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f i*? 1 " urtett ConnellftvilleY Biggest and Best Newspaper. Sworn Average Daily Circulation Last Week, 6,654 VOL. 16, NO. 74. CONNELLSVTLLE. PA., WEDNESDAY EVENING, FEBRUARY 6, 1918. EIGHT PAGES. BRISK ARTILLERY BATTLE BETWEEN U. S. GUNNERS AND HUNS CONTINUES IN FRANCE $he]]Jng of OpposiBg Treneli lines Continues JThroBgh- ; OBt Tacsdsj. mDREN SEE NO 'Juee Tot» F»ud "V«n*(-ri«s Alrag Battle Front U B«ige o! Gn«s ~ot, lt«»U»i»g Their Peril; Canned Gwds T» Be SippUed 1); the 1'rneh. By Associated Press. "WITH THE AMERICAN AK.MY IN RANGE, Feb. 5.--American artillery ept up a continuous fire on the Demy's batteries throughout Tuesday ad.the Germans responded with the .·suit that there -was lively shelling long the entire sector. A member ot the military police to- ly found three little French Chilean, a girl and two boys, -wandering .ong a road immediately behind the ont which is shelled very frequently ! the enemy and considered very xngerous. He turned .the children fer to an ambulance driver who re- .rned them to their home in a near- ·· Tillage. RESIDUE OF FIAW'KR Finn) IS TOTEI) TO BED CBOSS CHAP^EE Children ol the Third ward schools this week contributed 'to a fund for the;purchase of flowers for the funeral of litle Margaret Ellen "Welling, daughter ot Mr. and Mrs. Edward Welling, who was burned to death at her home in Murphy avenue. The flowers were purchased in advance and the cost did not require the entire amount 'collected.' The children voted to turn the balance. 75 cents, over to the Red Cross. EIGHTEEN OUT OF 33 REGISTRANTS ARE ACCEPTED That Number Examined During Horning- By Board Found Tit Physically. ONLY TWO ARE REJECTED Cottage State hospital. Tkose TTlio Are Xot Up to Physical Standard Jteqnired Are to be Given Re-Examination and Maj- bo Called for i\on-Comb»t4int Scrtice. BAXCE TO SVPPtV C. S. WITH CAUSED GOODS. PARIS', Feb. 6.--An agreement has *n concluded between the French td American governments by which e canned fruits and vegetables, retired by the American expeditionary rces will be supplied by France. STATE REFORMATORY BURNS, BUT INMATES ARE ALL RESCUED Property Loss Placed at Million Dollars; Five of Tturt«n Buildings Destroyed. By" Associated Press. JEFFBRSONVILLE, Ind.. Feb. 6.-Five of the 13 buildings in the group comprising the Indiana State Reformatory were destroyed by. fire early today, entailing an estimated loss $1.000,000. prisoners in of Out of tbe 33 draftees examined by the Local Boanl No. 5 up to noon today IS were passed as being physical- Wheeler, ly fit, three of 'vbom took appeals to the medical advisory boards only two of the 33 men examined were MRS. ANNA.COUGHENOUR. Following an illness of several months, Mrs. Anna Cougbenour, 59 years old, trife oj^ Amos. Coughenour, died last night about 10JO o'clock at her home at Wheeler. Fiineral Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock, .with Rev. S. B. Houston, pastor of tbe Covenan- ter church, officiating. Interment in Hill Grove ce'metery. The deceased .previous to her marriage was Miss lAnna Ringer. She had resided at Wheeler for the past 10 years. In addition to her husband she is survived by the following children: Mrs, Georgia Hern and C. A. Cougbenour, Wheeler; Guy Coughenour, at come; two brothers, Isaac Ringer of South Connollsville; George Ringer of Van- derbllt, and two grandchildren, Berrell Hern and Charles Conghcnour of COL REID OCCUPIED ENVIABLE POSITION IN AFFAIRS OF LIFE For Tears Was Prominent in City Business and Social ActiTitics. TOOK PART IN POLITICS Was Honored by .Republicans in State and County; Enjojtd Ksk'em oJ All Ifho Knew Him; I'nntiral U be Held Saturday at Presbyterian Church. physically, rejected and 33 were held over for another examination at the Uniontown hospital. The holdovers are men who are in good physical condition but who would fail to pass tee military examination on account of some slight disability. They will be examined for departments of work that do not require the perfect condition ot an infantryman. The examinations will take place Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock. The men were classified as follows: PASSED. Herbert Reshenberg, Conellsville, R. D. I.; Walter "White, White, Pa.; Charles J. ArdesUy, Adelaide; Ira Baer, White, Pa.; Otto Baughman. JOHN S. DUIJ.. Following a week's illness of pneu- Twelve hundred eigbty-ave ^. ^^ Adela;dD . houses and d°TMH Blmor w . Conrad . Farmmstoll; jesse . lis action was taken after a joint j ^ rles _f erc ^rshalledjn orderly ar- I R _ BungaTdt xonnz.M\\e; Frederick C. vestigation b y experts ~ ' " " " ates »rmy purchasi ·encb authorities sh irmal fruit and vegetable crop of! tery fashion. At the word of command | Bay Livengood BKner, .Conncrllsville; -ance was sufficient to supply both: tfcey quietly marched to the institu- ' ROCO Tregnono, .iun.bar-;"* : Johnson G. mies as well as all domestic con-' tiona] school building 200 yards awayj .Morrison, Ohiopylo. mers. ' from the fire where they were placed; - . -APPEAI^BD; monia, Joiio S. Dull, 72'years old, a prominent fanner of Springfield town|ship, died this morning at 1 o'clock. Previous to Ills late illness Mr. Dull had enjoyed good health. Mrs. Dull, who was stricken with paralysis last May, is in a critical cond-ltion. She is 72 years old. The funeral of Mr. Dull vrll take place Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the Baptist- church at Mill Run, with Rev. Wilbur Nelson, pastor of tha .First Baptist church, officiating. Interment at Mill Run. MKS. ALICE McG-AKRLTr Largely attended was the funeral o£ Mrs. AJice JIcG-arrily held this morning at 8:30 o'clock from the residence of her daughter in North Arcu street, aad'.at 9 o'clock from the Immaculate Conception church. Requiem high mass "was celebrated by Rev. Father John T. Burns:.'Tlie pallbearers were Harry, William, Joseph, John, Hugh and Thomas JloGarrity. Interment, in St. Joseph's cemetery. The Americans will be required ! under guart!. Iv to import sugar for preserving! With the destruction of the dining-, lits.and tin plate for the manufac-j room, kitchen and food supply, the der, Wnite. re of'''cans. j prison authorities today faced the REJECT The,- American army purchasing j problem of feeding the prisoners, ard expects that by purchasing! nned goods in France .there will be! *aving of' 70 per cent on the tonnage i quired for canned goods. ' I -- i "Spring Bonnet* Ttcceinls ITill $550 REALIZED ON PLAY James Robert Harper, Dunbar; Gae- The funeral of Colonel James Madison Heidi who died yesterday at noon at the Held home in West Peach street, will be heid Saturday afternoon at 2.30 from the First Presbyterian church, with Rev. J. L. Proudfit, the pastor, officiating. Interment will be In Hill Grove cemetery. Colonel Reid had been in poor .lealth for some time past, but was dlile to bu about most of Use time. Saturday he contracted pneumonia, which proved fatal. The death of Colonel Reid removes 'rom Connellsvlllc one of its most prominent figures. For many years he lad held a place jn the business and social activities of the city. Failing wealth made it necessary that ho retire, but he still evinced keen interest la his several lines of -work. Continued on Pauc Five. imiroT'iiJTiFr'p IFP « n HOUSEWIVES HEAR EXPERT EXPLAIN,:^ WEEAT SAYINfe CLAD JN BROTHER'S DUDS KEPT WATCH OVERERjHNGHUBBYi Interesting-Testimony GUeu in Un- iontowii In Local £ui's Suit to Divorce Wife. How she disguised herself in her brother's clothing and followed her husband ID PiUsburg where she witnessed a meeting between him and) Mrs. My rile Plyler, of Lockhart street,' North Side, Fiusburg, was related in court in Uniuntown yesterday by Mrs.: C, O. \vhitc of Kversoa in testifying: -for the libellant in the divorce suit ot \ Attendauts a i Second Lecture in Kren- ^f^k"^:^ ««! I-aS-pI.-.e^i^tact^d^ witness. She testified that her husband came home early one afternoon j anfl dressed hurriedly, telling her Be was going to fill a- business engage- Interesting Talk Deliyered to Women of City on Flour Substitutes. RFfIPE I\CUT fc dure It to be Flue; Other Ways of Helping Allies Ontlines. CLAYTON S. Clayton Stanley Brans, of'Pittsburg, old, a brother ot .Mrs. - . no j ^ a i o uiu, a uivu-.tjr UL .aiib. ji. \j. lano Menllio, Adelaide; Marshall Sny- j Hcnbm ol North Third stTcet| West REJECTED CONDITIONALLY. Martin Vincent ifclntyre, Lelaen- rlng 1; Joseph Moore, Connellaville; George C; Stewart, Ohiopyle;, Charles B. Coilj Adelaide; Bert S. Means, Van- tEST-HTOTSK PAKT.T.TS KBPOKTT:J ."BKQKFJT .OFF. Tirnied Owr to Tlii- Red Crajs. It.iias ' ' - ' ' · · ' -·-- li *--'--'-- : -- i dwbllt; Thomas H., Ke^ Be | George. C/ Meyer, ..D'unbsc Dunbar.; Side,, died yesterday. Deceased was the husband of Mrs. Sarah Rose Evans. Mrs. Herbert and son, Berwyn, ·went to Httaburg this morning to attend the funeral to be held tomorrow afternoon at 3 o'clock. Breat-tlfoirsJ^hi.vy.'bein^riroken off, charge of: the play "The Spring Bon- · corres-ponde-Ttt'at Pe'trbgraii of the! net", given for the benefit of the sol- nhange Telegraph, company says he i diers and sailors, that about $550 to informed. i be turned over, to the. Red Cross was i realized. HANDS $12,000 SALARY, 5 T h e r e la sli " some money out3tand - -her ing, all persons who.sold Octets not 1 having ..settled up ' as yet. The on atnouct may even exceed the estimate I or .$550. A check for the full amount i will be turned over to J. Fred Kurtz, Alexander .Also Insists Donas oi SID.WW. By Asaociattnl Press. ·HICAGO, Feb. .6-- Grover Cleve- chairman of the Connen'svilie'chapter - the Red Cross. WIDOW COMPENSATED ! Alexander, who -with his battery te. Bill Killifer. cost the Chicago ional League baseball club 550,000, :iy declared that if "he played Tvith Chicago team next .season he must ' - jiaid a salary of 512,000 a year and JJunlmr Township IVornan Awarded uMis of $10,000 for signing. .lexander who some time ago be- For Hnsband's J)t-atk. Compensation in the sum of $;i,l^ a hold-out stopped oil h.ere on; 134.40 to be paid at periods until way from Jebra5ti to Philadel- April 6, 1931, is awarded Mrs. Anna 3. He denied that he and President .Jordan of Dunbar, for the death of rghman had ever rement concerning :is for next season. reached bonus a n . her husband. George Jordan, on Jano r , uary IS, 1916, in a decision received Komeneos Aleftercos, ard Rayman Shipley, Stevrartoh. . REJECTED.- t Dominick Sweeney, Leisenrinj;; Herbert M." SUallenterEer, VanderbUt. YA5DEBBU.T CLU1I XKETS. 'yesterday by Attorney D. W. Hender- | greatly enjoyed. I son, of Unionto-Vr-n from : Thomas J. " "The .Sau of the Hour" Is Subject for iiscussion. An interesting program on "TJje. Man ot the Hour," was presented last night at the regular meeting of the Saturday Afternoon club of Vanderbilt at which .Mrs. G. B. Roberts was hostess at hur home at Vanderbilt. Papers were read by Miss Ardia Bd- wards. Miss Carrie Dull, Misses Elsie and Hazel Edwards, Mrs. G. B. Roberts. Miss Carrianna Bailey gave several readings, while Mrs. J. Barle Roberts of Brownsville rendered several piano solos. Music by a talking machine was A dainty luncheon RAN INTO HORSE Dunn, referee for the eighth compensation district. Jordan was killed while unloading DrHer OS Track is Halt 6 a drilling stem in Franklin township Btfore a Jloiristrate, j being at that time in the employ of S. Peters of Connellsville was -Austin Livingstone, a farmer and lum- ·i: a hearing before Alderman K. i berman of that township. Howard, yesterday charged with j ;!ng into a horse belonging to-Poor j STATE IVtSS BA55ERS. H-tor William £1. Raakia of Upper ' * Dne township with an automobile . L»dj- Maccabees of This State Take Ji. Tiid magistrate did not give a ' Both ~otionftl and tSate Banners. sion. | The local Woman's Benefit Associate hearing was held in the ffice of : tion of the Macabees · has received -rc^y S. R. ^Toldsnath," the office o f . word from the Great Commander, leader. FOUJtEK PRlNCIPAt HKRK IV. K. Tietbclil Tays Visit to Iciacn- ring Students. W. E. Tietbohl, stationed at Camp Meade,. Marj'land, is spending two days of a furlough at the Dunbar township high school, of which he was principal until drafted into the service. The students were given a great stir, prise yeste-rday when their former rman Howard being to cold be: Miss Nellie E. Lounsbury, of Warrc=n] I pri ° clpal * PD . car ^ io ;e oif the shortage of gas. SCJI001 ABASDOXJvD. ern Structure to Take Place One Destroyed By TVind. ie public school building at 3eth- ro which was destroyed by a storm ral ' weelts ago will not i Pa., that Pennsylvania has won both I state, and national pennants by maik- j.inrg the greatest gain in membership ! oven all other states. of The victory will be celebrated all j over the state.- made a short address chapel which and j greatly enjoyed. .Ilr. Tietbohl is the guest of Prof, and Mrs. R. K. Smith of Dawson. Speedway Races. Arrangements · are being made rebuilt The pupils have been ; told the first race on the Uniontown sirred to the Lemontand Youngs-'.Speedway May 16 or 30, according to i and Junk schools. A modern announcement made by C. W. John- ling will he erected between ( s o n - ' ·e«i Mount Braddock and Youngs-1 i which will accommodate Irm in that locality. Elected Ticc President. Rev. G.. L. Tertmsh ot Scottdale was elected one of the vice-presidents of the Westmoreland Count}- Ministerial Association at the annual meeting yesterday in Greensauvg. S. Fullmer of Mount Pleasant was appointed on a temperance committee. $uaoel K. Johnson, ie funeral of Samuel K. Johnson hold this afternoon at 2 o'clock . the. family residence · at -Mill Interment In. the Indian Creek ist cemetery. . 11 WAR WILL END BY FEBRUARY 14 IS BELIEF OF SOME PROMINENT STUDENTS HERE OF HOLY WRIT Untess the war .ends a week from | the cataclysm that engulfed the great- tomorrow some well-known people j er part of the civilized'world an end Safe in France. T. J. W. Wiis-n received a cable- i dated February 2 from Prance ig of the safe arrival of his son ranee. Wilson is with the En- ?r Corps. 1 who are students of! tbe Bible wili be: Bin new eoioputations of time as referred to In tho hook of Revelation. Confidence is expressed by one of the leading men in the affairs of the city | that the next we* will bring about : i the grand climax In the German Em- will reached and peace restored for a time. The 42 months end on or about 14th oi the month, l.'or weeks they have been looking forward with eager anticipation to the aforementioned fiate. The war in progress is not the '. pin-, result in tho overthrow ot the greatest the world is to see, in tie be^and Ma O ' Cuimlng- | [ V.ndsrbnt were, granted a . "censes 10 Uiuontow y«ter- i i br( be errors lm ,, referre(1 ,, Sn c(ml p lltlllg the Blwleil % . r|l . bu[ no[ vmiu lhe February 14 - haa .; At ti* Hospital. ie Klssert ot Norntilville, , old, bad an al-""" 1 * -J*i .- aim lanced jw- . st \ passed will there be convietien that s-mebody ban made a laistalce. 52 i Tite believers in the near approach the I isf tae end pin their faith to a theory the ihal 42 months aftftr the be«ianiag ot evermore. lief of tho Bible studants. The next one, they say, is three years off and before It Uie carnage oif the west front in Europe will pale into insignificance. But it will be of brief duration^seven months. Then, say. the men who ha? e been Salving into Holy Writ, will come peace OB earth for who died-a'fc-Moiint Pleasant, be held this evening at 7.-15 o'clock at the home of Her. and Mrs. A. M. Long in First street, South Con- nellsvinier with .Rev. J. S. Showers officiating. On Thursday the reniains wilLbe'takeiiio Normalvillo for interment.. ."·:.' ·.-·".·' - MAKES FIRST FLIGHT Raywoml Balslcy ig Assumed tn Balloon. Branch Aerial Scnice. Raymond BalsJey, son o£ Mr. and Mrs. Ch-arles II. Balaky, vho is in the United States aerial service at Pensacola, Fla., has been transfercd to the balloon division, a iettei to bis parents under date of Fatjtuary \, suys, Tbe letter indicates he is enjoying army life. In part it r*ads: "I have been traiisfered to thn balloon hangar and was on:my Qrst hop (flight) yesterday afternoon. "Will start to tbe instruction ^school next week. Outside of getting injections of Mrums and suffering from a cold I am O, K, Never .felt better in my life." COTTAGE SEKYICES. Yamlerbilt Preparing for Jterlvftl to Start Soon. There will be three cottage prayer meetings he-Id ou Friday evening at Vanderbilt. One wiii be at the home o{ C. C. Collins and will tie lead by J. W. Knight. Another at the home of J.. B. Henderson and lead by Rev. D. C. "White. The third, at Ike home o£ Joseph strickler and lead by Hov. S. W. Uryan. Every one is Invited to attend at the nearest home.' Tho community revival services, will start Sur.day evening, February 10, in tne Presbyterian church. Many housewives graved tbe inclement weather yesterday afternoon The witness said she was suspicious. ] n order t( hear Mrs Mary McC!ata and' decided to follow him. While h e , gj vs ,J K , flrst of a serie ^ of lectures and was dressing slie donned her bro- j demonstrations on "Grain and Grain ther's garments, conceu.ling her hair j Products" yesterday afternoon in the in a largo cap, and left the house,; domestic science oom of tbe high while her husband was slil! in sight. |school. The meeting was tbe first o£ Without being detected, she said, s h c j a series of educational meetings on. followed him to Plttsuurg. The trip; food and clothing which will be con- finally ended when Mrs. Plyler and I ducted during February and March by her husband met at the entrance t o i i b e Home Economics Extension Dethe Brighton road cemetery, North I partmcot of tbe Pennsylvania State Side, Pittsburg. The couple entered tho cemetery. The witness said she watched them act! she related to tbe court what she saw. Tb.cn. said Mrs. White, she wont to a hotel .and registered under her own name. When College, working through the "Women's Committee of ihe J^yetie County Farm Bureau. One of the great food demands at this time is the release of a large amount of wheat for shipment abroad. fONT BE FORGOTTEN Society to Keep in Touch M'ilh . .'""-, Boys at the Front. The Christian Endeavor Society of tho Christian church has undertaken to keep in touch with members of tbe church who have enlisted in tUe military and naval service of the country and to lighten the burdens of their home ll(e, at home aad abroad, with occasional letters from the church folks at home and now and then a useful gift or some of the goodies that are lacking from liTy In the array and navy. The society is compiling a list of all In the service. H is the intention to follow the boys wherever they go ·with remembrance from. question of her identity was raised I TO met 4 , the great demand for expor- she removed her cap to convince the jtation of wheat the use of their grains and grain products is being urged. Mrs, Emma Klink. oC CoanellsviUe related scenes sbe had witnessed at Mrs. Plylor's home in .Pittsburg on several visits made there ostensibly to interest Mrs. Plyler in a_fraternal organisation. Parentage of-\iGirberta, IS-montlis-old daughter of Mrs. Ply- Jer, way questioned by .Mrs. Klink's testimony. She told of interrupting a scenp between Mrs, Plyler and a man. named "Charlie" -whom the -witness stated was introduced as Mrs, Plyler's sweetheart. Testifying in her own defense Mrs. Housewives who have never been accustomed to the use of other graia and grain products were eager to know how and to what extent thesa may be utilized. "We must clearly understand," she explained, "that we are not asked to give up entirely the use of wheat, but merely to replace it with some ot the other grains a part of the amount of wheat ordinarily used." The other grains that may be used are rye, corn, rice, buckwheat, barley and oata. To make the substitu- denied virtually ail the allega-j UonB intelligently and effectively so WILL CLASSIfT TRADES Local Board For District .» WH Work On Jol" Tonight. Members of the local draft board for District No, 5 together with members of the advisory board and assisted hy several high school teachers vrill begin work tonight on making up the occupational classification, of registrants, asked for hy the war department. The trade or profession of every registrant will be listed. A schcof of instruction iyas held by Attorney Ross Matthews last night.' he explaining the nature of the work to Uie school teachers who will assist in making up the records. UODS of the libpSlant witnesses and made grave charges against her husband, facing upon birn responsibility for her shattered health. Tbe Plylers were'married on December 18, 1912. ... ; · · - '-ii--.; J -rpfl"'fi'iii i " fAff t\ FARM SOLD that the bread products made will be be palatable and wholesome, every -soman. she explained, must have some knowledge of the 1 'iilaJne^ by' Mrs, jacGlain. .;£he.-;'jal,v .' brouglit butfine"p'o'int tbatrthe jbriout. ot i other-grain used does'not make a more nutritious loaf nor does it znako 3. cheaper loaf. In some instances-it ia even a little more expensive. Mrs. McClain, who is a member of oner Company today announced tbe iiho Home Economic staff ol Pennsyl- sale of. the B. 1". Johns fruit farm of ivania Stale College, Is well informed 25 acres at South Connellsville to Lee j in her work, which is along the line Miller of West Peach street for jot conservation of food, and her lec- $2.70.0. .Mr. Miller has occupied the j tare and demonstration, of war bread place. Underlying a part Df tbo farm jv,-as very valuable to the many wo- Local jan Uurs B. F. Johns Place at Sooth t'onncilsTille. Tbe real estate arm of A. K. "W'ag- is a vein of coal which Mr. Miller v.-ill operate. Mr. Johns' wife recently -men who have shown their willingness 10 do their bit in help winning died and he will rive among bis chil- I the war. Mrs. McClain demonstrated dren. the making of oatmeal bread, tho Through, the same realty firm the recipe for which is as follows: One c«p of liquid, one CUD PATRONS'DAY Ifill Be Observed in Schools of County February 15. Patrons' Day in the Payette county public schools will be observed February 15, according to an announcement made last evening by County Superintendent John S. Carroll. In his instructions to his teachers. Superintendent Carroll calls upon them to observe their daily routine and to make no effort to present a special program on Patrons' Day. The aim is to have the patrons visit the schools and see just what is being done day by day throughout the terra. Stauffer property, west ol the cemetery in Crawford avenue. West Side, j has beer, sold to Mrs. John Sleigrhter | for $1100. The Slaughters will occupy "the place as soon as the tenant, Oliver While can. move out. HEAT LEARSWITH COKE Glass Company Makes SahsBtatiOD Because of (His Sbortojfc. Special to The Courier. MOUNT PLEASANT, Feb. 6.--Unable to secure an adequate! supply of! gas tor the annealing department ths: management of Bryce Brothers, glass ' manufacturers, has substituted coke. I The lears are novr being heated with : that Juel. Some time ago the company substituted coke for the furnaces. IS TKANSFEBKBD. ' Infant Dies. j Man' Blizabfrth Mentzcr, Want fluughter of George K. and Anna j Lcary Mentzer, died this .-norning at j the 'family residence in East Crawford avenue. Mary Elizabeth was born Sunday night and was the first child in the family. Interment today in St. Joseph's cem-ej;ery. BIBTHDA1 PAKTT. Friends of Libert}' Boy Felicitate Him rolled oats, one and one half Teaspoonful of salt, two tablespoons of molasses, one tablespoon of fat, onp-fourth to one-half cake ol yeaet, cake softened well in one- third cup of luke warm water, four 'cups of flour, more or less. The liquid, poured over tbe salt. sugar and fat, should be scalded and when luke warm softened yoasl is added. . Peat well and add flour to make a sponge. Let it rise ur.t'1 light and foamy and then add remaining flour to make a dough. Knead until . smooth and elastic. Let it rise ti!l slightly more than double in bulk. Shape into loaf and when a little more than twice its original size. place in. the oven, and bake from 50 minutes to an hour. Mrs. McClain also gave a demonstration of corn meal scuffle. She urged the housewives lo use moro cornnaeal, especially for hot cakes. About 35 -women heard Mrs. McClain. on Anniversary. · j lecture on ".Food Requirements" last A very enjoyable evening was spent N 1 !* 1 ** a bad an opportunity to sun- pie the oatmeal bread, whica they VnnderbUt Soldier S»w located ill · Texas- Camp. Lieutenant H. D. Shallenberger, Jr.,who has been'with Company G, 56Ui Infantry, stationed at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, has been transferred to Camp Arthur, Texas, according to a telegram received this morning by his parents, ilr. and Mrs. H. D. Shallenberger of Vanderbilt. Lieutenar-t Shallenberger previous to entering the service; was a State College student. He would have completed his course at the close of the present term. Alderman Colborn Alderman \V. D. Colborn who has been conned to the Cottage State hospital for several weeks on account of a broken ankle, hopes to be able to leave that institution the latter part of the week or the rat of next. at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Mack Mickey at Liberty when about 20 of the friends of their son, Theodore, assembled at his home and tendered, him a surprise party. This was tho 10th anniversary of Master Mickey. Amusements of the evening were games and nrnsic, the latter by his sister, Miss Belle Mickey. The hours were from 7 to 9.SO. At 9 lunch was [served by Mrs. Mickey. Among those pronounced delicious. A test an to how to determine whether or not articles purchased for all wool or' silk were what they were represented to be, was given by Mrs. McClain. Mrs. 'W. 0. Schoonover of the \Vonian's Culi ture club, presided at tho meeting. ' The next of'the series will be held i next Monday afteruoon and evening j l n the domestic science room of the » ,,. ,, , . .,., high school and owing to the import- present was 1I, SS Prances Le.ghhter * U]e u t(J ,, e disc 4 sed of ConnellsvUle. by _ Mrs McCIajn gvery WQman ^ WOMEN MUST COME TO FRONT IF THE FARM CROPS ARE TO BE urged to be present. Ef AYIAT10X SERVICE. ! Former Local Clianffenr Now in Ten- UP TO THOSE OF YEAR 1Q17 Scr « ant Harry S. ( "lTns. son of Rev. ur i w iiivo^ VJT i lL/\rv I»I / ! am] 3 - rs _ _ 4 _ M _ ljjag of ' pirst street Probably snow flurries Lonight or Thursday; sllgbUy colder Thursday Is the uoon weather forecast for Western Pennsylvania. · Tempem'tnru Record. 1918 '1917' Maximum '. 48 18 Minimum 3 4 Mean 26 11 ·The Tough river roinainod stationary during the night at 1.30 fcL Unless /women come to the rescue fanning in Fayette county next summer is going to be fraught with unusual difficulties insofar as securing labor to put in and harvest tbe crops. Last year farm-hands commanded the highest wagos ever paid in this region and that with the unusually high pay they were not to -be had. With hundreds more young men answering the call to the colors conditions will be .worse this year. The solution of tho matter, a Bull- akin township farmer suggests, is tho hiring of women. They may not be able to handle tiie plow and do the heavier work oC tho farm, but they can, he said, remove a heavy burden by umnnins the cultivator, the binder aad working the hay wagon and i n ; S o u t h ConnellsviHe, who is in the attending to other details o£ f-drmjaviavion service, has bcc-n transferred work not requiring the strength of a.'from a caiup in. Michigan to" Pa;-fc man. (Field, ?.ii!lmglon, Tenn. To pursue Hie work in the man style; Long was formerly a chauffeur for he suggests that the man's garb be · the Tri-Slate Candy company. Me se- adopted, not only Cor convenience buiicwed his initial training a' San for safety. Unless aid comes fromJAnionio, Tex. . among the female workers, thinks lie, farmers will be under an insuperable ;'handicap In even approaching next Tour ot Hearings* Throe drunks were discharged when .year tho production of the la;;t for iheigivn hearings before Mayor John country's war needs. iDuggan this morning. Another got - -- -- [ 24 hours. lYeds in George- L. Kerhis of Beauoaont, N. T^ and Sadie Johnson of Dickersou Run, were granted a license LO wed in Pittsbu 27-Inch Jce. Ice 27 inches thick is being cutfrom. the reservoir of the Homo. Pleasant ·Water cotnuanv at

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