AX IMPORTANT MATTER.
The Georgia State Board of
Health Advises Early Ty
The prevalence of typhoid fe
ver is a variable quantity. Some
years there are only a few reai
epidemics, and other years
there will be epidemics of the
disease that will invade large
dust what 1919 has in store
for the people of this state in
the way of typhoid fever is dif
ficult to forecast; however,
since we have had a somewhat
mild winter and are promised
an early spring, we are per
suaded to believe that the sum
mer and fall will find us with
a large number of cases of ty
phoid fever. This is a reason
able prophesy since a mild win
ter with an early spring pre
dispose to early fly breeding,
and early fly breeding would
guarantee an unusually large
number of flies, and they will
be seen early in the spring and
typhoid fever spreads by means
From the above facts, there
fore ,it is reasonable to conclude
that to use no measures to safe
guard ourslves, our families
and our communities from this
easily preventable disease is
worse than folly.
What can he done? Each in
dividual in the state can be vac
cinated against the disease and
practically without cost, '-peo
vided you do not wait until the
rush comes for vaccine to or
der yours. Our laboratory has
a large quantity on hand now,
ready for free distribution and
to get this and have your physi
cian or health officer adminis
ter it now is to do the wise
thing. Don’t wait until our
surplus stock of vaccine is ex
hausted an dthen wire, telling
us that you have an epidemic of
typhoid fever in your communi
ty, and ask for vaccine.
The time to pray is before
the devil conies. The way to
avoid typhoid fever is to be vac
*■ In making up your order for
fruit trees and grape vines, do
not forget to include an order
for flowering shrubs and bulbs.
Then go just a little further and
order some shrubs at least for
the church and sclioolhouse. Or
perhaps you can find redbud,
mimosa, dogwood and crape
myrtle sprouts in the neighbor
hood all ready for transplant
ing. Somehow or other let’s
get them to beautify our own
yard and school and church
grounds. —The Progressive Far
mer. •>*£ . ; .
SECOND BAPTIST CHURCH
Preaching Sunday at It $0
Sunday school, 3 p. m., J. M.
Preaching Sunday evening 7
A cordial invitation to all to
worship with us.
J. J. Shed, Pastor.
Preaching every fourth Sunday
at 11 o’clock and the Saturday
HARMONY GROVE CHURCH.
Preaching every first Sunday at
11 o’clock and the Saturday be
fore. Everybody welcome.
T. M. LEE, Pastor.
Pinch of Poverty.
Next to the proletariat of India and
China, the Russian peasant feels the
pinch of poverty and hunger more
keenly and more frequently than any
other citizen on earth, says the Nation
al Geographic Magazine.
Best Persian Camels.
The best Persian camels are the
powerful one-humped kind, which an
bred in the province of Khorassan.
This animal can carry a burden of 600
pounds at the rate of 20 miles a day.
The ordinary Persian camel, however,
will carry 400 pounds at the rate of 15
miles a day.
A SWEET LIFE IS GONE
Friday, February 21, at the
home of her mother, Mrs. Sarah
Hardman Andrews, of Statham,
occurred the death of Mrs.
Pearl Horton, of Atlanta. She
had been only a few days visit
ing her mother and sisters,
when she was stricken with in
fluenza and lived only a little
Rev. W. 11. Faust and Rev. J.
H. Woodf of Winder, conduct
ed the funeral service at Stat
ham Baptist church Sunday af
ternoon. Her sweet young i
had been crossed by many sor
rows, having to give up her
father, only brother ,four prec
ious babies, and a few months
ago buried the idol of her home,
her sixteen-yar-old dang
Ruaht. Those who will miss
her home going most are her
husband, Mr. Jud Horton, her
two little girls, Sarah and Inez.
To her mother she had always
been comfort and joy, who as
long as her health permitted,
spent a portion of her time with
her baby daughter Pearl.
How blesse dare those who
die in the Lord was truly dem
onstrated to those who witness
ed her last moments and saw
the testimony of joy radiating
from her face just as she crossed
over the bar to rest in her Sa
vior's mbraee. W extend to the
bereavd family in this great loss
and sorrow, our sincre sympa
thy. M. 11. S.
TAFT LACKS FAITH IX
THE SENATORS WHO
San Francisco. —“The gentle
men in tin* senate who are set
ting out to defeat this league of
nations are those 1 would not
trust overnight,” former Presi
dent William H. Taft said to
day at a luncheon given in his
honor by civic organizations as
a part of the program of the
Pacific coast congress of the
League to Enforce Peace.
“They are citing the constitu
tion as an argument against it,”
continued Mr. Taft. “1 revere
and worhip that great instru
ment ,and it is anew story to
me if the constitution prevents
this people from playing their
part in bringing peace and or
der and happiness to ourselves
and the other peoples of the
“This is not a political ques
tion, God forbid. 1 am glad
President Wilson went to Eu
rope because he went bearing a
promise of a league of nations.
“The application at this time
of the doctrine of avoiding en
tangling alliances is reaction
ary to the extent of delaying
world peace one hundred years.
The question at this time is
whether the whole great plan of
the league of nations is to be de
feated because .we can t get a
two-thirds majority oi' our sen
ate for its ratification. ,f
“A peace-loving nation of
fighting men” was the way Dr.
Henry Van Dyke, formerly min
ister to The Netherlands, de
scribed the United States. He
said objectors to a league of na
tions held that to enter such a
league involved abdication of
nutionl sovereignty, but, on the
contrary, it involved an asser
tion of sovereignty in a willing
acceptance of a common law of
A referendum throughout the
country would find DO per cent
of the voters heartily approving
the league, Henry Morgenth
formerly ambassador to Turkey,
Last Words of Rulers.
The ancients had an ear for last
words, anil among the reputed fare
wells of Roman .-nperors there have
been handed down Nero’s cynical,
“What an artist the world is losing In
me !” Julian’s cry of surrender, “Thou
has conquered, O Galilean!” and Ves
pasian’s irordc, “I feel myself becoming
Appropriate Last Words.
The Elizabethans are full of well
chosen last words. Marlowe makes
Tamburlalne assume the sobriquet of
Attlla with his last breath: “For Tam
burlaine, the Scourge of God, must
die!" and the duke of Guise exclaim
as the assassin does his work: “Vive
la messe! Perish Huguenots 1"
INCOME TAX DUE.
Returns Must be Filed on or Be
fore March 15—Bill Provides
Washington, I). C. —Work on
the collection of $0,000,000,000
has been begun by the bureu
of internal revenue. This is
the estimated yield of the new
pevnuo bill. The income tax
provisions of the act reach the
pocket book of every single per
son in the United States whose
net income for 1918 was SI,OOO.
or more, and of eevry married
person whose net income was
$2,000 or more. Persons whose
net income equalled or exceed
ed these amounts, according to
their marital status, must file a
return of income with the col
lector of internal revenue for
the district in which they live on
or before March 15.
Here is what will happen to
them if they don’t: For failure*
to file a return on time a fine of
not more than SI,OOO and an ad
ditional assessment of 25 per
cent of the amount of tax due.
For “wilfully refusing” to
make a return on time, a fine
not exceeding SIO,OOO ,or not ex
ceeding one yera's imprison
ment, or both.
For making a false or fraud
ulent return, a fine of not more
than SIO,OOO, or imprisonment
for not more than one year, or
both, together with an addition
al assessment of 50 per cent of
the amount of tax evaded.
For failure to pay the tax on
time, a fine of not more than
SI,OOO and an additional assess
ment of 5 per cent of tin*
amount of tax unpaid, plus 1
per cent interest for each full
month during which it remains
In addition to the SI,OOO and
$2,000 personal exemptions,
taxpayers are allowed an ex
emption of S2OO for each person
dependent upo nthem for chief
support if such person is under
’’THE REASON WHY-
I bank here, “said one of our commercial
patrons, “is because I can always depend
upon getting individualized service-
Service that will meet mv particular need—
Service which will take care of the particular
situation involved—in an inteligent, practical
and helpful manner.”
The same thought has been expressed by
many other progressive business men who
bank through this Institution.
We invite Commercial Accounts.
WINDER NATIONAL BANK
FOR QUICK SERVICE
AND FIRST-CLASS MECHANICS
I). I. GAINES GARAGE
At the (i. J. Allen old stand, Athens St.
All Work Guaranteed or Money Refunded
We have an ample force of expert mechanics
WE FIX IT RIGHT—WE FIX IT QUICK
YOUR PATRONAGE WILL BE APPRECIATED
I). I. GAINES GARAGE
eighteen years of age and in
capable of self-support. Under
the 1917 act, this exemption was
allowed only for each depend
ent “child.” The head of a
family—one who supports one
or more persons closely con
nected with him by blood rela
tionship, relationship by mar
riage, or by adoption—is enti
tled to all exemptions allowed a
The normal rate of tax under
the new act is (i per cent of the
first $4,000 of net income above
the exemptions, and 12 per cent
of the net income in excess of
$4,000. Incomes in excess of $5,-
000 are subject also to a surtax
ranging from 1 per cent of the
amount of the net income be
tween $5,000 and $(>,000 to 05
per cent of the net income above
Payment of the tax may be
made in full at thh time of fil
ing return or in four install
ments, on or before March 15,
before September 15, and on or
before December 15.
Revenue officers will visit ev
ery county in the United States
to aid taxpayers in making out
their returns. The date of
their arrival and the location of
their offices may be ascertained
by inquiring at offices of col
lectors of internal revenue,
postoffices and banks. Failure
to see these offieres, however,
does not relieve tin* taxpayers of
his obligation to file* bis return
and pay his tax within the time
specified by law. In this case
taxpayers must seek the gov
ernmnt, not the government the
Another Auto Device.
An electric light, that is switched
on to illuminate nn automobile step 11s
the door is opened lias been patented
by au English mvrnicr.
Drink Buttermilk Free'y.
The use of buttermilk is largely a
matter of habit. Southern cities con
sume almost as much buttermilk as
sweet milk. The difficulty of keeping
milk sweet hns been largely responsi
ble for the popularity of buttermilk am
<\ beverage. ,
RUPTURE EXPERT HERE.
Seeley, Famous in This Special
ty, Called to Athens.
F. H. Seeley, of Chicago and
Philadelphia, the noted truss
expert, will personally be at the
Gorgian Hotel and will remain
iu Athens Thursday only,
March (i. Mr. Seeley says:
“The Spermatic Shield will not.
only retain any case of rupture
perfectly, but contracts the
opening in 10 days on the aver
age case. This instrument re
ceived the only award in Eng
land and in Spain producing re
sults without surgery, injec
tions, medical treatment or pre
scriptions. Air. Seeley has doc
umnts from the United States
Government, Washington, D.
C., for inspection. All charity
cases without charge, or if any
interested call, he will be glad
to show same without charge or
fit them if desired. Business
demands prevent stopping at
any other place in this section.
P. S. —Every statement in
this notice has been verifid be
fore the Federal and State
Courts. —F. H. Seeley.
Drones in the K ve.
“It Is civilization which has given
us the woman who toils not, who .Ives
for pleasure, who takes from life gifts
for which she makes 00 return.” —Ex-
Duties of the Queen Bee.
It may be interesting to some peo
ple to learn that all the work in a bee
hive is done by female bees. The
drones, or males, live on (he lnbors of
their more industrious female com
panions. Moreover, there Is no such
thing as a klag bee. The rnler of the
hive is the tjueen, hnt she Is a ruler
in name only,- betng guarded and pro
tected by Hie bes-s stinpfy because the
colony would become extinct if she did
not lay eggs at a prodigious rate. It
Is not unusual for a good queen to pro
duce her own weight In egg* In a
single dny, and she keeps this op for
weeks at a time.
Is the Car to Buy
Orders for FORD CARS
will be filled in regular
THE FORD is the best
car to buy. Come to see
us and let’s talk the auto
mobile situation over.
If your car needs repair
ing, bring it to us. We
employ expert mechan
ics and use FORD parts
Flanigan & Flanigan
Slamming the Lounger.
Many a man’s standing would bei
better If he didn’t spend so much time
Save money by taking
advantage of these low
prices on standard goods.
Arm & Hammer Ar
Soda, 6 for ZiDC
Temple Garden Ar
Coffee, per lb ZiOC
Navy Beans, per 2^
Meal, perpkg IZ2C
Gold Dust Flour 1a at
per bbl MZ.ZO
Van Camp’s Soup at
2 cans for ZDC
Post Toasties, 2 at
boxes for Lu C
Country Hams at
Canvas Ham ia
(sliced), per lb
Hominy Corn |A
per can lUv
fb a s lt : p .! r .! 00 SI.OO
Tomatoes, per 10c
Ketchup, per (hi aa
Call us at 102. Goods
delivered anywhere in
sidecity. Give us atrial.
E. S. BENNETT
Market and Groceries