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WATCH THE PATK After your troubles. Take Cardul. It should ture
"AH" ' I a it ho a an mine thnn.
' name, renew promptly, and not mil
number. The Postal rcKiilutiona
require subscriptions to be paid in
Thit didct has enlisted
with the government in the
cause of America for the
period of the war
OUR SERVICE FLAG:
FOKE OR FOSII.
Says H indenture;
. To General Koch,
I'll dine In I'aria.
That's no juke.
Says General Koch,
Stop where you are,
Stop now, be gosh.
Daniel W. Hoan, Socialist mayor
of Milwaukee, was re-elected Tuea-
' ' ooo
Mnor Frank A. Hagarty. Repub
lican candidate for reflection, wus
defeated In the Hartford. Conn., city
elect 'on by Richard J. Kinsella, Penv
ocrat, by majority of 355. The
chief fti:''t was over Town Clerk,
John A. Cleason, Democrat, winning
over Henry F. Smith, Republican,
The allied armies, co-ordinated un- j
der Gen. Koch, are determined to I
hurl the enemy back and force a mil-1
lt.r virtorv before Ameins. The j
bul' en the battlefront now foreshad
ows the great storm thut is to come.
The I'nited States has declared that
it will eive It full strength to the
endeavor and thousands of Ameri
can aoldiers now are marrhinir to
the front eairer to (ret at the Hunn.
Secretary of War Baker on Tues-1
day viited the Italian frrfnt. Ac
companied by Ambassador 1'atre. he
called upon Gen. Dial at headnuart-1
ers, and later saw the Duke of Aosla,
brother of King Victor Emmanuel.,
Mr. Baker visited Venice and aaw j
the destruction wrought in the Ad
riatic city. He left for Rome,
where he will call upon the Kin,
after which he will return to the
Pcmn who failed to make in
come or excess prufit tax returns
by April I are to be tr'vcn one more
chance and will be prosecuted yet
'Collectors huve been directed,"
Revenue Commissioner Roper an
nounced, "to permit delinquent tax
payers to submit with luUt returns,
if tiled immediately, statements
showing rauMn of delinquency. These
staUnxnU will be given full con
sideration in the determination of
penalties and amount of taxes to he
The penulty fur late returns is a
Ana of between and $1,000, the
asaount to bv nltermined by tlie
Ravens CominiMiuners. In practice,
however, penalties ordinunly have
been osoiUad. About 7.000. 00U in
com tetums are Iwlieved to have
bees filed with revenue collector.
The number was so great that oMicials
In collectors' oil'itc cuuld not beKio
ti tabulate) them or ctimale the in
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SLACKER IS NO SLACKER.
(Sf latornatieswl News Service.)
Cennellevllle. Pa., April 3 There
g a Slacker here who is eager to take
a crack at the enemy, lie is Howard
Slacker, n American cituen. Slack
er has passed the physical test for the
draft and expressed a desire to
go to the war.
Says Kis Uij Wna, On LW
tor's Advice, Took Cvdu
Aid I Nw WtU.
Hlison. Tenn. "About 10 year ktfo
w...."eays Mr. J. a Oadd. of
lh p(lrtt , tatttni v,h a pain
mr left side, could not sleep at night
w(h hJ (n jw,Ti (B tnc ,n
toId B, to ,
k w. bottle hlch helped m, snJ
f my ubf , WM ptron(r
and better, but the pain waa aUU
I at first let it . but beran to Ret
weak and In a run-dowa condition,
so I decided to try som more Cardul,
which 1 did.
Tlila Isst Cardul which I took made
ne much better. In fact, cured trie. It
hti been a number cf year, still I
have tie return of tlita trouMe.
I feel It waa Cardul that cured tne,
and I recommend It as splendid fe
Don't allow yourself t become
weak and run-down from womanly
Ir helo tou. aa It has so many thou
snnds of other women In the past 40 (
years, iieauacne. Darsscne, iwrurm,
nerrounneei, a!eeplMnea, 1 1 redout
frellns. are all alms of womanly trou
ble. Other women ret relief by taking
Cardul. Why not youf All druirlta.
"Over the Top
By Ai America Soldier
ARTHUR CDY EBPET
Mtti'M Css St'tlxf Bi Freac
tUurroh in. f tiunini a i i
thie yery nice-looking, overenthust-
axtlc young thing, stopped at my bed ,
and awked, "U'hnt wounded you In the
In a polite but bored tone I an
swered. "A rifle bullet."
With a liMik of disdain ahe passed ,
to the next bed. Drat ejaculating, "Ob! j
Only a bullet? I thought It waa a
shell." Why she should think a shell j
wound was more of a dlxtlnctlon bents
me. I don't sec a whole lot of differ
The American Women's War hospi
tal was a henvea for wounded men. j
They were allowed every privilege pos
sible conducive with the rules snd mili
tary discipline. The only fault was
that the men's posses were restricted.
To get a puss required an act of par
liament. Tommy tried uinuy tricks to
get out. but the commnndunt, an old
llocr wur otllcer, was wlso to them all,
and It took a new and clever ruse to
i make hliu affix his signature to the
coveted slip of puler.
As soon as It would get (lark many a
patient cIIiiiImmI over the wall and went
"on his own." reKunllf of many !'i
aiming hliu In Ihe fnce, "Out of hounds
for piilleiits." Ccnerally the nurnea
were looking tho other wny when one
of these niclit rulds starteil. I hope
this Information will get none of them
Into trouble, but I cannot resist the
temptation to let the commandant
know that occaxlnnnlly wc put It over
One afternoon I received a note,
through our underground ctiunnel, from
uiy female visitor, asking me to attend
a party at her house that nU'hL I
answered that she could viect uie and
to meet me at a certain place m the
Mud well known by all patients, and
some visitors, aa "over the wall." I
told her I would be on hand at seven
thirty. About seven-fifteen I sneaked my
oven-out and rap out of the ward and
hid It lu the bushes. Then I told the
nurse, a particular friend of mine, that
I waa going for a walk In the rw gar
den, rihe winked and I knew that ev
erything waa all right on her end.
Going nut of tho ward, I sllpiied Into
the bushes and muile for the wulL It
waa dark as pitch and I was groping
through the underbrush, when sudden
ly I stcpM-d Into space and felt myself
rushing downward, a horrible bump,
aud blackness. When I cauio to my
wounded shoulder was hurting horri
bly. I was lying against a circular
wull of bricks, dripping with moisture,
and fur away I could hear the trickling
of water. 1 bad In the darkness fallen
Into an old disused well. Hut why
wasn't I ct? According to all rules
1 should have been drowned. Perhaps
I waa and didn't know It.
As the shock of my suddco stop
gradually wore off It came to me that
1 was lying on a ledge and tha the
least movement on uiy part would pre
cipitate me to the bottom of the well,
1 struck a watch. In Its faint glare
I aaw that I waa lying in a circular
bole atxiut twelve feet deep the well
had iM-en filled In I The dripping I bad
heurd cuuie from a water pip over on
With my wounded ahouldor It was
luiKMslble to shinny up the pip. I
could not yell for help, because the
rescuer would wsut to know bow the
acctdcut happened, and I would be
baled before tb commandant oa
charge. 1 just bad to grin and bear
It. with the forlorn hope that on of
the returning ulght raider would pass
and I cuuld give trim our usual signal
of "slss-e-s-s," which would bring blia
to the rescue.
Kvery half hour I could hear the
clock lu the village strike, each stroke
bringing forth a muffled volley of
cuim-4 on the man Who bad dug the
After two hours X heard twe tuea
larking in low Vol res. recognised
Corporal Conk, an ardent "night raid
er." He heard my "slse-e-e-a" and
ram to the edge of the hole. I ex
plained my predicament and amid lot
of Impertinent remarks, which at the
tlm 1 did not resent, I was soon fished
Taking off our boot, we sneaked Into
the ward. I was sitting on my bed In
th dark. Just starting to undress,
when the man next to me. "til niter"
Ihlllla. whispered. " 'Op It, Tank, 'ere
come th matron."
I Immediately got ander the covers
and feigned aleep. The matron stood
talking in low tone to th night nurse
and I fell asleep.
When I awoke In the morning the
night sister, an American, waa bending
over me. An awful sight met my eye.
The coverlet on the bed and the aheel
were a mass of mud and green slime.
She was a good sport all right, ami
hustled to get clean clothes and sheets
so that no one would get wlae, but "on
her own" she gar tne a good tongue
lashing but did not report me. One of
the Canadians In the ward dcacrthi-d
her as being "a Jak of a good fel
Next visiting day I had an awful
time explaining to my visitor why I
bad not met her at th appointed time
And for a week every time I passed
a patient he would call, "Well, well,
here's the Tank. Hop you are feel
ing well, old top."
The surgeon la our ward was an
American, a Harvard nnlt man, named
FY.miL We nicknamed him "Jnck
Frost." lie was loved by alt If a
Tommy was to be rut op be had no ob
jection to undergoing the operation If
"Jack Frosf was to wield the knife.
Their confidence In him was pathetic,
lie was the best sport I have ever met
One Saturday morning the commnnd
ant snd some "high up" officers were
Inspecting the ward, when one of the
pstlents who had been wounded In the
bead by a bit of Shrapnel, fell on the
floor In a fit They brought hint round,
and then looked for the ward orderly
to carry the patient back to his bed
at the other end of th ward. The or
derly waa nowhere to he found like
our pollceux n. they never are when
needed. The ntneers were at a loss
how to get Palmer Into bis bed. Doc
tor Frost was fidgeting around In a
nervous manner, vthen suddenly with
a mullled d u and a few other
qualifying adjective... be stootM-d down
ami took the man In his arms like a
hnby he was no feather, clthei and
staggered down the ward with him, put
him In bed and undressed him. A low
murmur of approval came from the pa
tient. Doctor Frost got very rsl, and
aa Ksui as k had finished undres 'lug
Palmer, hurriedly left the ward.
PATRIOTIC COMMUNITY REVIVAL j
The Community Revival to
Next Sunday Evening at
Truest Sense the
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Th community revival to begin
in th Union Tabernacle next Sunday
evening at 7:30 will have in the tru
est sense the patriotic phase.
Tb Rev. Mr. Waters, who is to do
most of the preaching, has made
known his desire, that out of the
evening incidental collections and all
other money that may be collected
and turned over to the parties con
ducting th meeting for service ren
dered in an effort to advance the
cause of Christ in the community,
that on tenth wiU It turned ever to
the local Red Cross Chapter, to be
used in the great Red Cross work,
whil w teuUnu to light our vic
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"See 'Gets-It' Peel
Off This Corn."
Leaves Th To as Smooth u th
Faint of Your Hand.
The corn rn-ver rtw last "HMi.
II" will not Rrt. II nevsr trrlislse
Ihs Hrnh, never nt:ik'S yoer t sr.
Just two trtips or "tlsts.lt" an
irrmt thn curn-psin vsatshss.
fchurtly ye ean pl lbs cora rlM
h', WJrful to 3.. "Ck-ll" PxIWf Cararf
on won y"ir "--are
i,ln-lr.-e ami hsppr. with Ihs
!.. ss smiMiih rorn-lres as your
.slm. ieis-M' Is lh only ssf
way in lh- rld ! Ir-st a corn or
rsllus li s Ihs sure way Ihs wsf
Ihsl never f.n! U is tried and true,
used l.y millions vry year. It
always ork iits-li" mukes cat
ling sn.l illuBine t a mm sn.t fuss.
Ins with hAn.lie.s salves or any
thing r'" rfillrel nnrsssry.
"Oets-lf ts soM by H drtissisis
fynu nri iv n mre thsn SI
r.nls. r II will be "M tlrrt kg
E. Uwrcnci & Cu. ChlisKo. III.
Sold in H.ipkiiisville and rcccom
mended as tiie worl.l'a best corn
remedy by I.. I.. 1 : 1 i -
1 tie wound in i i y lace timl aimoat
heal.sl ami I va a hrrlble-looklng
sii:ht the left il twisted Into a
knot, the eye p led down, and my
ns'Uih )h. int. m; in u north by north
est illns-iioii. 1 'm very ilownheart
1 ami could Itm.ulnc myself during
the rtht of lay 111.' being shunned by
all on u-eouiil of the repulsive scar
Isictnr KpB t iinaiiircil f"r mo to go
to the Cambridge Military liospltul at
Ald.rh.it for a s., e!i i.pemtlon to
try mid make the mr presentable.
t arrived at the Ic-i'itul and got an
awful slun k. The fitKl was poor and
the discipline abnormally strict. No
patient was allowed to sit on hi bed.
and smoking was .ormlMcd only at
certain designated hours. The fac
specialist did nothing for me except
to liMik nt the wound. I made appli
cation for a transfer bock to Paignton,
offering to pay my trsnssrtntlon.
This offer was accepted, and after two
weeks' ntiaencc, mice again I arrived
In Munsey want, all hope gone.
The next day after my return Doc
Begin at the Tabernacle
7:30 Will Have In the
torious buttles against a cruel and
Many who have had the privilege
to hear both "Billy" Sunday and
Mr. Waters, say, should Mr. Sunday
lie taken out of one of his great
meetings, and Mr. Waters, put in,
that Waters would out lose a man as
far as attendance is concerned.
Let's learn if these statements are
true by going out to hear the much
This is a meeting for all. may all
come, aud may all pray that every
sinavr in Ihe city and country around
The iir-U service will be Sunday
evening at 7:30, April th 7 in.
tor rrost stopp 1 m " l ed nnl .ml! i
"Well, Empey, If yrn r.nt me to try
and aee what I can do with that tenr
I'll do It but you are t.nklng an evful
I answered : "Well, doctor. Btere
rtrodle took a chance; he halls from i
New Torn and so do L"
Two days after th undertaker j
quad carried me to the operating
room or "pictures," aa we railed them
because of the funny films we see un-1
der ether, and th operation wa per-,
formed. It was a wonderful piece of
Th Author Just Befer Leaving for
surgery and a marvelous success.
From now on that doctor can hav my j
More than one some poor soldier
has been brought Into tbe ward In a
dying condition, resulting from lose of
blood snd exhaustion caused by hla
long Journey from the treucbes. After
an examination the doctor announce
that the only thing that will ssve him
I a transfusion of blood. Where Is
the blood to come fromT lie doe not
luive to wait long for an answer see-:
eral Tommies Immediately volunteer
their blood for their mate. Three or,
four are accepted; a blood teat la
made, and next day the transfusion
tukes place and there la another pale,
fure In the ward.
Whenever bone la needed for some!
special oteratlon, there are always
men willing to give some a leg II
necessary to aave some mangled mate
from being crippled for life. More
than on man will go through life with
a Dot her man's blood running through
his veins, or a piece of his rib or his '
sblnbooe In but own anatomy. Some-1
times he never even know the nam of :
hla benefactor. i
Tb spirit of sa critic Is wonderful. '
For all the suffering caused this war
I a bleaalng to England It ha made ,
new men of her eon; ha welded nil
classes Into one glorious whole.
And I can't help saying that the doc
tors, sisters, and nurse In the English
hospitals, are angel on earth. I love
them all and can never repay tb cars
and klndneea shown to me. For the
rest of my Ufa the Red Cross will be
to me tb symbol of Faith, Hop and
After four months la, tb hospital,
went before an examining board and
wa dlacbarged from tbe service of his
Itrltannlc majesty as "physically unfit
for further war aerelc."
After my discharge I engaged pass
age oa th American liner Mew York,
and after stormy trip across th At
lantic on momeutou day, In tbe base
of early dawn, I aaw tb statu ot lib
erty looming over the port rail, and I
wondered If ever again I would go
"over tbe top with tb beat of luck
and give them hell."
And even then, though It may seem
strange, I was really sorry not to b
back In th trencbea with my mates.
War 1 not a pink tea. but In a worth
while cause Uk ours, mud, rata, coo
ties, shell, wounds, or death Itself, are
far outweighed by tb deep sens of
satisfaction felt by th man who does
Tber I on thing which my
perlenc taught m that might help th
boy who may hav to go. It la thle
anticipation la far worse than realiza
tion. In civil life a man stands In swe
of th man above him, wonder hew he
could ever fill hi Job, When th Urn
come be rises to th occasion, la up
and t It nd la surprised to find bow
much more easily than b anticipated
b ail his responsibilities. It I really
so "out there."
II ha nerve for th hardship ; tb
Interest of the work grip blm J be Snd
relief In th fun and eomradeahlp of
th Irene be and win that best sort of
happiness that comes with duty well
We e?r Owe Husdrsd Dollars Itewwrd
fee ear caae of Catarrh that ssnaet be
ears bv Hall's Catsiraj MsdtatM.
Hall's reuurh alsattlwa baa aesw taken
bv salarrb suirsrars toe ihe Beat Iklrty
so yeses, aa has kmsias Snow a ss Iks
Met rsllsble mrir tor CalsnW. Hsll's
Catarra Msaicla asla Uuw Ihe Blood ea
the Maooua earfweaa. esasIHa the Psfe
sua treat the Bleed a4 heaHag tha ah
arts vee have tekea H all's ratarrh
atsaicaie toe a sheet Mass yww wla sss a
kHiik nut laklaa Bsll'a Catarrh, Meet-
etae at ease an s tat ef eaurra. sad
an ,-Milimonlsks. free.
F. J. CHUNKY A CO..TS)
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The Home Investment Agency
We sell, trade and exchange (arms, city or in
Christian County Lands Our Specialty
We have tome splendid bargains in Christian
County Farms, also share o( crop if, taken soon. See us
now (or the best buy.
1( you want to sell that (arm or hemr , list it with
us at once. A careful salesman always ready (or busi
CHAS. F. SHELTON, Manager.
Office Court St., South of Court House.
Capital, Surplus and Undivided Profits
Bank Assets Over
The Largest of Any Bank in Christian County
The Long and Successful Career of This
Bank Recommends It As a Safe Depository.
W. T. TANDY, President
JNO. U. TRICE, Vice -
TIN WORK OF ALL KINDS
Roofing, Guttering and Repairing.
Plat Bed Steam Boxes.
Country Work a Specialty.
Rear I. O. 0. F. Building.
Tor Infant nnd Children.
Mothers Know That
m mm it
IRA L SMITH, Cashier
J. A. UK0WNIN0, Jr., Am t Cashier