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(Greenwood Journal.) ^
(The following was taken from a p
newspaper in France and sent to Ne- /
vada relatives by a Nevada dough- 11
boy, who is now fighting in France:) ?
"On the Run Somewhere in France," j
"Everywhere in France.";*1
"All the Time." "
I am writing on der run, as de^,
brave and glorious soldiers under myj.
command have not seen der Rhinej
for so long dat they have started ]
back dat vay, and of course I am going
mit dem. Oh, papa, dere has.r
been some offel dings happened here,
in France. First I started in my big!
offensive which was to crush de fool r
Americans but dey know so little *
about military tactics dat dey vill not 3
be crushed just like I vant dem I sent: a
my men in der fight in big vaves and
. ven dey got to de Americans dey all c
' said "Boo" as loud as dey could'hoi-, u
T7/*ll Q/>/>Ar/1inn< frt Vftf VA11 VlQ\7G ' 2i
t^X* ?^11, ttV-VViUlll^ I?V ' VV J VU V
always told me, de Americans have ( ^
turned and run like blazes. But vat SI
' do you tink? Dem fool Americans j *?
? don't know anything about war and a
instead of running de odder way, dey: ^
came right towards us. Some of dem d
vas singing about "ve von't come | b
back till it's over, over here," or 111
some odder foolish song, and some of j R
dem vas laffing like fools. Dey are st
so ignorant. But dey are offel reck-;
less mit dere guns, and ven dey come b;
towards us it vas dat my men took a
notion dey vanted to go back to der!
dear old Rhine. Ve don't like the|^'
little dirty Marne river, anyhow. And |
Oh, pap dem Americans use such of-,?
fel language. Dey know nothing of i
kulter, and say such off el things J ^
right before us. And they blasphemy, w
-*\ \ i w
too. Vat you think they said right
m front of my face? One big husky g(
... from a plase dey call Miss-ouri, he G.
said?oh, pap I hate-to tell you vat'.
hi i in
an off el ting-he- said, "To Hell
' the Kaiser !J> Did you ever hear any- j ^
thing so off el? I didn't tink any-jU]
body vould say such an offel ting. It, es
made me so mad I vouldn't stand
- " ft' V* '
and hear such an onel ting so I' ,
> . i tri
turned around and run mit de odder] y
* boys. Vas I right? Vat? And, Oh, j ^
? pap, you know dem breastplates vot; .
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Ml Was a || I
[ || Misery I ?
ill Mrs. F. M. Jones, of I fj
I||| Palmer, Okla., writes: IIIII "
IhtJ "From time 1 en* [II511 s<
n tered into womanhood p jd P<
v' - 15 < * Hooked with dread 5 5 o:
' ,11 from one month to thd 5 1 S|
1 9 next. I suffered with my I B *B
*"*' IK teclc and bearing-down I R
Uj pain, until life to me was | i|
II a misery. I would think I S1
a I could not endure the I ^
Hi pain any longer, and I I u
V gradually got worse. . I !y f
a Nothing seemed to help N ! h
, I me until, one day, ... I I
H I decided to g H
B TAKE t,
The Woman's Tonic j *
I "I took four bottles/' j "
Mrs. Jones goes on to ||l||;l<
say, "and was not only I III I n
greatly relieved, but can y j f
truthfully say that 1 have I I j "
It has now been two I I' P
years since I took Cardui, p Kj
and I am still in good SU| J11
health. . . I would ad- M Jc
vise any woman or girl I ! a
to use Cardui who is a I J e
sufferer from any female II ,i 5
If you sufferpain caused K g
from womanly trouble, or I I
if you feel the need of a I I 1
good strengthening tonic JR H
to build up your run-down |flJ|| t
Rvstem. take the advice ||W r
jraj dui. It helped her. We III
HArtf believe it will help you. I I
I I All Druggists |||c
!=*" --v- *. * ^
ou sent us?can you send some to \
ut on our backs? You know ve are i
oing de odder vay now and breastlates
are no good, for the coward- j
y Americans are shooting us right
i der back. Some of our boys took! (
ff der breastplates and put dem J,
ehind, for de fool Americans are
laying "De Star Spangled Banner";,
lit machine guns on dem plates.j,
,'an't you help us? j ]
You remember tn your speech you'
aid nothing could stand before the
rave German soldiers? Oh, papa,1
don't believe dese ignorant Ameri-',
ans ever read your speech for deyjj
un after us like ve vas a lot of
abbits. Vot you tink of dot? Can't!
ou send dem some of your speeches "
ight away? Dey don't know how
errible ve are. Can't you have my
rmy back to Belgium vere -ve von
11 our glory? j.
My men can vip ail de vimmen and|
hildrpn vot dem Beleriums can bring !
s. But dese Americans are so rough
nd ignorant. Ve can't make dem un-j
iers on earth and ven ve try to
ing <rDeutschland Uber Alles" dey,
tugh like a lot of monkeys. But vej
re getting de best of de Americans.:
'e can run dem. Papa, if ve are not: \
e best fighters on earth we sure de <
est runners. Nobody can keep up *
lit us ven ve tink of der dear old J J
hine, and ray army never did think j(
) much of der dear old river. r
Let me know right avay vot to do, i
y return postoffice.
CLOWN PRINCE WILLIE. _
PANISH INFLUENZA OR GRIPPE:
The disease known as influenza, or
grippe" in a virulent form, has apjared
recently in many sections of
ie country and threatens to become
The United States Public Health!
ervice, in cooperation with the
bate Board of Health, is endeavorg
to prevent, as far as is possible,
ie spread of the disease, especially
? the troops. In order that meas-,
res to control the disease may be J
(tablished it is desired.to ascertain! j
ie prevalence of the influenza j j
iroughout South Carolina, and to j <
lis end the quarantine officers of^ \
ie various counties, and the physi-,
ans of the State generally, are be- j <
ig asked to make prompt reports of'
s occurrance in their counties and'r
The last epidemic of influenza in
lis country appeared more than 25 j
ears ago. Dr. Rupert Blue, Sureon
General of the United States;
ublic Health Service, has issued the
>llowing description of the symp-!
>ms, together with a summary of
lethods for control of the disease, j
ecause of the serious consequences :
equently following an attack, andj '
le alarming rapidity with whicTi it j
;ems to be spreading to various
ortions of the country, the attention
f all the people is called to this
tatement from Surgeon General
"The disease is characterized by <
ldden onset. People are stricken in 1
ictories, shipyards, offices, or else- 1
'here. First there is a chill, then i
ever with temperature 101 to 103, <
eadache, backache, reddening and 1
.inning of the eyes, pains and aches 1
11 over the body and general pros- (
ration. Persons so attacked should
o to their homes at once, ' get to ('
ed without delay and immediately^
all a physician.
"Treatment under direction of the 1
hysician is simple but important,
ongisting principally of rest in bed, 1
resh air, abundant food, with Dov-ii
r's powder for the relief of pain, j1
Ivery case with fever should be re- '
arded as serious and kept in bed at 1
east until temperature becomes nor- '
lal. Convanlescents require care-'
ul management to avoid serious 1
omplications, such as bronchial :
neumonia, which not infrequently 1
nay have fatal termination. Dur-|
ng the present outbreak in foreign ;
ountries the salts of quinine and '
spirin have been most generally us- 1
d during the acute attack, the as- :
irin apparently with much success
n the relief of symptoms.
"Infectious agent?the bacillus
nfluenza PfeifFer. ; '<
"Sources of infection?the secre- ?
ions from the nose, throat and resliratory
passage of cases or of cariers.
"Incubation period?one to four
"Mode of transmission?by driect j;
ontact or indirect contact through
he use of handkerchiefs, common!
owels, cups, mess gear, or other obects
contaminated with fresh secre-1
tions. Droplet infection plays an
"Methods of control?the infected
individual and his environment.
"Recognition of the disease?by
ilinical manifestations and bacteriological
"Isolation?bed of infected individuals
during the course of the disease.
Screens between beds are to
"Immunization?vaccines are used
with only partial success.
"Quarantine?the closing of
schools, churches, etc., is not advisable
unless in the presence of a seri
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Harmless to keep liver, bowels
and stomach clean, and
cost only 10 cents
To-night Sure! Take Cascarets and
;njoy the nicest, gentlest liver and
jowel cleansing you ever experienced.
Cascarets will liven your liver
ind clean your thirty feet of bowels
vithout griping. You will wake up
:eeling grand. Your head will be
:lear, breath right, tongue clean,
itomach sweet?Get a 10-cent box
low at any drug store. Best cathartic
:or children as well as grown-ups.
raste like candy and never fail.
wltilo imii cloon A rlv
Llicy WV/1JV wimv juu "UT.
HAVE DARK Hi
AND LOOK fOUNG
Nobody can % Tell when yov
.Darken Gray, Faded Hair
Grandmother kept her hair beautifully
darkened, glossy and attractive
with a brew of Sage Tea and Sulphur.
Whenever her hair took on that dull,
faded or streaked appearance, this simple
mixture was applied with wonderful
effect By asking at any drug
store for "Wyeih's Sage and Sulphur
Compound," you will get a large bottle
of this eld-time recipe, improved
jy the addition of other ingredients, all
ready to use, at very little cost. This
simple mixture can be depended upon
to restore natural color and beauty to
he hair. 1
A well-known downtown druggist
jays everybody uses Wyeth's Sage and
3ulphur Compound now because it
darkens bo naturally and evenly that
nobody can tell It has been applied?
t's so eqpy to use, too. You simply
lampen a comb or soft brush and
Iraw It through your hair, taking one
itrand at a time. By morning the
fray hair disappears; after another
implication or two, it is restored to its
mtural color and looks glossy, soft
ind beautiful. This preparation la a
lelightful toilet requisite. It is not Inended
for the cure, mitigation or pre'ention
TWO HUNDRED LIVES
LOST ON TICONDEROGA
Twenty Men Reaching Atlantic Port
Believed to Be Only Survivors.
An Atlantic Port, Oct. 10.?Scores
jf American sailors and soldiers
vere killed or wounded by shrapnel
fired by a German submarine after
it had torpedoed the steamship Tilonderoga
1,700 miles off the Atlantic
coast, according to the story tolc
oy 27 survivors who arrived here today
aboard a British freighter.
There were 250 men aboard the
Hconderoga, an American steamship
jf 5.130 tons, and all except the 20
who arrived here today are believed
to have persihed. The survivors got
away in the only boat which was not
demolished by the shell fire from the
submarine, they said. Seventeen of
the men who reached port were members
of a detachment of soldiers detailed
to care for horses which were
The Ticonderoga was attacked
presumably on October 2 when she
fell behind her convoy because of
According to the survivors the
submarine was not sighted until she
had sent a torpedo crashing into the
side of the ship. The torpedo did
not strike a vital spot, however, and
the captain crowded on full steam
in an effort to escape, at the same
time ordering the gun crews into
action against the submarine which
appeared about a mile off.
Gun Shot Away.
"Our gun crews did not fire more
than five or six shots," one of the
survivors said. "The forward gun
was shot away almost at once. The
after gun and its crew were done for
almost as quickly. Then the men
went to the boats, but it was no use
as the flying shrapnel was spraying
the decks and men fell in scores, ei
! submarine and made to tie up while
the shelling of the dead and dying
on the sinking ship continued.
"The leader of our boat was asked
some questions which he refused to
answer and suddenly the submarine
submerged and only the parting of
the rope with which we were tied
prevented our going down with it."
MAJ. GEN. LEWIS HEAD
OF THIRTIETH DIVISION
, South Carolinians Commanded by
| Classmate and Friend of Pershing.
Major Gen. Edward M. Lewis, who
i commands the Thirtieth division of
I National Guard troops, from the Car!
olinas and Tennessee, is a native of
I Indiana and West Pointer of the class
| of 1886. When congress declared
I war m April 01 last yaer ne was a
Colonel of infantry, well known in
the service, but little known so far as
the public was concerned. General
Lewis' entire career up to the entrance
of this country into the European
conflict was in the infantry, he
having served at various periods in
the Eighth, Eleventh, Sixteenth, Nineteenth,
and Twentieth regiments. He
served in the Spanish war as Captain
of the Twentieth Infantry and in
the Phillipine campaign as a batalion
commander of the Sixteenth Infantry.
General Lewis was a classmate at
West Point of General Pershing, and
I "IT IS A STRANGE D1
T r\OT? T
JUKJkJlli JUL UUj 11JL JL .
Twenty-five hundred ye
men style greatness?con
made a God of his own foi
trembled and feared befo
kept alive; and whom he i
'1 There is only one law"The
best word is a blc
"The army and the Em
|)ire and the peace of the '
? "The foreigner has lea
I It is the soldier and tl
welded the German Empi
Thus he spake to the so]
" Body and soul you be!
mothers you must follow
I Liberty! Liberl
This Space Contributed to
ther killed or badly wounded."
Another survivor declared that all
of the Ticonderoga's eight life boats,
with the exception of one, were riddled
with shrapnel before they could
be launched. A number of men who
tried to get into the eighth boat were
killed by shrapnel as they clambered
over the side of the vessel, he
"Finally," this survivor continued,
! "one of our men, in desperation,
j swam close to the submarine and
halted an officer, asked him in God's
name to stop firing.
"The lieutenant who answered did
so with a loaded revolver, saying
that if he did not swim back he would
j ' "When our boat had only 20 men
these two officers have been the clos-1
ste of friends during their entire
army career. He is 55 years of age.!
He succeeded Maj. Gen. C. P. Towns!
ley, the former West Point Superintendent
in command of the 30th Division,
which is known in the service
as the "Old Hickory Division", being
! so named in honor of President Anj
drew Jackson, who was a Tennes!seean.
j The infantry brigade commanders.
i under Gen. Lewis are Grig. Gen. S. *
L. Faison and Brig. Gen. Lawrence D. ^
I Tyson. General Faison is a regular t
army officer, and was at West Point jjj
with Pershing and Lewis. Gen. Tyson y
| is a Tennessee National Guard officer. *
J The four infantry regiments in the
'division are the 117th, 118th, 119th(
;and 120th. The field artillery units'
j heing the 113th, 114th and 115th
! Regiments. Colonel Luke Lea, for-'
mer United States Senator from Ten-!'
nessee, commands the 114th Field,'
Artillery. Col. Robt. B. McBride, of!'
| Georgia is the Division Chief of Staff.
HIS FACILE PEN.
Remitting for the Press and Banj
ner, Mr. P. W. Miller writes:
Oct. 11, 1918.
Hon. Wm. P. Greene, I
Editor and Owner,
The Press and Banner Co.
Abbeville, S. C.
it is worm ii! ine letters 01 my i
j "Cousin Davis" are classics and I
| hope that the ernormous business he "
I is doing at the Emporium due to the
war price of cotton, (as yet unfixed!*
( by the Government) will not oper-'j
ate as to take up so much of his'
! . . I I
i time as to cause him for a moment
' to drop his facile pen. '
Yours truly, !
IN BAD COMPONY. I
We saw Col. Dote Smith and Kin- ?
ney Cann in bad company Saturday. \c
They were together. Dote stopped j I
! us long enough to say that if we i ?
I wanted to see "ole man Stark smile j e
I like an angel, show him a pocket-]!
j book." I
j ?Buy Liberty Bonds, 4th Series? 1
"JSIRE WHICH MEN HAVE T(
"?Lord Bacon. , .
s Yrno ouoje
ars and more ago one of the gre?
quered and subjected a great p
r all .men to worship. All people,
re him. Whom he would, he slew
.vould, he set up; and -whom he w<
?my law?the law which I myself
>w?the army and navy are the p
peror at its head can alone seeu
rned the consequences of olfendii
le army, not. parliamentary majoi
re together. My confidence rests
Idiers of his army:
on# to me. If I command you t<
mv command without a murmur.
ty! It is FOR LIBER'
)ED MEN, BUY MO
the Winning of the IT ar by
I MRS. R. KIRK
Drink Hot Water
in the Morning
Wash away all the stomach, liver,
and bowel poisons before
To feel your best day in and day out,
o feel clean Inside; no sour bile to
oat your tongue and sicken your
ireath or aull your head; no constipalon,
bilious attacks, sick headache,
:olds, rheumatism or gassy, acid stomich,
you must bathe on the inside like
ou bathe outside. This is vastly more
mportant, because the skin pores do
lot absorb impurities into the blood,
vhile the bowel pores do, says a wellmown
To keep these poisons and toxins .
yell flushed from the stomach, liver,
:idneys and bowels, drink before breakast
each day, a glass of hot water
vith a teaspoonful of limestone phos>hate
in it. This will cleanse, purify
nil froeVion +Via cntloa oHmontarrr
**VBU^U CUV VI OVV|
jefore putting more food into the
Get a quarter pound of limestone
jhosphate from your pharmacist. It
s inexpensive and almost tasteless,
ixcept a sourish twinge which is not
inpleasant. Drink phosphated hot
?ater every morning to rid your sysem
of these vile poisons and toxins;
ilso to prevent their # formation.
To feel like young folks feel; like
rou felt before your blood, nerves and
nuscles became saturated with an acsumulation
of body poisons, begin this
:reatment and above all, keep It up!
\s soap and hot water act on the skin,
jleansing, sweetening and purifying, so
Imeatone phosphate and hot water before
breakfast, act on the stomach,
iver, kidneys and bowels.
[ HEAD STUFFED FROM |[
CATARRH OR A COLD;: '
; Says cream Applied in .Nostrils t
. Opens Air Passages Right Up. < j?
Instant relief?no waiting. Your
logged nostrils open right up; the air
tassages of your head clear and you can
>reathe freely. No more hawking, snufling,
blowing, headache, dryness. Noitruggling
for breath at night; your
iold or catarrh disappears. """
Get a small bottle of Ely's Cream
3aim from your druggist now. Apply
t little of this fragrant, antiseptic,
tealing cream in your nostrils. It pentratea
through every air passage of the
lead, soothes the inflamed or swollen
aucous membrane and relief comes in*
It's just fine. Don't stay stuffed-up
.'ith a cold Or aasty catarrh)
GAIN POWER AND ?
itest of ancient kings, as H
eople to captivity. He H
nations and languages 9 ?
; and whom he would, he | H
ould, he put down. I H&
lay aown. -' m
illars of state." n
re the safety of the em- jSflj
ig the German Emperor" MR
ities and votes, that have [flfl
upon the army." Hfi
) shoot vour fathers and fiflfil
rY We Fight! ffl