump in
the demand for grapefruit since pow
dered sugar for sweetening is often
Guards this boy
How often you see fon J bt.t
foolish mothers who arc con
tinually forcing their children
to take nauseous doses. Mn.
Earl Mann of 204 E. Compton
St., Brazil, Ind., has a better
way and. writes:
"When our baby had a severe
cold, we applied Vick'i VapoRub
on his throat and cbeit and the
next morning he wai well. I also
applied it on a little child with
the croup and in fifteen minutes
he was easier."
You can use VapoRub as
freely and as often as you wish
with perfect safety. It relieves
by absorption thru the skin
and by inhalation as a vapor.
Three sizes, 25c, 50c or $100.
The number of men now being
served by American Red Cross can
teens in France is more than 15,000 a