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THE HUTCHINSON NEWS OffICjAL PAPER OF RENO COUNTY . W, V. MOnoAN, EDITOR. E8TADLISM«D 1872. Kiterod at tho Po-ito'tlce In Hutchln- •on, Kan., for trAitsmltalon through the malle ns second-class matter, „ , TELEPHONE*! Business orflce No. S Adverumns Department No. 3 Mdllorlnl liooma No. 403 Society Editor No. 2403 TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION) By mail, ono year..... J...I4.00 By mall, six months 2.00 By mall, three month*- 1.26 jly mall, ono month ,(0 Weekly News, ono year to MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATED PR = SS The ABSoeluted rrcas In eiclualvelr entitled to llio uso (or lepubllcatton of nit news credited to It or not otherwise credited In Uila pajwr and also llio local news published herein. All ilchlB or republication of npcclal despatches herein uro alao reserved. The Sidlinger Drug Go. PRESCRIPTION SPECIALISTS Telephona 91. No. 17 North Main street, Hutchlnaon. TBE HUtCHINSON VlWtV WEDNESDAY, FEBBtJABY 19, 1919. BEUrANS Not watsr. Sure Relief RELL-ANS •TFOR INDIGESTION * THE SHORN LAMB. * * My coal supply was gelling low, * 1 had no coin 10 purchase- more; * and then the cold »i:ids ceased * lo blow from (irtvuland's well * known ice shore. Just when old * winter's frigid game was bringing. * prior lo many shucks, a lot of * springlike) weal her came, the sun * sol down lo carpet nicks. Anil * so I said, "He is :i clam who fears ' * that goodness e'er will cnuie; the * tho wind Is tempered to lhe lamb * that hrus been purled from Its ' * fleece." I've noticed, lime and ' * time again, how things come right ' * when wed exclaim, "This world Is ' * no resort for men; this life Is but ' * a bunko game." Sotuu moulUs • * ago we all were sure the war ' * would last anofher year, and some 1 * believed ii might endure until the ' * finish of this spherof And while ' * we drooled in mart anil court, and " * and sprinkled gloom throughout ' * the town, the Huns blew up with * * loud report-the pieces still are " * coining down. The darkest hour, " " as someone said, is just before the ' * daybreak fair; and any man ' * should soak his head who makes • * a business of despair. • * —WALT MASON* » of n system of paved roads that will bp a pnrt of the two greatest high ways and afford connection between every town In the county. It in only a beginning and its completion will be followed by a gradual extension of Iho system. The Germans are saying they want a republican form or government, dis armament, small armies and navies and all of the trappings lUat will glv them a place at Uie League of Na tlons Inble. That sounds all right but the Allies and the United States will miss It/' if they don't make the Teu­ tons give guarantees. Taking away their shooting Irons Is one ot th best things that can be done. The head ot the Oermau armistice delegation, Maitbin,< Krabcrgcr, ad mlts thai Ms country' did iho wrong thing in 1ST1 In taking over Alsace Lorraine, without allowing tho peo pin to take n vole on it. It would be foolish for the Allies lo grab some land, ip the same way, without consulting iho people who reside on the real islnlr. This is the best breeding place for future wars. Marsha! Koch is a good man to handle this armistice business*made an exhibition of the Allied mailed fist to the Hun armistice del egiU.es on Sunday and they didn't lose any lime in signing the papers. It Is a few things like this that make the Germans understand they are really and trftly whipped. « • • • If Ole Hanson, Seattle's mayor, hap pens to get out of a job, he might easily secure a good one by trying the "situation wanted" column. A nam ber of communities are in need of a gent whose internal machinery is made up like that of Ole. AN EXCELLENT RECORD. • "In telling of the merits of the City Manager system in Wichita, the Beacon prints the following commendation of the better government since thiB system was established: • "The account of his stewardship given by City Manager Ash before the Rotary Club was gratifylsg in its showing of real progress, economy ami efficiency. "lly saving one hundred thousand dollars in the sanitary sewer project, n few thousands on park concessions, a low thousands on garbage and so on, the salary of the manager has been paid many times over. "Of course eighteen months' trial under very adverse war-time conditions does not constitute a fair test, hut even with tho handicap, Mr. Ash has made remarkably good showing. Tho scandalous conditions of the city jail have boon remedied, the municipal farm has been established, the tribe of drug addicts has been greatly decreased and some of its members have been built up physically and morally and given a new start. Gradually a more .business-like system has boon introduced—a system in which things are watched as closely as In a business corporation, "The "police deparltnent, target of abuse iu every administration, imperfect us it admittedly is, shows a greatly Improved record over that of previous 1 years. The black and white record of arrests, prosecutions, recoveries 01 • automobiles, is so good that li w... surprise those who habitually find fault. No one claims It Is anywhere near perfect. This paper has found - several occasions to point out lapses . and faults which must be remedied. But the average Is good. One slgnlfl- vcant fact is that Wichita hits been , found by war department lnveslUul- > ore to be one of the cleanest oities- in > tho United States in the matter of , social vice. Tho investigation was • roudu by officials without the knowledge or local police and the letter ot eoimueuduUon came unexpectedly % front a department head of whom Mr. • Ash hud paver heard before, "Unbiased und' unprejudiced citizens will take muob comfort In the things that have been accomplished under the manager plan. There is ovory reason to believe that the next two years will establish lis superior- i lly beyond tho shadow of doubt." A Mexican paper is praising the proposed League of Nations and declaring it will\touch the spot, It's about time Mexico was coming agross. The foreign minister of Germany has resigned, but it doesn't matter. <!• <i- Q .-$> JS< <j> <f. 3> <J, A BEAUTIFUL LETTER. '.•>.. By Ruth Cameron. • <*> " * <->«><S.<?>*'S>«>4><S>*<*.<S><s><S> A woman read me a beautiful letter the other day. By a beautiful Jet-, ter, I mean ono of those letters that aro not only full of the writer's daily life and interests but also have some of his thoughts and spiritual emotions In tbetn. This letter came from a dear friend whom she is only able lo seo occasionally, but with whom she corresponds with irregular regularity. "1 can't tell you how much that friendship means to me," she said, as she laid the letter down. '"More tWln many of the friendships with people I see day after day, and do things, and go to. places with." 1 could well understand it. For, many a time, Ihe people we see day after day never get as close to us, never talk so woll to us, never give us as vivid a sense of their interests", never open their hearts and personalities to us as this woman had done in her letter. And as I meditated afterward over which I had been given such a pretty glimpse, I fell to thinking with regret of tho fact that \there are so few in my own life. Through my mind there seemed to have flit the ghost of such friendships that might have been, If only I had not been too busy, doing Ihe immediate thing, finding my pleasures and ha-ppInesB-along tie line of least resistance, to follow them up. How many congenial people have come Into my life wakened my spirit to a fine .glow of friendship, and then passed out again just because ' cl^cumslnit^ ccs put the miles between us! I have always said I was too busy to write these long, intimate letters that would have been my sjiaro of the task and joy of keeping such friendships alive. Shame on me I I have not been too busy to sit,and talk by the hour to people whose chief chanm was that they chanced lo live neat mo. or to read books and magazines whose chief claim to attention was that I found them handy on my reading table, ] make this a personal confession becauso that Is the easiest way to put II, and because I am the only person 1 really know about, But you know how It Is with you. Are you like me, following tho course of least re- Oscar Mopps has a great n6so fer business, -lie's traded his soap fac tory for a skunk farm. Tell Blnkley ectured on "Th' Irrigation In Mesopotamia" at Melodeon Hall, last night, light business. ' . sistanee and letting worthwhile friendships slip out of your life because you hate lo write letters?" If you are, I hope the ghosts'of the worthwhile friendships that might have been will come to you ae they have to me, ami haunt'you, too, into making the resolve to bring them to life once more. (ARMY CASUALTY mi DT%.D OF DISEASE. Brig. Gen. James F. Mclndoe, Fort Lc«. venworth. WOUNDED SEVERELY Sergeant Joieph Q. Smith. Lawrence, torporal William L. Wardln, Topeka. WOUNDED DEGREE UNDETERMINED Sergeant Benjamin Walter Depew, Yates Center. ' *^ Wagoner Cecil A. Berg on, Bonner Springs. Private*: Raymond G. Kelsey, Marlon. WMllnnv.E. Hooblng, Wllllamburfl. Clarence H. R#nde|l, Topeka. Oliver R. McCiatchey, Kansas City. Ralph T. Gilbert, Wictalta. Guy F. Allen, H un newel t. Edward J. Foltz, Abilene. WOUNDED SEVERELY Lieut. Lynn Milton Dewey, LeRoy. Serg. William James Douglas, Wailula. Serg. WiMard E. Wilton, Chanute. Bugler Paul Edwin Kutnink, Mbund dge. Privates: Harry C. Wood, Wichita. Henry CautUvre, Westphalia. Erret P, Scrlvner, 01 at he. Carrol P. Brown, Wichita. Charlie T. Maxwejl, Chetopa. William F. McAfee, Sedan. Ben G. Krus*. Selden. Lloyd W. Moore, McPherson Roah L. Holt, Topeka. Carl Fillmore Patterson, Splvey. Frederick Emmltt Maule, Kansas City. Batista N'zzlo, Frontenac. Corrections: Killed In action (previously missing)— Lt. Eric Cummlngs, Grain field; Private Leslie Wm. Kreps, Salina. Wounded Severely (previously miulng) -Prlvata Robert H.-McKlniey, Wakeeny. Wounded slightly -(previously missing) Private J. McGllnn. Lyons. Bravery Citations First Lieut. "William Ryan. 38th infan- For extraordinary heroism In action ..Jar ltomagnfi, France, October 0, 1918. Being severely woumird, Ueut. Ryan ltd his platoon through heavy shell and machine-gun fire, holding- his command intact and capturing' or destroying; geveval machine guns . Homo address. Miss Alona " Hyiui, sister, Wathena Kansas, try . • SOLDIER LETTERS. « y' ; ^ HARD SURFACE ROADS. |? .From the MoundrMgo Journal: |' / The bard surface roads uro com /i-jtlng.- Furnurs aud <-"wn people ullke E> uro not only lining up iu one big do*> ; mand for better roads, but they uro f f ^ going to Inslatjipou the kind of roads j "'that will be food the year around. Jloads that wllj/cost but Utile toltoep III repair, and roads thai will uiuko . Jiighwuy transportation, for market, r business or pleasure, convenient and MtvJug lu time «nd labor.- The board ; of county commissioners luurUkcn • ' tsost imporlant step In the direction of hard surffKH} roads by Mgilwr * A Nation's Safety depends upon more than Wealth or the power of its mighty guns. It rests in ibu robust children and in its strong, vigorous manhood. scorn EMULSION an ideal constructive tonic-food, •final to-the system elements •••fly •Mhnilated •nil Immfr stwieith and »w Ik IKWSMMmuffrertk, . l^m •pSjfj^ Glad It la Over. Corporal George E. Thalm'an, who is iu Co. II. of the 140th Infantry, 35th Division, writes nonie "interesting things which be has seen since be has been over there. His letter follows: Mr. and Mrs. Harms and family Must drop you a few lines to let you know I'm still alive. We are located about three miles from Coiumercy in a small country village. We are now allowed to tell ^whero ye are. Of course while the war was going on we could not mention the name of any town oyer here. We have been nearly all over France. The first lime we were in the front line trenches-, we were up in. the mountains in the Alsace sector. This was in the months of July and August. We spent twenty-nine days at the front there; then wo were held iu reserve for a/bout, two weeks, and front that time on we were mostly In support and reserve until we made, the big drive. Believe me,,wo were sure enough at the front that time. When we first started over,'-we were held up by machine guns. Tho bullets were whizzing everywhere; but it wasn't Jong until wo saw a tank coming across the field. It was one of our tunica to destroy the machine gun nests. It tore the barbed wire entanglements down for us aud about that time we saw the Germans running their best. It was not long then until we were after them. We had several gus ut tacks durlug that lime, but we just put on our masks and went on through. Tho big shells were -dropping srovrtid us very close, Many of them threw the dirt all over me, but I. never was bit. / One lime we were all lylrig down behind a little rldgo of ground und a piece of Iron of a shell about four Inches long and one Inch wlde'hlt me Just below my collar bone, but It did not comu swift enough to hurt mo. Y\ started to pick ll up ana nearly burnt my fingers, It was so hot.Now, believe me, 1 Hure do think u lot ot, my helmet. Whenever wo made un advance and It got little hot for us, wo would full down; bjust felt as If I could crawl under, my helmet and then I'd.feel quito safe. 1 saw one night In the battlefield I will never forget, it akuoBt got tbo 'best of me. The lieutenant who was with us said 11 almost got the nest of bin. I snail tell you about it wboB 1 get boms. There uro many other tblos* I will tell you about, I'm ositalnly proud to tblok of what 1 did and could do over bore. | certainly did all l oouJd (or my country, as also bare say coja. In these< teconstnetion days men and women lead- era arc MM8«d who litcralljl have f'lna iai their blood. H Peptiron combines iron-nux- pepsln In true medicinal form. Dives strength of Iron ta tho blood, nerves and digestion, freshens the complexion, red* dens pale cheeks, gives the good- cheer of health, reduces danger from colds and exposure. Re> member the name, I'optlron. H wore captured, but they havo returned again. They surely can tell many interesting things, They fought until the last minute before they gave up. 1 could sit here all day and write about my wttr experiences, but it would make my'letter too long and it would take up too much oO'our time reading my war stories. I havo riot soon anything of Harold Hazlett since the last drive we made, but I think - be is getting along all right. ' - I have the cooties bothering me. But such is arnly lite,; it is not all "sunshine." Wall, civilian life is pot all sunshine, either. How IB the weather In Kansaa these days? Wo are-having our share of wet weather over here. It rains nearly every day. . * , I don't believe there is a word in the dictionary that will explain what It means to ug boys and what a feeling we will have when we get back home. I won,'t even stop to hitch up and drive, I will walk. 1 believe I have walked more miles than my old horse has. . . , ... Well, news Is getting scarce, and besides I hate to take up so much of your time trying to read my letter," so I must close for this time. I am hoping this letter will reach you in the best of health, as it leaves me. Yours truly. CORP. GEORGE E. THAI<MAN, Co. H 140th Inf. 36th Div. A. B. F. The New Wash Goods - The sight of them will make you anxious to get busy with the home sewing—withifi*the assortments are to fcc seen beautiful voiles, dimities, marquisettes, linens, ginghams, organdies ftnd'batistes. In colors aud patterns, sultable for making garments ^ of all kinds for all occasions of in or.out door wear. .WJiat woman can. resist purchasing^en6\igh of these goods right now to make-up. a pretty, light and dainty waist, dress or skirt for herself at these prices. Phone 1720. Battery Serytlce. Chas Morrill, owner, 6-tf CARTERS Ml Rife* aiuovsi , ,H>acoM< — Miller's Antiseptic oil, Known ai Snake Oil Will Limber YSU Up—A New Creation Pain Killer *!)•), Antiseptic Combined l-'or rheumatism;' neuralgia, lumbago, tiff and swollen 1 ' Joints^ corns, bunions or whatever tbef^MiJa may; be. it la Bald to be wUhout ?tuK %«M.j.For cuts, burns, bruises, sors^tWHR and- oroap^ It has been fouitf AJrwmMfffetlve—Aocept no substitute. This •-•^eie .t oil la golden red color only. There lis nothing like It. Kvery bottle fruatmnteed. 30c. 60c, and 11.00 or money roI\ipde4 *^A' * Drug ! 65 Logcuiberriet Are used to flavor one Jtfly-Jell dessert The juice is condcneojl and trslnl In • vial. v This is ope of our beat fruit flavors. . Compare it with the old«style quick gelatine desserts. * 10 Flavon. at Your Grarar'a 3 Pachmm* for 38 CutU « Colored Figured QP.« Voiles, the yardOpC In dressy designs 40 Inches wide—sprays, figures and floral designs, In the season's newest colors.. 25c Colored Voiles, the yard /<-.., In dark and light grounds- rose, navy. Green grounds.w!th neat - dainty designs — light \grounds with flgufcs and dots and stripes of blue^plnk, malse nnd other good colors. All fine and sheer and fast colors. All one yard .wide. Voiles, At ...". 18c With light grounds aqd neat rose bud designs, of_eTue, pink, gold and lavender. 50c Plain Colored Voiles, at the Yard ........ In nil good eolora-rrose, pink, m'alne, military, •'malse, gold, lavender, nilo, gray, nickel, while and black-All 40Inches wide. Lingerie Crepe, YJflW the Yard ...... Ut/C/ A dainty sMlten fabric, frill one yard wide—very popular for 'lingerie, , kimonas, waists or , ' dresses, all the cotorH of tho rainbow--gray, tan, rose, wisteria, white, hrownC copen, pecan, maize, nile, cliarteuse, etc. v Silk Striped Waistings, the Yard .-. r Snow white grounds,, with dainty silken stripes—in a'great variety of bright colors. 59c New Ginghaftis, at the yard. Dark and llgbt-slyles—blue and pink checks and stripes, dark and light dress plnldB, In large color plaids and more subdued colors—fine quality and great values. New Stoeks of' Snow White Fabrics Batistes, dimities, voiles, organdies and novelty stripes and checks—linenes In all colors—mercerized poplins in j)laln and fancy stripes (50 Bhades to choose from) the greatest vnjiety of the newest freshest wash fabrics are here for your choosing. All at the Curtis Store'a Customary Low Price*. , •The Curtis Store Co. mL JtSPJ* 84 HOURS i¥aW .JfEt ^|itiffr) I want men to introduce from house to house a high grade Jine of perfumes, cosmet-^ ICS , flavoring ex -J tractT spices, toilet soap, etc. Steady work. Big profits. No experience necessary. Cake of soap and full particulars mailed free to any address. ' I^cassMU) T H. S. BREVOORT, M. D. tit S£« siiat St.. HaWaiek'iSaaaa Practice Llmlted|o Office Treatment at Chronic. Diseases Diiaout free, " tibial ~ Kate Williams CITY VISITING NURSK Office with' Sr. fcoalM r. lUehmoca. suits Ml Rorataugh -VrUt* Bullous. H. F. BROWN ATTORNEY. AT-LAW. (Successor to 0*0. A. Neeley.) Office suits I-lvS, MeCurdy, Bids, Introduced and read Febrpary 7th, 1910. I First published February IS, 1919, *• rUBB0L.U'l'lO»: Whereas it la neoeasary to Improve the f ubllc thoroughfares of the City ot lutchlnaon in order to accomodate the traffic Uiereon end promote Iho general welfare of the City of Hutchlnaon, and - Wlinreon, Main .street extends front.Ihe main bunlnosn center of the City ot Hutchinson to and coiineotn with S main public highway landing liito the City of Hutchlnecn. therefore. . ' BU IT RBBOI.VJOD, by tbl Board of Cawmlscloners of the City of Huichlnaon, Kansas, that we deem the following Improvement necessary, to-wtt; that Main etreet from the south line of Fifth street to the north line ot Twelfth atrsst be rtfuiisrsd and rtnavad, Adopted Ft». Hit 111*. ^. FRANK VWCBNT. * H PUMH U ^ 0Tr ' THE PALMER] DENTAL CO. * Ofljce Honrs— 8 a. m. to 9 p. m Gold Crowns—as low,as Plates . . Bepair Broken Plates i DR. C. J. PALMER, Mgr. Over American National Bank. Ladles in'Attendaqoe, Successors to SmyterDenial Co. Sundays— 9 a. m. to 1 p. m. " - - S3.85 - , $4.00 and Up - $1.00 Corner First and Main. All Our Work Guaranteed. Phone 2859 J McVAT LIVERY TAXI-BAGGAGE y none 80, Opposl(e Convention Hall. CerilWPiWkAcco«lijils Audit Systetri Qttamindtipn sgys Ptofl 1 i^psi wl DR. W. J KEYS ORTHODONTIST i (Stralgbienlng of chlldren 't Teeth) •Office qo« First National Bank Bids. Phone 8517, TE8TINCI EYES AND BPICTACbSa s*ITTINO Is our sptclalty. Prices reasanaM: accMfats atrvlcs. ' ^ BHIPMAN BROS. Over Commtralal •aakT Phont IMS, Nafta Miss 8teUa Conner

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