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The Hutchinson News from Hutchinson, Kansas · Page 2

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PAnv, TWO. THE StJTOHINSON NEWS. JMtfDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 1&18, Forsuthe Kxtends a cordial invitation to every man, woman and child that comes to Hutchinson to attend the Kansas State Fair next week to make his store their headquarters. The Popular Price Store See our complete before you buy. »Sec us for Hats, Caps Shirts, Neckwear, Hosiery, Underwear, Sweaters, Etc. line of New Fall Suits and Overcoats We sell everything a man wears except Shoes. Get Ready for Winter! Buy your stoves now and have them ready when winter comes. See our new mid secondhand heaters and cook stoves. Furniture for the home, both new and secondhand. We can supply your needs for Fair Week. Snyder Furniture Co. 13 and 107 South Main maot MAAM RES.UJ PAT. Off PAJCHT* A^PUtO fOM THE MOTORLESS MOTOR-TRUCK TUESDAY A HOLIDAY Mayor Issues Proclamation Urg. ing Citizens To OBERVE HUTCHINSON DAY You can't realize what a worker the Trailmobile is without being shown. We are here to show you without obligation. See our exhibit at Kansas State Fair in the Government Exhibit Building. The Trailer Co. At State Fair—Retail Establish' menls \>ill be Closed in Afternoon. HOME FROM Father Kaln, Assigned to First Army Division, Saw PRACTICALLY ALL FRONTS Was in Battle Areas ot the Picardy and Chateau-Thierry Regions. 4> 1- <$4>«5>3>'S><S)3><>'S>^$> <•> MAYOR'S PROCLAMATION. <5> 316 2nd East Hutchinson, Kansas Ice Cold Water Melons Extra Nice Tomatoes, No. 1 cans, each... 15c Pinto Beans, per pound 11c 1 pound Package Corn Starch 13c Mother's Wheat Hearts, per package.....25c Goblin Toilet Soap, per cake ...05c Good Steel Cut Coffee, per pound 20c White Grapes, Peaches, Pears, Cabbage, Sweet Potatoes, Plums and Mangoes. Ellsworth Bros. 12 South Main Phone 268 Whereas. The Kansas Stale Pair, the biggest event of |lts kind in the state is to be held, in Hutchinson next week, and Whereas, the official state board has made Tuesday, September. 17th, Hutchinson day at the Fair, I hereby proclaim Tuesday afternoon from 1:30 p. m. tor the 1 remainder .of the day, a half holiday. Resolved, that it is the duty of every, merchant and employer to tftclar'e the half holiday in order that residents may visit the fair grounds an this day. Attest: FRANK VINCENT. Mayor. <S> 4> *<$><$> <i> <S> «• F8LL0W41P CAMPAIGN Is Being Planned for the Raisins o( Our Quota OF WAR SAVINGS STAMPS There is Some Deficit, and Plans Are Being Formulated to Care for It. Lot's everybody make it a point to be at the State Fair groundB Tuesday of next week. That is the day Bet aside by' the State Fair Board as Hutchinson day and the Mayor of the city has Issued the above proclamation asking everyone to observe the day as a half holiday. Plan-. tp sive up everything else on this day-and make the attendant something for the town to bo proud of. The retailers of the city Will close that'afternoon in order that everyone in their establishments may attend the Stale Fair. The wholesalers have to close on Thursday as that is the day that the railroads will be closed and they must make their arrange: meuts lo fit the traffic details. The county and city offices ns a rule will bo closed nearly every afternoon during the -week but will be open during the mornings. Offices all over the city will also observe the afternoon closing rule. The school children will bo given. Thursday and Friday us a)l day holidays, It having been found to be a better practice than hair holidays more days during the school week. Too much breaking in caused an upsetting of discipline and study. j GORKY HAS A JOB. Earnes Bros. Auto Supply Company 22-21 West Shcrmun Street Will be open day and night Fuir Week, begining Saturday 14, ACTIVE IN WAR WORK. Those At Home Aro Remaining Stead. Ily at Work. Washington.—Tlio Typographical Union has issued a little booklet lulling of lis work during the war, a re- malleable feature of which Is that only ii.i'il was spent on strikes during IJi war months, an almost Infinitesimal figure when 11 is compared with $71 ,000,001) earned by the typhos In the sumo period. There are 4,081 members of tbe jiulou lu uniform, in addition U) W apprentices. Thus far 75 members ol ihe union have lost their lives. The union itself has subscribed to $90,000 lu Liberty bonds and the individual members have subscribed inoro than i £000,000. A delicious salad Is made of tubed potatoes, apples, celery, capers and hard boiled eggs. Marinate with French dressing. Phosglno, that glossy, metallic taffeta, trims mMVf dresses g( silk und trope, . . He Is to Be the Director of Bolshevik Propaganda In the Future. Stockholm, Thursday, Sept. 12.— Reports from 1'etrograd state that Maxim Gorky, the Russian author and revolutionist, liau accepted the post of director of Bolshevik propaganda. The reports add that Gorky declared that the attempt on tho life of the Uolshevlk premier, Ltnine, caused htm 10 decide lo co-operate with the Uolshevlk government. ; Ulspatches received in Copenhagen lost month from Russia slated that Miuim Gorky' had been ordered arrested by an Investigating commission of the Soviet government and that his nowepaper • had been suppressed permanently. NO MORE GERMANIA. It Is to be Eliminated and Belgium Remembered In Its Stead. New York, Sept. 13.—The statue Qf Gcrmanla on tho -New York custom llpuso will be changed to represent Uelgiuni, It was announced today by Qass Gilbert, the architect who said ho had been »Uthqri*cd by Secretary McAdoo to make the change. Tho slutuo is one of tho twelve above the main cornier! of <Ahe building, representing ancient and modern nations which have an important commerce at sea. The German eagle, the word Kiel, and tbe Initials "Wui. lit' on tho shield of tho statue will be removed, and lho Belgian Uo» JUJ4 the Word ''ftffc »lVia^\-«ul^HWJii;Ji2 'i£4 ;; : :,,.S.ji;: Fathor Maurice U ICnln, tho first Hutchinson man to be near the trenches in active fighting and the first to come home to tell to the, folks nt home, tho story ot the world war lu our own language, arrived yesterday afternoon. He landed in the United States the first of the month and spent tho time wit!/ relatives and visiting with his brot«er, Robert U Kaln, Just returning from bis first cruise as a member of the Annapolis Acade. my second year class. Father Kain went over the Inst of the year ns a Y. M. C. A. overseas worker. "I was assigned to the first army division on my arrival and was first stationed with these boys at their winter rest camp in the Gouu- drecoitrl region. This was In December and tho hut was a large one and well equipped, in fact It was the second largest then in France. All of tho time, there were diversions of some kind going on for tbe men, lectures, vaudeville and musical entertainments. "But the thing which stood out torn- most during that winter was tho mud. It is the mud of France that the boys dread moro than anything else. 1 know I would be borne out by all In the statement that they would rather face the cannons than go Into the winter camps and live In the prevailing mud. • , Sent to Toul Sector. "About -the first of February, the whole outfit, 1,200 men, were sent to the Toul sector. This was a unlet sector where little fighting was going on, mostly artillery fire and gassing no hurry. There our Y. .YT. C. A. hut was small, only partially developed and the boys had to be limited in numbers ill coming to the hut as their officers had orders not to allow the concentration of numbers at any one place. "Here my partner and I had a 24 hour shift to work out. The hut was | never closed and I believe that If ouri stay at this place had been two | months instead of six weeks we would both have been dead. Hiked 150 Miles. "On Easter day the division was sent cross country to the Picardy region, part of the Journey being on the little freight trains of France but about 160 miles of it wo hiked across the country. The hikes (were made mostly at night for safety Bake and in the day lime we had our rest lime. Reaching the I'icardy front we went immediately Into the Cantigny action. We were the first Americans to be engaged in action. "The first division was in tbe trenehes practically 50 days, lho longest period of any trrfopy, no matter j what nationality, up to that time. The soldiers were relieved to go immediately into the Chateau Thierry fight and were stationed at the Solssons end of the drive. This division was the first to go into Solssons." The first division in Ihis time saw service on all the battle fronts with tho exception of Flanders, it was made up of boys from the Southern futates, mostly from Kentucky", Louisiana and Georgia and their officers as a rule were Southern men. During all his year's Btay in France Father Kaln never saw' a Kansas man, although he heard from many indirectly. When a Y. M. C. A. man is attached to a division be sees only the men in this division. Only the Y. M. men who are attached to the rest camps see a change of men. "And rest camp assignments would be most monotonous," said Father Kain. An Author for Co-Workers. The other Y. M. man with the first division, whom Father Kain refers to as his partner was Henry Russell Miller, a Saturday Evening Post writer and a member of the well known group of Indiana writers. His best known novel is "The Man Higher Up." "To me he was more Interesting than lrvan Cobb, who spent two weeks with our division," said Father Kaln. "Cobb made a big hit with tho officers with whom he messed and be always kept the tablo In an uproar duriug meal time, What appealed to the soldiers most was Cobb's recklessness, he didn't mind what was the odds in finding out about what he wanted to know. When the order came to go "over the top"t at Chateau Thierry, although ho had been told it Would not be permissible for the correspondents to follow tho soldiers, Cobb crawled right after the boys and he must have made a funny spectacle he is so very fat." : Father Kain Is gqing to make the speech on Red Cross day, Saturday Sept. 21st at tho Slate Fair. lie will undoubtedly have an Immense audience to hoar him tell the story of tho past Bovera,! months, Owing to tho facl that li. E. Fontron has been called by the Red Cross into service in the oast, M. J. Firey has been appointed as city chairman ot the Baby Bond campaign. This decision was reached a few days ago and yesterday afternoon Mr. Firey met with a committee composed of J. A. Hoel and G. B. Cornell ot Kansas City, Kansas, and Bert Mltchnev. county chairman, and talked over" the situation. Mr. Hoel and Mr. Cornell who have been very closoly associated with P. W. Goebel' of Kansas City, Kansas, In this recent War Savings Campaign, have been sent here by Mr. Goebel as auditors to check over the results of the campaign in Reno county and to assist the local committee in putting over Reno county's quota. The Deficit It has been found that the county Is about ?160,O0O behind with its full Bhare and an endeavor is to be made to raise this deficiency-within a short time. Plans for this follow up campaign are being discussed today and the committee is anticipating no difficulty whatsoever in securing tho subscriptions. "The plans were only talked over roughly, yesterday afternoon," Mr. Firey sAid today. "However 1 have a few ideas which if they should he judged practical by the committee, we will endeavor to work out. The people have realized that after the Ice was broken and they really could and did save, they have found that it is apparently easy. Just what our plans aro 1 can't say for we haven't fully decided just what course we will pursue." School Districts. When the auditors were checking over tho reports from the school districts they found that they" are still several districts who have made no reports at all but the most of them have been working fine and deserve a great deal of credit for moro than raising their quotas. Those few who haven't raised their required amount will be visited and urged to do so at once. Hutchinson is and always has been 100 per cent patriotic and when ever She has been asked to put over a 1 proposition it has been done in a very creditable mannec and this campaign would have gone over just liko the others preceding" it had thqre not been considerable- misunderstanding in regai d to registration proposition and the fact that many people of the cities were away on their vacations. The country people were obliged to leave their harvest fields to attend the meeting which was proclaimed by the president when they were to make their subscriptions. SCARCITY pF LABOR. Farmers Apply for Furlqughs for Their Farm Help—Say No Help. , Farmeni In this al)d!othor vicinities are applying tor furloughs for tbelj firmer farm hands- to cpmo to help them with tho farm work in the busy part of tho year. Many arc asking for ninety day leaves for the form help as they say that there is no farm he}p available at any price, These Who make those applications must make sworn, statements that they will use men tor farm work only. The look of "a dish nan add to or :subtra,cl u great deal from its v*lue, Call 1783 For The Best Dry Cleaning and Pressing Special Attention Given to Alterations and Repair Work National Dry Cleaners 3 North Main Local Dealers for Ed V. Price Tailored Suits A Proof of the Value of Deep Drilling. Weather Report - Kahiai. Generally fair tonlaht find Sat- 'urdayj not much change In .temperature. Although tho drillers ot the dcopcut. well In (he world have not yet reached tho Hand to which thoy itro working, tivaso operators In this West Virginia field have developed thren or four d(M"i» BUS horizons jnvr.h holow UIP point nt which nuat of tho wiMltj have boon atomuM hi Wrst Virginia, Thle Lends lo show tin* value of experimenting hy drllUnit depp. The Utgn of UIPSO <UN*I» wclla ore very valuable, not only for oil and sfl.i opor/itora, but also for mon who acek rich mineral beda in the depUw wf tho earth. .WICHITA NATURAL. OAS COMPANY. Glenwood Grocery 5 Bars Cotton Ball White Soap 25c 1 pk. of Best Potatoes 65c 1 bsk. table Peaches 2Sc 1 lb. White Grapes 15c 3 lbs. Sweet Potatoes 25c 1 doz. Large Sour Pickles 20c 2 lbs. Comb Honey 65c 1 doz. Eating Pear? 30c 1 doz. Eating Apples 40c 3 lbs. Ripe Tomatoes 25c Cabbage, per lb 6c Cooking Apples, pk 40c Jonathan Apples, pk 60c 1 Bu. Canning Pears $2.65' Watermelons Cantaloupes, Good Celery, Cauliflower. 6 cans good Peas 90c; 6 cans good Com 90c 1 lb. Fresh Bulk Peanut Butter...30c 1 19 oz. Jar Pine Apple Preserves.40c 1 large can Pork and Beans No 2..15c 1 can Tomatoes 16c Try a can of Lee Apple Butter...30c 1 No. 1 can Peaches 15c 1 No. 2 can Blue Berry 25c We Are Stocked Up For Fair Week Give Us Your Orders Phone 232 Glenwood Grocery COMPANY E ADOPTS LITTLE FRENCH ORPHAN AS MASCOT Little Fellow is Only 8 Years Old But Has Received 3 Shrapnel Wounds. KHAKI BILLS In a.letter to his wife received today, .Major F. L. ijommon of lho-140th regiment tells of an incident Interesting to Hutchinson people: .. "In my battalion with Captain Guy Rexroad's company /(Company C) we have just carried on a very nice little deal. We took one of the enemy machine gun emplacements and sniping post, totally destroying the whole thing and'all without the loss of a single man. It was a fine coup d 'otatt and we are feeling happy about it. When wo first arrived here.the eiiemy worried us a good deal doing this with sniping and, small raids. Now wo have them jtiBt about silenced and have gained complete control of our part of No Man's li-ud. We call it Yankee Land now. "Rexroad deserves all the credit for the action just mentioned. 116 is good and 1 consider him one of my strongest captains." Company B has officiary adopted a mascot. This Is really nothing'new in the way of an inovation but In this Instance the mascot is a little French boy about, eight years old. Sergt. Louis D. White recently wrote to his wife here telling of the adoption of the lad and told that he did not have a living relative that was known. He was found in the stricken country and is rapidly learning English and nt the same time teaching tho American soldiers how to talk French. Sergt. White enclosed two sh.irl notes which tho little fellow had written. One was in French and tho othor in English for he had translated his Mrs. Klla Phelps of 423 Tenth avo- nue east has received word of the safe arrival overseas of her son Herbert 'Phelps, 7 Battalion,' Signal Corps. Lewis Sponsler who is a member of the quartermaster's department at Camp Funston is home for a ten days' furlough "and will spend most of tu'o time attending the State Fair. Word has been received by W. M. Mooro telling ot the safo arrival over seas of his son, George Moore. -Mr. Mooro is a member of the Company A 303rd Battalion, Tank' Corps and received his training at Gettysburg, Pa. Before he enlisted last spring he was employed by tho Wells Fargo Company at Kansas City, Mo. M. A. Aclniore left toijay for Camp Pike, Utile Rock, Arkansas, where he will enter tho Fifth Officers ..Training school which Is to be conducted there starting sometime next wee)c. The Hoagland Clothing Company received a very interesting letter today from Roy B. Hill, a fpnner' employee pf, tftelr .store. He la nqw locked at Camp Sims, V, B. Nayal Yards at Philadelphia, Pa, He tells of the trip from Qreat Lakes wbore he had been training to tl»o now locaUoii.- They are within a hftlf hour's rWe from the Quaker City. Among the many things which he has boon learning'aa a port of lho tailor's lite Is to bo able to sleep or<e pigb,t <Wl <loubled-un l» i hammopk ana the netf--nlgutjiBv. a; board. However he Jites tftelge fc«t' tine ana has.0u ^.^,ore,tt|uMejjty own letter so that the "American lady .might know him." Three Wounds. In the letter written in English the little boy wrote that he had thruo shrapnel wounds which he had received in tho trenches for ho lives with the men wherever they aro and shares with them whatever they have. In his little letter "he sounds just like a veteran who has had some knowledge of the effect of the German Kultur. According to Sergt. White's letter the 35th division had been movoj tu an entirely •dlffnieut sector and were In the trenches again. They irad relieved a French division. From Ihis it Is thought Hint they have boen In this sector wJpie the American and Frenqh have been making such a successful attack on lho Iltms nt St. Xllhlel. Very llkeiy the Hutchinson boys are seelne; beme real excitement these days If th? supposition is true that the 30th division is n?u.- this bis fighting. Metallc cloths make charming narrow collars. TODAY may be-the red letter day of your life if" you buy your, Piano, Pianola or Player Piano at The Clean-Up of Our Clearance Sale A few more days only. 6TEINWAY—An Ebonised Qrand, finished like new. Tho action 1 B perfect and the tone truly wondorful. For the Piano lover who wants the best make in the world this ^instrument is a very raro, VROC a most exceptional opportunity at ..." <pv£w 8CHAEFFER—A Genuine Mahcigany Upright Grand, the finest stylo of this well known make, used but in condition juat like 99RD new. Special Sale Price , ytJU (Easy Terms,) ELBURN PLAYER—Beautiful Circassian Walnut Case, tKlft Aeoliau action, condition Just like new f V IV (EitBy Terms.) v APOLLO PLAYER—'Mnlvllle Clark make, perfect condition,; , f OCfl up to date style, gale Prico ,.fdvU (pasy Terms.) 'K-Y .. Besides scores of splendid used planqs yotj w 'tU hnd, great saving in our new sample pianos, such as $375 Stqdarts at $266; f350 Schaffa at f 265 and proportionate savings.on many pthers .r i .Thprnew Aeolian . Player Piano (only a few) at $486 is a wonderful Instrument tor all to play. - - . ' , ' ' ' "V '-" Call or Write ' * • • f§ CARL F. mn^ •:L.

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