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mm liberty first, last f "x. and always . vol, 1 mo. 40. subscription, $1.50 per year amherst, ohio, thursday, august 8, 1918. official newspaper of the village amherst. oh0. 't '1fc''sf 11 j freedom for all interesting letter from france howard j. rice, engineering ' corps, tells forestry farming there. mrs. arthur rice has kindly allowed times to publish portions letters received her son, how-' ard, well known amherst boy. ho is in detachment engineers, stationed south prance. he now been,. over nine months. follow: on active service with american expeditionary force. june 26, dear omther: three fr.om you this evening,- so will try write one return. we have our regular weekly song practice about half an hour, then i want print some pictures took monday. monday 24th wbb quite a day here. probably remember little five or six houses cathedral, that toll) was only quarter mile camp. it "healing' spring just back church whlc.1. dedicated st. john. expect thai where gets its name al so. at any rate yearly colebratlon. reminded me greatly small county town fair. ol course country around here thinly populated as compared witl home, there were 500 goo persons can picture cement coated standing large lawn surrounding oi. two sides, rye field side hill sloping down spring. add group french people crowded among variou; stands, etc., few americans mingling french, good idea what was. almost forgot not all. thi-" railroad train made special stop a. camp day, more than hall came visit oui should seen line up mess while wen eating supper. thiols boglnning seem llko america running past even crew other which makes round t,rlps daily taken hauling larger loads antl going faster they used to. bui still tell difference whei hear coming. hauls supplies, am empty cars, main line, ant takes out lumber forest prod ucts furnished by mills. no dinky engine woods haul logs. thi teams loaded cars dthe brings then, in. number heri-shall send them home t time, anything happens ni films we'll home. bhlfted workinn hours ahead. begin work 5 insteat 7 m. 'tls lot better work. are dinner b time hot. thi3 is" surely climate now. haven't had rain speak late ly, but 'most sea breeze, similar to, many stronger, lake breeze ai boys play horseshoes u pass away evenings. my, how does fly. harjly realize been i: don't tr.. money, havt enough buying needed articlt. ea.i get most nee-now through canteen y. c. tho largest near us aboui size said befoie, chief industries arounu turpentine gathering ami farming, hv- way town. entertalmnen, given elsie' janis. certain ly good. she sang sorts songs, besides telling stories jokes. prob ably read hero papers must close "love, rice. july 9, mother: v'ul line's evening. sunday. before forget it, -i receiving "independent" fairly regularly souiotlmea much my letters. wo kilometers postmarked envelope sent me. if youhave map cantell exactly whero am. saturday sunday long bicycle rids.. , 'stopped- primary elections next tuesday interest great locally fields candidates several positions. manifested eleetidn, set tuesday, 13. positions making race. clbso fights being waged iffices, results doubt until votes counted. governor, willis edwin jones biggest figh republican nomination. cox be democrats' standard-bearer. congressman, martin daveyof kent wm. sawyer akron opponent, ceorge seiber, charles dick best prospects republicans. office sheriff esems attrac tive many. seems know who win backus, morgan,' cahoon, uodgers, lyman, others strong 3ampaigns, commissioner. samuel beal re-election. men thought voters o. e. rankin, walter, s. v. halgh. standi krajeski, young w. b. richmond. baker candidate treasurer. satisfactory whole unopposed. surveyor hottest ing hedl. theobald, present ctty engineer elyrla, contesting f. crosse, surveyor. third term issue brought front here, charges counter make contest lively one. auditor, contestants welty brown. registration .thursday, s, state. evening an- enjoying themselves after their seemed week's morning rode (?) '.here, 12,000 population.. looking see tround bought road df section france, shows every crossroad pine settlements. very easy find your france. crossroads signboards pointing distance the, various towns. roads kilometer posts nearest when go different ways may go. choose iccording whether wish ride country, hurry blackberries ripe low, judging year, october middle november. perhaps would interested methods first thing ticed fall ridged ridges, foot high feet center ridge next. ittlo later began come ridges. between ridges ground hoed weeds 'silled fall. early harted cultivating hoeing betweenj rows rye. months igo was, heading noticed corn coming fur- ows soon could plainly seen. weeks .vent cutting vomeu, children old gathered sickles. each row. eft piles bound later. certalnyl surprising amount )t grain cut day. 25 30 acres icross ilx families own parts counted working n irain. week tied bundles row jiocks field, family placing theirs separate place. immediately ran tween corn. ago btood ;ood crop, gooj stand 18 inches high. method pays other, under jame conditions, know. do believe hand labor section. machinery mill bo curl oslty them, talk ae,nd packages again. true is, out. getting cold. bed keep warm. love, 3rd detachment, .joth engineers' (forestry) crowd quarrymen's picnic crystal beach scene annual affair sports intere8t. hundred enjoyed crybtal beach, occasion 22nd qusj rymen's picnic. trip auto, though trains carried scores visitors. program sports, closely contested. names pf winners secured possible give them. tug war won hot fight. honors. john barckley east quarry, seven members present. grounds, widely scattered together. ideal. ideal cool, brisk blowing. bathers warm, '.here huge breakers 3port interesting. dance af- .ernoon. dinners spread trees, concessions did big business. ball game. met game, innings emerged victorious score 2 0. chippy bruce pitched his greatest hit man ninth inning, strikes him, short fig into right went single. struck 15. wragg also good, striking 13 allowing hits. runs scored second. walked store, sacrifice fly wait. lynch walked, neither scoring. stores wed. afternoon merchants wednes beach. yesterday amhers't exceptions, closed doors, enable proprietors clerks enjoy hours' -est. wednesday during august, result action recent meeting business men. wednesday. aug. 14, merchants, friends those having lit tle extra room con gregate square p. pick waiting. bathing, dancing, basket held resort. mljch change fares. general increase inter- urban fares granted utilities commission put ef fect, suffer one-way fare elyrla lo remains 20 cents. tickets 40 cents tax cents, cheaper buy single tickets. cleveland is' 86 raise fare. distant points raised considerably, however. ads. readers consider ads newsiest part paper. particularly presented attractive manner. o jsiial. new jlrms represented, ones familiar ers. candidates, too, claims, worth eard ing. proud hte week. "hot" usually apt slack advertising standpoint. noticeable dropping off columns; fact, tendency way, gradual month. advertisers say pa-3 advertise times. thinking patronizing whose claims appeal dr. wiseman enters service. g. r. left york, period instruction, embark overseas. medical department re3 cross, sail h. powers wiseman's look practice. miss olive beller visiting brother, william, family, battle creek, mich. "v little's column. partly swiped original spilt an' again forced intellectual column onto page. like too conspicuous boss bays goes. "add spending money." advt. kind nowadays. today, hubbard cupboard. conservationist recall bono mttke soup stock. blessings thee, barefoot boy, gee joy, sunning toes bare shoes 'loven plunks pair. sale smocks reduced. item ah ad. woman please smock; relation stole. "the bride," says wedding story "was unattended."" or, modern, without convoy. trood3 forclnir ahead finding enemy. rne fight, fritz dashes along. "at least can't fight me.'-' break broody hen't do, obviously, approach and, gently sympathetically as. possible, ask she's brooding over. york judge "good hard spanking v;orth courts reformation youngsters." mother say. speaking dlpolmacy, wife prominent citizens led presentlng-of mllllhery bill husband by, 'starting tactfully subject russia's debt. beautiful overlook meet oth er lies her. drafted indian training the- reservation asked liked it. "not good; salute, shoot." knew for, replied: "yeah, know; damned world democratic: party." "fortunately me," murmured felicia fewciothest adjusted another bit ribbon substitute garment, "nobody dies exposure summer." "boys," ludendorff, german soldier excels foe particular; show 'em fast run." - matter hqw "breezy" fit comes lino, setting keeping beulah shooting regular. red cross payments due. second red. pledges due payable 1. yet paid allotment delay. park bank. harry benson barber carstensen shop. mickie da.ubin' s&ns fences. s barns sidewalks nan consoer.eo fore vmuz ann newspapers, thes's excuse soch stunts vjtth t"is fakmln journfca. corvun' reglar.', hen, boss? aiicmei lou ravms qase beats 9 0 bruce, form, driven mound locals pinch. consecutive winning record games, amhesrf baseball team biiag a.'s, harmony club, lorain. start walkaway locals. on'e game against war. box retired threo hurry. looked second, things happened. visitors filled bases hits walk. scores, double more. rearranged. chippy's arm gone strenuous pitching before. left, nick tool: 'the burden, shifted around. got start, errors loose playing let trickle through. innings. strongest world, beat- clubs turn beaten wallace meant runs. opportunities in, hi'f forthcoming. score. r h e baker, 2b p-lf-cf walt, c carstensen, rf n. lb-p town, 3b lynch, lf-cf ..0 becker, ss grugle, cf-lb totals 3 4 foisy, lb lamb, gifford, antle, ralph, i...l klrchner, cf wallace, p wagner, '.. .... innings: 03 summary: tolen amher3t 4. base 2, foisy gifford. out, bruco 3, 7. balls, baker. umpire helser. sauer passes away. sauer, years old, pioneer doctor resident passed 9:15 o'clock frank belden, borne sho ill, infirmities age, death unexpect"' deceased hig:i physician, charge hospital fine napoleon, years. surviving mr. rowland, living west aldrich mts. bausley napo-i icon. funeral friday hoilio, rev. kyle ! booth conducting services. inter-i n;ent ilrownhelni cemetery. cell lots chautauqua thursday night, georgo nightingale din speaker evening, spectacular strnt sold $1,300 vorth savings stamps assembled proven whirlwind get-ling loan campaigns. conclusion thrilling speech, effect previous cam-, paigns. called $1,000 pledges. $500, $250. $200 $100. figure rose pledged $50, $25 smaller amounts, raising hands touched council decreed property owners mu3t lay premises none, these grade established authorities. henry redyko jersey, weeks', tenhope .'' bunch ordinances manhole ordered built avenue pay marshall $10 council, spite heat, succeeded clearing regulating use autos wore passed. provides lights street. penalties driving auto intoxi cated, using fictitious date license tags. accord state law. heretofore records. street committee instructed purchase 50 gravel roads. prove use, year. wants money. marshal miller pay. cited works 3g5 days never hour off, vocations paying empolyes raises. salary increased $10. $90 manholf cleveland. directed labor, neising employed reports clerk, marshal, commissioner light board cemetery trustees approved. bills paid. firemen's convention soon. 21 wll sec crowds here-preparatlons made. preparations tin-committees entertain thi' enormous whicli storm city tourn?-ment. th" event prepared read-to posted county. ranged, indications entries event, large. bands, vermilion lorain, lorain band giving concert. eagles donated c'. redington block fo,-dancing purposes, hav. become hungry chance. parade, everyone opportunity detailed available printed ib-sue avery 10 saturday, tortu-nate son clare, en route .-amp texas merritt. x. .1. philip schmauch kenieigh corners underwent operation amputation finger personals. w.,a,aw.,.vavavva'.r. oscar dunn, .vas pleasant caller amher' friensd evi dence pt saturday. anxious mako favorable impression hollingsworth. holllngi-worth, side, included tuesday's casualty list, severe!;, wounded. seriously. ill news. mary elizabeth week' grandmother, eugene gott, elyrla. clarence franco, ot airplane flight made, gives intt mato news trenches, say:-rev. robert armstrong, former pastor, recently bravery, caring fot wounded soldiers hu heavy fire. godfrey brownhelm visited william kane, nven"e. jaeger philip, d. smith daughter myr heft meadvllle, pa., relatives attend oaks' reunion. fleckner weeks' vacation washington, eastern cities. fleck-ner.ls oak harbor fremont success fill tent-splendid patriotic talks music. stay lincoln end evening's program, tent, such days, shipped stop. backers organization financial loss, arrangements hold unless something unforeseen prevent. programs hearing. musical features class, lectures ever ln-ird wednesday's metropolitan male trio ar.i mckeen, lecturer. avon players nightingale. players, chautauqua. ire versatile, accomplished, charming stage manners. silent partner," afteronon, night sketch civil memories, deafening applause. serg. george nightingale, re; tn-ed canadian soldier, talked cor.ll-lions front, "first 100,000," atrocities violation rules audience hearty cheered point drove schmucker dean holmes. 6. gave flowers joy living." geltch-beers compmy entertained excellent saturday's feature holmes, international student affairs, delivered "why germany world." bland's orchestra, composed excellent, musicians, concerts both brush pleases. brush, magician extraordinary, entertained, jokes tricks "went over" sustained reputation country's magicians. fern holt company, pleasing numbers. monday's vanvliet-mathiesen co. alden, powder match." lecture national reputation, pleased audience. tent insufferably hot, rut attendance somewhat. accidents entire save collapsing chair under. ernie hurlbut, caused amusement. brnd concert inasmuch arranged concerts, feel begging money iho going. music tap convention. belle-view, jefferson ladies' aid society parlors. neiding gallstones avenue, u.erwent appendicitis xlonday hiorntng hospital. recovering nicely. really fashioned summers thermometer touching skies plenty brand sun-jay hotter, breaker. 106, registering degrees nights suffocating, expedients tried order induce sleep. bathing parties popular. government 3till says: "buy coal now." ed sahl, genial mailman route, leaves tor akron, take instruction .n vulcanizing preparatory army luty. mcghee sahl's busy learning ropes. hempenlub returned jersey attar 'h: -r -on
|Title||Amherst Times, 1918-08-08|
|Date of Original||1918-08-08|
|Source||LCCN: sn91069074, Amherst Times, 1918-08-08 1 40|
|Submitting Institution||Amherst Public Library|
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