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PA OF, FOTIRTISTCN. TflE HUTCHINSON NEWS. Watches, Diamonds, Jewelry, Silverware, Clocks, Ivory. W K have a comprehensive assortment of merchandise that fully meets the demands of purchasers. M. WELCH, Jeweler 18 North Main Jesse Langford AUCTIONEER f;< v i: Will UVItmcr. 5 wvM, V6 tuiMh on ITili Hired, Hutchinson, S*'pt 1 1 Clydn Palmer, G milfs wi 'st, 'I M .uth i»f Nickcrsou. Sep: '1\ A ('.. Tnnplc 1 , 2 miles enst, 1 IUJ '\\ i'I i-Lixnian. on r*:i*.p K. nriilr, 2 v-. miles u i si nf I .> i-non i•:<•••, liavmnnil, 4 m:Ur% wc.-i. I 1 ,- >-uih of J'n-ity Prairie. Or- !•• ! S. Van Onlstrami. mUi•:• A : south nf H;iven. On. 17 I V I ).-vii]<-, 4 miles nnrt h, 1 1 - i ,nt Ni- k'-n on. limn] 1 nr., hi )r;a i fl and inuli';', for I'-.i-- ' ni !(•• .-irnmp'tl at any linn' by call is , n.\ of!lcf' phoiu', NKUrrsnn '21* ai no 1 • p' iiM*. Jesse Langford SOMETHING DIFFERENT Military Establishment in Europe Has War School for Parsons. WAR PARSONS TRAINED, TOO Newly Arrived Chaplins Get Last Minute Instruction at School Uetore Joining troops. I.ft Me fijiure on p.- Monarch Weather Slrips for vou: Inline. Save fuel, keep warm. No obligation to show you. G. T. Bronleewe 120 l-ith West Phone 523 l-.ilih'. Vh'.'li !i. Tin.- i 'I'll my Geirge T. tiyo.) Paris (vlu Ixmdofi).—The first time Unit 1 heard Dial our military establishment in Europe was so cora- • piete us to include even a war school tor army parsons was one morning lasi week. 1 v,ua having breakfast land an American chaplain snt down at j li.y table. He continually clicked his liecls i together while breakfasting, and had ! a happy expriKsiou on his face. Fi- j n;illy he had to tell about it. | "Feeling like a 2-yuur-old today," j he grinned, "Going to school this morning. Think of it! An old horse i like me up before a teacher ouce ; icore- and I have to make good, too. ' It's this new headquarters school for padres. I'm a Montana minister; eauie over here three months ago with the-y. M. C. A., but, that was too tome so I tried to get into the army—and ^succeeded. My orders came to report here for a school course beiore I would be attached to a regiment. All new chaplains huvo to taku thir, course." Parson Presides. So 1 went to sec the padre school, which is in a lovely old chateau, arid presided over by Bishop Urcnt, Episcopalian; father Dohorty, Catholic; and Chaplain Moody, Presbyterian, a' son of the great evangelist. 1 mention tile denominations merely as a . personal desijimuou of the men. I The parson school forgets there are ittirin« [mm kidney and | cucli things as theology, schisms and i ever think Hint tho | creeds takimt nr.- hiwnn- ;| Tho new , jr a „ ivei chaplains get their last minute instructions at tho school before joining troops in or close to the battle zone. They are langht, if necessary, how to salute ALFALFA SEED l-'cr Fall Planting $<>.50 to $12.00 per Bushel All central Kansas frown, Nou irrinMcil—write for samples. YOUNG'S SEED HOUSE Hutchinson, Kans. EVERY MEAL A POISONOUS INJECTION Kvi -ry inursfH of fi«Hl t;Hf.-s up jt.s rtumitity of urli: :u-.kl. j.. •!>»!!i i.< i;.U< n into I he f*yj*ti'in : ( -I IM.I.IM I curkliU"!! <>t ItlP k.<i- I 1 1 ;L .i-i,-r. In tit'' hfiuthy man . pnc. i .lt -s nil i J uti<•>L for llii.s poinoii. , in ::i-,..iitii muMt takf MiM .iurinni t how to wear fiafi masks and tin hel ... .i.iv.. tt.m .i -iLth -ii.-aiiim pouont mets ; nn(J( p rincipa u yi how to give omfort to Yanks in camp and in bat j" rt. MI Ui- r-y--.ti;tn. i'"or uvt-r lii H > yi-.trs I 'tOlJi ,Mi:i».\li Haarlem (Ml Capsules l,;t\.- !••'. n <it<ii:j; ihls work. They uftv* I pn-inpt u )!• f in iH •liwa -SfM ari^iriK from kliliu-y l .l .ul-l 'T troubh-.s. Oi.a't put ofi \ii.il ni .ittHi' i«f attoiullnw to yui^r hvaitli unit: U is time to makr your fUIUTiii ;> T ! .I 'lRt ni'-Jit.s. Ct-t a ho.\ o) 0>IJ» Mi:i<\l, Haarlem OH Oap.suli'.-i today- l.'H'U <o: Hi.* r ;i'.mi'lli'. ur o"rug- plKl sc ;i; I '.i in. Tli"y art; K 'Jni "aiitee <l or moiuy ;<:.m<ieti. insi'st oil UL H J I I AL Hrali .i. A TEXAS WONDER Tin, *JV\.'u- Womler foi liMncy and LUd- (Ifr 1 1 - ni hit ;w ii. tliabt tv.-<, wwtk ami la in e li.uk i tit'iiiiiuiism ami iirfjiilurit'eH <if ili-- ):lihii.v .4 i\iu\ lil;i<l<ler in botli mt'ii a".'I \v. nni a If not l-oltl by your OiiiHKisl, will f ,.-iii hy until on rt-ci >t of $1.2f». (Hi'- Mii.il) ;»•»! tie is I wo months' treatment, .ttiil often cui'iw. rtttiul for sworn t-vvtUnoniiils. I.ir. K' ,\V. Hall, L'IC'G t.Mive Ht.. Ht l.uuis, Mu., auUi by Urusffisis.— REPUBLICAN EDITORS SPEND TOMORROW AT GREAT BEND Will Talk Shop, Visit, and Listen lo Talks by Republican Candidates, The Uepuhliean editors of Ihe souih- we'd will jailier at Ureal licnil lo- morrow and talk shop, listen to i.pt eclie.s h.v (Jovernor Artlitir Capper, J. ,S'. Tini.lier, eongressional candidate, 1*. .1. Pellyjohn and others. The Ureal llend Tribune and the Commercial club are acllng hosts uud ulier the meeting in the afternoon when the matters particularly inter- csiing lo the newspaper men at this tirue are discussed, the visitors will be taken through many of the mercantile establishments of the city before the dinner given by tho Commercial eluI) is served. In the evening the talks by the candidates will he given and Ihls meeting will be open to the general public. History Committee to Record, llarrirfburg •-• lYnnylvunlaus participating in Ihe great war are to be re. corded by the history committee of the Kiutu Council of National Do- leiice. Sluto Henulor William C. Bproul, head of Ihe Stale lllsloriral Hoclety, is chairman of the ^omintileo In I'lmrjie of the work. A. 11 McKiuley is seei-elary, The dala is to include Pennaylvan- luns In the naval, military and marine corps service iu this country and overseas. Names and service of tho.-io in lied Cross work, with the Y. «r. C. A., War Work Council, Jiraer- geucy Aid, IJberty I^oan ftlld War Stump campaigns and nil kindred patriotic organizations will be included. A permanent record of 1'enunylvail- Ja'u war work is to he ureBej-yM) lo tho Stule C M.J >1MI '•'•<* lie; and how to avoid sermonizing. The experiences of chaplains who have already seen service are quoted to them. The short course does a lot to prepare I hem for effective service. Near the parsons' school a few dayB ago our engineering corps, was boring for water. Closo to tho surface of the ground, which is very historic soil, they came to a stono coffin 'in which were the sword and shield of an early crusader, and 110 ancient coins. These ure kopt at at the chateau as a constant reminder lo chaplains of the crusader nature of the present American Expeditionary force. I heard of several experiences of chaplains. One addressed a regiment before It wont into action for the first time. All he said was, "You men go In and fight as hard as you know how, first committing yourselves to God, and 1 promise eaeh and every one of yon that you will go through this first fight safely." The men carried their objectives without Ltio loss of a man. Too Much for Him, Another chaplain had allowed the exeiiemenl of the front to got on his nerves. When a brotlier chaplain was leaving headquarters to go up to tho front line, Ihe nervous ono begged him not to go, that the risk was not worth Ihe results as the men when fighting were In no mood to talk to chaplains. A short time after the friends had gone (lie uneasy chaplain fainted when a 'bee buzzed near his ear, and was later killed tho same day by a long range shell. The other chaplain conducted the funeral services. Another experience of o chaplain did not occur In a tense zono.of battle, but In the beautiful gardens of Versailles. The chaplain was out walking with a Y. M. C. A. secretary and found some w^>uieii dipping ba,by clolhes In a fountain. Tho Y. M. CA, secretary could talk -I<>onch, and his questioning of the women elicited the informal Ion that erring glrla of Paris always immerse their babies' clolhes in Hits particular fountain to Insure a blameless life for Ihelr children. "We learn something new about virtue over)' day," declared the chaplain, ' Mr. and >frn. C. II. Fowler of 106 Osborn street, recolved n couplo of letters from their sons, Wesley and Orvllle who are In netlve service in France. The letter from Orvllle follows; Atig./th,i91S- Dear Mother: I will try and write you a few tines this rainy day to lot you know that 1 am well and feeling fine and 1 hope all of you are the same. All It has done for the last week is lo rain. Wo are In a good sized town hack of the lines taking a rest, but tt Isn't very much rest we gel for they keep us drilling nil of the time. 1 don't know how long It will I HJ before wo go back Into Ihe trenches, and I don't care very much. I have seen In the papers that a couple of Hutchinson boys have been wounded. Saw a pleco in tl)e paper that General Pershing said that we would eat Christmas dinner at homo but 1 don't think he knows what ho Is talking aboul. 1 haven't got any mall from you or anybody else for over a week. Well It Is about time for chow so 1 will close, With love to all OR VI 1,1,8. August S, I9IS. Well, 1 received a letter from you yesterday evening. I will try and an. swer It. I had the best time last night thai I ever have had in Franco. We went lo Ihe theatre and heard a couple of real American ladies sing, and believe me, it w-as sure fine. Well, I don't have any Idea when this darn thing will end, but 1 hope It. won't be so very long. The Americans and French sure have been raising li up there the last two weeks. Well, 1 will close as 1 can't think of anything else to write and what I haye written isn't very much and doesn't amount lo anything. So write a-« ot- len as you con for I like to get letters but don't like to write them. With! love to all. OHVILl,E. The letter from Wesley follows: Aug. 7. 191S. Vicar Mother, Father, Brothers and listers: 1 will now try and answer your letter which 1 received today. Believe me it was certainly welcome as it was the first 1 have gotten for more than a week.- Orville got one from you today, loo. His was No. il and mine was 1 No S. We are in the same village j that his company is in now. I don't i know whether you can read this or 1 not as 1 am lying down trying to write and doing a very }>oor job. if you can't read it you won't miss much.for there Isn't much oin it anyway. We got a bunch of lluu'hinson papers loday, too. Maybe you remember the letter that Paul Black wrote about the submarine in The News Juno 13. I saw all of that. Saw the submarine before a shot was fired. It was just like he said. Everybody • was too excited lo gel scared and everybody r was curious lill the boat drill souuded and then everybody made for the lite- boats. I saw the best thing tonight that I have seen since we have been "over here." There were- two "honest to God" American ladies here tonight and held an entertainment for us. Believe me it was certainly line. They are V. M. C. A. workers and don't do anything only entertain American soldiers, and they are certainly good at it. I don't know when we will have to go back to the trenches, but expect Jt won't be long. The sooner the belter for us. Well, I've written about all I can think of now, so will close for tonight and write some more tomorrow. Good night. it has rained every day for just about a week now. Tills country is just like a sponge, It is so wet. Well, this is Friday evening and I will finish this letter so I can mail it when I go to supper. Yon won't get any allotment for duly so don't look for It. Well I don't know anything more than 1 did Inst night so will ring off for this time. With love to all. WESLEY. Automobile Supplies, and accessories. fKiug's Auto Supply. 11-21 Initials on cars in gold fl 50, one secret letter included. Plain or Old Kuglish. Will cull. Baker, phone 3367. 10-tt Delicious puffs can bo made of boiled hominy-or rice, preferably hot. 1 cup of rice, M> teaspoouful of salt, 1 lablcspoouful of fat uud 2 egg yolks beaten till thick; liujtly fold in the bcatcu whites, llako in a quick oven. French dressing may be kept indefinitely lu a cool place. Not Receiving Much Mall, rteg. Supply Sergt. Italph Walnnor, who Is now in France, writes that he is not receiving much mail. He says ho hopes it will be over soon. His letter follows: Franco. August 17, 1018. Dear mother and all: 1 thought I would' write yon another letter maybe you will get this ono. How are all of you folks? I suro am feeling fine, and BO are all the rest of tho boys. From what 1 hear you hear all kinds ot stories about ..us boys, how about it? 1 received a letter from Ashley today; dated July 19, In which he said that you hail hot heard from we. I Just can't understand that. You will get them all lu a bunch one ot these days. 1 received sonic Gazettes today too, but did not get a scratch from you folks. I suppose some of the boys have written home and told where we am, have they not? I owe Aunt Mary' a letter but 1 Just don't have lime to writo more than ono letter an eventng, sometimes two, but not often. So tell the rest ot them I will do my beBt to write to them this week. Wo are back In. and at it again but I have become used to hearing the big shells whistle. I can't be bothered because I don't believe any of them have my name on them. I see'by the papers from home that the war will be over this winter. "Ha. Ha! Well, I hope they are right about It. The watchword ot the Americans is Hell, Heaven or Hoboken by Christmas. That Is the right spirit anyway whether it comes true or not Tell all my friends that I never felt better and had less in my life. Well, will have to close for tills time. Love to all. HBO. SUP. SOT. RALPH WAINNBK. Will Be Glad When It Is Over. Following Is a letter from Chan. Nicholson, who lives at Newton, and who Is a nephew of Postmaster S. S. Grayblll. He is now in a Base Hospital in France and writes tho following Interesting letter: July 29, 1918. Dear Folks:—I am laid up temporally at base Hospital No. 36, I had a very' sore hand and after treating It for several daj-s without effect the captain doctor saw I would have to go to the hospital, he tagged mo and on my way to the dressing station the wagon I was supposedly riding In, ran over my font and smashed all my toes breaking the large ones and medicar- ple. a bone In the ball ot the foot, so 1 kept right on coming. Now my hand and arm are practically healed but my foot will keep me here for several weeks. Now don't worry for I will be well taken care of here. There are lots of Hed Cross Nurses and good doctors. The Major who is in charge is a great big man and a fine fellow. When I came in and after I was bathed he came over to where I was Bitting on a bench and said "Now .lack just put your arms around my neck"and steer with your good foot and I will put you to bed". After I had had breakfast he. came around and wanted to know if I was In any pain, and he Just lifted the sheet back so easy nnd.lookeil at me. The captain doctor is a young man and he amputates so carefully and yet does his work so quickly. He amputates here and all the boys like him very much. j Boy Loses His Leo. j One fellow whose bed irnear-mlne is just waiting until he Is in condition to stand it, and then his leg is to be taken off. The Captain comes in several times a day and talks to him but he does not talk of the amputation at {all. he just talks about what he would , be eating if he were back In the States, and gives us all Ihe latest news from the front. |- The Hospital has nearly 600 wounded and there are ten others at the base. It is a wonderful French summer resort, and this hospital B, is one j of the fine hotels, it Is a beautiful stone building sfnd the rooms are grand. Everything is handy, there is ia big glass casino where.tho aristocrats of France and America used to gamble and a wonder flower garden and park. Much finer than anything I ever saw on. the coast We can't go out there in a bath robe though, so I will have to be content with seeing and loafing in aide for a few week3 but I am getting to be pretty good in hobbling along on crutches, The II. S. has wonderful hospital trains too, the one I came on to the base In was made up of Kansas men. I saw several men from Wichita and there were four Red Cross Nurses on. Say but these Red Cross nurses aie fine. Any one that has an idea of being a Red Cross nurse for tho adventure,I adviso to B.tay at home. They work 24 hours a day It seems to me I honestly believe they hike as many C[S R T CHT EVERY WRONG R IGHTED I M hotam 6i Hart fiduffiur U Man clotim WHAT ARE GOOD CLOTHES?- All clothes are good in the advertisement; and they all look good when you first see them. Of course they do; nobody would buy them if they were not good looking. B UT '-'good " isn't the looks of 'em. It is'nt style only, tho style's part of it. It isn't fit only, tho fit's Rart of it. Of course, if the clothes don't fit and stay fit, you don't have much style. "Cood" isn't color or pattern, however good these look to you. The important part of good clothes is the part you don't see, Better be on the safe side and come to this store for Hart, Schaffner & Marx Clothes They're as good inside as they look outside; that's a fact and we guarantee it. Money Back If You're Not Satisfied. Saving Wheat Eating Com takes on a delightful meaning When the corn is intheibrmof POST TOASTIES ! • ! miles a day through the hospital corridors and lift as many pounds as a man In tho trenches. They surely de- servo lots of credit and they are so clean and so cheerful. Believe me they are on the fighting line as much as any ono. , Realizes Meaning of War. Folks I actually realize what war Is, after what I have seen In ihe last ten weeks. Up where we made tho big gain it is simply terrible. The stench of the dead is unbearable. Wo had to wear gas masks a great deal, of the time bocauso we could not stand it,and there are many dead Americans This gain has been made by a saeil- flee, but the boys have met death with out fear gladly IJ it will only end the war sooner. I saw tho Colonel of our regiment and the Colonel of an infantry regiment weeping like children when they were making a trip over Borne newly gained ground and all-Ihe Germans had mother and sisters at home just like our men. It is terrible. Then these poor devils here in tho hospital with an arm or a leg or both legs gone—they will carry that as a constant reminder of what they have seen and done. We all pray that It will soon end. And then we go out and forget ourselves, forgot civilization and'almost forget God,-killing, killing, killing. I will soon.be back, the sooner tho better for every man is needed, and O what It is to know that you at home' have confidence in me. When our food has" been gassed and I hnve not slept for a long time, I Just grit my teeth and. think of it and then go a littlo harder, I can't tell you how lucky I have been In tho past fof 1 hane certainly had some close shaves but maybe your prayers are what kept these Dutch shells from coming any closer, CHAS. NICHOLSON. The Superba Phonograph Plays all disc records. (Hear one.) A fine Violoncello for $65.00. Some bargains iu used pianos. A beautiful Hue of uew Schiller pianos and player piauos. Phone 2434 J. H. HARPER ^8 N.Main Bargains in Used Pianos. n >,. ' The Consolidated Flour Mills Co. flO-20 Rorabaugh-Wiley Bldg. Hutchinson, Kanttas Operating mills at Wiufield, Caldwell, Newton and Hutchinson, Kansas. Daily capacity 3500 bbls. We invite the inquiries of Flour and Feed Dealers (Carlots only) Use UNITED Flour the war. Woll/I do -instrument repair work and inspecting -watches for the government, just what I wanted. 1 made tho trip up here alone from the camp, but on my arrival I round two fellows I knew. My pal at Ixsav- enwortu was ono of the fellows, so y/e go together all the time. We do riot have {o work on Sundays, and are off at G p, ni., so that gives us lots of time to run around and Bee the sights Of Paris, _ , , L M . . , Sunday, Aug. IK.—George and I, ray Seeing Lots of Sights. • pal,'are going out this afternoon to Following is a n interesting letter j see our 0 ] Q tpp sergeant. Ho is v 1th from Walter Burden, who is in France.; the photographers, tho Patho people, He says ho gets to see lots of sights, j D ere in Paris His letter follows France, Bopt. 10, 1918. (Written August 5, 14, and 18, 1918.) My Dear Mother: Well, 1 haven't gotten any mail for I have sure got a fine place where I am now, could not want it any better, and «ould not feel any bej.ter than I do, I am learning to speak French fast, the amount I had taken at school about a week now, but I suppose insure did help. It doesn't take long will come in a bunch as it did before, | I am going to get another trip soon, and can't tell you where I am going, but can give you an idea. It is tho most beautiful and largest city In France, that will help to mako my work more pleasant. I have made so many changes that it don't make any difference whore I go, it soon seems like home, so on for Paris, and I will make your home for awhile. Well, we have got them on tbe run, the map shows a straight line almost now where she tad a bend in it. Wei are walking right into Berlin tor gur big feed on the keiser's ballroom floor. Tbe French say we are fighting devils, and I guess that's right, at best, That is what we are oyer here-for, and we might as well do it up 'brown while wo are at It. A battalion moved in next to us today from Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., so oyer I go to see if there was anyone in it,) knew, and I run luto Sergeant Stew- to pick some of It up whore you hear it all tho time. Where I work there is lots of machines tor doing repair work on Bmnll Instruments, so that gives me a chance to turn out soiuo souvenirs for myself and palB,. I am making some to bring homo with me. They gave me a good sot of watch-making tools. Well, our hoys are doing some good •work at the'front now. We think we will get tq eat our Christjnas dinner at homo, Doesn't that sound good? Well, dont you "worry one bit about me. 1 am all right and want you to write as often us you can, sure does us fellows lobs ot good to get letters from bome. I will .write as often as I possibly can. Tell all Hello. Lots ot beet love, Yours, WATT, Move Very Often. IJeut, A. U The|6Sj who Is in, tbe 137th Infantry writes that he lias been art, a fellow I knew In Sterling when under shell fire only twloe. We says a kid, so while 1 am here, I will try | be tWaks'tboy WjULmpvo. agate noon. " His lettw follows! r France, Aug. 18, i?i8. to show him around., as you know, I am on old settlor in France by now,' August 14 and 18, Pwja, France,— Well, again I will let you. know J m all O. K. and feeling fine, Weigh H8 poar Folks: I hope you aro all ftf well and hap. py as I aw, Of course J would >be bap and not fat, either but sure jet "all (.Bier It I was #Me to bo back hpme can eat, everything fine, as much lika and haye a ftome oj my own ffUried. boms, as one could b.»ve l£ to 1^ to t lu.t tiling* «««» to those who. waAt< so hero's waiUng—just long onougb,- fpr the last Boche to get the required amount of cold steel, I am at the front again and this timo I am Regimental Gas Officer and have numerous duties. I am also Regimental Mess Officer for the Officers' Headquarters Mess. 1 have been along our entire regimental front in eyory hook and crook of the front line trenches, have only been under fire twlpe since being here this last Ume and then just a littlo while. We are not in the same sector this time and really I like 11 bettor than where we wore at tlraL The picture' I am sending is one taken here just before I weut to the trench ?B and is about like all the trench pictures, not very„go0d, but you can tell perhaps, who. ifis, ; i I may not got to write real soon! again, as I look for a move real soonf; Wo 'haye been here quite a while now and it is time for us to go to the front again, oqd that always means no spare time, at least until things are all set and only for very Bhort periods, then there is. usually something doing. As for me 1 have the responsibility ot about 3,000 men's safety : as far as teaching them and looking out tor their equipment being )n good shape, Must close. Lovingly, your son, ', " • • . . -. , A, U THB1SS. Exports to Mexico. El Paso, Tex., Aug.—Cyanide of pot- tasium, soap, ammonia, kippered herring and cho'oohjte candy are now •be­ ing'exported' to Mexico on a, ration 'basis like sugar, flour and lard. The War Trade Board' has announced Its willingness to issuo export licenses for the exportation of these commodities under (he usual wartime regulations. . Cyanide Is used:extensively In the reduction of metals. There Is such a shorlage of the cyanide supply that all countries are being similarly rationed. ,Ammonia njiay be used for lee mak> lug. refrigerating and In cooling plants but must not be used in beer waking. 'Herring, sardines and,. #iber fpod. stuffs not included in the eontwliraud Nat may also be exported, to Meito? Ji«dW.th,a Jlpeps^, ntajjj. „. ;

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