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imtDAY, SEPTEMBER 13,1918. fHl BtJTOtttltSON NEWS. PAGE KtNE. and RB luck -would have It, did not got atty very rough water «o not many of the hoys Rot sick. 1. stood the trip lino, never sink a day, -which was a great aurprlSh to me as 1 expect3d to got sick evsry day. As to the submarines they Were the least ot our troubles for each boat carries frortl one to eight big guns and the gunners Can do some good shooting and we all wbre our life preservers so you see we were fixed for anything that might take place. Old not. see a sub while on ihu trip but tRlkcd with some or the navy boys who sold thoro were sub's around us but did not dare attack us. . 1 was In England a few days stopping at rest camps as they called them. I think they wero to rest the stomach only, for all wo got .to eat did not hurl u« any. You can iiottco the results of the war much Jnorn over here than In the States as all the men aro gone, nothing but kids and old toon loft to do the work also lots of women doing a man's work. It Is quite a sight to soo the country, especially tholr ways, wlilch aro BO different from ours. They aro away behind the times—about 1,000 years. The buildings are all built of stone—some being a thousand years old and considered a good house yet. Everybody lives In town—no houses on the ranches-. • The llttlo villages aro only a few miles apart. The farming hero Is regular patchwork. The grain fields arc about, the slue ot a largo garden In the United States. They arc harvesting here now and Uic wheat Is fine. They have the Deerlug blndor here—all 4 and G foot.cuts. Also lolB of cradlcB used. Their thrmhlncr machine Is a great machine only throBhlng about ten bushels per day. The weather here is rather warm with thunder showers quite often. * » * • Will close for this tinio by Baying I am well and feeling fine, only hoping it will find all ot you I he same. So good -bye and answer soon. Address: Pvt. Ray V. Ward, Co. E, MO Eng. A. B. P. A. I'. O. 776. „ Strong for the U. 3. A. Corporal John B. Stewart, whp ta In tho machine dun Co., 137i .li mfan- . , ,, ., , , . . try writes 'that ho will bo glad to get when wo got on the other side of ho ., mt . k „ whtm th haVfi , bcaton crook. The rigger takes charge of ho lhl , . Uuns . ]i|„ letter follows; wiring and general truing up of the August 1 1918 machine, and his work requires exact- ' . somewbero In'France. ue ,*°- , , ,.„'... Dear Mother and all: the last day w 0 were al . fallal erro. j wllrtry and !lIlgwcr your most I had my first ride In the at. lt-««» klni) and mlcome letters that 1 regret, although I was. a. pretty rough celvC(1 JuBt ypf . lcrday They were dated ride. The machine would jent a llttlo Juni , 28 and 20 ot lhIg to one side or drop a few fie.t and nig ,„ Sundliy aflerno0 n. I sloop giro one a queer sensation. It -vas n' a „ forenoon so tlroilght i 0UgM t0 trip that had ill tna thriller.) . roll t a> drop n fow , lneg ^ thls day ,„ tlle Into one, beaten a m 1 -2. I only day that 1 have any tiroo to my- We are all eo.nllimd to the limits ct 1 t a leller j rom my , )c iK the camp, no paues are Mvon out and tho hoy wno raI1 thc machlncl at , he of „" a , oaa ?° 10 ,0 *"v lltoyar. He Isjn an aviation squadron The first wee*, bore *>t nirn.ineo: but , tho stales et B uf ho to visit thc 'city, and although twelve Bttltes ^ won<t be , Thi(jtb0 hours was the limit ot our time 'we< llnl l hav0 beard £ m smce j le[t say it was worth several mouths of. Doniphan army life. I say I like that village. | Y es. 1 expect that most of tho boys Took in the Rialto .which la tup- frora there arc gone ,now. I posed to bo tho real show shop for r(m & and then that 1 To Go Afeosa Soon. Following is a letter trom M. G. *\Rusty" surk, who Is In the 364th Aoro Squadron at Long Island. , He says they are getting ready to make the big trip. His letter follows: ninth Aero Squadron, Aviation Camp No. 2, Hempstead, Long Inland, N. Y. Aug. a, Mid. Dear Iwiura: Well, horo wo are all ready for the trip ovorBcas. We havo received our equipment, nnd all aro ready for! the excitement. 1 Wo don't have live least Idea when we will load up and leave. We -arc liable to remain hero for tho duration ot Mm war and again the order to travel may drag us out of our bunks at one or two o'clock In tho morning. Of course the rumors are many, and they have us moving every day; if wo had gone to every plnco that tne "straight dope" lutd us leaving for wo would havo covered tho globo by this time. It's a great game, this army life, and wo can havo lots of run out ot tho experiences we went through during the first part of tho winter at San Autonlo. The saving Is that "it's a great lite If you don't weaken." We havo a regular bunch of fellows In our outfit; they all pull together, and that's the ono big tiling. Wo have men In our organization from practically every state In tho Union. Wo had BOUIO trip from Texas to this place. Everywhere crowd* of pcoplo met us at the stations, oven at one and two o'clock in tho morning. The Red Cross was always on hand with hot coffee aud good UilngH to cat- We came a long, round-about wny but that didn 't bother us. Tho longer llio trip tho bolter we liked it. We haven't, had any hangar work to do sln-co coming here. Wo nre merely waiting to go across. Whilo in Texas most of t'b'j boja wen getting practical experience in the handling of airplanes. The last week'wo were at Tallfaerro B'lold, Ft. Worth, the lieutenant in chargo of tho aerial gunnery Machines put me to work on tho rigging of ono of tho big gunnery ships. It was Interesting work nnd 1 would like to go ahoad with it movies. It Is a keen house uui. Uio ^ f the 6]d; ;town Do Luxe puts on. n boUer picture/? | tfutdfcf ? T '- '' A pal and I walked the other night Do Since coming here we havo been issued 'tin hats, or soup bowl*' (the t D]gllt - kUora A knom ia ctmi to % ot name for helmets) and tho now, over- a m i| e . Tl,(,y „ ac kiiom here same aa seas caps. U ve uRemlle in stating distances. We It we wero permitted to have a cam- 1 took ln a pIcluro sbow and It was era 1 could get a thousand interesting n0 lhlng extra either, pictures ot everyday camp life. Ilut | Tbl> thlngs in tbla country nre not nothing doing with kodak*. About the; the Bamn aa tuln ^ g ^ good old u s quickest way to land in the guard house Is to shoot a few pictures whera you can bo seen. Well, w|ll quit for thi B trip. , I want you to write me when you get a chance. Do that. So long. •Your frlejid, . KUBTY. V Just v Arrived In France. Following Is a letter from Hay V. Ward, who is in Co. E 316th Engineers, wlio has just arrived ln Prance. He tells how behind tho times Kranco is. His letter follows: Franco, Aug.' 4, 1918. Dear Folks A. They still use tho oxen as a way to haul and do other work and cut their crops such as wheat and hay, with schtlie, which' Is too slow for us. The good old' U. S. A. Is the place for mo when tills is over. 1 remain, aa ever, your loving son, , JACK. Corp. John L. Stewart, M. G„ Co., ]37th Inf., American B. P. France, via New York. • « « REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS. • * Just a-few lines this morhing to | (Rerorua by Hall-nniriand>Abstract' Co., lot yo* know that I have landed safe ' _ . J*o. » Ea»t Sbarman.) and sound on this side ot the pond. , °- . P ', A " d, ! r * 0 " '""ronce Greff et lleceived your lotter this' morning ' a1, l ° l * ,L k "•Nlckorson. .$1500.00 and will say that 1 was glad to hear B »™ ue ''W»Wren to Ij. B/ju B hel. lots from home oncomore. ' J_4 n °- Arl, Heights add. Ifulcli. Our trip across was fair consider-' •••• • • . 'A ,'' V.? S 'I 10 ing tho boat we were on and the num- . F -J»; Ro ^,,^ al U, , 0l 5*! - ,> ber of. men on It. Tho boat was a I . NW '4 and &W»4 20-24-9 freighter remodeled ao as to hawl' •".••',,'" Wl $16000.00 troops, BO you see the kind of acoom- H"; J A Sl 1 e ^, rI ^i d '',° \, K ? ,qoW ' lo - - i 64 Campbell St, E, Hnndys add. modations wo got but we fared vei-y well every body making the best of It. Was on the water several days r Hutch. ,....,'....... J $800.00 TO STORE THE GRAIN. Lemon Juice For Freckles •- Qlrltt Make b««uly lotlbtt kt how» fof • few ew*«. Try'llt Squeeze tho juice- of two lemons into a bottle containing three ounces of orchard white, shake well, and. you have a quarter pint Of tho best freckle and tail loiloh, attTcohiplexIbn beau- tlfler, M very, very-small cOit .- . «Vour grocer ha» the lemonB and any drug utoro or toilet counter will supply three ounces of orchard white for a few cents. Massage this sweetly fra^ grant lotion Into the face, neck, arms and hands each day and s^go how freckle* nnd blemishes disappear and how clear, soft and White the skin becomes. Yes I It Is harmless., . SOLDIERS EAGER TO HEAR ABOUT RELIGION IN FRANCE Can't be Fooled on Pulpit Camouflage They Crate Vital Things of Life and Eternity. London.—Undo Sam'a fighters, an American army chaplain finds, aro eager lo bo talked to about roligion, but, he says, "you can't fool the boyB with pulpit camouflage. Down In their hearts they crave tho vital things of lifo and eternity." Tho chaplain was discussing- services held In the Y. M. C. A. huts. "We usually open," ho suld, "with fifteen mlnnlcs of movies. A venerable preacher asked If that was necessary. Ho thought-it wasn't, and ho -proposed to put It to the men themselves. 'Doys,' ho said, 'I've como here to tell you something about religion. Would you like to begin right away or would you rather have a movie film first?' "A lull, raw-boned soldier stood up in the. audience. 'To hell with the movies,' ho exclaimed. 'Let's hear about religion.' "Tile boys don't come to bo entertained. What they want is to hear the simple, slucero and elemental truth of religion as thc preacher conceives it. There are certain subjects Loo It is wise to steer clear of. Don't- talk to them about drink and gambling and sex. They hear all they need of that sort of thing from the proper instructors. "And don't tnlk about spread-eagle patriotism. They have plenty of pat ; riotism of thc real sort. Don't tell how fine they are, for they-ve heard that until they aro tired of it. Besides, no real man likes to.be flattered, and these fellows are real men. Above all else, when your horse sense warns you that tho boys are waiting with open hearts tor tho best comfort that roligion can give them, don't tell them funny stories. "Give them a message straight from i God, If you havo such a message in I yon. Suppose your son were going! away, perhaps never to return. What sort of a message would you give him? That's the message they want, and no other," • , •• . The Anniversary Days Will Soon Be Over G RATIFYING Indeed, has (i.^ AiL Ai|nj|»fl»'c«j|'« ^aJa Throngs of pleased customers have voiced been the response accorded vUI 4111 /inniVcroaiy ualCt their unanimous approval of the niagiiifi- cieut stocks of New Kali and Winter Merchandise and the Low Prices which we are featuring—yet wc feel that -there is squie who have not yet enjoyed the benefits of the Anniversary Prices. Therefore we renew the invitation. Come, enjoy, the many special buying Opportunities—-viaw the bcautitttl new stocks—do not delay, For this Great Money Saving Sale Continues Until Saturday Night Only Open Saturday Night Until 9 P. M. HUTCHINSON. KAN5A5v «~t- Open Saturday Night Until 9 P. M. PARTRIDGE. <S" Men Will Be Pleased With These Shirts, Underwear and Hose Women gnd Girls Want STYLISH SHOES And you will pay only a reasonable price for any pair you select. Instant Postum has a peculiar importance these days, not alone on account of its wholesome purity as a table beverage, but because of its laborsaving couvenieuce. . No Boiling Necessary Made instantly by placing a level teaspopuful in a cup of hot water, stirring, and adding cream or milk, little or no sugar is neede '4, "There's a Reason Mrs. Otis Tissue Is In Hunnewell visiting her brother, Mr. G. L. Rummel who has been In tho Navy. Mrs. Merton Anderson was operated j on last. Saturday. At this writing she Is bettor. Mrs, Alox Anderson and Miss Edna Anderson wero Hutchinson visitors Thursday. W. R. Lov.o's barn burned to tho ground Tuesday afternoon. In it wore nearly 1,000 bushels of" wheat and oats, 4 sets of harness, 2 buggies and a hay spreader, also 30 tons of hay. Lambert Koeatel went to Kansas City Saturday to see his wife who !s in a hospital there. Charlie Groves was a recent county seat visitor. Miss Mable Dlggs is visiting her grandmother, Mrs. Rebecca Buckley (his week. AV. R. Lovp and wife and H. P. O'Hara and wife returned home from Colorado last week. Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Bnrke wero ln Hutchinson a few days ago, iGovernment May Use Kansas Elevators for This Purpose Is Report. Wichita, Kan., Sept. 13.—Elevators In Kansas with modern storage facilities will ho used by the grain corporation ^>f the Food Administration for. storage of government grain, it waJ given out today at the Food Administration. This means the government will keep wheat in Kansas and that more will be milled here- Not only will it be of benefit to tW millers but will help the farmers by providing them with mill feeds later In tho year. The government will' require elevators to giye bond when wheat is stored in the elevators. The ^government win then buy the warehouse receipts. Pull Information can bo obtained from Federal Food Administrator Innes at "Wichita or from D. F. Plazuek of the grain corporation, New Bnglvd Building, Kansas City, Mo. ^levators fit basic points are filled with wheat aud It U now necessary to U3e Interior., elevators. While the storing of grain in Kansas will help the mill feed situation somewhat, the Food Administration says there will continue to be a mill teed shortage. This is a national condition. Mill fjieda are abort everywhere. This is largely due to the fact 'that ships for the Allies are being loaded with wheat this ye»r instead, of with flour. It takes seven days longer to load a big ship with sacks of flour than with wheat which can be poured' Into the hold by wacWnery; Ip. |h'e present shipping shortage" the seven days tire too precious to be lost. ' i -, •; I , i ... , • AVanted—qirt to work to grocery stpre,. Fhoaa »t, ; Itff OCCUPIED CITY TEMPORARILY. Allies Remain in Vla'dlvostock to Protect It From Dangers. Vladlvostock.—Tho Entente Allies have occupied this city only "temporarily" to protect it from "tho dangers which threaten it and the Allied Forces here assembled from tho open and secret actlviUes. of Austro-German war prisoners, spies and emissaries," accxirdinff to a proclamation! Issued hero July 7. "This action is taken," the proclamation read, "in a spirit of sympathetic friendship fpr the Russian people without retorenco to any political faction or party arid in the hope that tho period of tranquility ..which will re* sujt may permit the reconciling of all factious and their cooperation in a harmonious. and patriotio effort for Men's Dress Shirts $1.25 Made of good quality Percale In an assortment of desirable patterns, ha» laundered cuffs, cut full and large", and made to fit. All sizes. Men's Union Suits . . $1.75 Medium weight, long sleeves and ankle length, a fine knit garment and just the weight for early winter wear. Men's Work Shirts $1.25 Made of heavy quality cheviot, cut good and full, made well, and a shirt that will give the best of wear, they come in several good colors and all sizes. - Men's Socks Unusually Fine at 35c Men who need socks now; men who think they will need socks sir months from now; every man who ever will wear socks can find in this offering something of more than ordinary Importance— See These Fine Values They are y (it lisle thread, with high spliced heels, and toe; knit to wear and ^ivo good sorvice in such good colors as, gray, nr. n • o r (t> -i nn •Palm Beach, black, white and navy; JjC rail, 0l O lOl <{>1.UU SHOES Women's black kid lace boots, medium round toes, nexlble soles low heels. A good serviceable shoe; C to B; Oil Cjl 2'A to 9. Special $»ti«JU Growing Girls' Gun Calf boot, imitation wing tip. dull kid top, low heels, English last; 2% to 7; C to K. Special Growing Girls' black kid lace hoots, dull kid lop. Imitation cap too. A good looking, serviceable boot; 2Vi to T; QA Pf» B to E. , Special 9*tiUU FOR THE BABY Books for "Our Baby" A dainty little book of white, with the front hand paiutcd In tiny flowers of pink and blue—Inside — first comes a plane for baby picture, then dato of birth, name, parents, grand parents, baby weight, first outing, first tooth, step, word, etc. Baby Set $1.98 Brush, comb, powder box and rattle, white ivory with flowered sprays In pink and blue. Baby Sets $1.00 Consisting ot brush, comb and rattle, made of white Ivory with a tiny spray of flowers on each piece. Infant's Booties .« 59c Pretty soft yarn, in all while or trimmed at iuiklo anil at top In pink or blue, croched ties with tiny las-, sels at each end, both low or high. Knit Pettfiioats 69c and , -. . ..fac ,.. Figurefit • knlt^sklrt, dark gray with stripes around ;bottom'of pink, blue and red, draw string at waist, fast colors. Knit Petticoats 98c and $1.25 •Flgurfit knit; skirt, good and warm and fast colors, whlto with stripes of rod, blue and pink. Park Gray trimmed in red, pink and blue, draw string at waist and finished across bottom with a pretty crochet edge to match color in BkirU Wool Knit Petticoats $1.98 and $2.25 Figurlit wool knit skirt, extra full pretty shade of gray trimmed with, red, pink, blue, white, draw string at waist. Cozy Warm Gowns, Pajamas and Knit Skirts Br-r-r! Soon the frostly voice of winter will bo whistling through the frozen streets and empty treetops. Sensible women are Preparing now to protdtt themselves with coxy, warm gowns, etc. Take advantage of our complete stocks and reasonable prices—you wii! not be able to do as well later on! Extra Size Oujang Gowns $1.95 Good grade outing in pure white or with pink and blue Btrlpes, yoke with skirt gathered on, finished with a narrow white braid. Women's Outing Gowns $1.25 Pink and blue striped outing of good quality, yoke ln front and back with skirt gathered on, amall collar. Also a pretty gown in the slip over stylo with short Bleeve, fancy neck finish of hemstitching and braid. Women's Outing Gowns $1.39 Made of pure white good grade outing, has a yoke in front and back, full skirt, small collar. Other prices at $1.50, ?1.95, J2.25, $2.50. . ., • . , Outing Petticoats $1.00 Good weight, outing, cut full, draw string at waist, and finished at bottom with a wide flounce, Seams all double stitched, White with pink and blue stripes In a good dark gray. Women's Two Piece Pajamas $1.69 Pure white outing or with pink and blue stripes. Pants are cut good and full with draw string at waist, coat is opened down side front and finished with big white pearl buttons, l'ocket on side. Seams double stitched. Women's Two Piece Pajamas $2.25 I-ovely piece of outing in white with pink or blue stripes. Panta cut good and wide with draw string at waist. Coat is opened on side front and has fancy silk fobs, no collar, pocket on side, scams double stitched. the establishment ot a stable and permanent government and for throwing off tho yoke of tyrannical dictation which the Austro-Germaa powers are endeavoring to fasten permanently upon tub Russian people 1 ' The document, which assured the population that tho authority of tho KeoiBtvo and Municipality would ho recogalied, was xignedr by Admiral Knight, Commander in Chief of the United States Asiatic Fleet, Rcfcr Admiral Kato of the Japanese Navy, Captain Payne, Senior British Naval Officer, Colonel Paris, Chief ot the French Military Mission to the Czecho-Slovak Army, Captmin 14a of the Chinese Navy, and Captain Hadura of the Czecho-Slovak Army, A HIGHER MINIMUM WAGE. It May Come to Kansas If State of Washington is Followed. Topoka, Sopt. 13^-If the Kansaa welfare, commission keeps up. with tho war emergency board In the state of Washington there will be another hike in wages for women In Industry. Word received today by IJnna Bressutte, secretary of tho Kansas commission is to the effect that the minimum wage to be established in Washington for the period of the war (g, $13.20 with a |10 weekly wage for apprentices. C. II. Younger, labor commissioner of Washington says; "The result of our war emergency conference board meeting held here August 28 aud 20 la a reinominenda- tlon for a weekly wage rate of ?U.:i0 to be paid all feinulos over eighteen years of age In any industry, trade or occupation In the state ot Washington during the period of thu war. The industrial welfare commission will convene on September 10 to accept or reject the recommendations made by the War Kmergency Conference board. It Is my opinion that Hie commission will adopt the recommendations and will also plare the apprenticeship at a weekly wage rate of $10." No report has yet been received of the September meeting. Wanted—An nxitortenced grocery clerk, a driver fur grocery truck and a helper ii| the meat market. I. Siaith Grocery & Market, l 'houe 1600. 12-iit When using gelatine, put in a saucepan to soak, ao that it may be easily heated If it fails to dissolvu. GU^&C,WWrf, TAN, DARK'

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