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r. 4 ft sx a 1. 1 i I Send it to your friend or relative away from home or here in the city as a Christmas Gift By Carrier, per $6.00 By Mail, per year $5.00 You can get no greater value for the money, and you can cause no greater pleasure than by paying a year in advance for some one, 33 Either Phone i iii 3 KILLED BY WHEELS Southern Pacific Brakeman Meets Death Last Night Near Colton Brakeman E. N. Clnrk, of the Southern Pacific, was Instantly killed about 9 o'clock lost night when ho slipped from the top of a car in a freight train between Colton and Bloomlngton and wns ground to pieces under the wheels.
Clark lived in Los Angeles, There he lonvos a wife nnd children and pnronta. The remains were taken to, tho Knop-snyder undertaking parlors at and the inquest will be held today. 1 0 LIFE IN A WRECK Southern Pacific Work Train Hits Milk Wagon Town of Chino Southern Faclflc'work train struck a milk wagon near Chlno yesterday morning, and Brakeman T. W. Nokes was killed and Conductor Ben Llndley seriously hurt.
Two Mexican laborers on the train were bIho hurt. The train was backing un. and flat cars on the end of the train hit the milk wagon, causing several cars to derail and turn over. Nokes lived at Los Angeles and It was his first trip on the run. Conductor! Lindley's right leg was crushed.
Driver of the milk wagon narrowly escaped denth. LI ml. ley wa3 hurried to a hospital' at Los Angeles. Members of the sheriffs' office went to the scene. Soldier Traffic Many soldiers on their way home after being mustered out or leaving on fu) loughs are being handled by the Santa Fe.
Beginning today the next tnree days will see about 2600 men handled out of Camp Kearnv on reg ular trains. Tho trains in and out of San Bernardino are likewise handling mnny troops. Beginning today about i a per cent or tno men at March fiefd will leave on 12-day trips to their nomes or omer places. Eddy Coming Back H. D.
Eddy, former apprentice In struotor in the local shops, but now of rxeeaics, will return to work In the shops here about the first of the year, ma menus learnea yesterday. Transferred to Needle W. A. Birch, cab gang foreman here, will be transferred to Needles at a gang foreman. He will leave for Nee d'es Christmas night He will be succeeded here by William, Allan of the air room.
Freth Hoboes Two hoboes yesterday rocked brake men on a freight train In the Cajon pass. The word was telephoned ahead, however, and the Santa Fe of- Ilcers appealed to the police. A squ.id including Chief Burchami Captain Da vidson and Sergeant Starke met tho train on I street They understood tho hoboes were armed, and they quickly got the drop on them. They surrendered, but the most dangerous weapon was a cake of soap. Howard Steggs and D.
C. Staggtt were the nanves furnished. They are in the city jail. Troop Coming Home-Henry Harries, yeoman in service at San Francisco, has written R. A.
Dry-dplf that he expects to be home soon. He will return to his former position in the division engineers' office D. Wylle, former Santa Fe brakeman, reached Needles Thursday night and after spending a few days there will return here. Ha was with the engineers at Fort Benjamin Harrison. Lieut.
Allan F. Whitney, former clerk in the superintendent's office, was about tho offices yesterday shaking hands. He will be mustered out in January. Charles Sowers, former machinist, is buck from Camp Deven, where he was with the artillery. He will go bock to his old job.
Quirk In Town W. T. Quirk, general transportation Inspector of the Coast lines, was In tnwn vpntardAv. Ho was formerly chief dispatcher here. Go To Albuquerque H.
K. Abbath, Santa Fe machinist, and Mrs. Abbath, left yesterday for Albuquerque, where Mr. Abbath has been transferred. STYLISH PERFECT FITTING HOME- PATTERNS THE EASIEST OF ALL PATTERNS TO USE ILLUSTRATED IN 1823 Splendid Girly' Frock, fei-turlng the straight panel effect and to be alipptd on over the head.
The Harris Co, He Give Stamps Dan Evans had the unique experience of being en repos when the of the armistice brought an na to the active conflict in which he taken no small part as a member of the S. S. U. 678, which has been commended for bravery under fire In pursuance of duty several' times. Dan's leave area was Aix-les-Balns, one of the most famous, resorts In the world.
In the heart of the French Alps, and amid some of the world's most famous scerenery. There he helped In the celebration, and writes an interesting account of the way it was done: I have tried to picture the scenes in America on that mad joyous night of tho 11th. Would have given a good deal to have been there, but, nevertheless, had I the choice, would have pre-preferred to have been in France. Missed being In Paris by two days. I reported back in Paris waturday, the day that the kaiser's abdication wns announced.
I did not think thnt more Joy could be portrayed. Tho city was en fete. Captured Boche cannon were lined hub to hub along the Champs Elvsees and in the Place de la Concorde. German tanks, airplanes, machine guns, trench mortars occupied every bit of the available space. Flags flew from every building.
Cafes were full and romping, rollicking crowds filled the streets. Celebrating at Aix But here at Aix the demonstrations County News VOLXLIV. No. 95. SAN BERNARDINO.
CALIFORNIA, SATURDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 21 1918. SECTION TWO PAGES SEVEN TO TEN Classified I COLTON CHRISTMAS FOR METHODISTS SUNDAY Woman's Club to Give Sketch Today at Auditorium of Lincoln School THE SUN'S' Staff Correspondence COLTON, Dec. 20 Other than tho mimical and literary program which has been arranged to take tho place of the resrular Sunday evening service at 80 o'clock, tho Methodist church will bold no special Christmas exercises ntt customary, the elaborate entertain-Jutient originally planned having been up because of epidemic condi tions interfering with rehearsals. As fellows is the program to be rendered Sunday night and which friends of the church are cordially Invited to enjoy. Voluntary Miss Annettu Martin, Hymn No.
67. Prayer. Hymn No. 110. Vocal solo Noel (Holy Night), Miss Edna Honk.
Itesponsive psalm, page 12. Hymn No. 111. Violin solo Romance A (Thurlow Lleurance), Miss Ida Tratt. Bible reading Pastor.
Vocal solo Tell Me About the Saviour (Caro Roma), Miss Southard Jackson. Offertory. Song Silent Night Reading The Other Wise Man (Van Dyke), Alias Marvel Beckett. Hymn No. 115.
Benediction. Miss Beckett Is a young Stin Bernardino reader andi Colton people will better remember her as having taken the leading part in Miss Tacle Hanna clever little war play, The Star In Aef Service Flag, repeated here by San Bernardino high school as a bono-lit for the local Red Cross. At the 11 a. m. service, the pastor, Rev.
P. P. Carroll, will take as Ills theme. The Advent of a Conqueror: a Christmas Meditation. Miss outhard Jackson will sing.
Children wishing to cheer other hearts on Christmas day are asked to please bring their gifts to the Sunday school. Fruit, vegetables, canned goods, toys and clothing will be acceptable. The Bride's ChrUtma Tree If you wont to enjoy a hearty Iauh then attond the entertainment to be given tomorrow--afternoon at o'ejock In the Lincoln auditorium by tW! Colton Woman's club. The -arimls- L. SPENCE and R.
A. LEE announce the purchase of the Colton Electric Shop 170 WEST I ST, COLTON. Full line of Electrical Appliances anything electrical. Let us wire your house, Install your motors or connect anything in the electrical line. We are experienced electrical men.
slon la 25 cents, and that much and more merriment is promised. Everybody's money's worth is fully guaranteed, and In addition the ticket permits one to enjoy the cup of tea that will bo served following tho farce, two cups if necessary for recuperation. All characters are taken by well-known club women, and It is suld that those playing the masculine role furnish 100 per cent of the fun. i Hold Peace Conference Delightful indeed was the surprise to which members of the Woman's Home and Foreign Missionary society of tho Presbyterian church were huppiiy treated by their president, Mrs. H.
A. Mullen, on assmbllng yeoterduy for the December meeting. With the end of the war and the great world parley us Inspiration, Mlrs. Mullen had arranged with much forethought and energy, an innovation which she termed a "peace conference." Touches of Christ mas were included and it was not only timely but contained that "aoiutthing different" element which lends added interest to any occasion. A table eight feet square had been prepared for the "peace party" and this waa centered witn a nuge jardiniere of ferns from which floated the flags of the allies, with the Stars and Stripes rising supremely from the center.
On tho side wall was a beautiful motto, holly-embellished and draped about with. American flags, bearing the ages-old tidings, "Peace on earth, good will to men." W. D. V. Hull had painted the motto and presented it as a gift to the society.
Making the hall still more cheery and artistic were autumn vines and lovely roses from1 Mrs. W. T. Clark's garden. 'in the way of preliminaries, America was sung in unison, with Mrs.
C. C. Stone at the piano, Mrs. Harry Loisda read the story of the birth of the Beth. lehem babe, Mrs.
Mullen offered prayer, and Mrs. J. C. Goodfellow culled the roll, each ot the 25 or so ladies responding with a verse of scripture containing the word "peace," jtogether with a current news item) relative to the great conference soon to tako place in France. 1 A brief business session, during which a nominating committee was appointed, followed.
Then, after Mrs. K. O. Stork had stirringly played The Star Spangled Banner, tho mission "conference" wynt Into "session." It was opened by Mis. John Wuldron, who answered In a most comprehensive way tho question, What Is the Peace Conference? Her talk summed up the intricate problems to bo solved, and she included a sketch of the setting for the event und InUr-csting bits of French history.
Mrs. John McGregor pleaded for Syria and Persia and spoke of the suffering and need in these countries and how the missionaries were depending much on the allies' interference. Mrs. E. C.
McKlnney considered Palestine of Today, how it was being modernized and Its re-occupatlon by the Jews. Lastly, there waa a decided treat In Miss Beatrice Orcgor's exposition on The Effect ot the War on Missions. I Afier tho closing song, Peace, and prayer by Mrs. Ella Hller, the company adjourn-i to enjoy a social period and the refreshments of coffee, cream, puffs and macaroons, graciously served by tho hestoss, Mrs. Ida Stuchborry and her daughter-in-law, Mrs.
Earl Stuchborry. Secretary Pro Tem During the illness of Miss' Gladys Pepper, who is confined to her homo with influenza, E. C. McKlnney Is acting as secretary for the Red Cross canteen. As noon as she sufficiently recovers Miss Pepper expects to go to-Los Angeles with her mother, and ur.til nhe is able to resun her duties with the canteen, Mrs.
McKlnney will carry on the Sookes Mr. and Mrs. H. I. Standley arrived yesterday morning from, Fargo, North Dakota, and are guests of Mr.
anl Mrs. J. H. Standley, or west ir street, tho two gontlemen being brothers. The visitors expect to spend the winter In Pasadena and may locate permanently in rinllfornln.
For Christmas the two families are to go to Los Angeles to (Continued on page ienj 1 RAILROAD NEWS I IT I Incidents in France Since Signing of the Armistice Are Related by Dan Evans down, to the rocket, the bells, and the booming guns. Flowers for the American Hardlv any of us could eat dlnne that night While we were at table a French girl, a refugee from northern France came into the dining hall, her, arms full of great red roses and In broken English, them to us as a token of her esteem for the Americans who had assisted in freeing tier home. We roared acclaim and a deafening "Vive la France!" to her "Vive 1' AmerUiue!" Nlqhtl" celebrating it In song, cheers, compli surpassed anything I had ever seen or GualnlnB through the crowd that seothed heard. In the afternoon I rode to the summit of Mt itevard for a view of Mt Blanc and the higher ranges of the Alps. At sunset when the whole world was melting Into the first subdued gray of the early twilight; when tho fogs were stealing up from the valley floors, and the splendid pinnacles of Mt Blanc above were bathed in the rose of the sun's last rays, I heard a familiar sound the thunder of can non, in the streets, waving flags, pinning colors on soldiers, doing a hundred and one things that it is Impossible to' remember.
i When a Kiss Is Undesirable A little pollu, intoxicated with victory and something more potent, flung himself upon me, wrapped his arms around my shoulders and yelled "Ah Camerade, camcrade Americaln, Vive 1' Amerique! Vive la France!" Ho would have kissed me on both cheeks, but thank divine Providence he BOS DEL ROSA RETURNING FROM IR DUTY James Watson is the first to Come from Overseas; Several from Camps old position in the postofflce. James Watson, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. J. B.
Watson, is the first Del Kosa boy to return who has been on duty overseas. He has been in England and has received his gold service Ktrlne for overseas duty. He Is an avia tor and has been flying. He passed through San Bernardino on Thursday afternoon on his way to Camp Kearny to be mustered out His wife, Mrs James Watson, and his mother and fa ther were at the train to see him and they will go to Camp Kearny on Sun day to bring him home as he will then be discharged. From George McLeod Mr.
and Mrs. John McLeod received a letter from their son. George, who Is with the American forces in France. It was written on November 12 but said Then rockntn lme-nn in flnm fwm was not tall enough. The French kiss nothing of th signing of the armls- the villages below.
The armistice aiL riBht' but lts fleBlrabMty tje- tico. He had Just come into a town signed! Every Yank on the mountain top heard It and there was a concerted rush for the dlnkv little train. We simply had to be down In time for celebration. At a mountain station on the way down, a crowd of German prisoners, employed in the forests, thronged about the car crying out in German. French and broken English "Amerlcains.
the war is over, the Rats, er Gott sel dank. Kamerads!" were eager to shake hands, eager to talk, happy beyond expression. A Prussian guard cut off one of his uniform butons. nnd nrenned it Into mv hand, saying Kamerad Am ericaln. souvenir." And then down FIRST STEPS FOB COIIIWliE COMPANIES HFRF First steps toward the actual consolidation of the Home Telephone com-pnny and the Pacific company are to take place this month, according to a statement maue last nignt by O.
PreBt, manager of the Home Telephone company. The entire commercial do' partment of the Pacific company will oe moved, very shortly to tne Home or flee on Fourth and streets and all of the telephone bills will be paid at the Home office. Arrangements have been made whereby the long distance bills of the Pacific company may also be paid at tne home office and in this way a com plete consolidation of the commercial departments of the companies will be made. In talking of the matter last night. Mr.
Prest said: "I had hoped that by this time some of the work of physical consolidation of the two systems could have been undertaken but we have been held back because of the lack of materials. However, I have hopes of getting at the work very soon." Piicinf GAME PUSHED Contest Here Against Team of Recilands Will Be a Real Game, It Is Expected By WARDWELL EVANS For the purpose of advertising the Christmas day football game between the local high school and Hedlands tho students will stage a big parade on Christmas eve. Every conceivable sort of a noise making contrivance will bo UHed to attract attention and the entire city will be aroused to tho fact that a game of football will be tne at traction for Christmas afternoon. The school has a great football team this season and It Is desired that tne townspeople turn out and show the boys they are behind them. A largo sign has been suspendea Third street near advertising the game.
The theaters of the city have agreed to run slldos advertising the game and tho movie fnns "of the olty will have the game alluded to before their eyos each evening. Advertising matter lor the gamo will also be posted at the shops, if permis sion oan no seoured and it is peuevea it can, nnd the railroad men are expected to turn out In force Xor the sport. Tho slogan is "br ng your family and friends" and thus help to swell the crowd for the big game. By attending tne game you will round out a perfect Christmas day. pends A little further we came upon a great ring in the middle of the street, a ring made up of civilians of both sexes and all ages, from three -to 70 odd, the Inevitable Yanks and poilus and many of the village Round and round they would dance with a man In the center.
When the halt was called he would choose his partner tn the kissing bee, and she in turn would make her choice. As a folk dance it has no These are only a few of the pictures of that night. Wish I could picture. too, the color, the spirit the utter iov- ous abandon, the strong element of the dramatic. I cannot do It because at tho time I wns a cart of the mnh.
dl'fas it did. felt as it felt, was filled wirn us aivine madness. remaps in the spring when I come home can tell it In a rational manner. But not now. "Fini la guerre! Vlctolre!" HIGH SCHOOL DOINGS RED CROSS CONTEST Yesterduy the high school assembly listened to some of the most Interesting and perfect Speeches ever heard in tne local auditorium.
The four-min ute Red Cross speakers warmed to their task and gave a fine exhibition of oratory. Their plea for Red Cross memberships was magnificent The only thing that is to be regretted Ms that some of the townspeople should have heard these talks. The contest was won after, a close and hot debate by the Judlges, by Frank Bradshaw, of tno junior cibsb. His well oiled speech. smooth delivery, and eloquent appeal won ior mm tne itea cross honor cer tif icate.
DEBATE Tho debate hns aiVln been noat poned. It seems that both Hemet nnd Corona are under the "flu" ban, so it is impossible to hold the debate as nre- arrangod. The postponement will. however, be a help to the local debat ers, as by the time the debate finally comes off, tneir speeches will be per fect IT FOOTBALL RALLY On Monday "ye good old school" will once miore stage a live demonstration. The war Is over, but recently S.
B. H. h. wieciarea war on Kedlands, and tho demtonHt rat ions which are destined to take place on the campus, in the halls, and auditorium will stir up the old school. At the rally the football team is go ing to speak for itself, and also Coach.
Stockton, a hero in many an under classman's and student's eye, will officiate for a while. Spirits and pep are tho only two things shown around, the school these days. FOOTBALL 1 The teami went up against the second team! last night in a scrimmage prac tice. The final touches are being put upon the men. The whole team Is In excellent shape, and Captain Fred Wolf and Coach Stockton are more than pleased with its appearance.
With the prospects of the C. B. I cham pionship and a victory over Hedlands, nothing can prevent. The team) is depending upon the town for support. A Los Angeles paper hns been quoted as saying that the chnmpionship of the southland lies between San Bernardino and San Dl-go.
Nothing too high, or praisewor thy, can bo said about the team. RECEPTION A tarnnHnn will ha clvpn nutmhAri of the football team' and their friends after the game. Refreshments will be served and a good social timie is as. sured. Although no dance can be other things are planned for.
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Owl Drue Store. with hopes of seeing his brother, Mai colm, but was only just' In time to see the end of his regiment going away. Christmas Exercises The Christmas exercises given by the school children on Wednesday evening proved very successful and entertaining. The sliver offering netted over $12 and- the school has enough now to pay the membership fee of $16 for the Junior Red Cross. Personals Mr.
and Mrs. A. B. Carrls and children entertained Rev. Wade Hamilton at dinner on Sunday.
In the evening they entertained Mr. and Mr. W. O. ilUiub.and Mrs.
Howard Way and children of San Bernardino are spending the week at the D. J. Carpenter ranch on Del Rosa heights. Mr. and Mrs.
John McLeod have purchased the house nnd lot across from the store, from William Menzie and George Weber. Mr. and Mrs. W. A.
Rymcr and daughters and Miss Annie Rymer were dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Morse in San Bernardino on Saturday evening.
D. J. Carpenter was In Los Angeles, on a business trip on Thursday. Mrs. Ralph Motherspaw returned after spending a few days in Los Angeles visiting friends.
On Tuesday evening she was guest of Miss Inei Motherspaw in San Bernardino. Mr. and Mrs. Robert French and sons have returned after spending the summer at the coast towns. Mr.
and Mrs. W. A. Rymer and daughter and Miss Annie Rymer motored to Corona Sunday to visit with friends. R.
R. Biggs, LeRoy Bishop, W. O. Raub made up a party and went hunting on Thursday. If you want to say nnore this Christ mas than ever before say it with flowers.
Order early. San Bernar dino Flower Shoo. 543 Third street. Phones 289. HIGHLAND PREPAREMUSIC XMAS PROGRAMS Both Congregationalists and Methodists Are to Give Elaborate Evenings THE SUN'S Staff Corrttpondene HIGHLAND, Dec.
20. Each I TiTTT RHSA I3eC 20. J. nc IirSl J-ei vear I'hrlstmaa rrnar. .0 And thehn the" ce.ebrai?oT Aux-les- I Kosa boys back from war service were In both ana for Bains, in addition to all the Americans Lieut.
Loyal Huff, who lias been sta- interest centers around the muslcaies KVnchVeanndariianU SlTkE onyd at the officers' training schoo ade that we staged surpassed any col-'at Camp Hancock, Georgia, arrived in lege demonstration that I have ever Colton on Thursday morning. He ana seen or ever hope to see. Headed bv Mrs. Huff will be at the home of hla an American bund nnd a French bugle parents, Mr. and Mra.
y. Huff, corps we stormed the streets, the I iri otto Greene, who has been sta-and the public gardens. Poilus, Yanks, iioned at Camp Kearny, arrived home Italians, the civilians, arm in arm, hop- Thurg(ay evening. With his wlfo, who ped and skipped from side to side, singing, shouting and cheering. The waitresses in the hotels, and they are some lookers too, thronged the bal has been at San Diego during his stay at Camp Kearny, they will be at tho home of his Mrs.
J. Greene conies, ready with kisses for any soi- for a few days, then he will go to San dler who would climb. First a Yank Bernardino where he will take up nis would boost a pollu to the balcony, and then the pollu would shove the Yank up. What's that? No, Mrs. Grundy was banished for the night "To the visitor belongs the spoils." Two Frenchmen Joined us at our table and In Madame's best port we formed a Franco-American alliance which will be given next Sunday ev ening.
Regular service-will be held at 11 o'clock at the Congregational church Sunday morning and at 7:30 p. m. the conceit will be given in that church. The program follows: Anthems, (a) Joy to the World; (b) Let Us Go to Bethlehem Choir. Solo, selected Mips Van Osdell.
Carol, (a) Christ Is Born ot Maiden Fair; (b) Angels from the Reulms of Glory Choir. Tenor solo. In Old Judea Charles B. Tyler. Anthem.
Arise and Chine Choir. Solo and chorus. While' Shepherds Watched Their Flocks Miss Van Osdell and choir. Duet, My Faith Looks up to Thee Charles B. Tyler and Donald G.
Aplln. Carol. Holv Night Choir. J. M.
Spaulding at the piano. Methodiit Church Christmas week at the Methodist church will be full of good things, announces Pastor G. E. Twomley. The program will begin Sunday morning with every member of the Sunday school present at 9:45.
Speclal Christmas musical program bv the choir at tne regular church service hour Sunday morning at 11, followed bv a Christmas message by the pastor. The World's Greatest Christmas. Epworth league at Topic, Getting Ready for the New Day, Al 7:30 p. m. the choir will give Its regular Christmas musical program as printed below.
It is arranged mostly from the classics: Processional. Jesus! The Name that Charms Our Fears. Praver. Glory to God, (Rubinstein) Choir. Once More Awakes a Joyful Strain, (Verdi) Choir.
It Came Upon the Midnight Clear, (Willis) Choir. Never a Prlend Like Jesus Ladies' quartet. Mrs. Grace Letischen, Mrs. J.
R. Patterson. Mrs. Lee Clark and Miss Emma Rohrer. Oh.
Little Town of Bethlehem Choir. Wise Men Behold. (Flood) Choir. Quintet The Watch by the Fold, ob. llgato Mrs.
LIbble Gowan of Chicago. Quartet Mrs. Grace Leusehen, Miss Emma Rohrer, Charles Hambly ana M. H. Evans.
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