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I'HK BIG S'l'ONK liAl I'cST.
WKDNKSDAY, VV.K. II, IU20
"utilised titvtj VV,.,i:.,-,.jBV by II?
WISE PRINTING COMPANY.
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UlLBEnT N. KNIGHT. - Editor.
LINDSF.Y J. HOIITON. Ass't lUIUOr
Six Mnntlm. - - . 7 B
Tliri.u Month*. - .-lO
KuUtivI iMOOrdjUUC l-? voi*UI regulations
? i the |KMt-ofliro ?l Hie SIouk (??p mm*
Onil-olm? milter
EVERY COUNTY NEEDS
A SCHOOL NURSE
Report from Augusta Demon?
strates Urgent Need for
Inspection ami Treat?
ment of Children.
Richmond, Vm . Keb. B.
Demonstrating the urgent need
for school biir.se? in every Vir?
ginia county tin-iinnnid r<-]><?rt
nf Miss Bellten, school nurse
Augusta county, is .1 valuable
contribution (o curreiil health
literature
With the help of Mrs Jane It
Itnnsoii, din otoi ol the Stale
Bureau uf Public llealih Nnrs
ing. Mis-* Benson recently went
over the record cards "t the
si'bonl ebildreii 0( bei county.
Out ol 2,720 children examined
it was found Unit 2,M<\ were de
feclive, 1111 average of two de.
fects per child heilig shewn
Hut r.'K peril clt normal cliil.
dlr?h were found, or 11! per e. til.
Iii some'cases the defects were
slight, being Small oili hi 111
the tenth which, it 001 reeled
immediately, would amount t<<
very little
Ii was Intimi however that in
in,my caves I Ik I I, 1 1 ?vi 1 ? sc
Hons, id road y iujin lug .ho
health of the , nidi n. this be
ing true in c isi s o| b idly de?
cayed teeth, id' -a--' I tonsil,
und adenoids. 1; was found
that 1,02.1 .a 71 p r etil had
decayed teeth; 800, or 11 per
cent, hud defective vision so
marked as to make eonsiillutioa
with an bcctdiHl advisable; l'-'i,
or 1 per c-ni. had defective
hearing; 1,11:19 or is per cent
had diseased or onhti gi 1 1
sils; and 1 ,013, 01 37 pel ? ?? nl
had adenoids.
1 luring two \ ears service M iss
Kent Oil made 1,160 home calls;
examined nearly a.nan children;
made 1,277 talks on hygiene 10
schools, and distributed '.<.->:'7
health btilletiiis, ill iiddition to
nursing jOO cases of influenza
during ib.- epidemic.
ducted in a majority of the Vir
, giniu counties show that nil of
them need ihn attention of a
trained school nurse fully as
much as, and in some cases
: more than. Mis.-, Benson's eon
, Btituenoy.
Notes From
Exeter
lv". It. Jossee, of Keokee,
has moved to Kxetor is chief
electrician. Wo. a re glad In have
such a family move into our
town. They come with u line1
rcptltn t ion.
Gluts. Friar, of Norton, und a I
Mr, Johnson, of Linden, have;
also moved into our town to]
make it their home, we extend
to them a hearty welcome.
George A. Jordan, rurttal sii
pervisor of schools, was a biiki
tiess visitor in the interest of'
our school here Thursday, lie
called ih- patrons of the .school]
together in the church llOUSol
Thursday night for the purpose'
of organizing the community
leugne, hut at the present it ivasi
postponed on account of the
present number of societies in
the place. However, the meet?
ing was well attended.
.1. I>. lingers, chief engineer
of the Slonega Coke ami (km I
Company, was up on business
yesilordayi
II. Jone-, tirst viee pre-;
dent of the llotne Improvement
l.-ague, who lias been working
on ilay shift a- sub-statiOn iiper
alor. has exchanged jobs for I lie
time being, with the night op.
orator, in order thai he might
gel into th.most tor the nicest
yard and hiost improvement
around hi- home, I le certainly
ought to win ti|-t prize, a- he
litis had all o| the boy- in town
helping him this week.
The tree planting commit tec!
kills II- that tree planting is o.i
iilg to take place next w eek, so
every btidy is reijiiested to have
tin- holes ready wheti the irees
Ciime.
Wi W. Kdensi formerly our
painter, ha- purchased a second?
hand lord and is now cla.1
a- a "ehatltleur." We all wish
hiin good luck, as he goes out
into his in-w business;
Mrs. K. W. Kvans, meiiiber of
the Union Aid Society, Inis luUoii
t wd children to |)r. Stalot,. -p.
'?iali-i at Apnalitehiu, for treat?
ment today.
t bi account of the bad r.utr.
days this week, ihere has beeil
but lit11-done reward betiiltifj
tilg the town.
K K. Wagner and Wlntolau
Hall, lie stilj working on tin- m
to have thcin remain with us af?
ter their work has,boon finished
here.
STOCKHOLDERS' MEETING
The Hlockhohler? of the tnter
state Finance and Trust Com.
puny held ttmir .'hhmi.i1 meeting
at the cbnip1 itio'?? ofllces oil iliei
LOlli day o' Juii'uiiry, and elect
? ?ii inefollowing;?lireciors: U.S.
,nrt< \ W. C Stewart, .1 I'..
Collier, VV. T. Uoodhlo. Ur J.W.
Kelly, A. I.. Wilt, K T. Cur lei.
\A. W. Minton, ,1. S. Iluinbleii,
K. T, Irvme ami .1 1!. Wlllll|i
lei.
Tin1 following olHccrs were
elected: C. S farter, presi?
dent, l{. ! Irvine, vieepre-i
dent, W. T. Goodloe, secretary';
.1. II. Wuiiipler, cashier, und
I. C. Tuvlor, assistant cashier.
It will ne observed that a
nuiiibei n( new directors were
elected at this meeting Mr
George i, Curler torn nuiiibei
of years who has owned and
controlled a majority ol the
stock of this hank has recently
sold his entire holdings which
was acquired by a number of
hrcai business men, and we are
ml".e d I hat I he stock of this
hunk is now owned bv .1. It
Collier, It. T. Irvine. .1. s. I tain
lileil, f. S. Carter, W. C. Sie
wan, W. T. tioodloe, .1. It.
Wainpler. W vV. Minion, l?r.
.1. W. Kellj . A. I. Will, K. T
Carter, S. W. Colein.an. I N.
Kelly. Jr., A .1 Wolfe, .1. Ii.
Mu?se) , C !,. Kelly, Dr Karl
Stoehr. Ii. M Itro.vn, ti. N
Knight, Airs. I.. Tin lor,
A. IV Hamide,, am| It. ||. |))ir.
bull
Tbl- hank has sei yed is jm
Irons and the public arge
von itllcioiillv in tiu> pa.sl. md
we predict ibiit to iho fuilile it
wi ; c intl ni to -ive us |, ,
irons ami |.u0 public thai sane
Atncrican Serbian Army.
Thousands .if Aniertc ins tire
Still til I-' found in the sii ,'|, I if, I
am posts of the Seibitili mint .
M.ae ;! an D hlliM American
Seih-, IlioStls Ame.ieui eilj
z.eus pr declarants, served in
ibis iirpiv during llie war and
Cnlliltiiig the days until they
can go home.
Above the l|Uttiiit little city
of Cattiiro, in I i.ilmal ia, is n
Sei lean outpost. 'The soldiers
have constructed a little shack
for shelter ntiovn which Hies the
\meiican II jig-, while on 'he
wall i' i large si^n which pro
el urns tin; w id |,| thai this
place i- occupied hy "Serbian
Volunteers rrom fiebo. Wyo?
ming."' And the soldiers are
very proud of |i?.fr Hag and of
K e. uily an A llir>rieiltl Red
? rostj diictOr w eiirs thole to take
?.of i rfoi.iier wh i !,a,l been
i i ii. .| He asked about (he
THE UN I VERS AS
Here is the Ford Runabout, a perfect whirlwind of utility. Fits
into the dnily life of everybody, anywhere, everywhere, and nil the
time. For town and country, it is all that its name implies a Run
p.bout. Low in cost of operation; low in cost of maintenance,
with all the sturdy strength, dependability and reliability
for which Ford cars are noted. We'd be pleased to have
your order for one or more. We have about everything in
motor car accessories, and always have a full line of
genuine Ford Parts. We'd like to have you for our customer.
Remember if you want your Ford to give continuous
service you must keep it in good condition. We
will do it for you.
Mineral Motor Co.
I ncorporatod
tllii SHIM: UAP, I'RNNIMITO.N (lAP.
COERURN biiJ NORTON. VA.
flag iitit) wiiii told thlit it came
nil in?- way from America with
the detachment. "Ami she's
going to fly there lijl we go.
We'll lik- to see tiny one haul
it ilown," said the sergeant in
charge of the dniuchment '"Its
n little bit rugged oml bun lost
some color but ii 11 Htlll some
llitif. It mnkeB w? fi'cl mi home
hero."
Already many of these men
ore returning to the states, af?
ter being discharged, ami the
American Red Cross has lilted
out many of them with warm
clothing ami nuilorwcar. They
are all extremal) prom I of the
record thus have made in the
war and are reluming lo Amer?
ica full of enthusiasm for the
land of their lldopl ion.
Shortage
of Nurses
Memorial Hospital Announces
Eight Hour Day for Train*
in? School to Relieve Sit?
uation,
Ric.hmohd, Vn., Pub. S ?
Virginia in suffering an acute
shortage of graduate and pupil
nurses, hospitals in every part
of the state sending dill daily
calls for In Ip which are unan?
swered while lie- supply of
nurses for private patients is so
short that radical steps must III:
la lam lo relieve the situation;
This is the st itoment and con
I census of opinion tuioug hos?
pital authorities and medical
illiiii vvho are making an ell'ort
to improve ihc couditiot.s in the
suit. As the lirst step it, this
titled ion, Superintendent Kred-i
? 'tick I.. Morlok, id' .Memorial
Hospital, in Richmond, which
is operated ils u p irl of the
Medical College of Virginia! a
State institution, announced
thai tie' training school at Me?
morial woiiid In recognized he.
i for.- KobrtiiiH I. wh r< b? an
eight hour w in king day v. ill he
I established for pupils instead of
ji.be iweive lo fourteen hour
shift- which ale in voglle in
most hospitals',
I Adoption of tiiis plan is tl rad?
ical departure from present day
(raining method, for nurses'
I training seho ds in Virginia.
The purpose of the step ia to
make the nursing profession,
ahead}' ranking as one of the
highest in woman's sphere,
more eiitcieiil and attractive.
During the pi-i few years re.
quiremenls f.ii gradient: un
have been clevnied ab li
pupils with pi ipet .-.!,; .1 ..
and charade, can : <K i.el
training eonr*, ? !'? iniioe ,i
tioii foi g rail u re nit s ? r,. of?
fnen j'ltJOi) lo i.'l'i unco nly,
with all expenses paid
Although during t Ii e war
hundreds of worn ii phtered
nursing work an I m an 'd pre
liiiiinnry training, more tilth
one third of the nurses in the
Ullited S'a'es. leldiug need foi
them at aa end, returning lo
their lionieri immediately lifter
the signing ol the armistice:
Kxtension of llelii lie dill ml
so Mai work, p ?soii:-iiig iiiany
Opporiunil les for niirties has
drawii in my from the pfofes-,
-ion, leaving a great void which
must le tin, d
Wbt ail of this fussing lb.Hit
w I e?her oi mit II dl.tnd shall
give a;, ibe oil War Lord?
jOllCC :u egg is spoiled ii Call
never oe e inverted into a light
ling cock.
Willlii a perfectly good hat
cheap:' .lust wait until tiller
I the jire.sideuti.il nomination and
there ???ill boa bunch of them
; lei tint be ring.
If (be price of commodities
continued !<? soar we'll soon
have no fii.'tbet use f >r this old
I earth. We'll all be in the ski b
[huhling sein. Iii::.g to wear or a
i liite io i nt.
I e Boulevard PoUocnnicre in Old P.?ri?.
rrt'-i- uouicrnril? of Varls, which
8 extend for o length of fmir kilo
jj[ motors and n half from tin*
Mudeteine tu Hu; Unsllllc In 11
scuil-ciri luiifori'rice, tire the rendezvous
of the wiirlil; :i picturesque crowd,
composed of the mosi heterogeneous
typos of humanity, promenades ceose
lessly iho wldo sidewalks, where the
jerrilceS of Innumerable rnffs loud no
?ilr "f good-humored If rather vulgar
familiarity to Iho whole scone
Tl.o I'm Is boulevards tuny he s.ilil
to have originated In tin deep muddy
trenches which vor?' hastily dug
around iho city In 10.?0. to repulse
?he much-droniloil lauuks of the Kng
ll?h who, having devastated Meanly,
were now thrcntcnlnt; Iho capital, says
the Christian Science Monitor. The
tirst irecH wcro plumed in liv.s. ami
have been continually replaced sinn
!h<>:i. nUttough they hnvo not censed to
sthiifgle bravely to live and thrive m
Killte of the Ncurrlty of light, air, mid
ruh.
rCnt.-ance to lUt fleulfvard?.
Tin- Marling point ,.| the boule?
vard.* can ts? located at the Iliitutlle.;
gun in the iiitrum e of Iho Hue si.
Antolne. so that tl,.. attention of 'hi?
st ranger wlm entered Paris bj the
Porto St. Aniolnc Was ni ohf? at
trueteil by the looming muss of the
stnti' prison, and by the beautiful rest'
dence. ?>r Ileaumarchtils, which played
u part in the Revolutionary drama.
One soon reaches the lloiilevnril (ill
Temple, today so eiilm. Bin) cs?ential
ly contincrcliil -'Uli its numerous
bnkcr, butcher, and grocer sh"p
Once upon a lime, however, ?ml not so
very loos ago, It was called "th" beau
tlfnl boulevard.'1 for It was then the
favorite meeting place of courtiers
:nul rich bourgeois of the "Tout Paris,"
which oven then whs docile in obey
? 'ib'tnies of fashion Ininiiner
?ble theaters ami shows lined both
sides of the roadway, giving the boule
vnnl the appearance of n |H>r)>etiinl
fair In which a gay. laughing i fowil
paused to listen to the ts>ngn of folio
anil I'Iron? sung by the lovely Knn
ebon Ih Vellleuse?nud amused itself
with the until s of Nicole!'? extraor?
dinary monkey.
After the Place de In Reptlbllquc
Iii " beeii safely crossed, one saunters
ui. the lloulevard St. Martin, the road
i.iiy i.r which Is cuciisod between high
of Louis X V. At blghffnll the llouio
vnr.l St. Martini hcqtltre* n certain an ?
luniioi. when Itie put.lb- presse?
rpound the doors nl the Amhliru
r.unique, the Renaissance and the
Porte St. Martin theaters. The Porte
St. Martin -mis built in ltu days by I.e.
molne. at lha end of the relcn of
Lulls XVI. to nerve on a temporary
wi n! until they reach their normal
height, anil the no! <y lloulevard St.
I'.-nls extends between the two menu
mental gateways, the beautiful bas
reliefs of which r< mind the passerby
of Hie taking of Ijtmburg and the ile
feat of iho Germans; as well us of the
passing of the Rhine and the taking
..f the provinces by i.oiils XIV?ex?
ploits of which the -.Sun King" was
Instly priiiid. It must he remarked
that th- escutcheon of the Porte St.
I loniM with Iis tleur-do-lys |S the only
royal einMem which was respected
Landmarks Along the Way.
The lloulevard noiine Xourcllc has
preserved a number of old-fashioned
houses presenting a strong contrast
to the modern construction, which has
considerably spoiled the charm of the
old boulevards so essentially Parisian.
1'nclng the Rggresstvc stores, which
OCiiupy a whole block, one can s>,n
i:e?> u picturesque corner distinctly
reminiscent of old Purls; the angle
of the dark old flue lie la Linie, where
?tili cti-ts a famous pastry shop. "A
la ttennminee de in Brlorhe." in which
for more it ^n a century, Parisians
have cr.ten the famous <nkc. The
Oymnase theater, a few steps farther
down, w?s built in the early pari of
the last ccntiiry nnd Is still one of
the trios! fii?hlnii&blc I boaters of
Tart*.
From tint f-miuus i'srre^'jr sen
INrascs. situated ill the |>" ill who: ?
tlic boulevard crosses hi right itugti
the Ituc und Rauboiirg Montnmrir .
?hr Itin- <!?? itlcholleu und ih'' ii' '
liroiiot, there extends n sort of iumi.
mil stone?the llotilevard Montnmrti
?which one might almost define i .
ihn vestlhnle l? the llntilcvnrd >l<
Hullens, it wiis here, In the l'nssiu
?Ii'- 1'niinriiiiip.s. Hue. In 1817. the ex?
periment "f lighting Paris hy gio ?es
first attempted. The iloiilevnrd Mnut
intirtrc lias lost most of its ron'iier
rogue: many of its famous l?fos,
which formed part of the life of the
city, no longer exist. Ilrobuiit hi ?
disappeared: tin- Cnfe ile Madrid,
which played nn Important part In the
political history of the Second, em
ptre. anil iltirlnaT the war was froipiciit
oil hy tin' most famous ''aces" of
French' aviation?such in Kotiek and
Nitngesser when on leave?1? tieenra
inp transformed,
Tlo' Pnfii tie Mulhouse bus been re
placed by tin- Miikee Grcyhi, ?l ?mit
ivork celebrity. The Theater des Varl
? ?*?> with ihe columns of Its old-fush
lomfd portico, is a Souvenir of Iho past,
us welt ns ts tin- I'Bssnco Vcrdeau of
which many people would surely for
iri't iho existence were ihe.v not forci?
bly reminded of II when showers
oblige ihem to seek u refute in that
tinuni note so fashionable.
The flue de Rlchcltcn nirirks the,
' '?.?limine of ihr trni' boulevard, which
privileged region spans the place i'c
rflpee? to ihp Madeleine rhtirrh. tili
ihf crowded sidewalks, hither oli
?ifueted by the lerniees of Innumer?
able <afes. one meets "nil kinds iiml
conditions of men" in 'hut most ilemo
erttlfe of all conglomcrtit Ions?and
tint most banal??< Parisian crowd,
Anethtr Farnrd Thorounhfare.
The lloidevard des Italiens was ihe
. niter of Hie brilliant, scandalous life
of the bite empire und early '.'ids
There used t" assemble at Tnrtont's
ii 'h'- Sfnlson d'Or- now transformed
into a post ? office?at the Cnfe de
Paris, thos,. Kr, neh dandle* who
brought siteii laborious eure to the
liulriitlon rif the extravagances of their
P.ngtlsh models; at the corner of the
Rue I ufflttC ?Iis situated the Pafe
llnrdig, die meeting jilaee of (he imi?
tators at ttie lull of the asslgnnta mid
which Is celebrated iis having been
ihe first Parisian cafe where luncheons
wore served "n tu fntirciieite." that is.
' her- meat'was served The Cafe
Vlialxb on the opposite siiic ,.f iho
hoiiloTard whs (be most fashionable
ie-t:*nn<nt "f the second empire. It
was demolished recently, and Purls
sighed nt the disappearance ril anoth?
er of tt- favorite hnunts. 'the Pa?
vilion de Humor,-, fartnr the Vaiide
Tille theater, now shelters the shop of
n prosperous silversmith; bin it Is
of noble origin, having formerly he
longed t" the duke of Richelieu, who
hud, so runs the legend, Imill It with
the product of the golden und silver
laurels lie obtained by hook or hy
i-rook during (he Hanoverian war.
Hence the nickname which has over
since remained attached to the beau
iiftil ami luxurious building.
Tin- Ronlcvard des Copucincs, w hich
starts from the Vaudeville und spans
the I'hiee de I'Opera, Is always ex
tremely animated with its numerous
hotels, clubs ami shops. It belongs In
some sort to history, for it was from
the garden of the Capiicjnes (which
has disappeared long since) that *hc
first pistol shot which transformed
ihe riot r.f l?-?s Into ii regular revo?
lution was fired.
Processions und corteges of :di
kinds. I.oih civil and military, peace?
ful, threatening or triumphant, have
through the renturies passed down
*t,e boulevards, stamping history into
the very footway (hey follows d. Hut
surely the old avenues never wit?
nessed a more solemn or symbolical
scene than ihe parade of tin- allied
troops, which, on the 14th of July,
preceded by their glorious, tattered
banners, marched down the boule?
vards toward the Plnre de la Itc
publlque.
Weird From the Start.
Visitor? S-i this is the haunted
house. How did it pit such u repu?
tation?
Native?Well, there's been something
uncanny uhout It from (lie twglnniui;
Jfven when I! w as butlt It didn't exceed
On ?0BWa?t<rr'a estimate.

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