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Sumorou* department
The Poetry of Advertising.?An advertising
man who has returned recently
from the Orient, says the Japanese
merchants and manufacturers who
have occasion to make use of printer's
ink are not disposed to limit themselves
to dull. prosaic statements concerning
the excellence of his wares.
Among the entertaining hits that the
traveler noticed in nis stuuy 01 japanciW'
advertising art* these;
"floods dispatched expeditiously an
a cannon-ball."
"I'arci'l* done up with such loving
as a wife bestows upon h?-r husband."
"Th?- print of our books is clear as
cryHtal; the matter charming an a
singing girl."
"Customers are treated an politely
as h.v rival steamship companies."
"Our silks and satins arc as .smwith
as a kidy's cheeks and colored like a
rainbow"
It ought to lie Iiossible to get advertisements
read in Japan without scattering
them around next to ' pure reading
matter."?Dayton News.
Wrong Number.?There is a certain
battery now in the tiring line
which is known by the unromantic
title of Also?perhaps it should
have been mentioned first?this battery
has a O. whow temper is not
exactly angelic, and on that circumstance
there hangs a tab-.
It had been a very hot day, in many
ways, and "C" battery, having taken a
full share of the heat, was just resting
when the lta.se telephone rang.
"Hello!" roared the t\ O.
"Are you sir?" came a voice
along the wire.
"No!" said the hot-tempered officer,
emphatically. "I'tn not Caesar?nor
Hrutiis. either!"?Ideas.
Fooding the Baby.?The very prosperous-looking
gentleman stopped and
permitted the very pretty girl to fasten
a carnation in Ids buttonhole. Then he
handed her a quarter.
"What is this for?" he asked.
"You have fed a Belgian hahy," was
the reply.
"Nonsense," said the other, adding
a $5 lull to his contribution, "you can
do It. Here, take this, and buy a regular
meal for the baby."?I'ittsburg
Sun.
The Scotch of It.?Two old Scotchmen
sat by the roadside, talking and
puffing away merrily at their pipes.
"There's no muckle pleasure in
sniokin', Sandy," said Donald.
"Hoo dae ye inak* that oof#" questioned
Sandy.
"Weel." said Donald, "ye see, il
ye're sittoKin yer um .i.w.. ..
thinkin' o* tin- uwfu' expense, an if
ye're stnokin' some ither body's y?-i
pipe's ramm't sue tight it winna
draw."?Tit Hits.
New Use for en Old Evil.?Kinks?
"Ah. wliat it loss I have suffered in
the death of my mother-in-law!"
Jinks?"She meant a good deal to
you?"
liinks?"Yes: she was a great vegetarian.
and gave us her meat-card."
?Tit-Hits.
Helpful Corporation.?Pat?This is
. _.t,h(i_?oi>',..Urr>u Ipnv.of thede enr/xorations
hev done Innythlng to blnnefit
the working man."
Mike?"How is that, Pat?"
Pat?"It is this siven-cint fare. 1
hev bin walk in' to and from me woik
and savin' tin cints, and now 1 kin
save fourteen cints."?Huston TrailPoor
Pete.?Mrs. Nurttch?"Edith,
what are you reading?"
Daughter?"Petrarch's poems, ma."
Mrs. Nurttch?"Edith, haven't I
warned you against the vulgar habit
of shortening men's names? Say Peter
itaivh."?Host on Transcript.
Cheering Him Up.?Sergeant Instructor
(to cadet)?"Nu. ye'll no mak' an
officer. Hut it's just possible if the war
keeps on a while an' ye practice hard
mind ye?begin to hue a glimmer that
ya'll ken the r-rudimcnts o* the
wurk!"?Punch.
Co-operation?"Why did you put
up your city hall to look like an ancient
castle?"
"Well, the movie people pay n Rood
hit of taxes here, and they said it
would he a great help in (timing medieval
acenea."?1'ittahurg Sun.
The Apparel Doesn't Always Proclaim
the Man.?First Oftteor (in
spasm of jealousy)?"Who's the
knock-kneed chap with your sister
old man?"
Second Olttcer?t'My other sister."
?l'unch.
Putting It Over on Jinks.
These lines to Mrs. Jimpson-Jinks.
Who frets because her husband drinks.
And who. when hubby is not looking.
Sneaks booze cure into the family
cooking.
?Ittchmond Times-DispatcM.
Filial Anxiety.?Father (lecturing
wild son)?' "Suppose 1 should be taken
away suddenly, what would become
of you?"
Son?"Oh. I'd be here, guv'nor! The
question Is, what would become of
you."?Itoston Transcript.
Convenience.?Customer?"You have
placed all the large berries on top."
Fruit I'edler?"Yes. lady. That saves
the trouble of hunting through the
Ihix for 'em."?Boston Transcript.
*+ "So you want to get exempted.
Have you anyone dependent on you?"
"Oh. yaas. suh, suah. sah. My wife,
ehe depends on me. sah. to carry her
wash home, sah."
ei? u/?_ ufill!..?"VI vnn
"-? ? -# -?, ?
will have to check this passion of
yours for shopping."
"All right, dear. Just give me the
check."?Baltimore Sun.
W You look tired."
"No wonder. I've Just been gassed
for forty-flve minutes."
"You don't say so! Who did it?"
"A pollticlon."?Life.
'
Are We Coming to This??"I've given
up smoking, and now my old cigarette
case comes in handy for carrying
my lunch."?The Passing show.
Pa Was a Lawyer.?"Pop. what do
they mean by twaddle?"
"That refers to arguments advanced
by the other side."?Louisville
Courier-Journal.
FOCH HAS THEM GUESSING
Germans Do Not Understand Frenchman's
Stragety.
DOES THE UNEXPECTED MOSTLY
Belief Is Now Common Among the Allies
That the Hlndenburg Line Will
Not Help the Germans Hold Their
Ground In France and Belgium.
Philadelphia l>-dger.
Paris, September 5.?The belief is
growing daily that the Allies now have
the Germans on the run ^nd that not (
even the Hindcnburg nne can sunthem
from a general retreat before
many weeks have passed. As paris
sees Jt the enemy high command is
now showing astounding incapacity to
meet any of the blows Koch is showerS
ing upon them at one point after an[other
along his front. Opinion here is
[ puzzled to find the reason why the
{(ierinan general staff, which for more
than forty years has boasted that it
alone knew all the secrets of modern
strategy, now stands openly confessed ,
as helpless lo offer any reply to the Allied
methods.
Seven weeks ago yesterday, after
four great offensives all of which had
proved surprisingly successful, the
tlermans believed they had I'arts within
their grasp and were within easy
distance ol a tier man peace. They
were convinced that both the French
.and the British were powerless to of- ,
fer further effective resistance. Two
days later Koch astounded them by
taking the offensive between the Alsne
and the .Maine, soundly beating the
huge army of nearly half a million
men, who Mlrvril they hud only to go
forward and Wither the fruits of their
previous vietories jand wrenching the
initiative of the whole campaign from
the enemy.
The Germans themselves confess
Koch's success is a mystery to them.
Week after week they have the pillars
of their defensive line fall one after
another?Soissons, Albert. Montdidier,
l-tssigny. itoye, Chaulnes. Noyon. ltaItauine,
Crolselles. I'eronne, and now
Queant, the landmark and symbol of
their idolized Hindenburg line.
High Command Loses Reputation.
After this unythlng Is jiossible. In
French opinion the tacit admission of
the German high command that it Is
powerless to devise any means to hold
up victorious Allies marks the grave of
the reputations of both Hindenburg
and Ludendorff. These specialists of
the eastern front have shown by practical
experience extending over many
weeks on the western front, where
something finer is required than mere
ability to drive a battering ram, they
art- hopelessly outclassed in brain
liower by the sui>erior genius of Koch.
Hopes are running high here that
' the magnificent British victory at Quennt
will have a speedy effect on the
whole German line further south. It
is regarded as inevitable that the ene1
my annles fighting on the front of St.
C^uentine and Izifere must precipitate
' their retreat under peril of being
placed in extreme danger now that the
pivot of their whole line to the west
of Catnbrai is so seriously menaced.
Alarwitz's army east of I'eronne is already
in serious difficulties, while
1 Mangin's army, which has already
y1?!"'! cs the Oloc ftbeut <nld I
way between L&urerc and Noyon, is
ulso a serious factor the retreating
Hermans have to reckon with,
i The role of Mangin is becoming
; more important daily. His left on the
i (?ise evidently intended to support the
right of Humbert's men. who are driving
hack the enemy on La fere and St.
, guentin and to threaten the (icrman
communications with the rear by way
' of Chnuny-Torgnier road, which must
; now l>e well under tire of our guns.
: The enemy obviously realized the danger
in this quarter some time ago and
massed substantial forces in the country
between Councy and Tergnier, ineluding
many of his best troops. In
this direction the enemy had every opportunity
to attempt a counter maneuver.
This did not escape the eye of
Mangin. who promptly took the initiative
himself and upset all prospects the
enemy may have had of developing
any operations of a diversion.
Foe Ha? No Co-ordinated Plan.
The more the struggle develops the
more opinion here is convinced that
the enemy, in addition to having lost
the initiative, is now losing a good deal
of the enormous benetlt he derived
from the unity of command he always
enjoyed since the beginning of the
war. The present entire absence of
any apparent co-ordinated plan of the
enemy is regarded here as indicating
that Ludendorff is no longer personally
directing the retreat, but is leaving
matters more and more to chiefs of
the various individual armies. This is
tion of the general reserves has deprived
the German commands of its
best reason for intervention in the detailed
conduct of the struggle.
During the last few days the question
has been raised here In certain
quarters whether the apparent helplessness
of the enemy on the Somme
front may not be due to some effort he
may be making to form a large urtny
to take the offensive on another part
of the front. The possibility of this,
however, is generally scouted, and for
several reasons it is pointed out that
the fierceness of the fighting at many
points and particularly the frequent
counter-attacks, is evidence that the
Germans are not voluntarily giving
way. but are being beaten fairly and
squarely everywhere. Further, the
enemy is so completely mastered by
the Foch tactics that he dare not reduce
the number of his troops, even in
the quiet sectors, as he is utterly in
the dork as to where the next blow
may be struck or whether it will come
from the French or the. British.
It is felt here that American factors
have already proved much more embarrassing
to the Germans than has
hitherto been realized by the Allies.
The fact that the British and French
are sustaining virtually the whole burden
of the present operations only
adds to the puzzlement of the enemy,
who cannot fail to see in this careful '
husbanding of so much splendid American
man-power a terrible menace to '
their whole future.
The role reserved for the American
army is one of the most frequent sub- '
jeets of speculation here. It says 1
much for the change which has of late
months come over the public, however,
that there is now no apparent desire to '
urge that any particular plan should
lie adopted. Everybody evinces the
most perfect confidence in Foch and
Clemenceau and is satisfied that the
secret Allied plans are safe in their '
hands.
, , , i
Filipinos Ovsrscribo Bonds.?In- 1
itt-atl of the 6.000,000 pesos allotted to
he Philippines as th? quota for the
hird Liberty Loan, the islands subscribed
10.000.000 pesos. Commenting
>n this the Philippine Review says:
"Taking into consideration the fact
hat the first loan amounted to 3.000>00
pesos and the second to 6.491.500
he result of the third loan is indeed
nost significant. At this moment
when we have to do our bejj to cope
with the requirements of a newer
ifcononic and industrial life. It surely
represents not a cheap loyalty, but our
rjest for a cause we take so deep in
>ur hearts.
"The people in the provinces have
vet no very clear understanding of
[he nature and purpose of the loan,
lust as many in the States failed to
realize it in the beginning. Hut once
ih'*y understand It they should be a
valuable additional source for further
loans to come. The country is willing
and it would be only too glad to do
its utmost. Its limitations to willingness
will be found only in the limitation
of its resources, which, of course,
annot be overcome. But so long as
tve can. our buying power will be used
to the limit, heartily and enthusiasti all.v."
SHOCK VICTIMS SOON CURED
Sufferers Must Have Prompt Attention
at Hospital.
American soldiers suffering from
shell shock are r.ow hurried in the
shortest possible time to a base hospital
established here for the special
treatment of such cases, says an associated
Press correspondent writing
from Lorraine. The element of time
is regarded by the specialists attached
to this hospital as r. prime importance.
Kfforts are made to deliver such cases
to the hospital within for^y-eight
hours after the first symptoms develop.
A special ambulance service has
been organized for that purpose. Once
here the shocked soldier remains until
treatment of his case is finished.
If the nervous trouble of the patient
results from concussions or front the
strain of service, it is curable here. If
it is not curable, it is because the case
was not brought here soon enough or
hwnnap it hiui il chronic foundation be
fore the patient went in*o the army.
Nervous symptoms resembling what
has been culled shell shock have devclo|ied
under the simple strain of sT-rvice
in soldiers who have never heard
a shell explode.
Base hospital 117 treats both these
aspects of war neurosis and only according
to the highest standards of
neurological science. Hypnosis is seldom
used. No dangerous experiments
are allowed and isolation is not followed
excepting the single ward routine.
The patients are kept together and the
nurses :.re kept with them, giving the r
company us well as their experlen.vd
care, and both are a part of the cure
The patients themselves when they
have recovered sufficiently become exofficio
members of the staff; they cooperate
with the doctors and nurses
in helping the other boys out of their
muddled condition of mind and their
unsteady state of nerves.
The most obvious part of the treatment
Is the use of tools or instruments
of sport. A shaking hand that is unable
to retain anything in it gradually
steadies with patient gripping
exercise and this method has the advantage
pf occupying, .. Jja-tPind. Vhlle
it re-educates the hand.
One boy whose head and hands were
shaking constantly was seen weaving
things out of dyed ends of string on a
loom made for him out of odds and
ends of lumber by other patients.
Through his attention to the work and
l??. wntuintr flrmnpM nf Brio he iH
"J wic 6.v... ...0
obtaining through practice he is gaining
control of his nerves and will be
cured in a few days. A machine shop
with turning laths, a tailoring shop
and the ambulance garage furnish
occupation to many.
All cases of palsy and paralysis resulting
from concussion are cured here
when taken in time. A boy who was
brought in with a paralyzed leg is now
walking around the grounds, after a
week of treatment. Defects of speech
are the most difficult cases; the treatment
is longer and requires greater
pain, but they yield to it finally.
Why Guynemer Wore His Medals.?
Something o' the modesty of Georges
Guynemer, the world-famous aviator,
is told by Jacques Mortan in "Guynemer,
the Ace of Aces." Guynemer
was asked why it' he were so modest
he went about with his crosses and
incdals upon his breast.
His answer was, "If I do this it is
not because I take pleasure in it, for if
it be sweet to know that you are celebrated.
glory is accompanied by many
drawbacks. You no longer b .lcng to
yourself, you belong to everybody. To
be well known is to see around you all
the time a number of persons who
never cared for you before, but have
suddenly assumed a pseudo-friendship
for you. All at onco they find out that
you are a charming conversationalist,
an infinitely fine soul and more of the
same kind of gush. Their object is to
go out with you and to take you
to see their people. And when they
* 1 -* Imntrlnn that
iOPK ill >uu, IIIVJ lillof, <aiv
you admin' them. The misfortune
of renown? You no longer know
where sincerity begins, whether
they are pleasant to you out of friendship
or vanity. You are apt to become
unjust to those who do not deserve it
and confide in others who deserve It
still less- The women roll their eyes
tenderly as they look at you, and when
you think they are looking at your
face they are studying your medals. 1
am the French Ace of Aces, and foreign
governments have recognized me
as such. I no longer belong to myself.
Some may assert that I am merely a
shop window, but it is a window over
which it would be rude on my part to
draw down the curtain. It would be
like the person to whom you give a
beautiful Jewel which he shuts up at
the bottom of a drawer. I consider
that acting as I do is an act of courtesy
on my part toward those who have
decorated me, as well as an act of Justice
to aviation itself. My breast on
the one hand and my officer's uniform
on the other will remind every passerby
that on the Fifth Arm there are not
only cox-combs, always the same,
walking up and down in Paris, flood
!ng all kinds of bars with their presence.
with uniforms and tunics free
from any decoration."
Wiss Mabsl.?Louise, nine years
jld. nsV"d her mother:
"Where is papa going'"
"To a stag party." she replied.
"What Is a stag party, mama?"
Sister Mabel, seven years old. who
lad been listening, with a dignified attitude
of superior wisdom answered
nstantly: "It's where they stagger. I
Don't you know?"?Pittsburg Sun. |
>'
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NEW PRIORITY LIST
Industries Named That Are Essential
to tbe War.
BABUCH GALLS IT MASTER KEY
Four Classes of Industry Indicated In
the Order of Their Relative Importance
As Being More Necessary Than
Other Industries.
Washington, September S.?A new
priorities list of industries and interests
essential to the war or the civil
population was announced today n>
Chairman Ha rue h, of the war industries
hoard. It was described as the
master key" governing the issuance
of priority certificates by the priorities
commissioners of the board for
fuel supply or electrical energy, transportation,
material facilities, capital,
and labor and as the basis of industrial
exemption from the draft.
"The inclusion of the industries and
plants on this preference list." said the
announcement, "does not operate as an
embargo against all others, but the effect
is to defer the requirements of all
other industries and plants until the
requirements of those on the preference
list shall have been satisfied."
Industries have been grouped into
four classes according to their relative
importance. So distinction, however,
has been made between any of the industries
or plants within any one class
and it was explained that no significance
is to be attached to the ordei
in which they are listed within an>
class. The industries or plants under
Class 1 are of exceptional importanci
and include those most vital to thr
prosecution of the war. and the public
and their requirements must Ik- fully
met in preference to those of the three
remaining classes.
Residences In Class 1.
Fuel for domestic consumption?residences,
apartment houses, restaurants
and hotels?is in Class 1. In thai
class also are food, railways operate*
l?y the railroad administration, th?
army and navy, aircraft, ships and
shipyards, war chemical plants, coa
mines and byproduct coke plants, cor
tain public utilities, ordnance am
small arms plants, and aininunitioi
and explosives.
Requirements of those grouped un
der Classes 2, 3 and 4 will be gives
priority over those not on the preference
list, but as between these thre<
lasses, there is no complete or absolute
preference provided. Relative iin
l>ortance of the industries and plant!
within each group will be the basis o
operation.
Kach plant listed in the three las
I classes will be required to file with thi
war industries board before the lfitl
of each month a report of its activitiei
during the preceding month. Kailun
to comply with this order will ineai
removal from the preference list.
The complete list follows:
The Complete List.
Class 1?i'lants principally engage*
in producing aircraft supplies an<
equipment, ammunition for the L'ni
ted States and the Allies, ordnance an*
small arms for the United States an<
the Allies, chemicals for explosives
ammunition and aircraft and gas it
chemical warfare; metallurgical cok<
and byproducts including tolu^. ex
plosives for military purposes; fee*
for livestock and poultry; foods, in
eluding cereals and cereal products
meats, including poultry, fish, vegeta
bles, fruit, sugar, syrups, glucose, but
ter, eggs, cheese, milk and cream, lard
compounds, oleomargarine and othe
substitutes for butter or lard, vegeta
bio oil, beans, salt, coffee, baking pow
der, soda and yeast, and ammonia fo
refrigeration; fungicides, oil and natu
ral gas for fuel or mechanical pur
iwses. (including pipe lines and pump
ing stations), toluol (gas plants)
ships, other than pleasure craft or ves
seis 1101 Hum ior mr i inu-u nimea v>
the Allies or under license of the ship
ping hoard: steel plates, plants pro
duclng solely steel ingots and casting!
by the various processes: dnmestli
consumers of fuel and electrical ener
gy for residential consumption, includ
ing homes, apartment houses, residen
tial flats, restaurants and hotels; coa
mines, arsenals, cantonments an<
camps of the army and navy yards
railways operated by the United State:
railroad administration: maintenanci
and operation of ships, excludini
pleasure craft not common carrier, an<
maintenance of public buildings usee
as hospitals or sanitariums.
Clan 2.
Class 2?Plants principally engage
in producing locomotive or travelini
cranes, rolling and drawing copper
brass and other copper alloys, coki
not otherwise classified and listed, fer
ro alloys, machine tools and wire rope
blast furnaces producing pig iron
steel rail mills (producing rails ove
50 pounds per yard): constructloi
work of the war or navy department!
in embarkation ports, locks, channels
Inland waterways a'fld in maintenanci
and repair of same; mines producini
metals and ferro alloy minerals; stree
railways, electric lighting and powe
companies, gas plants not otherwtsi
classified, telephone and telegrapl
companies, water supply companiei
and like general utilities; railways no
operated by the United States, exclud
ing those operated as plant facilities
Class 3?Plants engaged principal!;
In producing food not otherwise listed
not including soft drinks, confection
ery and chewing gum; ice, minini
tools and equipment, equipment ant
supplies for producing or tmnsportim
oil or gas for mechanical ^purposes
iron and steel chains; electrical equip
ment; explosives not otherwise listed
tin plate and small or hand tools foi
working wood or metal; fuel and elec
trical energy for domestic consumer
not otherwise listed; maintenance o
public buildings other than those uset
as hospitals and sanitariums.
In Fourth Class.
Class 4?Laundries; plants engagec
principally in producing manufacturing
hemp, jute and cotton rags; man
ufacturing chemicals not otherwise list
ed; medicines and .medical supplies;
fertilizers, Are brick, gray iron anc
malleable iron castings; food containers;
insectldes and fungicides; soap:
tanned leather and tanning extracts;
cotton and woolen textiles, including
spinning .weaving and finishing; cotton
and woolen knit goods; textile ma
chinery: binder twine and rope; plants
engaged exclusively In manufacturing
boots and shoes; plants engaged exclusively
in manufnotnrhrg pulp and
paper: cotton compressing;' plants engaged
principally in producing newspapers
or periodicals which are entered
at the postofflce as second-class
matter: plants preserving, drying, curing.
packing and storing tobacco, but
not for manufacturing and marketing.
KEEN FOR THE BATTLE
Masgln Has All CooflieBce Id the
Americas Soldiers.
THEY FIGHT LIKE REAL SOLDIERS
German Prisoners Appear Reluctant to
Fight Americana, Saying That They
Would Rather Surrender?All Germans
Are Not That Way, However.
Chas. H. Urasty in Philadelphia I>*d
ger.
Paris, France, September 5.?A
corner of the (treat battle toward
which all eyes are turned is the sector
where the Tenth French army under
General Mangin is making a systematic
and well-manned effort to bore its
way to the rear of the German position
further east of the Vesle and the Aisne.
French military science is all for outflanking
tactics as against a front assault,
so costly in huinun lives.
American troops are holding the
enemy on the Vesle. The line there
swifigs back and forth from one side
to the other of the river. Those changes
ot a kilometer or two have no significance.
It is in the neighborhood of
Juvigny on the flank of the German
' salient that it will be decided whethei
the Germans can retire from the area
north of that strong position or whether
they can hold it.
i 1 spent Sunday near Juvigny. In
the morning I drove to General Mangin's
headquarters and met the commander,
whose name and fame have
become so well-known in America
in these last few weeks. Some of our
finest troops, including the Second Division,
belonged to Mangln's command
between the Oureq and the Vesle.
Tti 1 ? V.,. .... that nt
niM repuiuuuii is c<?ji>ucit -..?v v.
a hard hitter, and I expected to find
a personality upon which aggressive*
nt'ss is plainly stumped, instead I found
? a man somewhat under medium height,
[ with pale face and very quiet in mun1
ner. The cantrast between his char'
acter, as one sees him and his energy
' and boldness in the held adds inter
est to his general personality.
Mangin's Message to U. S.
i 1 told him that the fact that so nuiny
of our troops had served in his army,
and had won such fine success under
i his leadership had made his name fa
miliar in America, and I asked him if
e he would give ijie a message of some
- kind to send across the Atlantic.
"Yes, he said, "say this for me. It
9 is easy to lead Americans to victory,
f In fact, they take their general with
them as upon the on-rushing tide."
t 1 think General Mangln would have
b liked to pursue the subject, but geni
erals must be careful not to say too
9 much for publication. General Mans
gin's experience with the Americans
i has made him thoroughly familiar
with material, and when the high command
placed in his hands the lancc
for the thrust at the Germans north of
1 the Aisne, he promptly put u sharp
] American tip on it.
Our party arrived rather early at the
1 headquarters, but another party, driv1
ing from i'aris, had been there three
i, hours ahead ol? us. In it was includi
ed Premier Clemenceau and he paid
5 his visit to General Mangin at 7:30 in
. the morning. Like his breed in his
1 native jungle, the Tiger keeps early
. hours.
i, We drove through rolling country
. which recall the rich uplands of the
. Missouri valley, like Salina and LeI,
fayette counties, Missouri. There was
r a scar here and there, but war had not
. .spread its characteristic devastation
. and the harvests looked excellent. We
r could feel autumn In the air, and one
. of our party observed "The frost will
. soon be on the pumpkin." '
Guns Like Silly Geese.
' At the Alsne we ran Into war ruin
again. We passed hundreds of captured
German guns standing on the
streets and in the squares, looking for
s ull the world like silly geese with their
noses pointed uselessly upward.
Our objective was the headquarters
of the American troops and we found
them in the weirdest place imagin~
able, the description of which I omit,
! lest the rules he violated, though the
Germans know where it is and pop
' away at it with their artillery.
Our visit was timed at a busy moment.
Our well-served artillery had
j been smothering the Hoche and pro(
tecling our own advance around Juvtgny,
all of which has already been cabled
to you. What perhaps will appear elaborate
Is the steady stream of Ger1
man prisoners being brought in from
? this action, and of whom I had an op
portunity to see something.
p The American troops in this sector
' include many who speak German, and
the prisoners talk to them in their own
language and more freely. The large
r bag was made up entirely of men who
1 voluntarily and, from a military viewB
joint, needlessly surrendered. One lot
^ said that their officers had one by one
p disappeared "to attend a conference"
J somewhere behind. They didn't see
the use of going on without officers, so
r they came across into our lines- It is
p doubtful if many German companies,
1 without officers to club and pistol
s them into fighting, could now resist
1 the temptation to follow the example
" of those trooDS.
I.
y Don't Want to Fight Americans.
I, The German soldiers appear to be
- lately regarding the American sola
dlers in a different light, and count
1 on good treatment if they surrender.
% Some even announced that they were
i, unwilling to fight Americans. Several
. said they wanted to make their homes
; in America when the war is over,
r I was struck by the appearence of
. the prisoners. Their faces were dull
* and their eyes lightless. They seemed
f scarcely human beings, but onlv
1 "dumb, driven cattle." Among the
early prisoners I had noticed a pretty
good physical standard and uniformity
j of type. But these were a regular
printing office sorts box.
As I examined them I felt sure that
such men could not long be depended
, on to maintain the struggle against
I the Allies. Later, when I made this
observation to an American headquar,
ters officer, he said:
"It won't do to generalize from what
r you have seen. Those prisoners are
' after experiences that would depress
even our men, and appearances may
, be deceptive-"
t in with American soldiers from
a section where the ?i? riuu:i-Am< Sinn
, element is strong. 1 wouldn't .'!!
these youths German-Americans, for
there wasn't a trace of "kultur" in
them. If their forebears -.-ver had any
( of it, it has all been bred out, which
is the greatest glory of our political
and social system. We take the newcomer
in, and he becomes part of us. J
V//PURE ?
- OCSouthern Suns,
//VsIKE
the soft, beaming aunligl
' land, Luzianne brings chee
I time-breakfast, dinner and supr
wh? try it once have a genuin
"^TJvrr'*'*! ^ ** ever fter- Lozianne con
,*5rm *n clean, sanitary, air-tight
/'jvVuPr - flavor stays in?impurities stay
* can of Luzianne. Use the 1
u*ra If you don't honestly believe i
than "y other *0*?? y?u ei
tell the grocer to refund yot
, But, try it
EMAMNEco
" When It Pours, It Reigns"
^^\VIHiake
! GOOD FLOl
l MACHINERY IS NOW IN FIRST-CLASS SHA
^ GRINDING THE NEW CROP.
J WE ARE GRINDING WHEAT.
^ Our ROLLER MILL lias been thoroughly ov
^ the machinery has been put in tirst-class conditio!
y old Bolting Cloths have 1 een replaced with New o
h We have a First-Class MILLER who knows
V ness, and we are here to GIVE ABSOLUTE SA'
T TION to all patrons, whether they send their w
X freight or messenger, or whether they come in per
J WE GRIND GUKF
J do not throw away And wc Grind It As
Your Cotton Seed Me*I Sack* tQ g- Ground
A -Keep them where 70a eon 10 ?e urounaX
ihtm into '??r Our Flouring Mill is c
~ on when 700 come to town. 0
; We will b?7 them. Mill Ground, but
h J separate.
] YORKVILLE COTTON OIL COMI
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f LET US DO YOUR BOOKKEEPING
1 | DEPOSIT ALL OF YOUR MONEY IN THIS R
AND PAY' ALL YOUR BILLS AND ACCOUNTS
2 CHECKS ON US ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
- Wo keep your account and wo keep it correctly. '
2 celed Checks are Your Best Receipt, and besides you v
2 sec where your money went?To whom it wus paid and
a amount.
r Let Us help YOU get YOUR business on a Strictly Bi
?5 sis. Besides, We Safe-Guard Your Money?Tills Is Impu
? A LIBERAL INTEREST PAID ON TIME MONEY'.
I THE FIRST NATIONAL B/
0 YORK - - S. C.
r "You Had BctU*r Be Safe than Sorry.'*
a. o. E. WILKIN'S, Prcsdt. R. C. ALLEI?
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VIM AND VIGOR?WORTH A FORTUNE ALONE
BOTH ARE YOURS IF YOU TAKE
MANTON1
King of Reconstructive Tonics
Builds up the Nerves, and Sexual System?Produces Ri
Blood?A Bullder-up of the Entire Body.
"MAKES YOU FEEL GOOD ALL OVER"
For Men and Women Full Treatment?No Benei
One Dollar?All Druggists. .
MONET TO LOAN LADIX!
QN good Real Estate security at 7 TT'OL'R Coat Suits
v per cent Interest X Waists should be
12. tf. J. A. MARION, Attorney. We have In our emploj
Who Understands Drj
FOR RENT Does It Right. Send i
TTHE Metts Residence, on Main Street, ln? Work to Us. Guar
Apply to t,on or no Charge.
C. E. SPENCER. Atty. KELLY'S PRES
37 may 7 t f. tf .?
-t'T Woodmen of the
<2?'Any day is a Good Day to Buy Books for sale at The
War Savings Stamps. or by Mall?30 Cents <
j
^ BhHhh
Wagons will bring a higher price soon. SeeUs
WHITE HICKORY WAGON. It will pay Y
One Second-hand Wagon for sale. See U
CARROLL SUPPl
? REAL ESTATE AGENCY
FOR SALE ?
92 Acres?Of rood, level Ian 1, with
6-room house, joining Plv.nl Jackson's fe
Store place. It 1j a No. 1 Frrm.
y # D. M. I*arroit?Place. 11-2 miles
' in Clover road: SOO
nine (acres; 6-r dwelling; 3 4-r tenant
houses. Will sell as a whole or In
tw'o tracts. Priced right.
SU- Room House?On 62 acres of
? good lund, on Howell's Ferry road, 3
miles from Courthouse
118 Acre* laud?6-r dwelling, S-r
it of Dixie- tenant house, 1-2 mile of Zlon church
. and school.
T to meal- 200 Acres?Of saw Umber and woodier
Folks land, within mile of Zlon church. Saw
timber worth price of whole tract
e affection Two Vacant liot* 90x300 and lOOx
22.1 feet, on King's Mountain street,
lea to you llulliling lot ?60x225 feet, on west
Un*. The s,,le Wright avenue.
137 Acres?7-room dwelling; 2 tenOUt
Buy ant houses. Known as the Will Wal.
, lace Place?6 miles south of Yorkvllle.
whole can. lovel land.
t is better J- *' Property?7-room dwelling:
t 1-2 acre lot on East Liberty
rer tasted, street, Yorkvllle.
Lot?Near Graded school?90 feet
it money* front; 200 feet deep. On shady side of
the street. See me about It.
C F. SHERER- Real Estate.
?| SOUTHERN RAILWAY
COMPANY
j TRAIN SCHEDULES
YORK. S. C.
. Corrected to August 1st, 1918, Schedule
figures are subject to change
without notice and are not guaran
toed.
WEST BOUND
No. 117 No. US No. SS
A Lv. Rock Hill 7.35pm 4.45pm 6.00am
V Ar. York 8.10pm 5.18pm 6.33am
P Ar. Blacluburg 6.20pm 7.40am
2 Lv. Blacluburg 6.30pm 9.16am
A Ar. Rutherfordton.. 8.60pm 11.06am
C Ar. Marion 12.10pm
? EAST BOUND
fV No. 86 No. 114 No. 118
A Lv. Marion 4.40pm
z Lv. Kulhcrfoniton.. 6.50pm 6.36am
y Ar. Blaciuburg 7.56pm 7.86am
DC trfTlP ^v. Blackaburg 8.06pm 9.20am
ilrCt C\JX\ 4 Lv. York ........... ... 9.16pm. 10.30am 6.40am
Ar. Hock Hill 9.50pm 11.06am 7.16am
Y Trains Xos. 36, 36, 113 and 114, con
nect with main line trains at Blacksburg
to and from points North and
X South.
. , Y N'oa 36 and 36 connect with trains
eriiatlled, ut Marion to and from Asheville and
... L points East and West
1, and all X Nos. UT, lis. 36 and 114 connect at
Y Rock Hill with trains to and from
nes. charlotte and Columbia.
. r For more detailed Information, upIllS
DUS1- * ply to Local Agents.
v w. E. McGEE S. H. McLEAN.
1 ISr AL- 0 A. G. P. A. D. P. A.
rheat by t ????
Real Estate
I TOO, W ah aboard the train to aucceod. Buy ^
It Ought J REAL ESTATE.
A 186 acres about 2 miles from town on
V Sutton road: two 3-room tenant
>n th? Oil y houses; 4-horse farm oj>en; plenty
| % of timber. For a bargain see me.
entirely * jyr, acr,.8( 5 n)nea from York on King's
V Mountain road; 6-room residence;
r barn; good pasture, etc. Will sell
?0 as a whole or in two parcels,
ktinr X Nice building lot. 60x166 feet on CharANY
X '?tte street. Will take nice cow In
/ail 1 ? part payment. See me about this.
1 Two nice lots on Exist Jefferson St.,
near Graded School. It will pay
HffiHEB you to investigate.
__Remember, I hnvc lots of others?
both country and town.
"?!i Money to lend at 7 per cent on
5 farming lands.
? | GEO. W. WILLIAMS
5 REAL ESTATE BROKER
5 Room 204, First Nat'l Bank Building.
BY 5 STATE OF SflTTTft TAMLIKA ~
- County of York.
= 1 IN THK I'ltOIIATE COL'RT
dl^readUy E '* Williams. Probate Judge for
'lust 'what 5 York County.
ju.st worn ^ WHEREAS, JNO. R. LOGAN, C. C.
Z "" C. Pis., has applied to me for Letisiness
Ha- = ters of Administration, on all and sinrtant.
= gular, the goods and chattels, rights
Z and credits of ISAAC WRIGHT. Jr.,
? late of the County aforesaid, deceased.
Z These are, therefore, to cite and ad,
Z monish all and singular the kindred
L Pi 2Y ? and creditors of the suid deceased, to
Z be und appear before me at our next
= Probate Court for the said county, to
Z be holden at York Court House on the
r 11TH DAY OP OCTOBER, 1918, to
U, Cashier. ? shew cuuse, if any, why the said AdE
ministration should not be granted.
Given under my hand and seal, this
? 27th day of August, in the year of
our Lord one thousand nine hundred
and eighteen and In the 143rd year
of American Independence.
I* It. WILLIAMS,
Probate Judge for York County.
70 f 6t
E HTe
IT CAN BE A SUCCESS OR A FAIL.
? , URE. WHICH WILL IT BE WITH
eh. Red you? ^
Look at the men who are successful
in the eyes of the world. Ninety-nine
tit No Cost out of every hundred started a Bank
Account when they were young?and
stuck to It
And now, look at the failures. Very
. few of them have a Bank account now.
. Not speaking of when they were young
Perhaps you think ycu have not
and Skirts and enough money U, start- an account
Dry Cleaned. Haven't you a dollar? Thr.t Li all it
f a Dry Cleaner takes at THIS BANK.
/ Cleaning and Just try it for a year or six months.
'our Dry Clean- If you do not wish to continue it you
anteed satlsfac- have lost nothing by the trial.
Which Will It Be?Sqoccsb or Failure?
uliVO tLU o.
ITS UP TO YOU.
Bank of Hickory Grove
eacii. HICKORY GROVE. 8. O.
lat we can sell at OLD PRICES. There
is no question but that Buggies and
at once for BLOUNT Buggies and the ^
ou to do it at once,
s about it.
,Y COMPANY
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