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The Greeneville Daily Sun, Saturday, May 18,1918 The Greensville Daily Sun PUBLISHED DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAY. W. R. LYON, Editor and Proprietor. Subscription Rates: Daily Subscription By carrier, 10c a week; 40c a month. By mail outside of Greeneville, 40c a month; 75c for 3 months; $1.50 for 6 months; $3.00 for the year. Any erroneous reflection upon the character, standing or repuation of any person, firm or corporation which may appear in the columns of this paper will be glady cor rected if brought to the attention of the editor. The man who works is the man who wins. Hard luck is only a polite name for the Sleeping Sickness. Seventeen million people bough Liberty Bonds of the hird ssue. Heartaches get little sympathy and it wouldn't do any good if they did. "When you're down in the mouth, think of Jonah, came out all r'ght He Always it is necessary to manicure the privet hedge, but this time it had to be amputated. This war is depressing enough to give one an inkling of the reaction that will come when it ends. One advantage in buying a thrift stamp over any other purchase is that you get some change back. One of the most troublesome of draft objectors is the guy who insists on keeping all the windows down. Nobody stopt to look at a wreck these days. They just pass on, battin' 'em up around 75 miles per hour. It costs something to live in London these days. The wing of a small chicken costs $1.15 in some of the high class restaurants. There is, somewhere the ideal garden spot of the world. Perhaps you think it is the place where you do your war gardening. . Many of the best things that could be said, would be said and should be said, do not appear in print because of the timidity of the writers. As though the breakdown in aircraft production were not enough, along comes a sensational statement of a wrist watch shortage in France. Director General McAdoo's plan to grant half fare to farm workers is excellent. Pay their way to the farms and make 'em walk back if they don't work. They told us to plant a war garden and we complied Now, when we want a man and mule to plow the thing, we must pay 50c per hour. Sherman was right about it That this country is now sending hundreds of thou Bands of soldiers to Europe with scarcely an attack from a U-boat is proof enough how inadequate is U-boat war fare. - GreeneviUe needs about three good old- fashioned brim-stone revivals. Entirely toe much talk, mean liquor and hell loose in our midst This is fine weather we're having. Pan-Germans are now of the opinion that the Rou manian treaty is too mild. That's the sole trouble with a little nation it isn't as big as it should be when ready for absorption. American soldiers plunge into the fighting with smiles on their faces. Whoever tried to teach them to growl and look fkree didn't understand American psychology. The American "fighting smile'. inspires deadly terror. ,The nations soldiers have subscribed to more than $120,000,000 worth of bonds in the three loan' issues, it was announced, and it is estimated that approximate ly 800,000 men in the army are now liberty bond hold- . -4 " WHAT THE HAND FINDS TO DO. Everybody is doing war work. It is the universal avocation; with the exception here and there, of one who can't get into it through lack of opportunity or in ability to find something that suits his or her capacity in the hours that can be spared from one's daily toil. One may go to the meetings, of which there are so many, anxious to find an unmanned oar somewhere ann must be content only to contribute to the fund that keeps the work going. That, of course, is something, 'but where the great majority seem as busy as the young men and maidens in the old tableau vivant of "the New England kitchen," one wants also to apply himself phy sically to the work in hand like the others. It is not given to all to make four-minute speecne3 or superin tend the raising of money, to engage in the necessary conferences ard correspondence, but "war work" is ex pansive and varied, so that if one can only drive an au tomobile in a liberty parade or carry a Hag one is help ing sorae. .- "' . - i-.-- .; IN THE TOILS. In ft speech to the town council of Aix-laChapelle a few days ago the German emperor endeavored to cheer faint-hearted Germans by describing the' devastation in ranee. He asked them to console themselves with the thought that they had escaped such horrors, and to "be satisfied with their lot and bear patiently the hardships and privations of war." Then he added: The offensive goes well ahead. Already 600,000 English have been put hors de com bat and 1,600 guns have been captured. Ev erywhere the French must help. Our oppo nents have had a bad time. They deserved nothing else. Our task in the west will be ac complished, but we must be patient. We can not settle in a day armies of millions. We shall obtain our aim. Difficult tasks are before us, but to deal with these we have effi cient workers. "Whoever is" faint-hearted, be patient," says Hohen- zollern. "It might be . worse. Look at the devastation we have wrought. Let that be a substitute for food. Look at the ashes and cease to lament. Be satisfied with your lot, even if you are starving to death. Don't ask me about the victory I was to win in March. Be patient. Don't keep clamoring for bread. We have killed many English. Consume that thought as a sub stitute for bread. Be satisfied. Bear patient vour hardships and privations. We have hard work ahead. Don't make it harder by asking for bread when there is no bread." The German emperor sings a tune quite different from the paean which he chanted in March, whenhe took personal command of the armies that had reached 'the turning point of history." At that time he as sured the German people that the supreme hour had come, when the mailed fist was to strike the fatal blow. n answer to the rising clamors of his people he prom ised them early and overwhelming victory over France, England and America, which would compel them to make quick peace on Germany's terms, and enable the German people to fatten themselves on the spoils of the whole world. He attempted to make this promise good by as sembling all his forces and striking with all his might. He failed. The offensive that began March 21 end ed within a week with a loss of 300,000 Germans It netted Germany some of the devastated ground of which the emperor spoke so feelingly. There was not a loaf of bread, not a potato, not a piece of sausage in the whole area. Three hundred thousand Germans lost, and not a scrap of sauerkraut in return 1 . That was the turn ing point of history, but it turned the wrong way for Germany. Then came the realization by the emperor and his generals that the end of German power was in sight, The allies had taken Germany's measure. The reserves of Germany were all essembled. The reserves of the al lies stretch back to America, into a reservoir containing 20,000,000 men of military age, equipped with all the resources of the New World. This appalling fact burst upon the fated emperor and his captains on the day when the French and British armies breasted the German waves and shattered them. It is a fact which must be concealed from the German people by every trick and device known to desperation and mendacity. Not until the German power is crushed, not until the empire is on its knees will Hohenzollern cease his attempt to buttress his dynasty with the bones of Germans. He will slaugh ter them down to the last man rather than yield his throne and life. "Be patient," he tells them. Let me continue to kill you off. Starve until I need your car cass to stop the allies' bullets. Don't ask questions. Don't learn the truth. Be satisfied to starve and die." The Germans are starving and dying, but they are not satisfied. The emperor would not have spoken as he did, if his people had been satisfied and confident. The ugly and menacing note is hard. The people are not satisfied to look upon devastated France as a recom pense for their privations and losses. Too many Ger man sons and brothers lie in devastated France to make the region attractive. The conquest of this devastated region means the recovery and enlargement of a Ger man grave-yard, but it does not mean victory or bread It means more hope deferred, more privation, more sons and brothers slain, more certain exhaustion and defeat The imperial assassin is approaching the breaking point With his enemies arising in enormous irresisble masses in the western world, with the nations of Europe unconquerable and gradually exhausting his armies, Ho henzollern now hears the unmistakable undertone of warning from his own people, telling him . that the end is approacning. tie must defeat the world or die. He must satisfy them with victory or witft his head. H has slaughtered their millions of sons. , They are begin ning to ask for an accounting. His falsehoods may postpone the reckoning for a few days or a week a mere moment in this stupendous tragedy. The inescap able climax draws near. Washington Post THE MOST PROFITABLE BUSINESS IN THE WORLD. 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They ex pect to begin active field operations not later than June first. STATEMENT OF THE CONDITION OF The Citizens Savings Ban!: Located at Greeneville, Tennettee, at the cloe of butinett May 10th, 1913. RED CROSS MEETING. There will be a Red Cross meeting at Tate's Chapel Sunday evening at o'clock. Hons. J. E. Hacker and T. Howard will be in charge and address the meeting. To see all the churches in Greeneville well filled one time more at the regular Sunday services would be cal culsted to make one "trimble in their boots." Not un til there are some restrictions placed on the Sunday joy riding not until our people are brought face to face and made to realize more fully the seriousness of the pres ent crises, can it be expected that there will be much improvement in things religious. RESOURCES. . Loans and Discounts . .$221,691.71 Overdrafts , . 287.28 Bonds and Stocks and Warrants ... . 23,017.50 Furniture and Fixtures 1 . 3,400.00 Actual Cash on Hand... - $20,180.21 Due from Banks' and Bankers (on Demand) 67,860.81 88,041.02 Checks and Cash Items.., ... 1,814.16 Total...... $338,251.67 LIABILITIES. Capital Stock Paid in $ 25,000.00, Surplus Fund i . 11,857.28 Undivided Profits Less Expenses & Taxes Paid 8,663.91- Individual Deposits Subject to Checks . 180,107.85 Demand Certificates of Deposit 70,391.23 Cashier's Checks 3,658.80 -$ 40,521.19 Total Demand Deposits 254,157.88 Savings Deposits 43,572.60 Total Deposits ...1 297,730.48 Total $338,251.67 STATE OF TENNESSEE, COUNTY OF GREENE. I J. D. Britton, Cashier of the above-named bank, do solemnly swear that the above statement is true, and gives the actual condition of said bank as shown by the books on file in said bank. J. D. BRITTON, Cashier Subscribed and sworn to before me, this 16th day of May, 1918. W. H. 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