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' fed swkt . mxtn -f7! ,:rr - vol. i, no. subscription, $1.50 per year amherst, ohio, thursday, july 11, 1918. official newspaper of the village amherst. ohio. 36. george 6ruge in batism fire local yboy v'n france comes thi rough fierce battle unscathed. tte following is a letter received uyuia puieuuj irum ueorge uruce, now active service on french font he seems to be , excellent (iplrit, and confident, which was expected him, say his numerous friends. somewhere france, just back from front, sunday, june 2. dear mother: few lines you this beautiful sabbath day, let know i am feeling finet best bplrits. will glad hear that safe off front; but realize wouldn't have me shirk my duty, for where duty calls, soldier has go. don't want worry when can thank god ever coming front alive, it hard fight, must had several very close calls. mo there -is mightier hand than any dirty hun, guided those shells, never one touch me. we are resting up good while, knows all needjt. great get man fresh air sunshine, doesn'tvhave gas mask around neck helmet head. e'ave found out they two friends, nevertheless. writing y. m. c. a. graphophone playing "a perfect day," is, believe ingoing out- play catch after through with letter. services here tonight, course i'll there. well, mother, showed huns what americans made of. "i home" that's my' pal put now. more confidence home before, since gono weeks at front. our captain told us proud boys, well .might be, bunch fighting guys company given account ourselves. wait till tell about it. so-in meantime, i. ask. you, mother,1. not worry. time. so hoping these find your loving son, pvt. s. bruce, 2nd co., 1st dlv., machine gun batt., american expeditionary forces. quarrymen's picnic. arrangements deing completed picnic, held crystal beach. vermilion, saturday, aug. 3. mr. merrill n. tuesday arrange train flay. plan-end attach extra coaches morning evening trains accommodate passengers. quarry go south amherst bring attendants time make connections with" vermilion train. believed business men generally co-operate making picnic community affair, their places day. tax art. 20 cent works art sold united states, as proposed by ways means committee house, would accomplish objects, neither contemplated committee. almost no addition revenue needed war, inasmuch discourage purchase art; dicsourage artists critical hibtory ar7 fear constantly expressed war riot only destroyiv? many irreplaceable art, turning minds ideal beauty art's practical side.' moreover, hab caused the. death hundreds young students who might become leaders, much tnedlocritized future. cannot, therefore, afford artistb continue produce, smid war's unsettling conditions, offer" sale imagination beauty. shall ban without adding national treasury? foolish. thinking expenditures rich objects luxury; another important way looking subject both man's artist's income taxed, come an. additional cut latter. world. series note: hindenburg doesn't take big lead base mbit taking ago. beef been removed lay federal food administrators. country waking up, according chu mof rev. hunter embark, gives view eastern states' opinion war. chum former classmate college hunter, embark overseas, rwit-ten him most interesting letter, describing something life giving glimpse part follows: camp upton, old fellow: surely like long last sunday scorching temperature montgomery contrasted crisp, chilly island. today everyone wearing overcoats raw wind murky atmosphere reminds november. 1b relief me; really delightful novelty feel ajain. just-gotten days' leave new york. although short, managed do necessary shopping pretty .good impression city's warlike mood, besides. startling see women conductors, cab .drivers station hands. everything subdued expected, if anyone doubts america's enthusiasm should visit york, or, fact, anywhere section country. winning dominant idea everyone. every corner canteen, savings stamp booth, or some ronvenlence place soldiers. impressed trip wonderful applause greeted frain along way. practically continuous ruodn cheering splendid sight, indeed, little, black white, foreign native, stop wave hearty godspeed us. evidenced, faces, even faces group foreigners dropped shovels waved hats wildly air. assurance wonderfully worth standing finish. and, too,' spirit guaranty ultimate triumph. failure, "but success. john d. ryan, director aircraft production, confounded pessimists said saturday production liberty motors may britain's airplane engines entire 1915, while alone produced engine's kinds britain turned 1915. thus fifteenth month manufactured her 15th month, she .year ended 17th month. yet critics called failure! apparently. respect expectations talked an immense number planes clouding skies germany 3ummer talk entirely visionary. indulged .n knew difficulties surmounted before airplanes could quantity. spread eager, credulous people liked america produce miracles. learn preparations arc difficult ojj other nations. cannot jrawn magician's rabbit. industry organized, materials still its infancy counfry, tools were lacking. timber propeller-blades fashioned growing forests, motor paper, de- lared war; thereafter did britain, start disadvantageous, accomplished lh whole year! record proud, ashamed. reached fairly quantity basis; output airplay increasing rapidly, mo.tors ( going abroad installed tn built countries. "our allies soon benefit such force satisfy consternation enemies," ryan. ought know. detroit news. mrs, w. roe, formerly reported io confined pittsburgh hospital. carefully worked plan submitted congress whereby luxuries jewelry, clothing, hats, etc, heavily taxed. ""men alike hit locals swamped elyrians poor ball game lots errors things easy visitors. brand baseball dis played team brandt's park, 12 1 defeat elyria americans, hoped herst perk bit succeeding games redeem them selves. properly blamed "doe" fahrney started pitch, but- considerable amount blame tached manager jerking sooner, starting all. change scored five runs, danger. leyme, because baileys cleveland scheduled. went third, frequently, sup port yas awful. real players, however, pitcher used head, taken airtight beaten them. little hittinir durinir game, bases. seemed opposing" player got base, running certain score. bad decisions dart alleged umpire contributed local's defeat. third calle'd becker clean steal second made. rag-chewing minutes, ending inthe decision umpire's retirement. agcreslve offen sive rooters along, too. procession early. first inning, walk wild throw wragg. four more, batsman it, aided errors, complete flight fahrney. lone tallv third. nick bruce beau tiful hit, advanced bv chippy brought a, hit. subsided, hut three battinc innings except one, tue eighth. hits, told. manuel baker retired started, first. doz en sixth led carstensen first-hasing job, better predecessor. scoreless then run counted inning. details too tiresome, gleaned score: r h e ss o town, 0 lynch, carstensen, rf-lb baker, rf becker, 2b wragg, c gotro, 3b p cf l grugel, fahrney, p-lb totals 4 americans' r. reynolds, 2 savage, draegert, j '2 brause, lb henke, hansman, schroeder, 3 crandall, 7 stolen bases 4, dozen. drae- ?ert struck leyme s, crandall. balls 2, 1, crandall pitched 7. journey lorain clipper team. clippers de feated here, 3, ago, re venge. entertains 500 club. mrs. allen stlwald tenney ave nue delightfully entertained tho sou club wednesday noon. bouquets flowers bouse attractive. prizes won mesdames h. ernst, first, har ry nicholls second, thrift stamps being prizes. novel tally cards hearts spades used. hostess served deli cious luncheon. neumelster, e; sahl, conrad zilch, peter pippert attended laymen's meeting evangelical chucch cleve land tuesday. manly hurlbut promoted. boy sergeant writes terestingly ,i england. it! .week hurlbu :n-i e. hurl- but, sign"' sergeant." previous ,aed "corporal," idently relation. stationed r.-rts in- mar, celved merited flying corps. t..j njrth terestlng foi: having coo' weather again t'.y extent si same. : work goes jre getting bo .it,i'.t 10 too, long. p. 'you spoke heart broken over drafted. seargeant hurl haven't sympathy waits drafted, dependent upon manhood called," especially needing army does money into action now, sooner smaller cost be. wanamaker speech delivered recently 'the states end within dollar pound mental and" physical strength hvae.' slackers, give instead sorry -when "we inspected yesterday duke ot-connaught wab boy, different colors badges sembled barber pole thing." quota sight. belated returns show county. campaign $132,000 district comprised brownhelm henrietta townships probability reached. stated pledges $100,000 secured, in. intensive methods remainder pledges, once "over top" general funds. reason-to record. county large percentage raised allotted. attributed extensive advertising cam paign waged, con tributed fund entitled credit success campaign. 'i unable state, studyi" remarked scout, "the exact ailment russia. sure, brain fever.'' mick1e says l-xhe famt & -t&un f an&n, sot one. irt -th&- ) papec s ttfatvf -thece-to sfm." boss sans -fha-f's noat -mo-rvv firemen's convention from1.50 2,000 visitors expectedthree bands parade. committees nave deen appointed charge connection volunteer association august 21. year's gathering held, unique features arranged for. parade attraction, least line. 1,500 drawn departments lorain, elyria, wellington, oberlln, medina, huron lepresented. feed a1i place. planned year, meeting, delegates, wives families, central hall, probably gymnasium gatherings split dining private homes, others restaurants, felt gathering. entertainment numerous. program sports, events peculiar interest firemen, arranged, winners. liberally toward fund, doubt ways. named. firemen night, already working day success: officer j. b. gillette. music herman kubb, ed. menz, g. aschenbach. sports line march earl stlwald. mike schaeffer. cahl. rnuup urown, jurist winter, uuri edwardb. reception vern peabody, aschenbach, ed menz. dinners gillette, wm, miller, bert edwards. linn passes away. linn, eldest son herbert hattie mae blackmail born sept. 2g, 1899, died grand' parents, friday 11:15, illness nine weeks, due hemorrhages lungs, age years, months, 21 days. mother infant brother, occurred 1903, came live grandparents, resided death. during early educated public schools, employed assistant agent tea co. later year. months ago took position shipbuilding sickness. left mourn aged father, half-brothers, relatives funeral afternoon o'clock boy's grandparents. kyle booth charge. interment avenue cemetery. pall bearers scott tabot philip brown william molllson plant, ana" ocusins, george, eugene linn. parents community. drys organize persons interested dry met purposes organization. methodist church town hall. f. pelton superintendent federation, men's meeting. barbers naturally silent, stuff talkative wrong, appears. written city paper protesting against further misrepresentation. customer insists opening heart, writes, obliged listen manner confidential patter, troubles, scandale, occasionally spills bum til) on, fh'6 stock market broke. latter contingency impels protest. girl dug information ancients kissing sure cure headache. porch furniture simple reason that, abo-; friend wife consent harbor joyi kills "cootie." wolverine nations aid; sassafras work! jay hayden, congrersmen, inventive genius country, doping whip kaiser directly, rep. edward larue hamilton, niles, mich., inaugurated crusade kaiser's principal allies. trail none pestiferous, crawling, boring "cootie" jarred hamilton's temperament. likewise seen possibilities insect adi kaiser. foe ally. suppose, example, discover successful antidote suppose paused pursue bite spinal column, opponent able keep firing gun. interruption happen? hence was, hamilton constituent down berrien county, mich-wrote remedy explained wise: wife's family suddenly developed epidemic scratching. sign hives, nor mosquito bites, poison ivy. scratching on. loss understand trouble until relative visit. barely begun scratch burst assembled holding between thumb finger. same variety. "cootie," triumphantly. various members examination "cooties," relative, asserted thev exactly variety "coo ties harbored trenches facts presented tc explanation discovery. inventions necessity, say, case. collective head together. tried washing "cooties" out; bought forms powder offered drug stores, persisted. finally someone suggested oil sassafras. rubbed self kerosene coal tar, coat aromatic distillation roots rather pleasure hardship. worked. oh, how "cooties"no saw bottle approaching began sending o. flashes busily engaged friends neighbors. thorough rubbing family, including cat dog, pet sheep, splashing premises business. read report investigate possibility supplying sol-dlers france. secured unlimited shipped tankfuls. carried discovery surgeon gorgas. promptly admitted problems medical corps destruction "cooties." gen. gorgas promised remedy, sent out. proves possessed likes dislikes, taste odor, countyr cootie, beware. boys lot shooting heretofore. miss dorothy daughter returned sherman, chilli-cothe, mess-more lorain. opportunity seeing german prisoners arrived camp. jasparick. funern' thomas jaspa-rick, passed away morning, st joseph's catholic church, father sheffield conducting services. calvary deceased 52 years ill jasparick, survive. latest thing women's stationery resembles grade wall-paper, texture design. outside envelope fancifully flowered, inside plain pa match designed sij-i other. appeal masculine fancy, stationers consider desirable. sugar once, advice pounds person allowed card. rations regards sugar. effective monday, 15, purchased householders presenting card signed administrator, foster, mayor fred ruth, shattuck. avoid confusion. advisable familiarize themselveb regulations, secure earliest possible moment. punched. six months' period jan. 1. contemplate 18 months. space name, address, numfcur full figures totaling 180, ones administrator issuing receive containing numbers 54 pounds, bix period. exceed quota. intention families allowance each course. allotment short time, buch case consequently secured. beginning monday bro- cer punch corporation limits, rural residents however. kept issued. month., lists place, gone over, abusing theprivileges account. hardly "slip .anything over" 25 canning. government desire restrict use canning purposes. application grocer's, sell only. absolutely necessary, dls-:retion allow proper therefor. foster busy cards, 50 morning. ad viced applications next week latest. impossible negligent, plan, visitors, living together, etc. advises fc.-ily card, protected separate. "it government," "to inflict hardship family. alms practice hoarding sugar, wasteful use, candy non-essentials. ample purposes, expect allowance. regulations prove wholesome encouragement regard effects edibles need conservative use." ernst reunion. invitations attend 12th annual ernbt reunion avon beach 25. largest vicinity. henry president, sllberg vice secretary rana, 111., woman, eon failed times pass ex amination marine cause light weight, diet eggs,, cream chocolate, top accepted. wanted serve country," statement. steele aa"am-herst visitor tuesday,
|Title||Amherst Times, 1918-07-11|
|Date of Original||1918-07-11|
|Source||LCCN: sn91069074, Amherst Times, 1918-07-11 1 36|
|Submitting Institution||Amherst Public Library|
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