The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania on May 17, 1918 · Page 1
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Connellsville, Pennsylvania
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Connellsville's Biggest and Best Newspaper. Sworn Average Daily Circulation Last Week, 6,710 · · ··.···' · ·'· . .__ ; · / : . I VOL. 16, N. 160. CONNELLSVILLE. PA., FRIDAY EVENING, MAT 17, 1918. TWELVE PAGES. ALLIED ARMIB, CONFIDENT OF OUTCOME, WAIT FOR MARSHAL HINDENBURG TO Perfect Weather Favors RALPH MULFORD Teutonic Commander For Supreme Drive TAKES FIRST IN SPEEDWAY M DELAY MAY BE Crasldered Certain Wffl Make Mighty Efiort to . _ Break Lines. loltar £es*rt to Use of Infernal Mn-i cUM to Prevent Eiidinc of 2To Kan's; Load W Eve*-German land .a», Will; m TStmf* ta Casualty List; ·till : Barney OldfieJd Winner in Fire-lap ! : · Brent. Making Spurt at 10'2 ! Miles I'cr Hoar. I Ralph Muliord, driving a Frontenac; · car, yesterday afternoon took tbe Lib; I erty Sweepstakes race at the Union-j j town Speedway. Molford's time was i ; 97 miles per honr in the final heat in j I which he competed with Eddie Hearne' . - . . . _ - . . . . . ... - -._ ,, · --TM « i and Tommy Milton, Hearne finished AMERICANS WOBBY HtTNS! second « 95 miles por hour and M il-| ] ton third, 93 miles. Winning laurels were shared b y · Mulfcrd with Barney Oldfield who de-' feated Louis Chevrolet, by 21 hund-; redtfas of a second in a five lap match ' race. The fastest time in the race r was made by Oldfield i?ho attained a n : EJT A»»ocUud Press. I average of 102 miles per hour. ; THE BRITISH ARMY ' IN The da ' yas without thrills eicept| JJCB May 17--The Allies are|' or an accident of Ira Vaii's when he! for Held Marshal von i struck a flag box at death curve, into show his hand . No I J urin S two CTen - R *T Coidren and! mot. lacnMciect weather could b e ' J - w - Bamcs - ""Emeu. The adver-j iinagiaad 11M has fmvored the western tised "'SW ° f DeLloyd Thompson! front in tat last « hours bat even' Jailed to Some off - i this bM brought no change In the! Fred McCarthy, of this city., driving I military sinmtion. The Germans con-j a Hudson finished second in the third .tiWto remain comparatively inactive I aTM 1 Iourtn heats ot ^ e W S racD but aad w«ra it not. lor tie rumbling of j «* not get into final money. ta« runs and clood* of dust along the! . _ of tr^port and tne flight of, PRIORITY APPLICATIONS aeroplane* ·iugmg tfaeir way acioss | _ the battle front Jt wooH be h«rd toijfnsj ^ Hl) ,| e ,,,, prescribed Forms, rwBxc tint a -war was going on. y m , at Secretary Cwmell's Office. -NotwiflHfcuxJtae tl* tber* h«s been, Por ^ mnJimlmce of shippera ta this section who may need priorty orders covering shipments of iron, steel and copper and the manufactured products thereof, George S.. Council, executive secretary of the committee of p«blic safety, has secured blanks from tbe Priorities Board. The regulations require that applications for such orders be made on tbe forms prescribed, otherwise they are given "SHADOW OF THE CROSS" AT CAMP MACARTHUR MESS SERGEANT CHUBBOY OF COMPANY D NOT ALLOWED TO All WITH REST OF COMMAND In this photograph of Camp MacArthur, Waco, Tax., tie "Shadow of the Cross" is seen on every tent. There was considerable excitement among the boys until one discovered that the shadow crosses were causod by tie stovepipe and electric wire crossarm on tie top of each tent ·ztetod aloac the front for many days. It ID UMliwd that the enemy may at aar time. The datay is in itself an added in- tnat the' next German push is gceat magnitude and. This next battle may eas- T b»-th» rrlttnal one, ior the Germans undoablwHr "wfll attempt once more to throosh the Allied BECOMES ' EtCKBASISGM HEATT. UCCDOH. JIar 11.--Tie German ar- OMllT flr» is tncjeaalngty active from LOOOD to Hinge* along tie western : Bde ot the Tlandens salient and ben tween the-fonstg of Nieppe and to Het«r«L on the' nortrarn side of tie «aUtnC O» war otCiee announces, PARIS. May 11.--Violent artfllery IghltoC ta the region of Hailles, M«thf«it it JUniens, !;·· .reported in to- ofOeiaJ statement. XJLCHDTE TO THlTAKr f. S. FJCTBOIS. ; THB -ilCSROCAN ARMY D BRANCE. Uar U.--The Germans op- mfloil* tbe American, sector northwest e^ Tool are retorting to infernal mart ti»i1n an .effort to check tbe activity of .American patrols, .numbers of whiea ID oat every night to roam in No Stan's Land and evan German land . Ona_of an American patrol stepped ·n a hat mlu.g looking wire near the 1 Hm* yesterday and a bomb · exploded in the center of : the patrol group. It had been planted by th* (oemy. The members ot the patrol either entered or were assisted into an. abandoned trench nearby, and tbe soldiers prepared for a fight, believing one was eertaitt 'to come. They waited inHke no attention. Shipments of coal and coke are no longer subject to priority order but producers of both may secure such orders (o apply to tie shipment ol machinery and ecrnipraent essential to tie operation of their plants. THREE-FOURTHS OF FRONT MUST BK SEAT SAtE. AU Gone for Tictor Eccord Hakers' Concert. Few tickets are left for the Victor DC TI C M AWWCIV r=cord makers' concert at the high Dll U. U. JrlAnlf!lll! scno: ' 1 Monday evening; it was an- · nounced today, ~~- '' ! Persons wietaug to secure seats Cndonbtedly Up to America tojare asked to call at McDonald's music store today or early in the morning. Win TVr, Says Corporal Gowans. ALLIES ARE WORN OUT Speaker oi. Brimstone Corner Gives T'rrid nejcripfjons of Battles and TDUs n'ork Bed Cross is rioing for the Wounded and War's HcJplesa. AMERICAN TROOPS JOIN FORCES WITH BRITISH IN NORTH NAMED FOR RED ! BROTHER OF THOMAS ! LLEWELLYN IS CALLED ! IN THE N1H DRAFT ! 'Seventy-file in List Announced bv : Local Board Xo.. 7. Scottdaie, This Afternoon. Special to Tno Courlor. : SCOTTDAl^E, ilay 17.--Seveuty- i men bave been summoned in the next 'Quota for camp from District No. 7. I Among them is Frank?, Lleweiljn, brother of Thomas Llewellyn, who loat his life ia tin torpedoing of tie ' transport Tuscania in February. Frank | is older than Tiomae. who was un- j · der age when, he entered tie service. j Frauk is employed in tie office of the I Pittsburg Steel company at Hones- sen. The list follows: George Paul Bugosh, Aiverton. Clarence H. Hayes, Scottdaie. George B. Clarkson, Scoudale. Jay Evans, Scottdaie. Tony Di Micbele, Tarr. John E. Lebo. Mount Pleasant George C. Cunnard, Tarr. Howard Newmyer, Youngstown. O. Oria S. Butsey. 'Wiite. Alfred Theis, Ruffsdale. Joseph M. "W«lsh, Scoudale. yrant tlabura, Scottdaie. ARiert H. Reese. Scottdaie. Albert Zahradnife, Mount Pleasant Continued on Pagre Two. Was Held Up for Lack o£ Proof of Father's Naturalization NO RECORD IN UNIONTOWS Was the First Message But Later One Established His Claims. ARRIVAL WAS TOO LATE Will Join Comrades (Her There; Xovf on His TVay; Keen Disappointment to TVell -known Vember of Company MTie is a Descendant of Patriots. Meet This Afternoon Select Men to Assist In the Drive. to BDGLER AGAIN IN RACE To have passed all the examinations and tests, gone through eight montjis strennous drill and intensive preparation of every kind in readiness to measure 'strength and skill "with the Kaiser's soldier; to be at- tie point o£ embarkation and all fitted out ready to start on the journey overseas, then. at the last moment be prevented from. going, ie an experience Mess Sergeant Lonis M. Chubboy of Company D has been obliged to undergo. On the final 'examination of the members of the 110th Regiment, be! fore embarking, to determine whether Sis. James Donley Hurled From An- i every requirement of the regulations tomobile ^fear Uniontown. j had been complied with, it was dis- Mrs. James Donley of Leisenring I covered that Sergeant Chubboy had No. 3, is in the Uniontown hospital ! not presented duly authenticated proof with a fractured clavicle, lacerations ' of lie naturalization of his father. oC the scalp and is suffering from j The wiros to tie Fayette county court · shock as the result of an automobile boose were made to fairly burn with tie urgency of tie rfessagc asking . " LEBENRING WOMAN HURTi .... , , , _ . TTinnpr of Hisiiesi Ifcmors in Uherty j was tossed accident yesterday near Hogsetfs cut when the car in which she was riding a fence . Thomas jire Part of Smv and Formidable Army Lined 0p Arrainst Germans. TWO STEAMERS SUNK tktac to happen, bnt tne Germans i out ftAS PWSO5 TICTM Ef CASUA1TT LIST. VASHDIGTON, May 17.--The cas- «alty list today contained 306 names divided as follows: Killed. 15; died of woondt, six; died of disease, four; died of gas poisoning, one; wounded sererely. 12: wounded sligbtly, 60; miating in action, eijiirt. Lieutenant M. F. Kedmond, Pittsbnrg, Pa., pre- Tioosly reported missing, is now reported a prisoner. jrnr I.AW COJDPIXS GEKSAJTS TO 3LUIKT AT 20. TX)NDON, May 17.--Tie German commission appointed to eiamine the i One Tieflm of C-boat, Other Goes DoTii in Collision. By Associated Press. PARIS, May 17.--Ten passengers, one European and nine Arabs, were killed when the French steamer Ap- lantique was torpedoed in the Mediterranean. Tbe steamship managed to reach a port by ber own steam, it is announced. Sue measured 6,447 tons. LONTX.V, May 17.--The British steamer Clan Macteay was sank in a collision on May 11, according to a telegram from Gibraltar received by Lloyds. The crew was saved.. The steamer Clan Mackaj was 420 feet long and measured C1580 tons. She was built in New Castle in 19M. "Ton people have got to get in this war. It's up to America TO win it." Corporal Charles Cowans ot the Eoyal Highlanders of tile" Canadian army, told a big crowd of listeners 1 at Brimstone corner last night. "We've i been a long time in tils war, when ' you people here were practically 1/ieutenant ffickcnbaclior, Ohio asleep. Now the rest aro almost played out's up to America to I win it. That you will win it there is I no doubt, but the quicker you do it th £ o ur boys you will save | ^ d TM° e s «nlr they will cone home. yollr bov / get c. ver tore in - - THE AVIATORS ARE ACME Auto Racer, Attacks Three Enemy Machines and ISrings Down One of Thorn.: flyer Efcently Becorated. By Associated Presa. ·97ITH THIi AMBB.ICAN ARMY IN tiat these proofs be forwarded at once. / Througi some mii-np or misundcr-' standing at tie Dniontown end reply was sent indicating tiat there was no 21-ERSTOBECAIIED Registration of Those Becoming of Age Since Last June Reqnired, WASHINGTON, May 17.--The yesterday passed . without a record vote the conference report on the bill requiring registration in the draft of youths who have become 21 years of age since June 5 last. The Senate previously had agreed to tie report anil after its passage by tbe Hoose it was sent to the President. As finally agreed to tbe bill provides that youths registered under it shall be placed at the bottom of the lists of classes to which they win be assigned and that students now in medical and theological schools shall be exempt from the draft. CREEL APOLOGIZES Says Ho's Sorry He Jfadc Indiscreet Remarks Abont fonfrressmen. By Associated Press. declineTn the'birth rate in Germany j Cr «I. chairman of the committee on has reported a recommendation for Public Information, today apologized I to congress for bis much discussed re- I cent Kew York speech, in whieS he ! was quoted as having said that as he i disliked slumming hr would not e.\- Flnancial assistance would be j P lore tlle hearts of co-igressmen. granted 1-y the state according to this i . " r aim 't 'he indis! retion and regret plan which provides penalty for those u deeply." Mr. Creel wrote to Chair- failing to comply. . man Pou of t^e Hules committee, considering resolutions on tbe incident the compulsory marriage of Germans before their 20th year is past, accord- ins to a" dispatch to tbe Daily Express from Amsterdam. NEW REDCROSS FLAG Tltt»b«T|: Si Lake I'.rie Man Falls j ^-jn From Train: is id Hospital. James W. Landymore. 6S years oid, Uivcn for Window OispJar by Subscihers to Second IVar Fnhd. Subscribers to the second Red Cross a-Pirtsburg Lake Erie railroad e n ; War Punri will be given a new win- Sineer, -Wrst Newton, is a t ! dow banner. This emblem is a red the Cottage State hospital for treat-! cross on a blue shield. Across the mem of a laceration i'f the head, suf- j top are tbe words. "We Have Given " tered this morning when he fell from l a n d beiow the cross are the words, his engine. ·· j "Second War Fund." His head struck the railroad track. | These banners win 'eplace the Red -- ! Cross flag given at the time of the : Oreensbnrf? Transfer. i Christmas membership drive. David I* Newell of fount Pleasant ' township, has purchased the interest i ofJlary S. Welly .and Barbara'-H. ! Welly in. the Welty b u l d l n g in Greens-i tion as fireman on-the stone crusher ijnrjf,J.The considenuton was $20,OM. j a t Murphy sidinc. Has Now Po-iitton. Ray Wendell has accepted a rosi- force they will occupy three-fourths ] FRANCE, May 17.--Troops of ihe nev of the flghting front. That front ia ' about 500 miles long. You'll also have casualties. You won't, however, go American army have ; arrived "within the zone of tbe northern Prance British forceii and are now com- into the war unprepared, like w« were, j pleting their training in the area oc- In London, during the flrst air raids. 1 cupied by the troops which, are bloci.- we had only three anti-aircraft guns. | ing the .path of the Germans to the Tbev were mounted on automobiles i channel ports. Loan Canvass Will Again Attempt j Colbert, who wae driving, received an to Have His Sam Painted in Red ! injury to the, baud. for Public View: All Are Beady. I Mr - DoD 'ey was witTi bis wife and j record ot Chubboy senior's naturaliza- - . | stepeon, and while he stayed with j tion. This stirred Chubboy junior to ihis injured wife. Colbert hailed a! still more intense activity and finally Preparations for Uio local R«1 passing Ford driven by Bmil Eayfield | the message arrived at tbe embsrka- Croa; drive were completed this a f t - j a n i j gave c hase to the car which is j Uon camp establishing the claims Ser- ernoou whun the team captains m e t i s a W tD ), av e : caused the'accident TheJgeant Chubboy had made that' bis to choose the men who will assist i nnmi)(!; . of jfae car was ^^g^ Mrs. [father was a "sure-enough American them in the coming campaign. -Tbfire j Dnnley iR 47 years old. She was rest- , citizen, even though he had been bora will bo 12 canvassing teams and proo- j ijlf , easi ij. at ^ e hospital and it ia ably 12 men os cadi u;an. The men j believed" that the injuries will not will tie gotten together and the work! prov , c serious, oud'ined so that on the opening day of the drive, Monday, no time will be lost in giving instructions. Tbe twelve captains who will serve in the coming drive are practically tbe some as those who had charge of tbe Liberty 'Loan canvass. A. 0. Bbcler, champion solicitor, xriil head one of the teams/and he will probably make 16 ENTER TRAINING Specially Indncted 31m Go to Different Camps. Sirteen draftees, specially inducted into tie service by Local Boards for Districts No. 2 and 5, leave tonight for the others step to be in tie running j training camps. Eleven men were en- lor 0rst place. Other captains are: M. B. Pryce, S. P. Ashe. C. W. Downs, W. R..Long. H. 0. Keagy, W. R. Kenney, "vv". L. Wrigit, j ; I Charles Crowiey, W. S. Leche, G. W. and'we iad to run them all over the : Tho British officers and men who I Campbell and J. P. Trader. ___ _ ___ ,, _____ ,,,,,, _,, ,,,..,,,,,,, M ^ u city to mate tie Germans think we j u r e training the new force say the i At 1.30 o'clock 'this afternoon the j Era ret Whipk'ey" and" Clyd'" SparkVto " - listed by tie-No. 2 board and five by No. S. Among lie Connellsville boys who ·o are Paul Moser. George Percy and James L. l!cPart!and to Fort Benjamin Harrison as railroad men; had about 3,000. . .'Americans arc of the. finest material; captains selected the persons I Camp Sevier, GreenviJie, K C ; Wil- Corporal Gowans is making a tour I and are certain, to give a most excel- I woo will be solicited in the city. The : Uwi W. Cunningham and Undsav .Mc- Fa'yette county speaking in behalf lent account of themselves when they teams will the Red Cross chapter, preparatory to opening the War Fund drive. He described conditions in tie trenches and the IHe of a fighter, telling of tic wonderful work of tie Red Cross, which was highly praised. "You people can't imagine tie intensity of the gunfire. You have to be there to realize what it is like. It's impossible to imagine what thousands of guns concentrated on one point can do." The soldier told of going back to a dressing station after a hard fight, '"fhere, lying .on tie ground, were thousands of wounded. I wfa!i you men could iav, seen that. Tien you would understand . wnat war means. Those men. w-ere all shot to pieces and were lying there waiting on first aid. It is the Red Cross that takes care of these sufferers. "This is the beauty of the Red Cross." continued tie corporal. "Whn a man is wounded he lies out there in No Man's Land sometimes for hours (Continued on Page Two.) PATRIOTIC MEETING i "" LeJsenring 3fo. 2 Residents Hold Celebration IB Church There.; A patriotic meeting was held in the Presbyterian church,.at keisenring No. 2 on Wednesday evening. Reports of (he Liberty Loan .committee, indicating that the was 100 i)er cent in subscriptions,-were read. Reports of the Thrift Stamp sales and the work being done by the Red Cross were also given; and a- Kst of the boys of Leisenring No. 2 in the-service was read. . ATI address was given by C. B. Pranks, superintendent at Leisenring No. 1. R. K. Smith, supervising principal of Duhbar township,. presented j the certificates o[ graduation to the; eighth grade students who. passed th-e j examination recently. The pupils of j the public, schools gave several, erer- i cises and sang in a chorus formed o f , boys and girbi.. · j meec the Germans. The American forces on arriving within the British zone were cheered to the skies by the sons of Britain, many oC whom bore unmistakable signs of battle. 'They had not seen the Americans before but they knew they were coming. The Americans oa Lb.e other hand gained all the more enthusiasm by the heartiness of Uiu greetings which they received from their battle-scarred comrades ! in arois7 WASHINGTON, May . 17.--The American troop3 referred u as "the new" American army" in dispatches today reporting' their arrival'in, the zone of British operations in France are the forces being brigaded and trained with tbe Britiab, probably oa tbe .Flanders battlefront. They are not troops detached from General Pershing's present forces but are part of the new movement of troops from the United States forecast by Premier iUoyd George some Ume, ago. THE AMERICAN ARMY IN FRANCE, May 17.--American aviators in the section northwest of Toul brought down another German airplane this morning, piull details of the action have not-been received. It appears, however, that Lieutenant Bci- : ward Riekenbacher of Columbus, 0., answering an alarm shortly after daylight, encountered three enemy planes, He attacked them and shot one down three kilometers inside the enemy lines. Lieutenant Rickenbacher, formerly an automobile racor, was decorated' with the French war cross on "Wednesday. He bringing down' a German airplane- ia enemy territory two weeks ago. not be given districts as in the last drive, but each captain will choose a prospect in turn until the list is exhausted. The territory to be covered will be scatterd, but each canvasser will know just where to find his prospect Each noou nest week dinners will be served'to all the canvassing reai-Js, at which reports of tbe canvass will be received. Counellsville's quota has been' placed at 540,000, and it is hoped that this will be doubled before tlie drive eaids on Monday, May 27. The first donation from the Red Cross auxiliary at Indian Head was received today. Four dozen pieces, principally towels and pillow cases, were received. The Boy Scouts went to work tins afternoon,to distribute the'Red Cross advertising .matter. The scouts . will cover the city with posters and literature on the Red Cross. Far land to barracks. the Washington, D. C., ROTARY CLUB Holds First Meeting aiid Hears a fied Cross Campaign Talk. The first meeting o£ lie Connellsville Rotary clui since its organisa- tion was- held last evening in the private dining room of the Hotel Arlington. J. Fred Kurtz, president of ttoe Fayette County chapter of the Red Cross spoke briefly concerning tbe -Second War Fund drive which is to bo inaugurated on Monday. The members of the c'lTib'will participate in this campaign, many of the teams, · and otherwise assist in boosting ConneJIs- ville over the top another time. STORY CONFIRMED Another Cable Comes From Officer 'in ·Advunce 110th Detail. Confirming the. information given by The Courier, of the arrival overseas of tbe first detachment of IJie 310lh j-tegimest, but not of the entire com- miLad, JL "W. Herbert, editor of the Greensburg Tribune, yesterday received a cablegram from his SOD. Lieut. Robert B. Herbert announcing the ccmpltion of ihe first stage of his journey toward France! . Lieutenant Herbert is second in command of Com-pany I and was included in the detail of officers aent in advance of the movement of the main body oE the regiment. Latrobe frknds : George Hney. Driver, 3Ioy Lose Part CHILDREN CONTRIBUTE Grade Six, Four* Ward Schools, First to Get Into Ued Cross Drive. The first contribution to the 'Red. Cross war fund drive which is to begin Monday was received this morning ia a letter from Miss Myrtle Durst, teacher of Grade sis of tbe Fourth, ward schools, enclosing 51.40 contributed by ibe children of the grade. All had a part in it. The letter was sent to Mrs. Louise Reynolds, supervisor of the sewing department 'at Red Cross headquarters, who will tm'n it over to tbe executive committee of tbe drive. MOTORCYCLE OVERTURNS of Major Thomas B. Anderson, who i another member of the advance party, i of His Heel as Result. JWlien his motorcycle turned over on in ^ Pair tonight, and-probably Satnr- have also received word from him. | the Fayette street hill last night, boys' George Huey, son of Mr. and llrs. Thej Clark Huey,-suffered a crushed heel, j when it was caught under the ma---- : -- ·--· ' , j chine. Girl Leaves Home. j The young man was removed lo the The police here were yesterday i Cottage State hospital, where ii was" No news has come of the other than has been noted Courier. iday; little change in the temperature,, i asked to be on tbe watch for Grace j stated today at noon that while the Captain HesivatJ Killed. · is the noon weather forecast for West-j Wtipkey of near Ursina. who . NEW YORK, May 17.--Captain An- iera "Pennsylvania. ; . ' '' "· -- -*·- · tonio Silvio Resnati of the Royal I ' Temperature Eccord. Italian Flying Corps, who piloted the j : Maximum 83 10-passenger Caproni biplane from | Minimum "Washington to New York and. back again .recently. ..wasidUed at noon to-. ' night trqm'3.00 teut .'to .2:90 feet thought to have come in this direction with, a man by the name of Mi!es Rosenberg. The girl is not quite. 15 years old her father says. She left' home with two men, one of whom was heel was severely injured i? was not as yet known whether amputation would be necessary. Nevf Stenographer. Miss Sarah Adams is a new i caught near-Ursina. Be spent :nart of j rapher in the billing dajiArfchent of '-loiay here.-looltinjr. tor-tie, girl. I tie 'Wast-Bean .company. in Hungary, now Joined' with Austria to form the Austro-Hungarian empire, no longer a mere ally but now a subservient vassal of Germany. The. receipt ot the proofs arrived too late for Sergeant Cbnbboy to sail with.- Company D, but he was assured that be. will be sent forward at the first opportunity to join his command. ; Even now he may be on his way, but unlike the tneme of a popular song he knows where he is going. . : : The feeling of disappointment aa suffered over; the incident is forcibly; expressed in a letter Sergeant Chub: boy wrote to E. G. Hall, the South" Pittsburg ^street art dealer. ."Believer- me." he said, "it had me going for a- ·while. But it's all 0. K. now and E · will leave shortly to join the "banco? . -. Over There. . .; "Gee! did you ever have your heart set on some adventure and then hav^ , to stand back, while your mates go* ahead? By Jove. I was full of murder and sudden death when I was informed I couldn't go, i because wonS had .been received from UniontbwiE. ' that there was no record of my father's:naturalization. It's . a darn , goods' . *' thing I couldn't-get to Dnion^wn'for · at least some one would have been* mussed up a bit. But as I said it isij all right now for I have my proofs and^ am, comparatively speaking, on nry^ way ^to Hell and tbe Kaiser." Even' inch a soldier, Sergean boy is ,1 well fcnown member of Com-i pany D, his martial bearing and strik-- ing appearance attracting attention*!' wherever the company lias appeared^ on'parade. He has bad interesting ei», periences, having served in tbe Regn-J lar Army, and taken part in an expe-i dition into Mexico prior to the begin-i ning of tbe last series of revolution^. : in that country. He served with Corn-r 1 pany. D during its tour of duty on then Mexican border in 1916 and was one of the first members to report ready for service when the National Guard? was mobilized last July. Sergeant Chubooy is descended! from a long line of soldiers of Hungary, his grandfather having enjoyed the distinction, rare in bis day, of hav» ing been promoted to a commissioned officer from a sergeautcy. Participates: in a duel lost bim bis commission. Practically all of Sergeant Chubboy's male ancestors took part under Louis Kossuth, tbe patriot, in the rebellion in Hungary in 3S-1S when an unsuccessful effort was made to establish a republican form of government in that country which has since been an unwilling mate of Austria in the dual monarchy over which Emperor Josef, ruled so long. After the rebellion was crushed there was an exodus of. patriots from Hungary, hundreds o£ them coming to America,; Sergeant. Chubboy's parents and' immediate friends being among tne number. Tiose less fortunate suffered execution by orders of the government, which was then, and since has been dominated by Austrian influences, It has been nut natural, therefore, that the descendants of these patriots flave been, out of sympathy with the cause' of Germany and Austro-Hungary, (Continued on ~ ~

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