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THE CREENEVILLE DAILY SUN, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 14, 1818. The Grceneville Daily Sun PUBLISHED DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAY. W. R, LYON, Editor and Proprietor. . Subscription Ratess Daily Subscription By carrier, 15c a week; 40c a month. By mail outside of Greeneville, 40c a month; 75c for 3 months; $1.50 for 6 months; f 3.00 for the year. Entered at the postoflke at Greeneville, Tenn., as second class matter. NOTICE TO SUBSCRIBERS. 'The U. S. War Industrie Board has Issued an order forbidding publishers continuing subscriptions after date ( expiration, unless subscriptions are renewed and paid lot. While it has been the general rule of this newspaper to stop alt papers promptly, mere are soma raw wno nave aSKSa lor (line on inair iuuivi ijjuuih -uuiu iu un ismuj and Weekly Sun. These subscriptions will now have to be discontinued under the new law. If you want the paper continued to you, send in your renewal subscription before your time expires. Any er jneous reflection upon the character, standing oi repuation of any person, firm or corporation which may appear in the columns of this paper will be glady cor rented if brought to the attention of the editor. AUTHORIZED SOLICITOR. Mr. Lawrence B. Britton Is authorized to solicit sub scriptions to the Daily or Weekly Sun, andany business transacted with him will be given careful attention. He will make a thorough canvass of the county during the next few weeks. ' W. R. LYON, Editor. Only eight more shopping days. Get that advertisment ready Monday morning for the Daily Sun next week. A little coldweather just now would be welcomed bj ilfini tvViA tinvo Vinr in VmtVior. Tho pnlpnHar nrnmiRfif .colder weather within the next forty-eight hours. There is no getting around the fact that there is much work needed to be done around the city at this time bj local officials, officers in particular. If it is the purpose at the present administration to make Greeneville a clear ,towni morally, tnen there is a certain element that shoulc' be made to vamoose. . It is our intention now to make the Daily Sun eight fcages, commencing Monday afternon, and if business jus tifies it, this size may be maintained. There will be a copy of-the Daily Sun placed in EVERY HOME IN GREENE XVILLE during the week, whether regular subscribers oi not. Your advertisment in this paper during flie cominp week will get you business that you possibly would no! have gotten otherwise. " , In the lettre written and published yesterday afternoon from Mr. Eugene Coile, the make up man headed it from France, when it should have been from the state of wasn- ineton. Mr. Coile has been associated with the large armj of spruce workers in Washington state for the past six ,months and in his leter outlined in a brief way the magni tude of the work thath this branch of the army has upon them. The majority of these spruce workers are being returned to private life now, but the experiences the young men have had in this line of work has been most in teresting and will doubtless prove of much benefit to then in days to come. . Many a soldier, who bravely stood at his post during the late war, is covered with badges. We would not take one from him, he merits them; but many an "ordinary" 'wo man has stood at her post of duty for thirty or forty, o: ven half a century fighting witf sickness, poverty and discouragement and with true Spartan courage kept the wolf from the dor and saved the lives of a large family "of children. Tbe man who saves one life receives a prize for bravery, his picture appears in the metropolitan pa pers, and he wears a medal which says to the world that he is brave. And he was. But the woman who has saveif the lives of man is given no badge, and seldom a word oi commendation. , These "ordinary 'women may not receive a Carnegie medal for bravery, but "He who marks the sparrows fall" will certainly reserve a jeweled crown foi them in heaven. YO UHAVE THE-BEST OF THE OTHER FELLOW You are going to get a lot more out of life when you train yourself to enjoy the things you can afford, ant cease lamenting for those beyond your means. Thousands of women get practically no joy out of lift because they cannot dress as well as their friends, canno' gratify their tastes for luxarjes; cannot flit, about witt the class of women they would like as friends. All through life they are longing for the unattainable while failing to take advantage of opportunities for rec reation and pleasure near at hand. r They feel so insecure in their present position in life 'that 'they dare not associate with those who are in' the same class financially because they fear it may keep then: from getting into a wealthier set. v , Disjointed socially and mentally, they extract all the interest and enthusiasm from the other members of the families. Husband gets gruff and irritable, even dishonest, and is driven to seek more agreeable company outside. And what does it all amount to this yearning this craving for something you have not, and which would not be worth anything if you did get it? ' BETTER LISTEN TO OUR SOLDIERS. Americans who fear that the fruits of victory will not be fully gathered by the allied n-itions and the United States, and who can point to many mysterious incidents which justify their fears, should revive and strengthen, their faith by conferring with the American soldiers re- turning from France. The American soldiers are under no illusions. They are not befogged by fine theories. They are not per plexed by any butleties of enemy propaganda, spread abroad like poison gas. The American boys went against the real thing in fighCing the boche, and in their struggle with treachery and death their brains were made clear and their hearts became fixed upon realities. The American soldier boys know that the enemy is c treacherous beast, a foul fighter in war and a traitor in peace. They know that up to the hour of the armistice an armistice that enabled the Hun to escape without suf fering the invasion of battle the enemy was resorting to every foul practice that malice and diabolism could con ceive. The American boys saw their comrades struck down on the right and left by devices abhorred by civ ilized men, and by bombs dropped upon sick men in hos pitals. On their left hand the American fought alongside Britishers and Scotchmen and Canadians, and on their right hand they fought beside French poilus. The alied soldiers fought gamely and squarely. They did not as sassinate, even when they caught the boche in the basest acts of treachery and foulness. Under the sting of pro vocation at the sight of blasted homes, murdered child ren and abused women, the French and British soldiers nevertheless made civilized warfare against the fiends who have just mockingly marched back to Berlin with flags flying. Now the American boys are coming home, boys no longer, with a deep light in their eyes and deep thought in their hearts. They are men who stood ready, to face 1 Vs.' their .Maker, who cleansed their hearts and made ready tc die for the sake of their country. Does any politician high or low, suppose that these soldier men will tolerate any trifling; with Germany? . Who expects the American soldiers to be silent when traitor hands reachJ out to besmirch the American flag. or impious lips pour out insults to the American and alliet1 cause! Who expects an American sailor to pass timidly Lwhen he hears politicians or bolsheviki pleading for "mercy to the poor beaten German people"? A whirlwind of destruction is rising against the delud ed, the feeble and the treasonable among Americans, those who are beginning to protect the unrepentant enemy country against punishment for its crimes. The Ameri can soldiers and sailors wjl lnot tolerate this policy. They will wreck the men who advocate iCno matter how highly these men may be placed in public office or private sta- t tion. The soldiers and their officers wil lcrush this insane and treasonable folly. " - American citizens can easily recall the passions of the civil war and the strong grip which the Union soldiers held upon the country until the ship of state had beem placed on an even keel in peaceful waters. The soldier boys of '65 were not made of sterner stuff than the soldier -boyr of 1918. What they did against copperheads and would be destroyers of victory will be done now by their sons against pacifists, pro-Germans and would-be traitors to Victory. ' The German people tried, to murder and. rob other peoples, and succeeded in a great measure. They would have enslaved and robbed the American people if they could. They are sorry they did not succeed. Berlin rings now with plaudits to the Prussian guard, the same brutes who faced our boys at Chateau Thierry and were beaten back from Paris at the expense of American blood. What mania possesses some of the public men of, America that they now propose to deal out food and mercy, to the unpunished murderers? Do these public men expect to escape the wrath of the American soldiers and sailors, officers and men alike? ' Hair-sputters may draw tine distinctions, but the American army knows that it fought side by side with the allies, and that the United States is an ally" of the al lies, bound, to them and holding itself ready to stand or fall with them. The American soldiers will not see the allies deserted or deprived of their rights in the great settlement with the enemy. They -will strike down from his place every publicman who betrays the allied cause or defends the enemy against just retribution. American soldiers and sailors will not betray the cause for which they fought, or suffer it to be betrayed. They fought for the United States as a nation, and they will compel their servants in all public offices to preserve the nationality of the country in its full vigor, without any dilution of "internationalism." They will also see that the. United States stands by its allies to the end of the chapter of this war, which means that unless every Amer ican public official helps to make Germany pay for the damage she has caused, he must take the consequences. Washington Post The influenza situation in this city, is much improved While the city's schools are not likely to open again he- fore the first of the year; as it has been the usual custom to allow two weeks during the. holidays, it is now thought that other public places will be allowed to reopen during the coming week. y There are so many places of cheap amusement, and wc may say so many cheap companies, so many dangers in the ljCtle town the same as the cities, that we must avoid by making the evenings at home so pleasant, that our young people will be content to spend their evenings ajt home, and find their recreation in the entertainment ar ranged for their diversion. HEART TO HEART TALKS By OSCAR GODFREY LINGER. ONCERNING VALUES. The writer desires in a few "heart to heart talks" to estimate values as they affect human welfare. Such a study is justified by the fact that the values which a man regards .become the motive forcse of his life. "They are the principles which determine his character and character deter mines his eternal destiny. By values is meant the things or ideas, or ideals which are regarded by each generation as of supreme worth. They may be material, or po litical, or ethical, or ' religious, but they tjecome the end for which men strive. Values are never fixed, are never quite the same for, two genera tions in succession, and are never ex actly the same for two individuals in the same generation. It is because they are fluid that humanity has been able to advance from arboreal man to social organization. The whole movement of the race up to higher planes is due to. the substitution of new values for old ones. The break ing down of central Europe and Rus sia is due to the abandonment of a political value which has controlled the populace for centuries. The chaos resulting is due to the vague grasp which the populace has of the new. From autocracy to democracy is a long leap and the many fall into the intervening chasm. The moral ad vance of a community is always due to a changing estimate of values. From the table-use o ilquor the nat ional prohibition is an immensurable step. The generation of one's youth accepted individualism as the su preme social doctrine; the generation of one's old age depends on social control' A social unity is always to be known by the values, social, politi cal, religious, on which it lays em phasis. lit looking out on social life the in dividual may take on of two absolute points of view: the egotistic which puts self at the center, or the altru istic which puts another at the center of his universe. The first was held ir. its purity by the cave-man in he ab vsm'of the past; the second will be held by humanity when it attains tc perfection in the milleniums of the future. The problem of the man now living is to find a point of view which shall combine the egotistic and the al truistic in such proportions as will give him the noblest v experiences. This problem is, perhaps, the hardest hat he has to solve. To put self at the center of social life is a naive, in stinct; it is the i riheritance that comes down from man's animal an cestors., It is distinctly an animal trait. On the lawn of a great house was lying one day a noble looking dog, sleek and well-fed, the pet of wealth and culture. Sneaking up to the lawn came a starved no-body's dog looking "for the crumbs that fell under the other dog's table. On the lawn was a bone which the pet of for tune could not eat for which the tramp dog was' starving. The dog of the house walked to the bone, pick ed it up, laid it down, and gave e deep-throated growl ; the tramp dog , slunk away. In the pet dog's view only one dog existed in the world and for him the world existed. discarded, bone! Here was evinced a To no other dog did he owe evn a concienceless selfishness and to it was attached no moral guilt. The hu- jinan heart undisciplined throbs with its ancestor s impulses and is apt to refuse the bone that would help an other; but to the human act moral guilt does attach itself. Man is an animal that has climbed up to the heights of self-consciousness and self- determination and, therefore, to a giddy responsibility. A dog is not his brother's keeper but a man is. To his brother each man is giving some thing every moment, and that some thing is a transcript of his own es sential nature. That is the impress that each is making on every other. It is thus that he molds jn some de gree the other lives about him, and the pattern which they take is him self. This is what he can not help giving; on his part no violation is possible. Human lives are linked one to another by great chains of causa tion heredity, environment, influ ence. "No man liveth to himself alone !" In every human soul are reverberations from a past too re mote for human calculation; and its dreams shall vibrate in generations still unborn. Dead hands furnish the push and pull of which everyone is conscious, and the ghostly hands of those now living shall, after they are dead, give direction to other lives. It is this awful fact that makes life a responsibility almost; too heavy for human strength. The two great laws of life are, the struggle for Self, and the struggle for the Life or Others. ' The first was formulated by Charles Darwin, the second by Henry Drummond. The first law points all effort inward to wards the delf the second directs all endeavor , outward towards others. The first is more intimate in its ap peal ; the second is nobler. The first is primary in its action. - To get is the basic duty; only thus can exist ence be sustained and the second law obeyed. Getting must precede giving, and thus c due regard to self interest is a profound law of ethics. Tlie moral obliquity attaches not to obedience td the law, but to an over emphasis laii upon it. When getting becomes the supreme purpose of a life, then a proper self-interest de genrates into a base selfishness which becomes the spring of all the impure streams that flow from it, The in dividual then regards the world as ex isting only for his exploitation. He is to get fre.m it all that he can. He must keep away every bone from the other dog! His appetites and pas sions must be satisfied, and the world is shocked by the revelation of a white slavery instituted and support ed for the gratification of his bestial self. The consequences of selfishness tp a human sou! pre the most terrible that can happen to it. It is a process of dying to one good after another, of shrinking from one dtgrec of lit tleness to another. -It is r. passing under closer and closer limitations. At the last, every good and generou impulse becomes bound by a fixity of character which is the warrant of eternal death! The law of struggle (for self must be counter-poised by the struggleVfor the life of others. WAR CONTRACTORE FEAR HUGE LOSSES WASHINGTON, Dec. 14. Dissat isfaction with the Government's can cellation of war contracts is express ed by dozens of manufacturers who have come Ivjre. The Dent Bill, to take care of manufacturers who ac cepted war, work in good faith and began making up war supplies with out receiving signed contracts, is de i i j kciareu no remeuy. Among the leading protestants are the shoe interests. An agreement ior settlement for millions of pairs of army shoes that will not be need ed was reached, but it is asserted it was abrogated by the Quartermaster General's Department. An effort to induce the War Indus tries Board to straighten matters out failed, the board holding it had no jurisdiction. But Chairman' Baruch said today: . "No contractor, whether the form of his contract is accepted or not in a legal sense, should be allowed to suffer. The War Industries Board takes the position that every agree ment made by the government should be lived up to. The government is too big to attempt to take advantage of the contractors who accepted in good faith its assurances regarding orders." , " CHARLES MITCHELL WRITES FROM FRANCE Somewhere in France. ' , , Nov. 13th, 1918. Dear Cousin : , This leaves me well and enjoying life. I sure was glad to hear from you. I just got back from the hospi tal today and think, I am all right now. I had already heard of Sam An derson's death about a week before you wrote. I think the war is about over; hope so anyway. I don't think it will be so long now until I can see you all again. I was very sorry to hear of aunt Mattie being sick. Hope she is bet ter by this time. I suppose you are going to have a nice Christmas. Wish I could be with you but you eee how it is. I had better close for this time, wishing you the best of luck. Your cousin, ' ' , CHAS. MITCHELL, 545,000.00 I have loaned to enterprising farmers recently. Try me. S. H. Thompson, 1 Bristol, Tenn. ; PROFESSIONAL j W. T. MITCHELL Justice of The Peace Office, Basement Mason House, Greeneville, Tenn. JNO. M. PIPERS x Real Estate and Insurance Notary Public Deeds and Mortgages Prepared. Office over Lowry's Hdw. Store, Opposite Court Mouse. O. T. FRENCH Justice of The Peace and Notary Public. Matrimony a Specialty. Office over Hardin Grocery Co. Opposite Court House. If you want to Buy anything or Sell anything, a little Want Ad ia The Daily Sun will bring results. One Word. Cant Our Cheap Column A Little Advertisment in this Column Will Bring Quick Results On Cent a Word. WANTED Clean white cotton rags. " Must be washed before bringing to us. Will pay 3 cents per pound. Can use 25 pounds at this time. Bring to The Sun office. tf FOR SALE: Poland China rigs, Big type, the BurgeBS & Son stock, pedigrees to go with sale of pigs. Also three Angus heifers, yearlings past, good breed, have been bred to registered bull. If interested, see or write, MARK MYERS, w Greeneville, Tenn., Rt. No. 3. dly & Wkly to Jan. 19 WEAK MEN Write to us for our wonderful remedy for lost man hood and vital losses. Restores quickly; never fails. Costs rroth ing if not cured. Book free. Cum berland Chemical -Company, 162 Berry Block, Nashville, Tenn. Dec. 1 to 30. FOR RENT Large front room in Wheatley building; for office or lodg ing. d210-6t LOST: Red, white and brown spot ted hound, near Pates' Hill Wed nesday night, Nov. 27th. Will pay $5.00 reward for his return. Ru fus Reaves, Greeneville, Tenn., Routo No. 9. 214-6t. FOR SALE A first class water well drilling outfit. Price and terms reasonable. For further informa tion see or write Alvin E. Kiker, at his home, Route 2, Greeneville, Tenn., Christmas week. 216-dly-wkly tf FOR SALE Ford Trucks for sale or trade. See J. T. McDanal. 219-tf FOR SALE: At 500 Maple Avenue, seven room house; choice location. Half acre of ground and on paved street. See me for a bargain. S. B. LaRue & Co. CASH FOR JUNK, clean rags and rubber. The Austin Co. 219-tf NOTICfc. If you want property in Greene ville on the best residence street and neighborhood, it will pay you to look up the Dobson property, 406 West Irish street. Price very reasonable. This office is now prepared to cet out printing of any kind on verv " - -1 short notice work done th same lay it is received, if you hannen to be in a hurry for it. Give the Daily Sun that next job of printing you want done. FOR SALE Two' new No. 12 De Laval Separators. Will sell at fac tory price. Clyde B. Austin. 219-tf 1918 FORD ROADSTER FOR SALE. This car is as good as new, only run about 1,500 miles, got 4 new non-skid tires on; bumper ex:haust horn, shock absorbers, side tire car rier. Must go this week leaving country reason for selling. AUDRA PARMAN, At J. II. Tarman's Store, Greeneville, Route No. 11, eight miles south of Greeneville.