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The Central Record. Thursday, May 16, 1918.
ARMY BARRACKS FOR NURSERIES Than 800 Children Under Ten. Within lounil of the ilrrp throated rum of the French flrlns line, cum tint are reaielrsaljr trlllns the Grr mana "thou shall not iaw," llr hun dreds of happy, health children. At the beginning of Ule war the tulldlnra In Hhlrh these kiddles now lle anil plaj and atudjr were barracka for French bojra training to to sol diers. Today tlirse those who are left of them are veterans. Theae barraeka are h1 modern bulldlnira, and they are aet amid beautiful orn ery. There are setrral of these croups of barracks srsttrred throuihout France, and all of Uietn hate teen turned Into homea for the nation's liomeleaa children. At one of the barrnck-nursrrlra there are more than MX) children. Some are babies of a few dnjs old, and the oldest Is not oier ten years. Most of these children are orphans, home few of thera hare mothers who are working In Edits and factories to help France win the war. And these little folks are receiving the flrst Intelligent care of their Mips. Skilled American doctors are In charge of the kitchens and experi enced teachers are Instructing those old enough to attend the barrack school. The older girls and liojs are being taught useful trailea ss well as the usual cl.isjro.im lessons, and with It all these children are learning the Joy In healthy play. France laid upon us a sacred sen Ice In this -are of Its children. And how noble has been the reIone of our American lied Crows 1 Out of No Man's Land HARRY IRVING GREENE Father: This wonderful letter that I am writ ing you a miracle letter, I was hurt, badly, but I nm going to get well It happened like this you know I am no' Hllownl to name place or date. No Mau's Ijindl We were raiding It by nlgtt. three of us scouting, prowling. It was as dark as the dun geons of Inferno, but often they snt up signal shells roseate, bursting things that balheil all that eII hind In a blood-red light. When their glare flared over us r had to stand as we were rn light, hand or foot upraised moveless objects In the red clow until the light snuffed out and all waa dark ence more. We reached the German entangle ment and began cutting them with our oiled clippers. We were enreful, very careful, but we were not careful enough. They beard us. Oyer enme two bombs. The (hree of us went down In a row. Jack and Tom never knew what hit them. I was hurt too badly to bo ahla to get up. 1 lay there all night groaning culling for help. Twenty feet away I could hear the bochea hi their trench laughing at me, cursing me. Homing I My last. I could endure It no more. I waa dying bleeding. I said my last prayer. And then I Since the duwn of time 1 do not be lieve the world has seen a more glori ous thing. From the hill tops our ar tillery laid down a box barrage fire and under It, lieuda raised like em tierore and shoulders squared, came U men, stretcher bearers. A though they lind been on parade they came forth lu broad daylight Into the very teeth of the enemy and picked op what waa left of Juck. Tom and me. As though we had been their own brothers they tiore us back, swiftly, gently. Then do you know what thosa Huns dfclT Opened lire on Us the dend, the .bearvm of the dead and a man who lay quivering at the threshold of death. Two of the all bearers went down. The other four brought them back along with what waa left of Jack. Tom and me. , . And when I awoke In the hospital .after the operation, deathly sick but back from the nUnUnare-land and with the sunlight upon me, whom do you think I saw beodlnj over me, the red rrods upon her sleeve, babbling, 'laughing, crying, kissing met J AMU I M , And I bad never known that abe bad .come over I Bad never got her letter. 1 And vre are here together and I am going to get well. An hour ago she held out her hand, and upoa one noger .was still toe Uttto ring I gave her be 'fore t left I am going to nave a atone aet la It you know what that oieana. Though somewhat disfigured I am MM 'la the rfcag. And so ss Jane. JUL PRICES SOAR Enter contract now for your buildings for the year and SAVE 25 per cent or more. Believe us. Hervey & Woods Paint Lick, Kentucky. Sow Soy Beans With Corn. We have a fine lot of Lexington and "Pekin" Soy Beans, New Crop. Sow beans with corn and get a good stand. HUDSQN.HUGHES&FARH Lancaster, Kentucky. NOW IS THE TIME TO BUY YOUR Refrigerator WE HAVE JUST RECEIVED A CARLOAD OF NEW ICEBERGS THE BEST REFRIGER ATOR MADE. THE NEW ICEBERG WILL PLEASE YOU IN APPEARANCE, QUALITY AND PRICE. The New Iceburg1, as shown here, is guaran teed to give satisfaction. By actual test it pre serves food beter and requires at least 1-3 less ice than any other refrigerator built. We are showing them this season in the White Enamel, Porcelain and Zinc lines; in all sizes ranging in price from $10.00 on up to $50.00. Sapp-Slaton Furniture Co. SUCCESSORS TO A. F. WHEELER FURN1TUKE CO. Danville's Largest Furniture and Rug Store. DANVILLE, KENTUCKY. Will Plant Cw-.rows. I'rrnrli surgeon e. !m.- tn have ini'Med n method for planting ere- .rimi ami ejciasncs. Uncle Pennywlse Says. It Is difficult to il anything for a innn who Is so Irrinrnnt lie ilnesn't know he's tjrnornnt. riiilxlllr Cour ier-Journal. Mystery, Tlinc nulni smell dreadful," re innrLul nn old lady. "I rnn't under stand how that delirious perfume wns ever rolled "auto of roses." Tractor Va. Mule. Ten mules enn haul about two torn of material and their work Is llmlteil tn ten hours, hut tho. tractor hauls 23 tons nnd covers n distance of 20 miles at tho same time. Portable Distillery. A French perfume-manufacturing company has cnntrueted n portntile dltlllery to nhtaln extracts from ellhcr wild or cultivated flowers In the regions In which they crow. As She Understood It Mary's mother wns buylnc snme changeable !!!!. After the purcliavr via maile Miry said, "Mntnma, do they call that hangcnble hecnu.su you can take It hack tomorrow If you want tor Force of Habit. Kx-l C 3CKU10 (Just hack from pa tril) I saw this Vro person loitering nlmut under suspicious circumstances and with weaimns lilmllcntlns that 'e eontemplated oinmlttlng n felony so I runs lm In, yer wop-hlp! I'nvMng Show. Strictly Up to Dste. The children were pl.rlni nlth their toy nnlmnls. Ittitli brought , her hohliy horse to her sister, asking what to feed him. Ills sister said: "Oh, rem, oats nnd hay." I!utli, not quite satisfied with, the answer, asked: "Shall I pasteurlr-o him any?" Gone, and Forgotten. "And this tuinbkd-down cottage?" "Wns tho home of a poet, lie's dead now." "The path to tho door Is over crown with weeds." "Yes. It has been some yrnrs since the postman (i.!t delivering returned manuscripts nt the poet's door." ltlrnilnglinm .ge-Ucrald. Bend Mere Matter of Form. The secretary of the treasury Is not required to Rive a hond, hut tho treas urer of tho United States, n subordi nate ofllco of the department. Is re quired to do so because he Is the cus todian of public funds. The treasurer Is required to give n bond of $150.1(10, which Is Insignificant compared with the sums he handles. "Wool" From Cork. The department of overseas trade has been Informed through n relia ble channel that n Spanish firm Is manufacturing "wool" from Cork, which. It Is claimed, may with ad vantage he substituted for natural wool In tho manufacture of mat tresses, pillows, quilts, etc. This ma terial Is stated to be cleaner and light er than wool. All Over! Hilly nnd his mother had been to the movies ono afternoon to seo "Jack, the Giant Killer." During supper n dls cusIon aroso between his two oldjr brothers ns to whether they should u or not. Hilly listened nwhllo nnd tlnti spoke up: "There nln't no use you boys talking 'bout coin' to that shos tonight. Jack killed the giant this nfternoon." Making Our Own Indigo. Indigo Is now being nindo from eon tnr In this country. At Midland, Mich. 1,000 pounds of 20 per cent paste are produced dally. All tho tariff hilts of this nation, commencing with thr tariff of March 3. 1SS3, and Incluillnf the tariff of October 3. 1013, nlnce Indigo on tho freo list. Not until September f, 19111, was n bill passed putting n duty on It. It was tho flrM schedule that braved the anger of the Herman dyo uiukers. Popular Science Monthly. Daniel Boone's "Relegan." Iustlnctlrely like answers tho call of like, and perhaps the reuon so trnny of us venerate tho memory of Danlil Iloone, great pioneer, explorer, hunter nnd surveyor, Is that wo have a ilml. Inr gift for nicHIng. The Columbl.t Mlssourlan reprints the following let) ter, written by Iloone shortly befonj his death: "All the relegan I have ll to Love and fear God believe In Jesul Christ do nil tho good to my uclghhoe nnd my celf that I ran and da as llttld harm as I can help and trust on godj marcy for tho rest." Kansas Cllj) limes. Ancient Sller Coin. A coin which Is regarded as thJ most ancient lu the world was recvntlj discovered by nn archaeologist durluJ his explorations In North Syria. It If b coin of puru stiver, bearing n perl feet Arameun Inscription of I'unammi liar lterub, king of Schainol, wbe reigned bOO years II. C. Up to the time this coin was unearthed tho L dlans had always been regarded tit the Inventors of money, but this ttuO bowed that tho Semitic Arauieuns, who lived two centuries before tho Li llians, are the oldest known makers of money. Octlmlrtle Thcuahl. Ilejulce today, for tomorrow yen .my be ashes). Dragging Tempo. Profiteer "That's Just like those musicians. I hired him by ibe hour, and see how slowly he plays." Punch. Sewing Machine Aid. Tnke n hoard that will lit easily In the machine drawer nnd drive flnlsh 18 nails In It nt regular Intervals hunt two Inrhes npirt. Put jour P"iN nf thread on lhee nails, with ..iiiil.ers up, arranging white thread on one id", colors mi the other nni' s.lks at the back, I CARDS. ( Dr. Wm. D. Pryor, Veterinary Surgeon and Dentist. Office at Ilalney s Livery Stable. Lancaster. - Kentucky J. A. Beazlev MINERAL DIRECTOR Office Over National IJank. Residence Phone 3. Office Phone 27 LANCASTER, KY. H. J. PATRICK, Dentist. Paint lack, Zentuckv. Dr. Printus Walker VETERINARIAN. Calls Answered Promptly Day or Night. Phone 317. LANCASTER, KENTUCKY. Honaker Fine Cut Flowers. John M. McRoberts. W. A. WHEELER DENTIST LANCASTER, - KENTUCKY. Office over Stortr.es Drug Store. Hours S 12 a.m. 1-1 p.m. 7:30-9p.m. Hardy Flowering Plants ans Bulbs For Fall Planting $2.00 worth of hardy plants and bulls for fall p'anting POSTI'AID-foroily Jl.Pl. Write for particulars and FREE FALL FLOWER BOOK, which tells what to plant, how to plant and when to plant. SINGER, THE FLORIST ROUTE, P. - HARRODSBURG, KY. TREES Now is tho time to plant jour Orchard, Lnwn ami Garden. Our large descriptive catalog of reliable Fruit and Shade Trees Small Fruits, Shiubs, Ev3rgreens, Grace, Asparagus, Seed Po tatoes, Strawberries, etc., is free upoiuinquiry. Write for free Catalogue. No Agio H.F.Killenmeyer & Sons. Lexington, Kentucky, POSTE The undersigned hereby tf've warn- ing to all persons not to trespass upon our lands for any purpose whatever ai we will prosecute all offenders to ful leat extent of t law. Hunters and. Fishermen especially take notice. Ed & N U l'nce R. L. Elkin J. C. RiKsby. S. C. Itigsby. Mrs. Emma lllgginbotliam. Mrs. J. Wade Walker. U. I-rArnold J Jamea M, White andjwife. Waller UumphreyHKK. I Barker John Tatum. We will adii.olhcr namei for25 cents' caib.