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-ft lisirty kiftst, 1'ast ' freedom for all forever1, and always '.ll vol i, no. 39.; subscription, $1.50 per year amherst, ohio, thursday, august 1, 1918. official newspaper of the village amherst. ohio. chautauqua opens with large crowds flrs?,day's meeting provides excellent entertain-' ment. national lincoln opened wednesday, july 31, a crowd,' on hand, provided entertainment highest class. prominent business men amherst were busy throughout morning getting things, in readiness, placing seats, checking up ticket sales, etc. enough'tlckets sold to practically guarantee chautauqua's success, single" admission tickets at tent will swell receipts. -chautauqua takes place mammoth rear school house. location is ideal tor purp6se. many local lodges organizations have called oft meetings scheduled evenings while hhe being held. band nightly plays 'both before during meetings. pageant wednesday night. grand was given evening open the. program. miss leila bauer, junior supervisor chautauqua, had been drilling children last week preparation event. hundreds every age took pdrt. 2; 30 afternoon opening exercises conducted by platform superintendent. wednesday's metropolitan male trio furnished some oxcellenf both evening. company composed mr. beatty. bass soloist, humorist chime player; haywood, baritone klingsted, tenor accompanist they are talented singers, addition play well upon chimes, give humorous readings, .and general one most pleasing combinations ever brought together. dr. harry mckeen, noted lecturer, styled "doctor civic ills," lived advance notices. aft ternoon his subject "vitalized community," he,' gave patriotic address, "keep home "fires burning," which brougnt tremendous applause. mckeen has visited cantonments all. over tfio iountxy,- 4nd "he special attention to" problems confronting boys, their parents. good things da?. each 10 o'clock there games children, feature enjoy. day six days' event, programs high standard. it not possible complete de scription, but condensed resume appended. season take meeting, worth attending. vaug. 1. afternoon, avon players an music dramaf change performance. these play-era .number five, three ladles two gentlemen; their, dramatic sketches bright modern, taken from lifo. musicians, delightful numbers. form splendid trio. thursday sergeant george e. nightingale deliver famous lecture. "two years devil's playground." he cana-dlan army 22 months, finally dis- charged "account wounds received in' seryice. rapid-fire speaker, brings stirring message friday, aug. 2. friday's program includes concerts geltch beers company, addresses 3. c. schmucker, celebrated natur alist. schmucker analizo meaning flower, so gently beautifully that you be held grasp. sub ject "the joy living," oeltch-beers nationa irebutatlon. consists waldemar geltch, violinist, mrs pianist accompanist, jessie izil beers, colorature soprano, who possesses beautiful "voice re markable range. saturday, bland's orchestra, under direction harrle band, comes saturday concerts. director orchestras greatest variety,. alms to- singing evening, concert presented appropriate costumes. dean arthur" holmes gives lefcture entitled "why america went war with'germany." much study german philosophy education, extensive traveler, and- patriot should hear him, sunday, 4, sunday's fern holt holt, violinist. linha hennie.' sherman, reader, flora williams, morp soldiers' names. enlistment record township grows steadily, substantial list names already published this week. cards coming rapidly mayor's office, hoped within' a' few weeks somplete ev.ery person now government service. may obtained mayor, clerk, ministers, postofllce, or lodge secretary. rela- ivo service, name file headquarters, fill out card once. here additiona names, date enlistment, branch service: 73. harold sanders, camp tay lor, 25, 1918, medical. 74. james george- brfennen, elyrla, april 6,. infantry. john p. brennen, infahtry. 76. henry gates, oct. g, 1917, quartermaster's corps. 77. sept. 21, 78. thos. young, sept.' 20, 79. leo hengen, cleveland, 28, 80. edward mcguire, 81. charles bolus, 82, michael george, 83. frank mcdermott, 7, 84. herbert j. sipple, 24, 85. levi bean, chlllicothe, 22, engineers. 86. . richard kreeger, (honorably jlscharged.) 87. elmer b. johnson, 6, (died scarlet fever; france, 1918.) 88. f. quince, elyriat nov, 3, machine gun. 89. norman brydon miller, am herst, 16,-1917, 90. chas. hugh schubert, fremont, cal., gun (killed auto accident camp.) 91. fred s. mead, sheldon, iowa, june 10, 19,14, army. 92. paul a. mori, field ar tillery. 93. kendelgh, aviation. 94. wm. jacobs, san ber nardino, sept., '1917, 95. jerry tenhope, omaha, neti., ae,- rjohn-e. hough, oct.. 1917tank 97. jake klassen, taylor, 2g; 98. raftih cole, sher man, we got rain after several hot, dry weather, which,, badly damaged .many crops gardens, successful the1 path old fashioned "soaker" arrived monday afternoon. considerable wind plenty water. the' lord turned again. blessing- people, visions total loss garden truck. i , previous monday's downpour threats rain. small amount came mostly seemed as if rained here, oberlln, oven lake shore north city share. middle ridge meet. largo crowd attended patri otic house friday z. u. woodruff oberlln com pany entertainers interest ing thrift stamps refreshments served pro gram's conclusion. sells west side home. carstensen & david real estate firm tuesday closed sale alert kluss property, milan avenue. w. r. brlney lorain. con 3ideration announced. family will, move nearer downtown section. briney bring -his new next week, soprano soloist. helen hiatt, little girl, great brush, man mys tery. entertain fifth day, o'ne leading magicians country, best en tertainments fully hours. monday, 5. chau tauqua, maintains standard set. vanvliet-mathlesen made five artists, presents such variety meet tastes lovers. judge d. alden, descended england puritan stock, discusses world sanely everyone benefited bearing him. goes directly lorain, patrons assured firemen's conven tion 21 fire companies towns 2,000 visitors expected. committees working hard oh plans annual volunteor tournament, - 31. convention tho biggest affairs 'its kind, annually tended thousands, expected spend hero year. oberlin, huron, medina cleveland participate. arrangements far include mornng, dinner delegates families central place, prob ably gymnasium, parade, headed lorain sports, dance bands vermilion and-tho band. lo musicians furnish parade sports. line march yet definitely decided upon, follow substantially same parades. thpre win line, latest fire-fighting equipment. elyrla bringing rear. races .been especially interesting, events exclusively firemen. first hose race, prizes $25, jib, $10. hook ladder prizes, next. 100 yard dash firemen only, $5 $3 entrants, another ldo dash, free all, townspeople chance show prowess. expenses met. cost holding tournament borne pany, contributions various merchants, those benefit, contributing liberally. soft drink purveyors, ice. cream par lors, like, benefit most. chief g: aschenbach spending weeks' michigan. strenuous time fore return about 14th remain until convention. meantime .his lieu tenants tb make advertising matter printed wlilbe displayed surrounding country. boys like wesbecher.i the- contingent leave card'seilt office says having fine time, god-forsaken letter was. sent oakdale, 'all happy well, stores close afternoons starting tinuing august, 12 noon order prietors clerks art opportun-j ity needed rest recreation. groceries, meat markets, goods, men's furnishings, furniture other lines affected. consumers do remember shopping accordingly. closing plan effect works well. 14, men, families, everybody cares come, picnic crystal beach. ball game, bathing, dancing, supper. autos town hall 1 o'clock, gather jn picnickers capacity, trip train. red cross gets machine. item appeared paper sewers,, library, wished donate use sewing conrad zilch anherst read arid heeded' appeal, join thanking him thought-fulness shown again proven pays advertise. l. lersch prize quarrymen's omitted due error, p, beach left off bills. $1 laundry soap, this- added largest attendance. cominlttee wishes announce oversight unintentional gladly makes correction. likes merchant marine. weiss, recent' recruit, writes life aboard ship. son-uf mrs. adam weiss park avenue, written -following eltter kusst, recruiting agent young enlisted ago, times rejected branches of' service physical grounds' follows: east boston, mass., just let know how along here. receive very treatment; get 6 ni breakfast, start tq work 8, stop 11:45, 12, 4:45 supper 5 in, trf can enjoy ourselves games, writing letters, something going enclosing shipping board, idea done. when pretty handy paint also housecleanlng. plain food cake pie. "meade," receiving ship, rathre boat, are, overhauling her only short she class shape. anxious jo ship "regular" sailor. yourb sincerely, meade. 170 border st., enn mass. requests 2 lbs. sugar monthly although system allows pounds month son, issued orders cutting capita allot ment pounds. reasons scarcity. state ohio 8,000,000 less than july, necessary sparingly possible. mayor foster, administrator, officially announced what steps -taken conform ruling) would somewhat task call av ready issue .new ones. cards, jan. prdtjable expire advanced thereby automatically reducing allotment two1 quarter per. month. powers practicing h. w, powers, known physician soth completed removal offices ebbs block, engage p'ractlco south residence, maintained, least time. w,lth rumored wu changes profes sion locally within .built prac tice fn vicinity, additional opportunity increase. managers. pressure work, lias resigned manager baseball team, succeeded "shorty" walt, employed austin automatic co. addition. former teams berea knows baseball. won lost charge, season. learn four its nine games. mickie p you've found a- $10 bill, your. pe-f bull ooo want buy liberty bono nin-f -to sell -the flivver.. outt li'l vjfcnt aos. -then oonw 'cost har-ol.n anntvun' an' "then go-t -ths pep, buh-leeve.ne picnicjaturday scene amusements visitors. mutual association beach, vermilion. affair draws big crowd, 'this 1,200 asked people journey railroad. no trains extra cars. however, almost certain go railroad, expressed intention bo th station conductor swea'r ho sees waiting contests. ambitious arranged way race contest comprises follo ing: fat women's ladies' foot egg girls' family, running broad jump, boys' potato sack tug between merchants contributed liberally contests, printed. inadvertently donors. wants entertain. quarrymen picnicked cedar point years, year, owing transportation difficulties necessity thrifty hold vermilion, $100 toward picnic, donating fund. attractions. bathing attention, probably, concessions come coffee dishes secured ground, spots where psread. stone donate. ( early nated sum quarries co, weak oheck covering share, following letter: herman kuss, chairman' q. m. a., dear kuss: appreciate your invitation attend hope wea'ther nave please accept enclosed check measure help defray expenses? wishes, am, yours truly, smith, president. officials present talks given. desire attend. committee charge extends cordial celebrate quarrymen. free; there's pleasant profitable day. saturday. because 3tarted instead, later. engaged grounds. drew immense town, undoubtedly repeat success concert. plant completion construction contract addition, proceeding methodically that,the job, probability, finished sooner planned snow files, roof started brick finished. su perintendent uthe rearrangement machines, offices. etc., entails work. girls evangelical (stone) church street churches assigned nights. manner. ..read ads they're interesting. so. gas price goe8 logan natural fuel raises 38c-3c 1,000 feet column .gas carries adverti'semesi addressed announcing raise 38c feet, 3c discount. cents, 16 cent. clearly advertisement therefore them hore. filed schedules supplied it, probably too increase soon. oberlin paying 60 cents feet. nearby raised. increased cost. why necessary: available domestic decreased rapidly. demands 3 number acres land halved since 1910. 4 reduced one-third rock decline marked. g volume wells drilled lower wells. 7 double compression capacity rapid pressure. 8 taxes greatly increased. 9 purchase producers length hau lis greater ago outlying fields supplement decreasing supply la fields. operating costs wells, stations, material labor past years. 11 declining rapidly, simultaneously marked production, immediate increasing thousand cubic delivered consumers. now. effect, 24. fritz glad explain anyone interested increase, clear any understood. report standing among institutions selling savings stamps. sales increasing, largely result pledge campaign june. fololws: original sources. banking postoffice. bank religious organizations. st. peter's paul's lutheran places. hardware kuss jacob baus foster ehrmann guild bodmann kassouff ice bros. telephone exchange dock schmauch market keller ilodmann millinery ruth v. clssne o. baker g. peter newsberry employes approximately 150 pleasantly surprised ol wednesday. costing $2.20, including tax, gift amounted substantia' sum. realized value act making attendance appreciated them. ladies vie booth chautauqua. nights assigned, defeats goftts game 8unday 8eason final 8core 4. fought closely contested amhersusanday defeated fast comet try atsodre dar doubt, interesting innings, spectator,) more nan money's worth. "chippy" bruce, pitcher locals, pitched seen comets hits delivery, '.hree doubles, struck, 19 marvelous accomplishment. strikeouts averaged inning, third, fifth, eighth ninth struck side. op posing did nothing bat seventh, two-baggers muffed, fly runs score hailing distance. forged ahead, chalked "won" cilumn. locals trouble, too. hitting part either. jenkins, comets' pitcher, wlndup, threw batters slow reached hit, refused travel far, better singles could made. jenkins' delivery wrinkle heretofore hit againbt speed. playing. bruce's pitching pportunity sparkling members were) scintillating plays. grugle ran center long' fly, jumped air speared: it. chances easy. smith comets, abort, backing third baseman, smlthberger, catcher, job time.' gentlemanly bunch. bunch of. ballplayers, fair clean. differ soma uncertaltny es whether advertised, accounted crowd. umpiring season, fleckner roth dividing honors. personnel proved improvement. becker played short, helaer second, first. wait caught right field. score. detail r h b n. cf 0 lynch, gotro, 3b j5 carstensen, lb helser, 2b becker, ss .2 wait, c ..1 grugel, rf totals tachers, ,0 ksenich. gratcher, ,.0 penrod, roth, ksenich, howells, thomas, s innings: 7. base orth. stolen bases sacrifice wait. passed ball- wild pitch bats- gratcher: bruce 19, jenkins balls umpires roth. good. sunday. brandt's promises one. strong team opposi tion, triinmlcg opponents regularly, mettle. chippy pitch. witnessed perform ance, said prospects seen, proper handling (or himself."
|Title||Amherst Times, 1918-08-01|
|Date of Original||1918-08-01|
|Source||LCCN: sn91069074, Amherst Times, 1918-08-01 1 39|
|Submitting Institution||Amherst Public Library|
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