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I I i i //1 W ©V ( -J~4 I M 1 vX/ Wsh M pyj (• \L KVM V \ * v e ■ <$ r~ if ! mm ! I Lil Paris, France.—Said an army officer just, arrived in France from America: “It seems almost impossible to arouse our people to a realization that they are In a great war. We’ll have to have casu alty lists first.” The French people don’t need casualty lists to remind them. Every, hour of the day war is impressed on them—whenever they eat, sleep, talk, travel or seek amusement. And what goes for the French also goes for the thousands of Americans now in France. You arrive at a hotel and, naturally, the clerk tries to induce you to take a room with a bath, if he has any such lux ury to offer. Pretty soon you come down to the of fice, storming. “There’s no hot water in that bath,’’ you complain. He shrugs his shoulders and smiles. You want to choke him. "C’est la guerre,” he says. “It is the war. We are permitted to have hot wa ter only on Saturdays and Sundays. We must be economical with our coal, you know." “C’est la guerre"—“lt is the war"—is almost a national motto over here. No matter what the trouble is, blame it on the war. You go into the dining room with a ravenous appetite, figuring on a nice, juicy steak with French fried potatoes, etc. (You know the kind war correspond ents eat who have liberal expense ac counts.) Hut there is no meat. The waiter is grieved because you've forgotten it is Monday. “It is prohibited to eat meat on Mon days and Tuesdays, monsieur." he says. You soon find that Tuesday is the black day for eating. On Tuesdays you can neither eat ment r.or pastry. Pastry is alto forbidden on Wednesdays. About 49 per cent, of the people in Paris ent their meals in restaurants, and these restrictions on meats and pastries have resulted in enormous savings of food sup plies. If your room at the hotel is dark, you try to turn on the electric lights soon after supper. But there’s no light. The very minute each evening when “the lights come on" is fixed by law. Con servation of coal again. If you burn kerosene in lamps or gas in your cook stove your consumption is: limited to G 5 per cent, of what it was be fore the war. Only the rich can afford to run autos any more, because gasoline in France now retails at 51.29 agallon. It makes one smile to recall the storms of protest in America about a year ago when the MESS SERGEANTS, ATTENTION ! w—in— m——■ m ——Mil ■ mmmwii— mmn ru—wn—nuimMr- i in FOR FISH AND OYSTERS CALL ON THE BIG WHOLESALE HOUSE FRESH ARRIVALS DAILY NORFOLK OYSTERS. PHONE OR CALL AUGUSTA FISH CO. 1115 Fenwick Street. Phone 2666. Page 12 GASOLINE COSTS . $1.29 IN FRANCE SOLDIERS! YOU APPRECIATE GOOD FOOD, PROPERLY PREPARED, DON’T YOU ? AND THE BEST PART OF IT IS— It Is Reasonably Priced! You Serve Yourself Direct From Our Sanitary Steam Tables^—We Put the Money That We Would Ordinarily Pay to Waiters into QUALITY, and You Are Doubly Benefitted. Accommodation For Two Hundred. NO CROWDING. NO WAITING. LIPOT’S CAFETERIA 851 BROAD STREET. AUGUSTA, GA. TRENCH AND CAMP price of the juice got up to about 25 cents a gallon. You go to the theater, and after the performance you wonder why everybody rushes away peli-meil for the subway entrances. You follow leisurely, only to discover when you arrive at the subway, that “the last car is gone/’ And there are no “owl” cars for late stayers. “On account of the war, service is pro hibited after 11 o'clock.” says the signs. If you’ve missed the last car, the chances are you’ll either walk home or stay in a downtown hotel, for taxis in Paris after 9 o’clock are few and far between. The government allows a taxi driver only so much gasoline every day, so he can run his car only so far. and he’s usually run down by dinner time in the evening. You decide to call a friend over the long distance in another city. "Come to the office and identify your self," you are told by the operator, and you have to go many blocks to a tele phone substation and then you are told you cannot talk if your party lives more than sixty-five miles away. Restrictions also govern the sending of telegrams. Always your identification pa pers must be produced and then dis patches can only be sent in French for France, in Italian for Italy, in English for England and the United States. For all nueral countries, French only. All shops must be closed at 6:30 in the evening, the idea being to economize on light. You can’t buy a gun or pistol under any circumstances during the period of war. Every line in every newspaper has been censored by the government before pub lication, and the big blank spaces that so often appear are sure signs that some thing was cut out that might have given “information or comfort” to the enemy. And as to photography—you almost take ••ou I fe in your hands to appear in pub lic with a camera. "C’est la guerre,” the policeman apolo g’zes who nabs you and tells you to get rid of your picturetaker. Otherwise. France is a very fine coun try. REVIVAL SERVTcES AT"TENT. Since the tent of the Georgia Baptist Mission Board was moved from the en trance to caxnp and was pitched just outside the camp, near the 112th In fantry, the meetings have taken on new interest. Under the direction of Rev. T. F. Callaway, the services have been of an evangelistic character and the attendance has been most necour aging. Many soldiers have declared I heir intention of breaking with sin. PHILLY TOO MUCH FOR SCRANTON BOYS A visitor to Camp Hancock on Tuesday, November 6th, might have been halted in his wanderings by a vigorous game of baseball as he passed Y. M. C. A. Build ing No. 79. If his interest had been aroused to the point of curiosity he might have discovered one of the twists of fate which has occurred in the army. During the recent reorganization, Co. B, of the 13th, became a part of Co. B, of the 109th. Co. B, of the 13th, had boasted of their prowess at America’s national game. They had provided their men with nice new uniforms and had successfully turned back most of their opponents. Great as was tiie power of the team from Scranton, greater was that of the Phila delphia boys. They had never been de feated. This then, casual visitor, was the story back of this titanic combat. The game itself started in the most fav orable fashion for the boys from the 13th. The fourth inning found them leading by the score of 4 to 0. The fighting spirit of the Philadelphia outfit was fully aroused. They started to work the op posing pitcher. Gavanes, to the limit. It seemed to shake his confidence as a com- Pennsylvania Home Restaurant Ninth and Walker Streets, one Block from Post Office. Near Union Station. ‘ <TH£ PLAC£ TO MEET HOMEFOLKS.” Special Dinner Cream of Celery Soup 50c Roast Chicken with 50c Dressing Roast Tenderloin of Beef Mashed Potatoes Green Peas Stewed Tomatoes ' Corn Muffins Waldorf Salad 50c Tapioca Pudding ' Coffee Tea Milk Special Turkey Dinner 75c “Come in and get a Real Pennsylvania Welcome.” SO JU £> 1 ERS ' W© Are Ready to Help You Fight the Cold. Note the following new arrivals: Sheep-lined Coats in all sizes $12.50 to $20.00 Overcoats, sizes 34 to 48 532.50 to $50.00 French Coats, sizes 34 to 48 527.50 to $40.00 Heavy weight Uniforms and Army Regulation Sweaters. MILITARY OUTFITTERS. Nov. 14, 1917. bination of three bases on balls and two hits with good base running, scored four runs and the game was tied. The 13th men braced themselves and scored two more of their men against one Os their opponents. Thus stood the score at the opening of the ninth. The 13th boys went out in order. They were confi dent now. But the 109th boys were not to be denied, as the strain was telling on Ga.vanes. of “Gussie,” as his teammates called him. A mixture of base on balls and a hit scored-a run. and the game hung in the balance. The bases were “loaded” and Smith, the pitcher was at the bat. Gavanes seemed to lose control. One ball! Up to the plate came the next ball. Smith twisted and turned, but the incoming ball flew straight for his ribs. Smith trotted to first, holding a certain portion of his anatomy. A big, big run drifted over the plate and the 109th boys were still undefeated. Some esteemed speakers barred from' army camps are of the opinion that the safeguarding of the soldiers* morals can be carried to extremes. The only race contest this country wants is to see how quickly rt can get the boys over there.