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THE G1EENEV1LLE DAILY SUN, MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 1919. The Grecnevilk Daily Sun PUBLISHED DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAY. W. R. LYON, Editor and Proprietor. Subscription Ratesi Daily SubscriptionBy carrier, 15c a week, 50c a month. By mail outside of Greeneville, 40c a month; 75c for S months; $1.50 for 6 months; $3.00 for the year. . Entered at the postoffice at Greeneville, .Tenn., as second class matter. . Some families we know of in this neighborhood ought to hold a peace conference. Greenevile has more than 6,000 population and all ex cept 5,795 were at church Sunday. Let Herb Hoover handle the world's bread basket, and we don't care who goes to Versailles. Men will fight for their politics, but how quiet some of them do keep about their religion. ANew York traction company has gone broke, the matter? Not enough people to carry? What's The peace talk goes on, in spite of t,he forthcoming meeting of the Sinn Fein parliament in Dublin. How does Senator Lodge expect Hank Ford to cut div idend melons of 200 per cent without profits? The fact that there are several fugities at lage from St Elizabeth's may explain recent mysterious events. Some people "turn a new leaf" on New Year's day but they write the same old account on it the rest of the year, Kier Hardie, the socialist, says, that even in the time of Edin, men hid behind women's. They can't do it now, God bless mother-in-law, old maids, small brothers and bald-headed men! The world would be so sad without a them. The mercury may drop wherever it pleases, but it wil! never chill those frisking innocents of Congress who never saw a fact to know it. Will Hays has learned a lot of fine points about getting men to pull together, but he isn't 'giving any of these points to President Wilson. Boys that are made of the stpff of which great men are made, are not ashamed to Wear their father's castoff cloth ing cut down and made over. Did you ever stop to think that your Buccess dependf largely upon whether you are willing to go -up against the collar and push your load when you don't feel like it? The Tennessee . legislature is now in session. It wil' now proceed to enace several thousand additional laws nine-tenths of which will never be enforced. The men around here who'd rather play poker and force their wives to cop the wood for the kitchen stov are generally those whose credit at the grocery store if not the very best The Greeneville Sun was the first to give our people tht sad news of Col. Roosevelt's death. We received the news here by our special telegraph service within twe hours after he dide. It is being more fully demonstrated every day that you get to-day's news TO-DAY. in your home daily paper so why is it that so many or our citi zens continue to patronize daily papers published in ot,hei cities papers that knock Greeneville and pull for othei towns to the 'exclusion of thir home newspaper. . Don't slow down in your efforts to make 1919 the great est year you have ever had. The trouble with most peoplt is that they overdo the thing for the first few weeks anc the nallow their business to drag the remainedr of tht year. There is, only one successful business man this daj and time that's the fellow that keeps pegging away in cessantly from one day's end until the next Some busi ness have the idea that they should advertise when busi ness is good. Wrong again. It is when business is slacl that the greatest effort should be put forth. What Greeneville Should Do This Year Construct a memorial to the Greene county boys who died and the boys who fought and the boys who offered their services for the liberty of the world. . Organize a City Beautiful club that will work to help keep the streets, vacant lots and back yards clean and sanitary. Take an active interest in the Burely AssociaUm anc' attend every meeting. Boost the purchase of the Hirsch property by the city. This property should be owned by the town. It would afford the city a place of meetia for all public gather ings. It could be converted into a small park and amuse ment center at a very small cost Greeneville should not allow this property to pass into hands of speculators. No Union of German States! Ae reliable correspondent reports that France will op pose the pnion of the Austro-Gerroans with Germany. At the same time reports from Germany state that plana for establishing a federation of all the states composing the Irate German empire are moving forward rapidly. This is a work that the Allies should stop without with out hesitation and without delay. It is gratifying to hear that France is alive to the danger of a union of the Aus- tro-Germans with Germany. France is intimately ac quainted with German schemes and may be depended upon to join any move by the Allies to make the world safe against the Huns. Let it be remembered, that the Germans ace still the enemy, both nominally and in fact This enemy's attempt to consolidate tthe German states and the German portion of Austria is nothing but an at tempt to piece together another mechanism for attacking Europe as soon as the opportunity offers. The allied gov ernments will be betraying their own people to Germany if they do not checkmate the German acheme. - - Who is so credulous as to believe that the Germans have changed Vieir nature? One of the self-appointed champions of President Wilson has stated in a publication widely circulated that it was the President's purpose to re- genrate the Germans--to show them the error that lies in being predatory and treacherous and thus to lead them to abhor their old habits as much as civilization abhors them. Unfortunately President Wilsoh'a vague general statements encourage some persons to believe that this statement of his purpose is accurate, when we all know that Mr.' Wilson i3 too profound a student and too keen a judge of human nature to be misled by any hypocritical tricks of the Germans. He knows that the leopard does not change its spots nor the German his baseness. When the President speaks of setting up a new international psychology of the Germans to be transformed into some- thing civilized and humane that is attributing to Presi dent Wilson a fatuity that is little short of insulting. Of course President Wilson and all other Americans, like the peoples of allied nations, know that the Germans will not change their nature or purpose when they change the form of their government They are still base; still treacherous, still predatory, still bent upon the destruction of neighbors and peoples, t is only a question of oppor tunity. In order to create the opportunity the Germans will employ their guile to the best of their ability in try ing to convince other nations that the German nations are no longer warlike. They will speak the ajrgon of civili zation and will prate of a league of nations, disarmament, equality, fraternity and liberty.; Under this pretense they will persistently organize for murder and robbery, if not 3topped by superior force. : The German states have no right to organize into a league. They fortified that right of federation reunion when they used the strength that lies in union for the purpose of murdering weaker nations. The German em pire was nothing but a huge system of unified conspirators and murderers, organized into a single mechanism. It was i marvel of evil genius let the world never be deceived by its like! This German murder machine would have operated just as efficiently against Belgium and France and the other victims of its war lord, Hohenzollern, had been called president or constitutional king,: and if Ger many had been called a federated republic instead of. an empire. There are hundreds of thousands of Germans in foreign lands, not bound to join in the murderous plans of the Hohenzollern regime, and yet expatriated Germans fairly outdid themselves in serving the devilish: ends of tjheii fatherland. It js in their nature. . They are not compelled to plot the extermination of their, neighbors. - They apply themselves to such tasks naturally, and with keen pleas ure. The allies forthwith should notify the Germans to quit fte process of joining the German states in a common "re public," "federation," league or empire. The attempt to form a single great German state under any name should be prevented by any method that proves expedient , The Allies cannot afford to have in the middle of Europe e mighty German nation acting as one man. 'Neither liber ty or self-determination nor any other rule requires the allies to stand idly by while the Germans organize another mighty power. All Germans should be at liberty to be 'ong to their own state, governed as they see fit, iae,b tirbe by itself, m its own boundaries. That is as far as the Allies should premit them to go. ; x These suggestions may strike some persons as novel, because no one has raised any objection to the formation of a federation in Russia, Jugoslavia or elsewhere. ' But there is a vita Idifference between organizing a federation for peace and the common defense, as the United States did, and organizing a body of small states into one mighty military empire, as Bismarck did. The nations have just escaped destruction at the hands of t,his empire, and it is smashed. The alies should impose the penalty of death upon the German states if they dare to unite again. Washington Post Are They Worth It? A Straight Talk to Soldiers and Sailors. . After Republican senators are denounced for playing politics when they criticize the Wilson world league, Dem ocratic senators ought to let at least on week elapse be- fore they mske the same criticisms. Col. Theodore Roosevelt's f rknds in this section wil regret to learn of his sudden death this morning at hi? home at Sagmore Hill. His death came very unexpected to his family and friends. His death removes one of the greatest men this country ever had. Now that be har passed from the public arena you will hear even his po litical enemies sing his praises. Are they worth it? When you went to war you thought they were worth it You were willing enough to let the Government have so many dollars each month, taken from your salary as soldiers or sailors, in order to pay for Government insurance on your life, that your folks might be finan ciallly protected in -case of your death. Yes, you thought they were worth it then. Indeed, so many of you thought that your folks were worth it that the Government promised to pay the enormous sum of thirty-seven billion dollars to the folks of the men who went to fight the country's bat tles if they should all be killed. But now the war is over and you are roon to have an honorable discharge. T,he question is, do you think they are worth it now that peace has come? Do you think that ,the homes for which you fought are still worth pro tecting by that same life insurance payment every month, to the Govern ment, on your life? It is a very smalj payment made by you to protect the folks with a good sized sum in case of your death. Are they worth it? In putting the question to you in this way the Government intends no disrespect. The fact is that the Government so greatly respects the , sacrifices you have made ; for the country and so rreatly respects the spirit of those folks who let you go that it stands ready to continue for five years this same insurance protection for them (as agreed at the time you signed the application) if you will continue to pay each month just about the same amount for life insurance as has hith erto been taken out of your pay for this purpose. Once more, to be emphatic. The contract you now have with the Gov ernment may be kept in force for five years after the official termination of the war at substantially the same very low rate of premium you agreed to pay. But from now on the payment must be made by you directly and that fact puts it right up to you, whether or not the folks you fought for are worth your continued protection. You konw, of course, that if you fail in your payments your insurance is void. And now if you are in any doubt about the value of the contract, ask your insurance officer if you can se cure as large a sum of insurance through any other channel at any thing the cost the Government has provided. ' But perhaps yol say that you had never thought you could afford so much life insurance in peace times and quite likely this would be so un der usual conditions and costs, but the price the Government charges makes . all the difference ' and you should consider the question from that standpoint and aren't they worth this larger sum? The Government believes they are and that is why it earnestly urges you to continue to accept the co-operation o fUncle Sam in keeping up your con tract for the protection of the home folks. But now let us ask another ques tion: Am You Worth It? Yes, you yourself? The Govern ment thinks you are, thinks so so much that Uncle Sam is ready to stay in the life insurance business to serve you, because you so splendidly served him in the day tt his peril. He will say in the life insurance business so that at any time within the five years after the close of the war you may have a chance to make a permanent contract with hm for a life insurance policy that will protect your homefolks whenever you die and protect you yes, you by ordinary life insurance, twenty-payment life endowment maturing at age of 62, or some other usual form of insur ance. And mind you, you can get this permanent protection from Uncle Sam at a rate that will be impossible elsewhere, and that, too; without a physical examination. So now here is the proposition : -st Continued Government insur ance unedr the present contract at substantially . the present cheap rate for five years. 2nd. Permanent Government life insurance which you can get any time during five years at Government rates, provided you hold on to Uncle Sam's insurance now. So you see it comes back again to the question Are they worth it? the people for whom you insured when the war broke out? And again Are you worth it? If you come out of the war physi cally impaired you will be unable to obtain any life insurance protection whatsoever unless you keep up your present insurance with the United States Government. Uncle Sam's in surance may be continued and con verted into standard Government pol icies, regardless of your physical con dition. This factor is of the very highest importance. But leaving your physical condition aut of consideration, it is to your in terest and to the interest of your family, both for the present and for the future, to keep up your Govern ment insurance. Before you leave the service discuss this matter with your commanding officer and with the insurance officer at your place of duty. He will tell you just how to keep up your insurance, how to pay your premiums after you leave the service and how you will later be able to change into the standard forms of Government insurance. When you are home you can discuss these things with the local home service section of the American Red Cross or you can write to the Bureau of War Risk In surance, attention Insurance Section, Treasury Department, Washington, D. C. Influenza! Colds, Pneumonia, Sore Throat Spreading Throughout the . Country. Many are finding relief from in fluenza, Colds, Sore Throat and per haps preventing Pneumonia, it is said, by the use of Miller's Antiseptic Oil (known as ; Snake Oil). Its great penetrating, pain-relieving qualities insure almost instant relief when ap plied freely on the chest, or throat well greased when' first symptoms arise. The Oil penetrates through to the affected parts and tends to open up the air passages, making breathing more easy, relieving the pains. And for the cough a few drops on a little sugar unually brings prompt relief. Don't fail to have a bottle on hand when the attack comes on, and if used according to directions results are assured, or your money refunded. On sale at Cen tral Drug Co., 80c, 60c and $1.00 bottles. THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK The annual meeting of the stock holders of the First National Bank of Greeneville, Tenn., will be held at its banking house in Greeneville, Tenn., on Tuesday, January 14, at 1 o'clock p. m., for the purpose of electing directors for the ensuing year and for the transaction of any other business that may legally come before it. THOS. D. BRABSON; Cashier.. LOST: Saturday night, Jan. 4th, 1919, on Depot street, between Bernard's warehouse and Simp son's meat market, ladies pocket book, containing one ten-dollar gold certificate, five one-dollar bills and two nickels; some re ceipts belonging to Grace Jones from Kenney, Carter & Crawford's and Leming'a, also one receipt from Rosenblatt Piano Co and some Metropolitan Life Insurance receipts. Finder return to 208 Depot street, back of Bernard's warehouse and receive reward. Mrs. Hattie Jones. dly-lt. HUPMOB1LE SEDAN FOR SALE I will sell my Hupmobile automo bile at a bargain. It is jn perfect condition and has been run only 7, 000 miles. d-241-2t THOS. D. BRABSON. FOR RENT Three rooms; water and lights, good neighborhood; rent $5.50. Call Sun Office. 112 Howard street d241-3t HELP WANTED White girl, aged 18 to 25, for household work. Good place good pay. Mrs. Carl W. Lowry, 212 Irish street WANTED Ash timber; will pay you cash when loaded in cars at your station for ash timber, 8 inches and over in diameter, cut 46 inches , long; cord measure. We will also buy ash logs, 8 inches and up, cut 7, 11 or 14 feet Write of phone us for price at your station. Chat tanooga Handle Co., Chattanooga, Tenn. d240-6t LOST Thursday about noon, on the . street between Lancaster's and the depot or the depot and J. A. Craw ford's store, a silver Ideal fountain pen. Finder will be rewarded by leavir,g at Sun office. PROFESSIONAL I e t MISS MARY PIERCE Public Stenographer and Notary Public Office City Recorder's 'Office. Office Phone New 335, Old 33 Residence Phone, New 111. r W. T. MITCHELL Justice of The Peace Office, Basement Mason House, Greeneville, Tenn. O. T. FRENCH Justice of The Peace and Notary Public. Matrimony a Specialty, Office over Hardin Grocery Co. Opposite Court House. $45,000.00 I have loaned to enterprising farmers recently. Try me. 3. H, Thompson, Bristol, Tena. Our Cheap Column A Little Advertisment in this Columa Will Bring Quick Results On Cent a Word. FOR SALE Two new No. 12 Do Laval Separators. Will sell at fac tory price. Clyde B. Austin. 219-tf FOR SALE: At 500 Maple Avenue, seven room house; choice location. Half acre of ground and on paved Btreet See me for a bargain. S. B. LaRue & Co. CASH FOR JUNK, clean rags and rubber. The Austin Co, , 21941 FOR SALE: Foland - China Pig, Big type, the Burgess & 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, Greeneville, Tenn., Rt. No. 8. dly & Wkly to Jan. 19 I FOR SALE Indian Motorcycle in good condition, good tires; run 3,000 miles. If interested, see me. 'I am going west W. S. Huff, Greeneville, Tenn., Route No. 1. 236-9t FOR SALE : Singer sewing ma chines on easier terms than ever before offered. Oils, needles and all kinds of repairs. Machines and all work guaranteed. Call on M. . Jones, 202 Summer street, three houses from the post office, west. ' v , Feb. 1st, '19. WEAK MEN Write to us for our ' wonderful remedy- for lost man. hood and vital losses. Restores quickly; never fails. Costs noth ing if not cured. Book free. Cum berland Chemical Co., 162 Berry Block, Nashville, Tenn.. REGISTERED BERKSHIRES One yearling boar, one 6-months-old gilt I have installed a Mammoth and have three Cyphers Incubators, good as new to sell. B. M. Yost, care Greeneville Packing Co. 237-6t FOR SALE CHEAP: Pair' New Zealand Reds; Pair Black Flemish Rabbits; Pair White Flemish Rab bits; 20 Belgian Hares. See Claud Teague. tues-thu & sat NOTICE OF STOCKHOLDERS MEETING. The annual meeting of the Stock holders of the Greene County Bank, Greeneville, Tenn., will be held in the parlors of Hotel Brumlry Thursday, January 16th. 1919, at 10 o'clock a. m., for the purpose of electing a di rectory for the ensuing year, and for the transaction of any other business that may properly come before this meeting. W. II. A EMIT AGE, President O. C. ARMITAGE, Cashier.