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The Hutchinson News from Hutchinson, Kansas · Page 12

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PAcm TWETA T F J. THE HtJTCHtKSOH NEW.*?. Special Prices on Cut Glass— Sherbet?, Tumblers, Goblets, Ice Tea Glasses, Finger Bowls. M. WELCH, Jeweler 18 North Main Jesse Langford AUCTIONEER Dnirn (.'ni> bo arranged nt any time by calling tny otficc phone, Nlckcraon 29 i:t my cxi-ewse. Sep). ]!"•- HITIM. Thompson Est., 3 mi It's M.tiih' of Partridge. Ri -pt. 11. .!;uil Hu.skirk north end of Monroe ;:!!*"< I, IIutehinson. ppp- 12. Will Wlltmrr, 5 mllns wor.t ' and i/j mile north on 17th street, Uuuhir.sun. Jesse Langford ALFALFA SEED For Fail Plantitiff . «G.50 to $ 12.00 per Bushel central Kansas grown. Non- irrinatcii— v.rile for samples. YOUNG'S SEED HOUSE Hutchinson, Kans. Let Me figure on Monarch Weather Strips for your home. Save fuel, keep wann. No obligation to show you. G. T. Bronleewe 120 m til West Phone 523 Our packing and moving service is everything' that the most exacting' could desire If you want your home's furnishings moved SAKIU.Y, call 838 and entrust the work to us. UNION TRANSFER and STORAGE CO. Phone S38 15-17 Second W- BanUhss thirst. Puts vigor into digestion. Non-intoxicating.^, A remarkable soft drink with the good taste of hops. Absolutely pure.> At grocers', at druggists', in fact,atall places where.good drinks are sold. QUICK SERVICE Soldiers to Receive Mnil Within Three Weeks Alter Mailing. NEW PLAN BEING WORKED OUT Great Task to (let All Letters lo Right Destination—A Million a Day. dlracuir of the J ary forces Posts has 1 'fcturued to WHY WOMEN DREAD OLD AGE Uon't worry about old arru. Dont ivor ry uhout luiinh' III other pr-oplu'M way when you gonitis on In y.-arK. Keep your h«>.ly in i;ood condition ami you ra.li be as halo ami hoarly in your old tluyH uu you w.'rr wh.-n a kid, and every one tvill lie K'ud lo Hue you. Tin- liiilheys an,] bladder aro the euu*ea of heitlle affliction*. Kot-p them x-lean and in proper working eoiKttllon. iJrive the pol.sonolJM urle acid accumulations. Tukn (lol.l) Mlill.ll, llaurlem Dll Cai'.-uh-s- periodically and you will rmd tliat Hie system will always be In perfect wotldiiK order. Your W'lnla will he ehllveiml, your muscles made Htrouj; and your fa, e have om:e inure the look of youth nnd health. There is only on* ituiu-untcrd brand of Haarlem (.'11 l'apsuh«, GOI.li MKllAl* 'i'liere are many fakes on Lhe market, lie h-ure yoo j.;et tile Original COlJi MI-MJAl. import,*! Haarlem till Capsules. They are the only reltublo. For sate, by all first-elat* OrustiltiU. New York, Sept. 7.—-American sol- tilers iu the front lino trenches In France "ill receive their home letters within three weeks after mailing It l>]mi .H now being worked out by army postal officials are successful. Captain Frank E. Frazier, assistant director of the American Bxpedltion- tal Service in France, the United States to put Into effect plans for expediting the delivery of American mall to the soldiers In i'>ance. He said today: "With what has been done or is now lieing done to Insure the prompt delivery of mail, there should he no occasion for delay or nondelivery of letters to our soldiers In France if thoso writing them from hbme will realize that the slightest inaccuracy or obscurity In tuo address of a letter is almost certain to cause delay and may result In nou-dellvery." One million letters arrive In France every day addressed to members of the American Expeditionary Forces, according lo an estimate of the military postal authorities. Steps taken to expedite mail from the United States to France, according to the statement, Include: The turning over of complete- military information as to the location of troops In France by the military authorities to the military and domestic postal officers: the issuance of orders sending mail on every ship destined for any port in Franco organized to re­ ceive mall; and the adoption of ft scheme of destination for groups of unattached soldiers sent from tho United States lo replacement camps In France. "A complete postal system corresponding to that In the United States Is now in operation In Prance-with a central post office located at Tours," the statement continues. "This service, except the distribution and dispatch of malls to the United Stales, Is entirely under military control, "In view of the duplication of names In the American Expeditionary Frirccs, the absence of any distinguishing designation for groups ot casual or replacement men has been a source of difficulty in the delivery of mall. Thousands or soldiers are being sent to France every month from this country for replacement purposes. It Is estimated that 300.000 letters a month were delayed from this cause, Tills delay In delivery will not occur under arrangements which have just been made to have each replacement unit or BO men, as It leaves enrap In the United Slates given a distinctive company number which It will retain until It reaches a replacement camp In France. Every member of such untt will then be one of 250 men Instead ot one nnd a half million men. "The matter of the address to Insure prompt delivery Is of vital Importance. The misspelling of a name of the use of initials where a word should be spelled out may not only retard the delivery of a letter but may prevent Its being delivered at all. Many thousands of letters are constantly received which cannot be promptly delivered, if delivered at all, on account of the manner In which they arc addressed. "A letter from an American soldier In Europe should be so addressed as to show his rank, his full namo Including his middle name, his company or battery nnd his regiment, as well as the branch of service. A letter lo "John Walter Smith. Jr.," a private In Company L of the address ot the sender to appear in the upper left hand corner of the envelope: **»**•••*«**•»•••* • • • • Return to • * Mrs. John Walter Smith, (Stamp) • • Street, « * Boston, Mass. * * Private John Walter Smith, Jr. • * Co. L, 102nd Infantry, • American E. F. * • Via New York. • Jum^ef Han &dm&m fc Mara ckttb* THESE ARE TRYING DAYS Merchandising conditions were never more disturbed. Current wholesale prices are actually more than current retail prices. But we do not "profiteer." We will continue to sell as we bought. That effects saving for our customers. It is an unselfish plan, in line with our established ideas. We are selling very "close." Fall Clothes, Hals and Haberdashery are ready for you. Letters From Boys in A. E. F. Received in Hutchinson Talk of High Cost of "Although 1 paid only $2.00 for 2 bottles of Mayr's Wonderful Remedy 1 wouldn't lake $100 for what 2 doses have done lor mo. My partner also lias take.u a dose with wonderful results, -lie was threatened with un operation for Btomuch and bowel trouble and Is sure he will bo all right BOW. Wo both suffered from indiges- Uou and bloating with gas." It Is a simple, harmless preparation that removes tlio catarrhal mucus from the Intestinal tract and ulluys the luflam- Btion which causes praotically all stomach, liver unci intestinal ailments, Including appendicitis. One dose will convince or money refunded. Duvall Pharmacy and Druggists ovorywhere. A TEXAS WONDER Tho Texas Wondur for ktdnoy and Wander troubles, u-iaveJ, diabetes, weak and lame back rheumatism and irregularities of tho kldueys and bladder In both man and women. K no? sold by your druwrlst, will bo sunt by mail on receut of JMfc One small bottlo. la two months' treatment, and of ton ourea. Bond for sworn toJt'i nonlals- Dr. B ,W. Half, mt QUy» bt. Bt. Luui*, MO ., V druflffcW.- Mn fiveryewa ^ Eith.iw.bl. for. valuable pmmliuni,* ' LEMP Manufacturers CT. LOUIS/ Hutchinson Produce Co., Hutchinson, Kansas Branches: Dodge City, Kan., Liberal.- Kan., Garden City, Kan. Ite.sldents of Hutchinson phone 2185 and order case delivered to your residence. Handled by all first class retail grocerynien. USE SORGHUM SYRUPS. They Will Help to Relieve the Situation in State of Kansas, Topeka, Sepl. 10.—Sorghum Byrups are tho only solution to' the sugar problem In Knosas in the opinion of ,1. C. Mohler, secretary of Agriculture. In a bulletin- issued today Mohlei' •Buys: The shoi'iiige of sugar and the seriousness of the situation as regards sweets In this country has caused housowlves generally to make use of syrups in canning and cooking of all kinds, and lias revived Interest espec- ialy In tho sorghum variety, of which a considerable quantity Is always made In Kansas. During the past week or ten days the Secretary of tho State Hoard of Agriculture at Topeka, has received more titan a dozen Inquiries from persotis located in all parts of the United StateB, relattvo lo the addresses of manufacturing plants located here, especially those who do not list} the sulphur process in such manufacture. Letters have already boeu received from states as fur removed as New Vork, Washluglon, Oregon, California and Pennsylvania, also from those near by, UB Colorado, Mis, souri, Iowa and Illinois. The largest sorghum mill iu KanssB, or In the United States, Is located in liourbon county, lire southeastern port. It is the Fort Scott Syrup Company and manufacture what is known as "Fanner Jones' Syrup". Most of tho syrup manufactured in the statu is produced in small homo plants, the names and addresses of which the Hoard has no record at prnaont. An Individual who luts obtained some promlnenco as a sorghum maker iu Shawnee County Is Mr. H. lluusford, Itouto 6, Topeka. White ami Riverside heating stoves at O'Domu-U's Hardware, corner Fourth and Mala. 7-3t Maplo sirup sauce is made with H cup maple sugar and 1 tabespoont'ul of corn sirup, boiled together. Pour this on to the' oouieii wmto ot an egg, cpol uwj eent in % pup of cream,. Likes It Fine Over There. , Following are a couple of letters from John E, Dana, who is in 137th Service Company. He says he is having a fine time considering everything, and is far from the scene of action. 'His letters follow: Soniewhcro in France, August S, 1918. Dear Dad and Mother: Well, another day-has passed and I expect you are all wonderhfg about your son. Well, I am sort of curious to know about you also, I have not received any mail from any of you since I left Fort Ijeavenworth. I sure will be glad when the mall -is passed around again. Wo had quite an eventful voyage wliich f would like to tell you about, hut will have to wait till I get home I guess. We have done quite a bit of traveling on tills side of the pond and have seen some beautiful country. Ono would not realize Uiat ho was In a war swept country if he wore not already aware of It. 1 hear that our army Is making some big gains at the front although I don't know whether to believe it or not as there aro so many rumors that get started in the army. However, I don't Bee Why tho Americans should not make good if they live up to their reputation in past events. I am in fine health and am'having a good time every day. Sometimes 1 go to bed pretty tired after the day's work hut I have the biggest appetite I have o-ver had In my life. . Nothing goes from my plate to the slop pall, believe me. 1 have made a great number of friends slnco I came into the army, so that I don't get time to be lonesome or homesick. I think that the war will soon be over and then Oh, boy! Won't there be some reception when wo get back bo U. S. A.? I nm In the Y. M. while writing this and there Is a picture show going on in the next room. You Bee we have entertainment even over hero. I broke the crystal In my wrist watch the other day and as I can't replace It here, I may decide to send It home, A wrist watch is all right when you can get it fixed but It is all wrong when you can't. Well, I can't think ot any more this tlino. Tell everyone hello for me, and hello for yourself. With lots of love. Your son, JOHN D. August 21, 1918. Dear Mother and Dad: Well, hero I am again as usual. Tlioro Is nothing now to write about and about all 1 can say Is that I am feeling fine and considering everything am having a pretty good time. I received two letters from you yesterday and three from Gladys, and foe- ellevo me 1 sure was glad to get them. You Bcemed to 1>o awfully worried about me- for souio reason or other. I^fow If you "want lo please me. don't worry. I jun perfectly able to take care of myself and believe me, this array game teaches a man to,look out for hiuisejf. By this don't think that I don't miss the Joys and comforts of home for I sure do. But we are at war and war calls for sacrifice, and 1 guess everybody is hit more or less when it comes to that. It is not Btrange that you folks did not hear from mo as tfie boat on which I sailed did not land until Jdly 30 and no mall was released until wo landed. The two Hutchinson boys which I knew at Ft, Leavenworth have been transferred to another company, so thore Is no one from my heme town any more. A fellow gets used lo this transfer game though, and it teaches "him not to form too close friendships at it only means a greater disappointment when he bo comes separated from them, I found it so when I left Camp Funston. Harry Rowland, my best pal, went to Jacksonville, Florida, while I went to Ft. Leavenworth. And that is the way It goes. One can nover tell when ho -will get orders to pack up and get ready to move. At present I am seeing very little excitement. I guess 1 am aoout as far from the scene of action as I can get without going over into Spain. It seems to me that every time I transfer I get a Jlttle farther away from the main attraction In this war. Well, here's hoping we get the kai­ ser's goat soon, and from all appearances I believe it won't be long until he puts up tho white flog. Until then be patient, and don't worry If you don't hear from mo regularly, as the mall service is not the best. Tell everyone hello, and good luck. With lots of love, 1 am as ever, your son. JOHN D. Rich granules of swe«t, nutlike flavor Crape-Nuts Delicious Economical 1 Has Been In Fight Followtng Is a letter from Corporal Harry Harris, who is In the 2nd Kn- glneers. He has been """in the very thick or the fighting, and tells about It. His letter follows: Aug. 3, 1918. Doar Doc: 1 haven't heard from the boys of Reno No. 99 for quite a while. I think It was the first part of'June when I last hoard but since then we have been on the move pretty much of the time and our division, the 2nd, together with Allies' division has shown the Germans, even to Uieir picked troops, tho Bavarian and Prussian Guards, that tho Americans are superior to them In any old kind of fighting they -want to start. But 1 have never seen so much de- Btrur.tlvenoBs caused by the Allies' ar. Ullery us I did on the last drive. It was almost Impossible to got around with truck or wagon where tho Germans had been and the woods wo went through after they were driven out were certainly shot up. . I saw moro than one perfectly good "boche" tbut would nover do any more of this dirty work and in some places they were pretty thjck; And talk about war material, I-saw about everything they have and use in this kind of wartare: also places where they tried to blow the trees down but after getting tho charges set were unable to explode, then they threw their equipment, clothing, ammunition, nails, engineering tools, and ayerything that they didn't really have tf*d to them wag left. Best regards to all the boys. F. U T. KAKRY O. HARRIS. iai Euglnoer Train, A. B. P., A, P. O, No. 701, France. Feeling Ov*r Th«r*. Following la a letter from Roy Nease, who lo in the 6?nd Artillery, Battery B. He e»y» they are having grand .weather ftud nothing to kiclj atwut. His letter {olios* Franco, Aug. 11, 1918. Dear Mother and Setor:—1 will try and send you a few lines this 1 morning just to let you know that I am still in the land of the living, and 1 all O. K. Nothing to kick about at; all. We have everything that any sol- ] dier needs, even the weather man is , good to us; keeps changing from sunshine to rain, and by doing that you never get tired of either one, and we all hope to spend our Christmas in tho old U. S. A. Well, 1 have my Liberty Bond paid for and am waiting for another one or two. Well, I hope that you had a good* crop ot wheat this summer and good health with it. I haven't been sick since we came over here. Well, mother, there is nothing to .write here that you would care to know about. We keep moving about all of tho tim e and for some reason I haven't gotten any letters from the states for nearly three months, so when you get time, why write me a few lines just to let me know that you aro all right. So good-bye. From your son and brother, ROY. Tells of Gains. Sgt. John B. Loucks, who is in Co. E 2nd Engineers writes that they have heard of their many gains. His letter follows: August 18, 1918 Dearest Mother and All: Just a fow lines to let ^ou know that I am still In the game and feeling fine. It has been sometime since 1 heard from you last but it has been longer since I wrote you, 1 know I ought to write ofteuer but ft is sure one heck of a job. Well how did Dad malto it through harvest? He sure bad more grit than most men of his age. How did Hoy's wheat come out? 1 hear that the wheal In the northern part of the stale only made about 32 bushels to the acre and that it was pretty poor as far as quality was concerned. Well what is your opinion ot the war now since the Allies have made their little gains 70,000 prisoners, 1300 cannon and thousands of machine guns besides millions of rounds of ammunition in the last month besides all of the wounded and killed the Boche may have taken care of. Well there 1 B to be mall call after Retreat and of course I am looking for a letter from you so, I will probably answer It sometime tomorrow Hoping you are making it O. K., With love, , SGT. JOHN B. LOUCKS, Co. E 2nd Engrs., American Ex. Forces Via New York, The Superba Phonograph Plays all disc records. (Hear one.) A fine Violoncello for $65.00. Some bargains in used pianos. A beautiful line of new Schiller pianos and player pianos. Phone 2434 J. H. HARPER 108 N.Main Bargains in Used Pianos. Letters From Soldiers Still in the United States Camps. At Camp Meade, Maryland. Following is a letter irom Harvey Nease, who Is at Camp Meade, Maryland who is In Regimental Infirmary 33cd Infantry. He says they don't know when they will leave for France. His letter follows: Camp Meade -Maryland, R. I. G3rd Inf. Sept. 4, 1918 Dear Mother and Slstor; I will answer your letter after BO long a time, waB glad to hear from you. Am awfully sorry to hear that mother is so sick, hope she is belter by now. Have you had any rain there yol? I suppose they are getting ready lo sow wheat there now. We had a rain here tie other day, It has been awfully hot hero but It is getting cooler now. I got kicked by a torse and have been In the hospital, eight; days today, but am bettor now, expect to get out in a week. 1 don't llkb this camp hero as well as 1 did in Frisco. You can't get out of camp hero unless you have a pass signed by your company commander. I want to go to Washington when 1 get out of here. This camp Is about twenty miles from there. The electric cars run from here to there and also from hero to Baltimore. It is about tho sanio distance to Baltimore. I would like to come home but it is so far. I don't much expect to go to Franco for soniotimo now. Well I don't know ot much to writo so I will close for Ibis time, hoping to hear from you BOOU, 1 am as ever your sou and brother, HARRY NKASH, P. S H. I. -stands for Regimental Infirmary. Tells of Service Stripes. Corporal George Livingston, who 1" in the Mill Aero Squadron, tells about tho service stripes which they received over there. They get one gold stripe for six months' foreign service, and two gold stripes for a year's service, and If they were among the first 50,000 ' soldiers who went over, they get a gold star, to wear aibove the stripes. His letter follows;. Cazeau*, France, Aug. 1$, 1818. Mrs. L. E. Livingston, 820 P West. Dear Mother: Sunday, and new for my regular weekly letter—although I did miss writing you last Sunday on account of having to work, but will try and not let It happen -again. We hardjy have time to write during the week as our hours ore not the best In tho world for writing. We work from early until lata. Received a letter from you today as usual, always glad to hear from, home. Tpday la tho first letter V have had. from you in two weeks, was rather surprised that you had not board from me in three weeks. It may be you will receive them all in a bunch. Anyway let's hope so because I have not nee- lectod writing you every Sunday, with the exception of last Sunday, for ever so long. Yes. I have received letters No, 1, ) ajjd ? fcU right.' WeU, mother, Jt Bcems that you ore well and everything^ is all right at home. You ask If there is anything you could send me. No, I cannot say thero'is anything I especially need but 1 thank you a thousand times just tho same. Mother, there Is no nows to speak of at all, of course there Is a plenty of things to wrtto about If wo .were permitted to write them. Just fivo more days until I have •been in foreign service one year and am entitled to the gold service stripes to be worn on left sleeve, also a gold star Just above them for being among the first 50,000 to como over. Well Mother, 1 roust close us news Is sure scarce, Will try and write moro next time. Your loving son, CORPORAL GEORGE H. LlVl'NUiS- TON. - 36th Aero Squadron, A. E. V., TO RESUME WORK. Prof. J, H. Hlnshaw Will Again Be . Musical Instructor at Cooper. Prof. 3. H. Hinshaw on Wednesday of this week will again take up his duties as teacher ot violin and orchestra at Cooper college, at Sterling. Miss Edna Rait will have charge of the piano department and, Clyde B. Matson of the glee clubs' and voice work. This is Mr. MutSon's first year at Cooper. Patriotic Americans. Seattle, Wash.—Six patriotic Americans, members of the coast guard, miles above Nome, Alaska, are taking a long distance course In navigation to fit themselves for active service In the merchant marine through the extension department of the University of Washington. To accommodate the wen,- the university devised a system whereby tbe lessons could be sent from here, on- caaed in cylindrical tubes to Nome by boat and then on a dog-drawn sled to the little group of student*, After completing one lesson the men ad' yieed the university by cable Unit (hey were readjr for the »exU Painful Cracks On Them. Swollen. Could Not Work. "Eczema began with a small white pimple on my finger and big painful cracks would come on them. My hands were always sore and red as tire. At night they would itch and bleed, and often I could not sleep. At times they would be swollen and many times 1 could not do my housework. "This trouble lasted five long years before I used Cutlcura, and after I bad used five cakes of Soap and six boxes of Ointment I was healed," (Signed) Miss E. Boezeman, Thayer, Ind., February 12,1918, Having obtained A clear healthy skin by the use of Cuticure, Veep it clear by using the Soap for all toilet purposes assisted by touches of Ointment as needed. .. „*wU **» fm to Wall.,. Ad(ir.ii PM M B* tte.p ek. Ointment a uti tM.' Tdeim fe>. CHIROPRACTIC Should you bo troubled with' chronlo appendicitis, g&li stouts, neuralgia, or a nervous breakdown thcro Is nothing that Will <}P you so muoli isood as Ohlruiirnci"". Wheu anything (roes wronti with any member of the laiuity lit ao u to trouh- , such as typhoid symptoms, summer coin- plaint ,or aiiy of tho four lie' symptoms, l.hwe is absolutely nothing that will trive so quick and complete results as Chiropractic, A trial will convince you. pruel are only paUativc while Chlropractlo ob< (Iterates the .oftuae of the trouble, Dr, P. W, Johnson Pioneer of Kaniaj. 11« east A. If honey becomes granulated, place Jft a pa* of feat Wfttw'w i *>»N»

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