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tWOE TWO. Vtiti fiUtTOJttlNSOJf NEWS. WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11,1918,': Get Ready for Winter! Buy your stoves now and linvc them rendy when winter comes. Sec our new ami SCCOIHIIMUKI healers and cook stoves, l-'urnilurc fnr tlic home, both new and secondhand. We can supply yout needs for Fair Week. Snyder Furniture Co. 13 and 107 South Main $335,59 GIVEN RED CROSS CY1918 H. II. S. CLASS Good Management mid Patronage of Townspeople of the 1018 Liberty Responsible. Owing to the good management (if lh<> Hluff unrl tlx- ch< i rful patronage nf thi! Hluili -nla and business, men, llir high srhoul rl.'is.s of IMS, in 1 tip iiami- or ilu- II. II. 3. Liberty, pave $:t;:.\.".!i to tin' Hi'il t 'nis* today, and $11111 v. us left in the treasury lor Ilia annua] m-.\i var. Vrrm-r riniilli. odi- tor-in-iiii'-f, has Ju*l compli-ted the following financial report of tin; WIS Libertv : I-nM lti-e'-ipls I 'lll 1M7 ( TI.J . ii-tunn-d J 0::.r.u fill}-. "Man- i|<"-w ltr«f'. WkM ti.it March "Kun-stnirs FightIng ::oth".\Vlu-cler AWfiUH.'A \ *. <», <t. H- <j. <j, <s-. *s. <b 4, <«-. -?>* ••• POLICE COURT NEWS. * •*> <t> ... .-: .;. ;. <s- A 4. <f. <j <t, r, : <j, M. nine, who was arrested will have his trial before Judge R. A. <.'«tii |<t >pll. SiptomluT 14. Henry llondly who was arrested on ft hone dry charge on Monday was found not guilty In poller court. Charles lluffnor, was found drunk and fined $i"> and costs. Huffner was from Illley county. Harold Wilkinson was fined $10 and costs for speeding. r ALL WOMAN FACULTY. Ailw -I Ii ( HKi>:i.K ..ll -.lw l-riiil mi- ' i;-'>l ic(>ii .-J l-lUKi •» ^ inn J-h and K •i.l.lk win K . . r.ai.r.r. &1IZ.UU Mil.' \I--II To b.'liinit: l:il *i rta-tn .icct. T 'llaN lAilnni - '.n hand MO. 10 7 3:11.71 lii.i IS tl.OU :i.tn JI ,4'Jll.57 l.llf.l ::h ii. i -.3 5 r.\!,..,\> FRI.DAY EVENING CONCERT. Will Probably Be the Last One This Summer. Tlie Pribram which will he Riven tit Die West Hide Park Friday night will probal»l>• he t!ie l;u.t one lo he [;ivi ri this suieir.ei-. Tie.- cuni.-ert Is as liilli.-.vs: THI: KT.M : si-'ANiit.i-ai MANNER M.ii.h. -.Nutii'iiAunl-.-iilMK'" liennt Alni-ilran Skelcti -JU- the Swimee Ki-.ii-- MydHli'tiin \'als|. •"S-.pliMiit.l-e" l-'elix t.i'Mtitl Alii.skiin Ive.: Sen*! "I 'ncheco '. . . . Ki-evi-s ll.iiii._. In tie. Sli.iilnws'' 1'ilH-Ic Indian .March "SSacwir Allen Hodgeman County High School Has •No Men Teachers. Jptniorc. Sept.. H.--For the first time In its history, the Hodgeman iCminly High School, and the Jeltaiore grades have an all-woman faculty. | Miss CnVie McCluro of Sterling, who i has taught here for the past two years, lis now principal of the high school. Mrs. M. It. Tcmploton Is assistant i principal. Her husband was principal .here last year, hut enlisted In the army -during the summer. There Is an un- i usually lnn:o freshman class, of twenty five. II. Y. Breese has taken charge of hoys athletics. Miss McClure has organized athletics for the girls. OKLAHOMA HAS RAINS. Dr. A. B. Coffin Writes of Three Inches of Rain Fall. Dr. A. 1.1. Coffin who hits been at Apache, Oklahoma for several days where hc\ went lo Join his wife and daughter, Mar.lorio, writes that they have had three Inches of rain down 'there recently and the weather Is now I delightful. The ramily will drive 'hack home the last of this week. PETROGRAD IS BURNING Big City Said to be on Fire in Twelve Different Places. TliLRL'SA M(i MASSACRE.TOO General State of Anorchy Pre* vailing Tbcre, is the Belief in Washington. Washington, Sept. 11.—vA._jtlsp«,tch from the Arrforictui legatlou'aT Christiana today said reliable information had reached there that I'plrogriul was burning in twelve different places and that tlicre was indiscriminate massacre of people In the streets. Secretary l/ansing, in announcing thu receipt of this message, said it did not Indicate whether the massacre was organized or merely was a result of a general state of anarchy. There was nothing to show what part tho Dolshcvlki authorities were playing in the sltu;Hi°n- NO SHORTAGE. Plenty of Cars to Move the Coal and the Fuel. Pittsburgh," Pa.. Sept.. 11.—There will ho no shortage of coal or food this year on account of transportation congestion, according to Director General Wni. U. McAdoo, who is here today to attend a meeting of regional directors of eastern and Allegohcny valley railroads. Mr. -McAdoo said there is no dearth of curs afVminc-s and will he no undue shipping delays unless essential rail road operatives are drafted, When you have seen one celebra tion, or one circus, you have seen them all.—Atchison Globe. Millinery colorings are dull and one- tone effects are fuvored. The Branch House Man This is one of the Swift & Company Branch House Men. They are all pretty much" alike in the way they feel toward their work—and that is what this ad is about They know, that most people couldn't get such good meat promptly and in good condition if it weren't for the branch houses of which they are in charge. They know that the branch house is.one of the most important links in the chain of preparing and distributing meat for a nation. They know that Swift & Company must have its branch houses run at the highest notch of usefulness; that even a Swift & Company branch hcjuse won't run itself, and that itis up to the branch house man to run it properly. Any branph house man who doesn't see his work in this light is transferred to some other place with Swift & Company to which he .is better adapted. They are picked men, these branch hoiise men." Every time you sit down Jo a steak or chop, or cut of roast, you can give a grateful thought to the whole crew of them. And remember, in a general way, that everything that makes life smoother and more convenient for you is the result of the thoughtfulness and effort of a lot of people of whom you have never heard. Swift & Company, U. S. A. V. iVI. WILEY CHAIRMAN Hutchinson Man Heads National War Work Drive. ARC SEVliN ORGANIZATIONS Dial Will Combine Campaign for Funds for Soldier Welfare Service Work. V. M. Wiley of this city has again been shown a Kieat honor by the men of the state lu being chosen as head of the. coming campaign for funds for the National War Work whicif will be put ou some time in November. Mr. Wiley attended tho conference of the Central division of the National War Work Commission held at Chicago on last Saturday; On Monday he met with the representatives ol the seven allied organizations who will be Joined in this drive. At the Topeka meeting the men assembled tendered thu chairmanship to Mr. Wiley, who has acted as state chairman oi the Y. AH C. A. for the past two years in their drives for funds and Mr. Wiley accepted. A little history of thu drive" might be of benefit for all. Practically all of the funds In the treasuries of the various organizations have been exhausted, all 1 were preparing to put ou campaigns for money to carry on their great service work. Tho government officials knowing of the planned drives made a request, which was practically an order, that these drivee be incorporated under one head. It was agreed to and the following are participating in the drive: Y. M. C. A.; Y. W. C. A.: Catholic National War Council; War Camp Community Service; American library Association; Jewish Welfare Work, and the Salvation Army. John R. Mott, of the Y. M. C. A., was chosen as director general by the representatives of the five organizations and in accepting this work he said: "I am accepting as an American citizen, not as a member of the Y. M. C. Al2^ In this campaign the -quota for Kansas is $1,900,000. On September 17th the quola for the counties will be assigned at a meeting of the state workers. "The speakers who go out, no matter from which organization, will speak fo,r nil organizations," said Mr. Wiley today ou his return. "It will be a gTeat opportunity for the people of the nation to forget creed, isms and beliefs. It will bind, the thoughts of all in one single thought of service of the people to the soldiers," THEY TOOK VOLOGDA. Russian White Guards Said to Have Captured City. (By The Associated Press.) Stockholm, Manday, Sept. 9.— Vologda, a town on the Vologda river 110 miles north of Yaroslav, Is reported in dispatches from Moscow to bave4>een captured by Russian white guards consisting .chiefly of peasants, who approached the place from Perm. Before leaving Vologda the Russian Eed Army Is said to have burned th« town. Nizhni-Novgorod, a town on the Volga, 265 miles northeast of Moscow, recently taken by the Russian White Guards was represented by tho Bolshevik! to he one of their strongholds as it is a large industrial center. Workmen thwe, however, tho advices say, were disaffected because of the food conditions ,and unemployment. Recently there wont*many strikes at Nizhni-Novgorod. WANT INCREASED FARES. Some Kansas Interurban Roads Are Asking for More Money. Washington, SepL 11.—Authority.lo increa6e fares was granted by the interstate commerce commission today to a number of surburban and interurban electric railroads, the advances asked for by the roads being reduced in nearly every case. The orders luelude: v Tho Union Traction Company, Coffey ville, KanBas, iitcreaao not , to exceed S.G cents per mile between Parsons and Coffoyville and Nowata, Oklahoma, and intermedialo points. The company had asked (or three cents u mile. Tho Kansas City, Kaw Valley and Western railroad company an increase In local fares to 2.6 per mile between Kansas City and Ldwrencorj Kansas, and Intermediate points Three, scuta had been asked for. / Perhaps 30. ' AmoB -J. Cummlngs and Ernest Jarrold were once la a pilot bout during a great storm. The former lay on a-bunk, InUmtly reading. The boat gave a lurch, and careened until it seemed that sho'muBt turn completely over. "This Is awful, Amos!',' said Jarrold. "I'm going -*«-J>!Jt on^u life preserver, for the tioat *an't stand " many minutes longer." "Oh, keep quiet and let ma read, Mickey!" said Cummlngs, never lifting his eyes. "The men on this boat draw a regular salary to keep her afloat.'' Want Many Men. Washington, Sept. ii,—American in­ timity was called upon today by Chairman lluruch of the war industries board to cooperate in bringing the needed man power to the army by asking exemption for the lowest possible number and only for "indispensable key men. , Universalis Sapper. The Ladles' Society of Una Univer­ salis! ohiiroh will serve sapper Friday evening In the church, parlors. Every ope Invito . SALVAGE DEPOTS Galher Up Some of the Wreck' age From Ruins and Bring Here. 5,000 PERSONS EMPLOYED Get Arms, Ammunition and Bay onuts and Every Kind of Fighting Material From Ruins. American Supply Ilendqtiarters, Tours, Krance, Aug.—(Correspondence of Tho Associated Press.)— Two carloads of hair brushes abandoned by American soldiers lu camps were among the wreckage of battle brought today to the great salvage depot of the American Army here. This was only one little Item In the grist of do- brls and litter from tho fighting zone which has been carefully gathered up and sent here for restoration. Five thousand persons are employed In renovating and repairing this wreckage. The material thus saved and restored to use or sold amounted in value last month to $2,GO0,OO0. In the big battle around Chteau- Thlerry, as our fighting men went over the top they were followed closely by detachments of non-combatant troops to grope amid the wreckage and debris and save it from complete abandonment and loss. Bach detachment comprised 29 enlisted men and an officer. They had truck's and derricks and all the paraphernalia for gathering broken-down cannon, arms and material left in the track of a contest, and to send it hack to the salvage depot here. Strange tilings have come out of this war, but none stranger than this gigantic salvage plant where everything from crippled guns and ennnon to old army shoes and caps aro saved from total loss and turnod back to some useful end at the front. At first people looked at It as a freak. There was nothing like it in the Civil war or the more recent modern wars. It'started on a small scale with 200 hands. But now, after a few months, It is a monster industry, with huge buildings aud towering stacks. It will save the government $35,000,000 tho first year, and It-may reach $50,000,000. This is no freak; It is cold, hard saving of millions of dollars, at a time when material is scarce and shipping difficult. It is the anti- waste campaign brought to its highest development by a huge government undertaking. Remarkable Details. Going over the plant today there was an opportunity to see tho remarkable details of this salvage. The wreckage of tho battlefield IB only one of the sources of this salvage, explained our escort, but it is the greatest source. As men spring into action, they throw asldo everything not absolutely essential. There Is besides the litter of the actual fighting, broken and abandoned goods of every conceivable nature. It Is not only what Is left by our own troops, but what Is left by the enemy, often great stocks of arms, ammunition, bayonets and every kind of fighting material. Even when there is no battle, the mere shift of a division of troops leaves on enormous stock of abandon goods. ' Moved on short orders, the men pick up a few fighting essentials—gun-s, blankets, emergency rations—and leave the rest behind, books, extra clothes, shoes, etc. Tho men arrive from America with an undue amount of clothing; it is tritnmed down at tlio first training camp; again it is trimmed down as they go to the front, and each new trimming of thousands of men, means another huge stock for salvage. lu the main building, a quarter of a mile long, there was the roar of a vast and diversified industry, with over <i;000 women workers and a thousand men, with long batteries of sewing machines, shoo machines, rubber and harness machines such as one sees in the great factory districts; with the same huge installation of engines, boilers, disinfecting plants, laundries; and the whirr of big metal machines for making over the many branches of ordnace. Hundreds of women -were sorting tho uniforms and underclothing just coma from the salvage processes. Ther.o were some 200,000 blouses, on these towering shelves, and as many more of all the other articles of soldier wear. They were In bundles, looking very fresh and clean, quite like the stock of a well-T!qulpped clothing establishment The women wore arranging the garments in three dorses: , Class A—Garments in good order, practically the same »B new, to be sent back to the front as part of the supply for fighting troops. ClaBs <Jannen,ts partly worn out but fully repaired, to bo sent to the base ports on the coast, for labor troops and stevedores. Class C—Garments much worn out in a fair state of preservation, >o be sent to prison camps for Gerinan prisoners. .' Significant of Gorman Prisoner*. This was significant of what, the German prisoners were getting; nor the beet, to be sure, and not the same goods as our own men, but worn goods in a, fair state,of preservation, it seemed to be an answer to the outcry that the German prisoners were getting the same as ojr men. One could follow.the stages of the huge stacks of bob-na^ed army shoes from the time they arrived, covered with the mud and grime of the trenches *nd the bsttlefie|U, through process after process of-4tcMtte8ration, cleaning, repairing, aradipg, ujiW they finally eJAergod^tu stocks o| substantial footwear. -Like, the garments, those verg vV*§gel4e at back to the (lfbtin«-tonot* t pr to the stevedore*, Why don't you try the National Dry Cleaners? Special attention given to alterations. Our Dry Cleauing and Pressing is the Best* Phone 1783 'CAMPBELL'S "CLOTHES SHOP" rtoMswiirWbl No. 3 .•North Main Street. Local Dealers for Ed V. Price Tailored Suits Learning the Secrets of the Earth's Depths Weather Report Kansas: Fair tonight and Thuridayj Cooler tonight. Thoy who am In chnruo of drilling thp Went Virginia Vf;ll, wrilch has already reuctfort a depth grratrr than any previous wi-11, believe thpy can sink It to 8,000 frot or mum. U la tixplaJnud that the only trouble will be tn find a Rabto of the right ptrength and auultty, Sort-.o cables have parti-J - ufter only a few hours of uno. Of coin-no muchdala concerning the earth's formations hna been collectiMl HS tlin drillers enoounterexl various, Simla ut different depths. Mlnirtr records have been kept. .WICHITA J-JATL'llAL GAS COMPANY. It was -the same with the Infinite variety of army equipment going through the salvage process, rubber boots and arcllcs,~ineUer tents., harness for artillery, saddles, bridles, stirrups. Ail of it was on a prodigious scale, 50,000 garments a day; 1,000 pairs of rubber boots a day at the army price of $2.65 a pair. Tho salvage of all kinds of rubber articles was !)9 per cimt, or almost a complete saving of everything received. More, than a million dollars worth of clothing was saved last month, and tho magnitude of the work as a whole, can be Judged from these figures of the output: Shoes, $fc!5,120; clothing, $1.307T026; , harness and leather, $57,000; rubber, $90,000; canvas and webbing, $35,000. There are some curious things gathered up in this litter of the camps and battlefields; for example, three fireles3 cookers. Enough books and magazines are left behind to. stock several libraries. Pictures and knick-knacks with which the tents aro decorated before tho rush cornes, aro abundant. Family pictures and belongings of a personal character are carefully preserved in little bags to be returned to Uieir owner or his family ifxlbut is possible. Besides restoring articles for use, every scrap of wool cloth, leather, metal, hat-bands, is saved to bo' turned into some other form of useful article or Is sold. Tho sale of Junk, tin cans and scraps last month netted 18,400 francs. ' The women workers are chiefly French and Belgian, many of them refugees from the Invaded districts, so that the work has this further useful aid for some 4,000 women. They get from 6 to 7 francs a day, working from 7 to 11:30 and from 1:30 lo C. The wages paid last month wore 71!,400 francs. But all the cost of wages and new/material was less than ten percent of v the value of the articles produced for army uses, totaling $2,500,000 for the month—atribute to^ the ingenuity which has produced this unique establishment of war economy. TO ACT AS JUDGE. Mrs. C. G. Hamilton of Partridge an Official Judge at Topeka Free Fair. ' Mrs. C. G. Hamilton of tho County Sunday School Association, passed through Hutchinson yesterday, on her way to Topeka where she will act us one of tho judges of the Sunday school exhibit at the Topeka Free Fair. Mr. Myron Settle. of Kansas Cily, Missouri, will be the other judge. Tho Sunday school people of-Kansas have erected a'neat building for their exclusive use. TO HAVE PICNIC. The Royal Neighbors Lodge to Glye It Friday Evening. The Itoyal -tjelghbors Lodge will give a picnic next Friday, September 13th, at Carey's Lake, from four until nine. A large crowd is expected to attend as this Is. their annual picnic. Some of the Best Yet We have just finished tuning, regulating and in some cases (when needed) repairing and rebuilding a number of exchange' used Pianos, which offer wonderful value to the thrifty buyer. They will be/1 bought ^uick, Among them are: STEINWAY—An Ebonized Upright Grand, finished- like new, The action is perfect and the tojie truly wonderful. For '. the Piano lover who wants the best tnakejn the world this instrument is a very rare, a/most except- ftC4C ional opportunity at, j |w <CiW SCHAEFFER—A, Genuine Mahogany Upright Grand, the finest style of this "well known make, used but; #4CA in condition just like new, Special Sale Price WsCvU (Easy Terms) t ELBURN PLAYER-Beautiful Circassian Walnut Case £E| A Aeolian actiopj condition just like new.... ,, ipwIV 18 rolls of music Free. (Easy Teims^). : H APOLLO PLAYER—Melville Clark make, perfect con- #OCA ditibu, up to date style. Sale Price.. ...i., #WvV J8 rolls of music free, , (Easy Terms) Besides scores of splendid used pianos you will find great saving in our new sample pianos, such is f 375 Stodarts at $265; $350 Schaffs at $?55 and proportionate savings oh many others. The new Aeolian Player Piano (only a i>w) n% $495 js a wonderful instrument for all to play. i C»Uor Write;.';...'.'"" V ; CARL f, UTILE i^VTCHlNSON, HAS. J

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