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0 1he amherst times fe " volume i, no. 6. amher8t, ohio, thur8day, december 13, 1917-; subscriptionm1.50 per. year torn raises havoc traffic at standstill coal situation better 10 below recorded on many thermometers; gas low) scarce; pipes froze. and vicinity suffered much through the storm subsequent cold wave which arrived saturday sunday. cars were hours late strike inaugurated monday green line only added to inconvenience. was ushevod in with a steady snowfall increased" throughout .day; high wind drove thovioow sheets from roofs of buildings,, ther-mometor dropped lower until zero reachod evening. street car badly demoralized afternoon, being uniformly late. an visitor cleveland who waited 12 till 3 for car, finally took lorain reached 6, after numerous delays along way hour half wait lorain. similar experiences common. first into sunday morning 'was 7; 35, three hours-late. trains new york central -were there about inches snow, drifted places. ten registered the" samo morning. merchants clerks stores hugged stoves, windows covered frost beau-tiful some, but opposite morea water .and residences frozen, plumbers put hard day's work monday. low homes, some cases faint glow showing tip end burners. auxlllarj'rheatlng apparatus, shapo oil brought use "order help ' out tbe feeble efforts btoves. fact that local dealers succeeded getting' few lastweek tho thing prevented untold suffering. is no surplus, however, supply must .keep coming or will be acute little trading during snap. noticeable absence shoppers streets afternoon and. evening, custom ary rows parked automobiles absent - quantity. hardware busy, also bars, motion picture houses havens comfort people. responsible failure seevral films arrive, managers forced run same pictures' as stt: urday. however,- crowds whole different those preceding ,dayt so complaint situation. mayor e. poster, backed by enterprise dealers, has small now, roa- son believe that, improve. foster authorized council visit dictator see what could done relieve he had talk johnson recital omhe pitiful stances suffering village lack fuel, mr, gave orders assuring nce. h. casper plato, visited time mayor, successful getting once nromlso more immediate future. miller "as received coal, likewise am. aerst co. while assurance "scarcity , may not recur, j1 believed closing "kb season, fuel ad ministration combine make teat easier get remain wlntert pay" eire loss, lire loss incurred hv hn 1nil asrle eaelea in' ti,n puiir.in. been'pald.vcheck full hav- ueen insurance -"uiibny, try clistflfled'ad.ln th timet. nearly overcome fume8. c. hurlbut almost, victim fumes afternoon. ho waa sitting heater other members family. becoming drowsy, attempted down it noticed weak staggering. his mother affected. relative, knocking- door, response, pushed house. opening doors mr. revived, notlcoable odor stove evidence, examination revealed that. cause. been junked one- installed. awful service. travelers have putting la days running. -new are seven scarcely any autoriroblle following workmen shops able taxi. elyrla workers lucky five day- christmas most them been.-shopping home. printer town. dewey s. dill, young man recent ly monroe, mich., newcomer employed office print shop. dili thorough workman, last two years -employed printing department weis manufacturing co., -large printing' connection its big plant 'supplies. vthe employment dill makes shop than ever prepared do best grade -of reasonable price. dobs out. snow saurday bob seld, sleighs now common sights, wh.le tinkling sleigh bells gives christmassy touch boys force saturday, "catching' bobs" stealing rides "behind" -their sleds. excellent coasting near hills. yet skating poor, days, when can scraped ice, expected parties popular. admitted second class mail privileges notice week -mail nov. 22. as" this privilege given well established newspapers, investigation postofflce representatives, taken publisher one evidence standing paper. hereafter mailed all subscribers each thursday k. l. initiation. knights ladles security held initiation their regular meeting wednesday eight mem- bers composed class. brown helm lodge present guests lodge. luncbeon served business evening completed. doubleheader ba8ketball game night school basket ball team gym mix gymnasium, .feature attraction -double' header, 'high -school girls pilgrims furnish- lng curtain-raiser. these games season and-wllf 'show both high-school teams action. root your home county lawyers serve nation draft bar fill papers without charge details court house week, preliminary steps looking preparation registrants under law governing draft, men registered. attorneys agreed give amount of" needed complete agents government'. llght task. thousand whj. compelled answer formidable questionnaire the, government prepared. covers 16 pages 8 11, and, lawyer it, physically impossible trained attorney detail less hour's tlmo. receive copy questionnaire, all, whether they exempted service not, answers required. witnesses cases. ge6rge gutsch chair committee lir arrangements. been-suggested assembled courthouse dally work. possible, decide permit outlying towns report torneys heir own determined. advised district darft board "tho place mak ing records notified where report. estimated 50 active mem .bar engaged tyork ,the exclusion working 60 before task done. probably begin dec. 15 rapidly possible.' reunion 25 years. joyful reunion, thanksgiving holidays, occurred george linn, 545 park avenue, mrs. linn's brother. blackman hay city, kan., whom she seen years, walked surprised them. civil war veteran, tha lnternad tyler, texas, months, period counted lost. 73 age, decidedly spry, none worse adventure. returned kansas, visiting re maining brothers sisters "mich igan. writes trip south. william meltzer, left south carolina written relatives things observed way. parts letter here gven: 'we certainly did enjoy columbia, say thing: real burg. over 100,000 inhabitants you ought bee state capltol building summer weather here. it's just great. 'to long story short, we wouldn't come back" anything, nrrlved black negroes. i am sending photos scenes line. "i already feel difference tell like living more. if anybody wants good health breath air. can't how nice here, people, too." meltzer expects wife family soon aa comfortably located. oldest merchant retire, henry smith, amherst's merchant, -who conducted jew elry location tor 47 conducting sale stock, wilr retire business, smith started hero, community scattered witnessed changes pass public refuse operate un til pay raised meetings held. news hundreds people long-talked-of of- motormen conductors reality. moved. lorulijplants either jo various expedients reahc destinations. possible go train then yellow tfere uncertain, due power houses. outcome demands pay. said railway increased fares posted tariffs freight, shared increase. addition beon hours. condition became intolerable- relief refused, vote saturday.-- votes counted, majority decision strike. opinion amherst, divided, appears generally men. something known conditions jinder ing, dreading protest against inconvenience, citizens willing problematical last. settled soon, however. com pany officials heretofore adamant. -said would the- company receivership, finances reputed bad -shape. judge redington urged vacation item telegram, interest friends redington: g. redington, mon pleas court, take several weeks. bar. feels duty elected serve, him himself. rediiigton city every day, past, should be. opera tion appendicitis great shock nervouasystem, result sleepless nights according redington's admission. meatless, wheatless, sugarless. even coalless'days, nil combined, nothing compared sleep- leas nights, sentiment unl: versal among owes himself seek rest which, secured, again. 'deferring conscientious, duty, conversation newspaper representative,, deferred having operation per formed delay, course, detriment, sees it." paper doesn't come. owing rdmost total break- facilities, issue failed arrive week. however another column readers matter before. install- ment continued repeated next persons reading it. sorry con tlnue published amherst. camp meigs. 'matt slack, recently enlisted army, meigs, washington, stationed. pleased army life, companions fine officers. ail fit times, $1.60 brings you, selects final stages !1 training almost ready over-sea duty. sgt. maj. otto mischka, "amherst 8taff correspondent. sherman, chllllcothe, 'bee. 13. pother ohio western pennsylvania "contingents, today completed 11th modern warfare train- ng ahead schedule un- er 16-week schedule. officers 'unanimous declorlng adept soldiers. ohio" "national freedom" completing four months considered nine necessary accomplish. inclement pf past interfering extent fulfilling ouslde drilling, exercises marches halted with-jn barracks instruction rom books. . major general edwin f. glenn figures 32,000 wamp completely outfitted y drive made, punch require 40 finishing touches readiness actual abroad. 'shipment navigation early spring. federalized national guard precede france not. tilgh far concerned, par guard, land think trained. probable regulars und aationakarmy france. definitely decided send troops front in-stead russia italy. rumored iuard sent across shortly ihe move :p vacated posts preparatory coast. ap parent because room text quota. status intact shown appointment hi non-commissioned ind including list cent .he privates. listed "indispensable" ue transferred. privates appointed .111 gaps caused recommen- lation attend lylll jan. 5 april 5. graduate field lieutenants. 4 preparatin depot brigade duced battalions tour companies battalion, used up vacancies infantry regiments. remainder quota gaps, though prac tically n'eglments filled up. receiving latest instructions. "selects" hero very instructions -warfare entirely changed progress ,vorld cataclysm. uave spend weeks .raining reaching 1b understood drill .veeks coast inoculation jnd physical given. ; recely- includes rainbow division english french cantonments united states, imparting newest methods bf warfare. nuota gets method again changed. trench warfare, includ 'lng artificial coloring deceive ;he enemy, bomb grenade throw liquid -firo fighting, especial stress special discuss r. deputy marshal police powers; starts once. part salary; vexing problem settled. sorles meetings, mass resulted mlllor marshal. t'utles began immediately upon oath room, administered foster. joint messrs. p. lersch jacob baus, herst watchman. disastrous fires nipped bud competent job. former watchmen paid men, tributing a. dollar more, appropriating $15 month toward compensation. watchman call contributor monthly 'bit" practically "earn money twice." addition, contributors tiad control man, felt enough authority "bossing." large share taxes. .lave large-investments jlstrict, consisting stock fix tures estate. expressed concern burglaries, anxiety possibility fires. winter acute. funds condition. 3f reported condition, mat-.er discussed a..les, create leputy marshal, appointee jnder direct council, tnd $50 month. guaran- mid bayonet s hand-to-hand conflicts .vlll predominate sammies strengthen allied forces top capture trenches andd enemy back .o territory. rifle cannon instruction, phases .extensively sleets. range cantonment hearing completion within gun fire heard gigantic struggle states vivid. selected bomb, class, positive supervising classes started. free. basketball rounding shape team, coaching ot rev. hunter, shape. chester blum elect ed captain, candidates picked bruce, nicholls, baunihart, dute, wilson, wiseman, belden. played town opponents. scarlet fever. nelson, youngest john barris middle, street, ill fever, appearauce disease winter. placed quarantine. teed additional -$25 month, furidcteated levies cents ajiiiionth benefited, $25 fronl the' township janltorjjgork in, thd hall convenlericejstalion, continue incapacitation hansman.'ho recently-injured. i.tk requires,'' bo wlth'incall red light system .night desire try' doors, back, intervals, .-and found open owner. perform., thc-duties officer, arresting suspicious persons, reporting' violations ordinances. "jlf marshal's upon, tht-vvinter 9 o'clock, shorter. is. start earlier occasion celebrations, """i ofsthls met speclalses'slon required ordlnancev'and appoint ordinance jj.-smythe passed read. tuo,.maln provisions previously -discussed the. "following addedr marshall rijust elector village; must, bond sum $500; :the declared emergency measure. rules suspended, first, third vcadlngs, unanimous approval...", -. position, writing personal application, follows: louis-.lawson, paul, belden, clauson,. grove ormsby, dave .white, sr., miller. secrebballot gave' lawson one. recommended name confirmed. meeting-, postponed. meeting? -falls, year's day .postponed flrstjweek january mutual consent.; organization 'accomplished appropriations made. loading cars. at-local n. y. freight office. :ir tlmo table, shippers made station' agent baker, effect. govern themselves accordingly. west bound. toledo tuesday, saturday. chicago f -j' toledo, connections, stations oxcept via englewooi daily. connections en-glewood, 111. dally, east cloveland arrive- .local tuesday friday. '' pittsburgh & points-wednesday empire buffalo dally. points monday, bleeds death, brucker, reilding at.1 ridge, bled deathfrtv nose bleed. .over'5', flow continued, despite physician's efforts. he? rocoveiv lng. pupils recital. miss hulda egll musical evenlug egu's church program splendidly rendered .of careful havo received, j.. fu' 1 &n- rr-cv t-wm -r (s. : :irrrr.rrr.
|Title||Amherst Times, 1917-12-13|
|Date of Original||1917-12-13|
|Source||LCCN: sn91069074, Amherst Times, 1917-12-13 1 6|
|Submitting Institution||Amherst Public Library|
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