The Hutchinson News from Hutchinson, Kansas on September 17, 1918 · Page 3
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The Hutchinson News from Hutchinson, Kansas · Page 3

Hutchinson, Kansas
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Tuesday, September 17, 1918
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TUKSIlAVj SfclfTlsMfefttl 17, 3918, • • II - in -•virtu-' II n iii nh -irinniiii'1111111111 »r ii THE HUTCHINSON NEWS WATER SUPPLY Men of Middle West Have Good Water Aiong Alsace-Lorraine. SAME AS THEY HAD AT HOME Engineers Have Laid Water Pipe Lines for as Lung a Distance at Fifteen Miles. (By deorgfl T. Bye.) Paris (via ljondoii), August—It will Interest the Middle West to know that tbclr men lining tho Alsace-Lorraine trout arc drinking precisely the same hard water that they lmd hack home. 1 havo this Information from a captain of our engineers who 1 B In charge of the water supply of the A. 15. K This en plain was u sanitation epert In Auierlen and tit thu time of our declaration of war was doing some Important work for the Illinois department of public heal 111 at Springfield where his futully now Uvea, llo lion also lectured o» sanitation at our leading unlverRities. The engineers have laid water pipelines for as long a distance as l<i miles. .-They have piped water to the front for men anil horses. When the Infantry advances, the engineers' Plpe-llnes advance with almost ' the speed of the artillery. Every spring supplying Yanks 13 guarded; we are boring constantly for new sources. The most difficult task, according to the captain, has been the Improvement and extension of the water supply of villages and towns where our troops arc regularly bllleUed. It Is * hard to realize that outside of Paris and Lyons, Interior France Is far behind the times In public utilities. Some towns still use the ancient Roman Aqueducts for their wnter supply, the whole system being without change for a thousand years. The uncovered stone nouednets convey the water from spring sources to a fountain In the cenlcr of Ihe town or vil­ lage. To this usually ornamental fountain go all the housewives with their jugs or buckets. Prom the pub; Ilk fountain, the water runs to the la- voir Where 1 the housewives do their' washing. A lavolr Is divided Into two parts, one for beating the clothes with sticks or rubbing them .with soft stone, the other fot 1 the Httsing. The lavolr Is usually near a Utile stream wlflch-fs tie d'ttttet of the tvater from the lavolr. In most instances we have disagreed with .the.Roman way of distributing water. • OUr sanitary experts have little sentiment or historical reverence about .-'-.them. They have laid pipes In the aqueducts and Installed pumping outfits to rush things along n bit. Ill' Homo towns where there has been the more modern water-pumping system., we have taken charge of the pressure station and Installed now pumps to provide the very large .extra amount of water necessary for drluklng, cooking and washing purposes of our soldiers. In one shower bath alone a Yanit probably Uses as much wnter as the average French villager consumes for nil purposes In a month. The great Importance of a generous water supply for our nun Is fully appreciated at American headquarters. The limestone underlying the Al- sace-Iorralne environs of France also Is prevalent, in the Middle West, and is responsible for making the water hard. Thu engineer captain sold that analysis had revealed the similar composition of the water our Huaslsslppl Valley fighters drnuk at home and are drinking now , "Our engineers are adopting many French words," said the captuln. "I don 't mean as a language, but simple French words I hat have no Bngllsli equivalents. For Instance, our engineers have always reterrid- to 'spring enclosures' or 'Eprlng source enclosures' In sanitary engineering. Tiie French eny 'captage'—and 'cap- tage' we shall use from now on." The Twentieth Century way of harvesting, cut and thresh at the same time. Learn how today. See the Combined Harvester Thresher at The international Harvester Companqj's exhibit at the Fair. 14-Ut '. Kggplanl. can be stewed just as squash Is, only remember that it needs high seasoning. Corn pudding made of corn scraped out of the kernels is both delicious and digestible See that man Hoops about liepub" lie Trucks. Reno-Dulck Co. 10-6t. Slighllv green.apples make tho best Jolly. ifOCHE BULLET HALTS THIS AMERICAN LAD, BUT HE'LL BE BACK TO EVEN THE SCORfl Wounded American soldier. The wounded U. S. soldier in the photo has been nicked by a Germai jbullet. His wound was given a temporary dressing,behind the he lines to 'prevent infection. Then he -was rushed to the base hospital for treatment, jTho picture shows him being helped from 'hospital. an ambulance truck at th,e NOT ALL THE GERMANS GET A CHANCE TO RETREAT The fierceness of the allies' attacks in their drive on the Huns is indicated in this picture, a French German dead in captured trench. official photo. It shows an enemy trench taken in an allied attack in ttt« territory of Gucllemont. The Germans were trapped and killed in their tracks. The trench has been battered in by shell fire.. AMERICAN FLIER ON "VACATION" WINS U. S. AND BRITISH HONORS New York.—(Special)—"First Lieut. Edmund 0, Chamberlain of San Antonio, Tex., a murine corps flyer, received the recommendations for the Victoria Cross and the congressional mcdul, the highest honors given by Britain and the United States, for exploits growing cut of a little vacation taken by him on July 27 and 28. Lieutenant Cbamberlain applied to his superior officer tor permisslcn to go up to the front to visit our British cousins for two days and learn from them some of tiie latest wrinkles In air lighting. This was given. Joins Expedition. The American filer appeared at-the British aviation camp on July 27. tie told the major in.commaud that he had personal but not official permission to visit the camp. There was an expedition to go out on the 27th, and the British commanding oIlEicer told Lieutenant Chamberlain that he might go along. The young American flier In search of experience went along and shot down two German planes, it was a big flight. His last day, however, was a bigger day. The British commander, needing aviators, sent the young American out again. He made one of. a detachment of thirty. These were attacked by an equal number of Germans. It was a whirlwind battle. Lieutenant Chamberlain's second day of vacation passed at high tempo. Almost at the start, of the battle the Brillsli lost three machines. Lieutenant Chamberlain's engine was struck mid damaged and one 'of his machine guns jammed. Thus handicapped he began his deadliest fight. Losing- altitude, tut nevertheless maintaining a furious battle with pursuing planes ho sent one German Into a head-ou dive. Then Instead of heading for home with his damaged machine he managed to climb bflcit to the field of battle. Saves Comrades' Lives, Two of his companions were engaged in a life and death battle with twelve of the enemy. By coining to their assistance he probably saved tiie lite of ono or both of these fighters. His firo sent one assailant crashing earthward.' A second hot- volley and he finished another German. Then he looped to escape tho closing enemy line and as he sped b) shot the wing off still another machine Tho leader of the German squadron was the last to enguge the American np\i«e so earnestly busied with the acquirement of experience In air fighting. A torrent of bullets singed Lieut. Edmund 0. Chamberlain. his wings and he joined the American's other victims. By this time Lieutenant Chamber- laln's_ machine had "gone dead." He headed for the English linos, landing in No Man's i^ind. Just before lauding he dispersed a company of Germans with his machine gun, and sborlly after abandoning his machine he threatened a German patrol of three wilh his compass, .succeeding In taking one prisoner. On the way back to the lines he picked up a wounded French officer. Repcrtlng at the British camp with this largo day's work behind him, he begged the commander' to say nothing about the matter, as ho had ro ceived no permission to fly, and started quietly back for training camp to study the elementary details of the work of killing Germans on the wing. The work of llio new American aco, however, formed a part of the British major's report The marine corps aco was born June 14, 1891, al San Antonio, Tex., and was educated at tho University of Texas and Princeton,- He became a second lieutenant of the murine corps on August" 1, I'Jli. und . WUB made a first lieutenant on July 1 ot this year. STAR JUMPER TO COMPETE IN MEET Better Clothes Show An exhibit of "the finest of clothes ready- to-wear" for men and young men. Extraordinary values of hand- tailored, shape-holding garments, by'^America's foremost manufacturers now ready for service, a collection, complete, ready for your selection. Society Brand, Hirsh-Wickwire, Michaels-Stern Quality Flrtt" Hanan Shoes Stetson Hats FOREIGN INFORMATION SERVICE. Czechoslovaks In Baltimore Buy r Many War Savings Stamps. The Caeebo-Slovaks have been buying war savings stamps. On the occasion of Professor Masaryk's recent visit to the Czech people of Baltimore, $75,000 worth of baby bonds were subscribed In a single day by them. And this was not all. Tho campaign In Baltimore is not ended, and new subscriptions ure pouring In regularly. According to available figures, the Czecho-Slovnks hold third place among our foreign-born peoples for subscriptions to government loans. They bought about Mt.000,000 worth of Third Liberty Bonds, exclusive of the subscriptions of workmen In mines und other outlying places. So it appears that the Czechs are not willing to rest on tho laurels won by their hard lighting men In Russia and Serbia. They uru making their dollars work too. Cake lorstlng can bo made with honey. Corn and tomatoes can be stewed together. Clinton Larson. The cream of the athletes now in the army and navy will participate lu tho National A: A. U. outdoor track and field meet to be held at Ihe Great Lukes naval training station Sept. 20-28. Warren Wright, a Chicago man, has donated $1,000 to defray tho expenses of six oi the best stars In service to the meet. The Chicago A. A. has donated $3,000 for the same purpose. Clinton Larson, national champion higli jumper, formerly ot Brlgham Young University, Is one of the six men selected under Wright's offer. He is now at Kelly Field, San Antonio, Texas. Use very little bluing In washing laces, for the lace ubsorbs a groat deal of blue. Good lard is much better than butter for basting roasted meat and for frying. If It's New It's at The only One- piece spat. It's uot a spat, but a boot top and looks just like the lop of the shoe. Come in two heights. 9 inch, $2.95 16 inch $4.00 In y r a y s and brown, White of the same c o<iu e higher. DR. HOPKINS, our Chicago Foot Expert will examine your feet free any time this week and tell you your foot needs. PETEY DINK If Experience Helps, Petey'll Be Made a Brigadier General. |M| By C. A. VOIGHT No. fc NtoTHe«.MU-l*V/ Ho\.n ou L — ^ { HrXVE \«i I AWV r/KJECrioMS \ V To FKHTIKC?/ NO- I'M-USED To IT wow— i\p Been MARRlEp

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