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IRY A MEDICINE THAT
PROVES ITS VALUE
, ~ During the entire period of time that
have been handling r. Kihner's Swamp
- - Root I have never heard a single coin.
plaint. My customers are generally pleased
"lth results obtained and speak words of
praise for the merfts of the preparation.
Very truly yours,
GILL COMI ' uANY Druist,
Dept. 29, 1916. Starkville, Miss.
Dr. Kilmer 6- Co.
Prove What Swamp-Root Will Do For You
Send ten cents to Dr. Kihner & Co.,
Bin hamton, N. Y., for a sample size
bottle. It will convince anyone. You
- will also receive a booklet of valuable in
formation, telling about the kidneys and
bladder. When writing, be sure and men
.. ;ion this paper. Large and medium size
nottles for sale at all drug stores.-Adv.
"Jack Sprutt 'voulll eat no fat, his
wife would eat no lean, and so he
tween themi both they kept the platter
".High types of food conserv'rs,"
commented Mr. Wombat.---Jouisville
a' "Arrogant, isn't he?"
"Very. He even lorded it over his
coal dealer last winter."
HIS is a topic we all hear now-a
* -elined to exaggerate. Yet has
. unreasonable remedial properti
them. We won't answer it ourselves,
That it has all the virtues to-day t
is to be found inits izicroaseduse, the rec
and our assurance that its standard w
Imitations are to be found in som
toria that Mr. Fletcher created. But
Fletcher Honestly advertised, Honest
which he Honestly expects to receive h
Genuine Castoria always bears the si,
Her "Meatless Day."
The day after Prosecuting Attorney
Horace G. Murphy and his deputies
and constables made a Sunday morn
ing raid on a Muncie "blind tiger" and
+ arrested 50 persons found there, many
of the men going to Jail on various
charges, the wife of one of those whose
fate it was to be locked up, was con
fiding to Billy Blainey, the elevator
man at the Wysor building, in which
Murphy as his office, says the Indian
"I'm considerably worried," she told
him, "about by Sunday dinner yester
day and thought Mr. Murphy might
straighten things out. You see, my hus
band started away from home about
to no'clock in the morning to get some
meat for dinner said said lie intended
to stop in at the club (all "tigers" are
clubs in Muncie) and get a bottle of
beer oi the way, lick he always does
Sundays. .Well, he hasn't brought that
meat home 'yet, and meat nowadays
costs too much to waste."
"1 don't know what I'll do if my boy
~has to go to wvar."
"I wouldn't worry so much if I were
you. Perhaps lie won't be drafted."
"I know, but I just can't bear the
thought of him ever having to go."
"That is a fear that nil mnother-s have
to face. IHas your son r-egisteredl?"
"Dear me, no, not yet. But I'm just
worried to dleath for fear that some
day he wIll be called away from me."
"HJ-ow old is your boy?"
"Just six months. 01(d yesterday, and
the loveliest boy thant ever w~as 1)0rn."
Whenever You Need a General Tonic
Te Take Grove's
TeOld Standard Grove's Tasteless
ehill Tonic Is equally valuable as a Gen
eral Tonic because it contains the well
known tonic properties of QUININE and'i
IRON. It acts on the Liver, Drives out.
Malaria, Enriches the Blood and Builds
up the Whole System. 60 cents.
His Wife Liked Him.
"My wife," said a (defendant to the
-magistrate ini the court of domestic
relations in Newv York, "doesn't like
mne." "Ah, but she does," answered,
tte magistrate. "That's the curious
fact of the matter, she actually does|
lIke you." "Well, even that doesn't|
cheer me up any," answered the bur-i
dened white man. "I took her for
bette' or for worse, and believe me, I;
know what I got."
An old Scottish woman wished to
sell a hen to a neIghbor.
"Please tell me," the neIghbor said,
"is she n'together a guid birdI Has
she nee fauts, nae fauts at all?"
"Aweel, Margot," the other old wom
an admitted, "she has got one faut.
She will lay on the Lord's day.".-Bos
ton E~vening Transcript.
"fl'm," meditated thle manager. "So
you clafm to have every qualfication
of a first-class actor?"
"Well," returned JTefferson Hamlet,
"perhaps I ought to mentioni the fact
that I am slIghtly deaf-the result of
so much applause, you know."
"DId you have any luck fishIng?"
"Well, I didn't catch any fisli. But
I made.- the same piece. of bait last a
remarkably long time."
- Not Exactly.
"These Society Women are going to
dance in their bare feet."
On the Casualty List.
A gallant infantry officer who had
faced a hundred perils and returned
home from furlough without a scratch
met with inisfortune the first night
home, says London ilt-Bitr. In the
black darkness of a side street he col
ilded with a porter's barrow and sus
talnted a broken arm. The limnb healed
nicely, but so long as it reposed in ii
sling the owner was pestered with kind
inquiries from admiring frieq ds who
were blissfully unaware of (he real
cause of the Injury. The limit was
reached one day when he encountered
u. foulner business rival, who at once
alluded to the now hateful subject:
"By Jove, old fellow, I envy you
with that eloquent testimony of your
nr)oss. Inl what action .did you
loe y it ?"
"1lanig it,' sir," was the testy reply,
"can't you read the blessed war news
Lost in the Shuffle.
"I wats just wondering.'
"A bout what ?"
"Wotitierinag whlaiI hiatd( 1,ocomne of that
pattriOlie nation I 1111(1 la'( April that
I'd Spend ay vanatio.. his suiaiaei
helaing Somle farmer to 't ."
Wrigiat'u Inadian Vegetable Pilla contain
nothing but vegetabl Ingrcdients. which act
gently as a tonic andi purgative by atasn
Jatlon and not by Irritation. Ady.
The crusty old bachelor if consistent
would make his own bread.
-days because so many people are in
my physician told you that we claimed
es for Fletcher's Castoria? Just ask
we know what the answer will be.
hat was claimed for it in its early days
ill be maintained.
a stores and only because of the Cas
it is not the genuine Castoria that Mr.
ly placed before the public, and from
METROPOLIS OF THE WILDS
Spokane, City of a Hundred and Fifty
Thousand People, Has Good Trout
Fishing Within Limits.
A city of a hundred and fifty thou
sand people that has good trout fishing
within its city limits and' Indians liv
ing in their tepees a mile and a half
away is something that you cannot
grasp unless you know the West. And
even if you do, Spokane would strike
you as something of a surprise. It
looks as though it had been built yes
terday in what was a virgin wilderness
the day before-and 3et made complete
with street cars and electric lights and
everything that you could find in a
New E ngland town, except, perhaps,
the cultured atmosphere.
The Spokaneites do not miss the cul
tured atmosphere. If you asked about
it they would probably tell you that
they prefer the smell of the pines. For
they are an outdoors-living crew. A
citizen of Spokane may attend a board
of directors' meeting in the heart of
the city at 10 at. im. and at 4 p. m.
lhe may be huntIng bear. The imoun
tains crowd right down upon the city
and there are fifty lakes withIn a ra
dius of a hundred miles.
Spokane, like Rome, was not built in
a day, but it was set ulp at a rate that
makes all of those 0old saws about how
long it takes to (10 things look hollow
and nmeanintglcss. It was only in 1858
that the Indians got their first decisive
defeat in this region and~ the first loco
motive arii--ved in 1881. By 1890 they
had somtet hinag of a town started, but
it wats wiped out by fire that year.
fTe real girowthi began when the
r-ivgr- was turnled inito electr-ic power
170,000 horse. Front thIs giant dynamo
elect rl(ety ireatches (aut through the can
yoans to hundreds of mines, driving the
piower tramns ito thle btowels of the
mountains, briniginmg wealth to the city,
which sits like a spider at the ecnter
of its mnighty web or current.
Only those on the lower part of the
wheel are in favor of revolution.
on the family
&#The a ason
BIG YEAR'S WORK
FOR JUNIOR ORDER
MEMBERSHIP OF 7,000 REPORTED
AT ANNUAL MEETING AT
NEW OFFICERS ARE NAMED
T. L. Robinson of Greenville Elected
State Councellor.-Greenville Gets
Next Annual Meeting.
Rock Hill.-With 175 delegates the
state council of the Junior Order of
United American Mechanics met hero
the opening session developed an in.
spiring patriotic note. R. S. Stewart
of Lancaster, who delivered the prin.
cipie ad(lress of the evening, sounded
a clarion call to - service, urging his
hearers to remember that a crisis is
at hand when there is no time for
The' session of the State Council,
Junior Order, was devoted mostly to
business. The reports were first
heard and the election of officers fol.
lowed. The place of meeting was
next decided. The council completed
the work during the afternoon, and
the delegates left on late afternoon
trains for home. Greenville won out
over Aiken for the next place of meet.
ing by a close vote, the former getting
80 and the latter 84.
The election of officers resulted as
follows: Past state councilor, A. H.
Gasque, Florence; state councilor, T.
L. Robinson, Greenville; state vice
councilor, J. A. Barrett, Clover; state
secretary, J. S. Wilson, Lancaster;
state treasurer, J. H. Hamel, Ker
shaw; state conductor, J. W. Wells,
Gray Court; state inside sentinel, D.
L. Cato, Jefferson; state outside sen.
tinel, C. J. Gasque, Florence; state
chaplain, the Rev. J. W. H. Dyches,
Fort Mill. More than 90 councils
were represented and the attendance
was more than 170.
The annual report of the secretary,
J. S. Wilson, showed a decided in.
crease in the number of members at
the close of the fiscal year. There
are at present 111 councils in the state
with a total membership of practically
7,000. The financial condition of the
state council is in far better shape
than at the last session, the balance
being almost 100 per cent greater than
on last year.
According to the report, Saluda
Council, No. 83, made the greatest
gain during the year, initiating as
high as 35 (luring one quarter. Page.
land was second with 34. Eight
councils increased their total mem
berships by 97 in one quarter alona.
The report also shnws a considerable
decrease in the matter of suspen
sions, these being more than 200 less
than for the year preceding. The
value of the work by district councils
is shown by the statement to be dis.
tricts where the greatest activity pro
Inspect Highway Routes.
Lexington.--Ch arles E. Corley, su.~
pervisor of Lexington county, and F.
H. Murray, acting state highway com
missioner, returned a few nights age
from a trip over the proposedl new
government highway leading out oi
Columbia .through the lower section
of the state and on to points in Flori.
da. This is One of the most import.
ant roadl ventures~5 udertaken by the
government anid what it means to
Columbia and the sections through
which it will pass can not be estinmat.
ced in dollars and cents.
Supervisor Corley and MI-. Murray
have inspected two r'out es-the first
leading out of Columbia through
Brookland and Cayce, then down Lex.
ingt on's new highway a round H-oga.
baa Swamp by way of Gaston, Swan.
sea and Blackville. This road was
gone over sonme two weeks ago. The
trip carried the road inspe)ctors out
through Brookland and Cayce, branch.
ing off to the Dunbar, Blackville and1
Orangoburg roads, touching Edmund,
Pelion and Perry, on down to Black.
ville. The people all along the rail
roadls are anxious to secure the high.
Good Roads For McCormick.
McCormiok.-The McCormick coun.
ty commiswion for permanent high
ways has awarded the contract for
building the greater part of the pro.
posed roads in the county to Ross &
Plott of Crewe, Va., and Greensboro,
In response to a request of the corn
mission the United States office of
public roads Rent W. H. Rhodes,
United Staates highway engineer,<
here to confer with the commission,
F. MT. Murray, acting state highway
engineer, was present at the meeting. f
Anxious to Help.
Gaffnoy.-Fred DeStafino has writ.
ten to the war department at Wash
ington giving it certain ideas as to a
scheme which he has conceived that
he thinks would greatly aid the allies
to win the war. 14o received a let.
ter from the adjutant general of the
army thanking him for his suggestion, I
and telling him that same would at
once be investigated. DeStafino says
that owing to his physical condition
he can not go to the front, but he is
anxious to do his bit, and to that end
submitted his idea to Uncle Sam.
- .* . .t
GUARDS AT SPARTANDURG
Engineer company From New York
is First to Arrive at Camp Wads
Spartanburg.--Compatny D (engl.
floors) of the Twenty-Second Re:;i
ment, New York National Guard. have
arrived in Spartailrg and gone to
the quarters desifpiated for them be
twuon Union and Mari n streets,
where they will camp until the army
camp is ready for orcuipancy. There
are 162 men in the conpany, which is
under the commanid of ('apt. George
The guardsmen were met at the sta
tion by Mayor J. li. 1''loyd. Paul Moore,
secretary of the Chanmber of Com
merce, and a number of prominent
citizens of the city. who welcomed
then to Spartanburg. Tihis is the first
contingent of the New York National
Guard which will occ'upy ('a mp Vads
worth when it is built.
Spartanburg faniilie invited the sot.
diers to their houwn s mmdaV for din
nor and the invitation was acrepted.
Each family took one or two of the
Charles V. )ict rick of I rooklvn, ;
who is to be in charg) of the V. M. C.
A. work at Camp \VadswortI. has ar- i
rived in the city, accotmpatied by a
large force of assistants, and bring
ing supplies for flve large buildings to
be used in the interest of the Y. M.
C. A. work. Each house is to be fc:
nished with a piano, phonotraph and
many other supplies. an will he in
charge of several v" .'Ir. D i -
rick is secretary of th' rral btm'n
of the Brooklyn Y. M. C. A.. the lar.
gest and best equipped V. M. 'C. A. in
the world. Among other men to he
here is the Rev. Cornelius \Voelkin,
pastor of the Fifth Avenue llapt ist
church of New York. which is more
commonly known as John 1). Riocke
feller's church. More houses than
were at first planned will be built by
the Y. M. C. A. and these will be be
Talks About Fires.
Rock Hill.-In the Chamber of
Commerce hall, Louis Behrens, chief
of the Charleston fire department, de
livered an interesting address on fire
prevention. Chief Behrens in speak
ing in the various cities of the state,
the meetings being held under the
auspices of the state insurance de
partment. The object of the meet
ings is to acquaint the people with
the necessity of taking every possible
means for the prevention of fires and
to stress the fact that a large ma.
jority of the fire losses could be
avoided were proper precautions tak
en. In his address, Mr. Behrens
pointed out the duty the fireman
owes to the community in seeing that
fire prevention laws are properly en.
forced and that buildings are so con.
structed as to make the fire risk the
least possible. He also stressed the
duty of the citizenship in this respect,
declaring that every family should
keep a fire extingusher, a bucket 3f
water or sand ready for an emergency.
The duty of the municipality to pro.
vide adequate equipment for fire fight
[ng was also set forth.
Sumter Cotton Men Organize.
Sumter.-The Tri-Count y Farmers'
Dotton Marketing Association of Sum
ter, S. C., comp~osedl of the cotton
growers of Sumter, Lee and Claren
Ilon counties, wvas launched in Sumter.
A. C. Phelps, chairman of the Sum.
ter county committee of p~ublic safety,
nlied the meeting to ordler andI F. F.
Williams acted as chairman of the
meeting with E. L,. Reardon, secretary
rif the Chamber of Commerce, secre.
About 50 cntiton growers joined the
[Rssointionm. Some from I AC anad Clar
rndon counties. The following were
elected directors: J. 31. K~olh, W. L.
Sanders, WV. A. Bowan. J. Frank Wil
lhams, 0. A. Lemmion, Sumter county;
R. M. Jenkins. Lee county; N. L.
Broughton, Clarendon county. A megn.
bership caimpaigni is to 1)e pushed in
til three counties.
Displays Big Cabbage.
Gaffney.-Z. B. V. Starnes, a far.
mner of the Kings Creek section of
Dherokee county, whbo claims that hie
htas raised turnihps weighing 12
pounds, was exhilyiting en the streets
f Gaffney a perfect specimen of
cabbage. It tipped the scales at 12 1-3
pounds. Mr. Startnes says he has
immerous other heads as large.
BOUTH4 CAROLINA NEWS iTEMS.
Co1. E. J. Watsmon, commissioner o~f
agriculture, commerce and industries,
wras advised that the sweet potato
iad been placed on the soldiera'
sommissary list. Recently when the
liet lists were issued, it was obsery.
id that the mtweet potato had net been
ncluded. Immediately a campaigh
vas begun by Col. Watson as presi.
lent of the National Association of
3ommissioners of Agriculture to agi
ate for the addition of tis great
A special meeting of the Live Steck
Lasociation of South Carolina was
meld in Rock Hill this week.
The big water main to Camp Wads
rorthi at Spartanburg is completedi
The dlepartment of agriculture,
ommerce and indlustries is seizing
nuch inferior quality corn meal over
he state. The pure food laws' re
uire that all meal below a certain
tandard be seized by the department
~nd destroyed. Within the last ten
lays from 15 to 20 seizure have been
sade. The meal is the product of
he fag end of last year's corn crop
CALO MEL IS MECOUR
Don't Lose a Day's Work! If Yj
Constipated Take "Dodson'
You're bilious! Your liver is slug
gish! You feel lazy, dizzy and all
knocked out. Your head is dull, your
tongue is coated; breath bad; stomach
sour and bowels constipated. But don't
take salivating calomel. It makes you
sick, you may lose a day's work.
Calomel is mercury or quicksilver
which causes necrosis of the bones.
Calomel crashes into sour bile like
dynamite, breaking it up. That's when
you feel that awful nausea and cramp.
If you wapt to enjoy the nicest, gen
tlest liver and bowel cleansing you
ever experienced just take a spoonful
o: harmless Dodson's Liver Tone. Your
druggist or dealer sells you a 50-cent
bottle of Dodson's Liver Tone under
my personal money-back guarantee
that each spoonful will clean your
"W\hntt ti ltouncing hahy !
"Yat-h: ' ir'be :1 n rulwrib titn."
Many people inagine that Worms or Tnpe
worm cannot he gotten rid of entirely.
Those who have used "Dead Shot"-Dr.
Peery's vermifuge, know that they can. Adv.
A Family Secret.
"My dad couuld whipi your dad with
onle hand1( lied behind himt."
"Shucks ! Aly dad could whip your
(1(1 with hot Ii hands tied behind hit."
"low could he? Ile couldn't do
nothing 'cept butt my dad.''
"That's just it. My mnother says my
dad has the hardest head of any man
she ever knew."
GIRLS! MAKE A
WITH LEMONS :
At the cost of a small jar of ordinary
cold cretan oe can prepare a full quar
ter pint of the most wonderful lemon
skin softener and complexion beautifier,
by squeezing the juice of two fresh
lemons into a bottle containing three
ounces of orchard white. Care should
be taken to strain the juice through a
fine cloth so no lemon pulp gets in,
then this lotion will keep fresh for
months. Every woman knows that lem
on juice is used to blench and remove
such blemishes as freckles, sallowness
and tan and is the ideal skin softener,
smoothener fnd beautifier.
Just try it I Get three ounces of
orchard white at any pharmacy and
tw~o lemons from the grocer andl make
up a quarter pint of this sweetly fr-ag
rant lemon lotion and massage it daily
into the face, neck, arms and hands. It
should naturally help to whiten, soften,
freshen andl bring out the r-oses and
beauty of any skin. It in truly marvel
ous to smoothen rough, red hands. Adv'.
He Didn't Care.
A man pushetd his way huriedly into
the subway at Br-ooklyn bidge ini New
York. in his haiste'It "he hidedI wit
"Look where you'r-e going," shouted
the militant as he grabbed the otheri.
"P'm going to knock your- block otf."
"I should worr-y. I was cauight it
the (lritft," said the other- with an aIr
T1he man who wa'inted to fight
laughed, wh-lile everybody in the car
A couple of Charlestown kiddies
were celebrating Bunker HIlli Day by
exploding a few torpedoes, according
to the Boston Transcript, Said Nellie :
"I.don't see how the Germans can blow
up a big ship with one of these things."
"Oh, you girls can't expect to unde
stand about such things," said Tommy,
with a superior air, "Of cour-se, the
torpedoes they use are about a hundred
times as big and they use a derrick to
lift them up and drop them on the
English as She Is Spoke.
"Funny thing about food."
"Yes;i a shortage and a longing al
ways exist at the saine time."
The ancients believ'ed the wvorld was
nquare-but that wvas long before po
litical- investigatIon cotmitlItees w~ere'
IG SALIVATING DRUG
cur Liver Is Sluggish or.Bowels
s Liver Tone."-It's Fine!
sluggish liver better than a dose of
nasty calomel and that it won't make
Dodson's Liver Tone is real liver
medicine. You'll know it next morn.
lag because you will wake up feeling
line, your liver will be working, your
headache and dizziness gone, your
stomach will be sweet and your bowels
regular. You will feel like working;
you'll be cheerful; full of vigor and
Dodson's Liver Tone is entirely
Vegetable, therefore harmless and can
not. salivate. Give it. to your children'
Alilllens of people are using Dodson's
Liver Tone instead of dangerous cal
mel now. Your druggist will tell yoh
that the sale of calomel is almost
stopped entirely here.-Adv.
T Sold for 4'l years. For
Malaria, Chills & Fever.
Also a Fine General
C Strengthening Tonic.
se and $1.00 at all
God Won't Mind.
LntIIon - - Nonstenmu-he'atedl resi
h'ome inl 4r a 4 s' . .. !* l' hutil eti!
l' d e . I ;I , , ... . , a)iing in:
ritii Il it t ii; \ uIll i.,.\L tlg.
Meernie--Little Jinei i(, tlve yeanrs ohd,
Iing but to b'tl by Sister (several years
rhledr. Youngster in his nightie, shiv
Sister Alice (considerntely)-Jackie,,
you canl kneel in hedl and I will cover
your shoulders with the hinkets whiG
YOU say your prayers.
Jackie promptly springs into bed,
and soon fveling quite confortable,.
kneeling In suppla ention, he- turns his
h(ead slightly townril his sister, with
a whisper: "Alice. d .vou think this i8
fair'?"-Los Angeles 'T'imes.
A Teetotal Loss.
Mrs. Cluhb-This article says that
the reputation of the colonists for obe
dience went overboard at the IBoston
Mr. Clulbh--Yes, and a lot of other
reputations hate gone olverboard(l at
ten parties since.-Jtidg'.
Infections or inflammations of the Eyes,
whether from external or internal causes,
are promptly healed by the use of Roman
Eye Balsam at night upon retiring. Adv.
Vollev, W'ash., is to have a new hos
pital bunilt b y contribution~s from) farm
A GUARANTEED REMEDY FOR
Your MOIST WILL asl RVNDSD by your drugglsa
withoutany question if thi remedy does not benoen
every case of Astthma, JironcaAthma an.._ d the
mattera owii ho epan
AND ASTH4MADoR CIGARETTES
positively gives IN3ITA NT lRiILliIV in oven case
and hasr ernmanenty cuire'd thuttsands who0 had been
lfllsa of rol of rin bvain Aerilic t hni avait
themnselves of this g uarante.ooffer through theirown
annouinaennt to your Clriuggl. You Wilb the
sole judgo as to wihellher yo4u nrof benenlttod and the
not. we d "not," l of anrenr proposition
which we could anako.(6
R. Schiffmann Co., Proprietors, St. Paul, Minn.
Will reduce Inflamned, Strained,
Swollen Tendons, Ligarnents,
or Muscles. Stops the larnenessand
pain from ai Splint, Side Bone or
Bone Spavini. No blister, no hair
gone and horse can be used. $2 a
bottle at drtuggists or delivered. De
scribe@ your case for special inlstrueC
tionis and~ interesting horse Book 2 M Free.
ABSOR BINJE, JR., the antiseptic hinimlent for
mainkind, redulces Strained, Torn Liga
ments, Swollen Glands. Veins or Miuscles,
Hecals Cuis, Sores. Ulcere. Allays pain. PrIce
51.005 a ttleat udealereor delvered. flook'"Evlidence" free.
W. F. YOUNG, P. 0. F., 310 Temple Street, Splngilid, Mass.
Mouney back without question
if H UNT'S CUREC falls in the
treatmnent of IToH, EoZEMA,
itchIng uikin diseases. Price'
A. 3.Rkbards Medlela. Ce..8bermam Tes.
THE CROWELL. SANATORIUMi
for MORPHINE and
Methods safe and successful. A bl bh class plsaog
tosbMnn te fdaceites ofrivsatnah urn wth corn.
iRPIIN IM a pauss ash a ocaun.
write for reserved room, Terms $196.00.
9 N. (Uaidweli St. C)t AILOTTE, N. 0. -
Every Woman Wants
.FOR PERSONAL HYGIENE
Disnolved in water for douches stops
pelvic catarrhs, ulceration and Inflam..
nmatlon. Recommended by Lydia E.
Pinkham Med. Co. for ten year.
A healing wonder for nasal catarrha,
sore throat and sore eyes. EconomicaL.
Has exraen layd a ~agemieksi ~.
liBE J'OTATOEs-Cobblers, Early 1Ros '
and Red Bliss Maine grown, for shipmenb~
Vanuaryced ritebrary 18 Contrac nO
N. N. U., CHARLOTTE, NO %. 1917.