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it.8 , " ,itj "c?--". -t -j q 1 t i mime a liberty first, last "let us have faith -that and. always freedom for all fdrever right makes might; and, in ( y that faith, let us, to thi end, dare do our duty 'as we understand it." vol. i, no. 40. subscription, $1.50 per year amherst, ohio, thursday, october 3, 1918. official newspaper of the village i. ht-rtot, oh 10. 5t. strenuous times y. m. 0. a. men ex-supt. j. e. porter writes life canteens near battle lines. ex-superlntenclont schools porteh who loft june enter c. work franco, has since had an array 6f varied experiences which ,make interesting reading. wo mwe been fortunate securing sev-oral-of hfs recent letters, and bur readers will .be glad opportunity reading most parts them. !!?. portet is known practically overyone many surrounding" tows. his letters folkow: july 23. am at on regular job. reached my station yesterday got' this morning. nn say t'no be different from what doing. liavo charge hut accouitts part bookkeepings registration supplies warehouse canteen general repairs, etc. know so far. think point about 20 miles fromthe lines fairly quiet sector. probably transferred' here, after learned tho routine work; man as chief looks though he knew business, very good hero doing great work. sleeping in' attic crows' nest it fine airy place summer presume quite a.ry winter wish you could see village. quaintest old can imagine. streets ar6 crookfed narrow, houses hoofed with red tiles. they are exactly llko tilo use drains, split half lapped over each other. walls these are' suppose some them least 300 years old. there castle '.or prison must go back hundreds years. were imprisoned 200 ago left their names uio dates covered walls. country boautlful, rolling crops. enormous crop wheat. just getting ripe now. nights cold need several blankets, .and dsrlng day not uveriy warm. ' aug. 3. boyo v.iio heavy fighting two veeks ave coming here rest stories tell. bringing quantities souvenirs boscho watches, pictures, bugles, automatic pistols, money, rifles, h'lmets, ono fellow gave me money took off dead boscho.- one a, lot stuff tot front. found young gorman bugler, dying,- him drink water. li m beautiful bugle, another gavo watch picture, clearly sawteeth bayonet, teeth pointing backwards. .you imagine would when pulled out wound. boys marvelous scrappers. told today finding partner lying front bosche machine gun emplacement v re eight bosches boy 15 feet away, knees hand, hand grenade, pin pulled, clutched between fingers, stark, dead-just ho died act tnt'owing, by was sitting down, drawn up "ind arm across them; rested pistol, head position sighting gripping 'pistol butt; shot through ttfe heart fighting. cannot beat that. prisoners believe americans fighting; english. million quar cr france. .more intelli gent germany hold -more than six. months longer. ut look yet. best view take then if closes earlier pleaasntly turprised. time wrote you. wanted write sunday, 'he 18th, but absolutely busy not. division luat come run, monday tuns only three -meals ''ays whiolo force "bout 18 hemrs day. made sand' wicheo coffee ran canteei f drinks tobacco, etc.', aaaition, novur much fun life. . ese avo somo did (continued page eight) tigers defeat lorain strollers flna score 14 0-j'chlppy" bruce touchdowns, kicks both goals. amherst football fans treated exhibition teamwork sunday afternoon brandt's ,park trimmed reputation telng hard, aggressive playors, efforts against strong local team' wore unavailing. tigers, players exceptionally work, "chippy" furnishing headline attrac tions ho. scored touchdowns kicked goals, making amherst's points. fischer vermilion,, now player, played game halfback harsh new' man, did' well. visitors, stencil, simmons heiman starred. stencil a- spectacular tackle downed henes hojiad broken loose headed touchdown. sim- bets ground gainer bear intercepting forward passes. scoring. first quarter scoreless, aggressor out. 'most gains straight line plunges, ended locals hitting stride. second brought touch down. few yards' gain, ball quickly carlred one- yard lino. stiff fought, fourth down went over, followed goal. score- 7 third replica second, around ends. penalized yards for. interference again lorain's territory. no scoring done iod, gain ing, its goal never danger. lineup: olrain it. r. t; r.g. f--' c,44.-l. g. ijfy t.' i?. e.' .rh. aldrlch sodish justlco chrlstlanson hennes welland frienz shay pullen relnhardt saggert macking banning baker meyers f. b. l. h. substitutes: lamb meyers; stol- mack pullen; grugel h'jnnes; aldrlch; lynch saggert. score: 0 014 00 vermilion defeats high school plays snappy game, juries weakened team prevent victory. while foot-1 'was beaton saturday grounds fast vermil ion team, downheart ed bay better elyrla next saturday's game. loss schibley, hurt lorain, necessitating absence big drawback. belden end locals' star, visitors make direc tion. tackling good, breaking "many formations beforo (hey well started. excell ing teamwork. fullback lawless consistent er. until quarter, field 20-yard hie touchdown failed kick team- aggres sively toward carry rapidly called. edwards t. - baumhardt moody holt kobs apploman ....wakefield whitman klshman nicholas harris hearn becker it, wiseman nickel h, sandrock ... substitutions gohr gohr. becker; new pastor. rev. kllno, senior oberlin theology church olm sted falls year, ap nnlnted nastor church. exc ttonal ability, large congreg.t hon ttreeted preached sermon here. df honor roll, loan lucy ormsby ehrman foster tlmpkey chas. brandau edvrin ii. hasenpflug otto witte howard w. walker george hoffner wm. springer tony hoflse gawn martin plppert baus little shlnsky ilolllngsworth sam abraham dulmago dave august dute jatfob aebcrsold hilda eberhardt anderson eggert gustaf conrad einwachter mabel bert fazey konstanty aszylck .wm. baden merton bailey mark barrecelll amelia bechtel harold john robert ferguson christopher fltzharrls jordan maxwell d. flecknor anton kardos joe francis franklin garthe majk geczl gentile gibson gillette glob gleason mrs. delia gotro frank helen beller olive berger kyle booth christina bruce, jr. jos. p. gourley josef gronskey ralph capasso valente fu carlo albert haas catalfo v. clssno cook mike costontno dagll demeter pansy stanley hart willie hass ray william percy hicks horn gerald hough quota double subscriptions rap-idly amount raised. responding' splendidly increased demands her loan. banks report sales running fully those during .the days pace maintained reached, doubled. raise approximately $200,000, yet definitely ivcn list bond buyers print issue times, additional lists given week. wll drive. possible set bo realized voluntary subscriptions, nothing elft to-chahca. beginning week or next, concentrated effort put hurry. canvassers visit every person town', addition secure valuable data concerning family. sell lots bonds. wednesday noon, herst park bank sold bonds 43 subscribers. amounting $6,000 ui same savings & banking co. 141 persons, ?13,000. amounts received in. comparative period. zerklefskq property avenue, alex vi gh ot kendelgh's corners. strengthen kis sword jffesrm "ake wi&vw terhs ! fw vhen ah fm mfc : beady: !( 7fe:i parh banh mcqueen ella hutton fred delner i.. hubbard julius peck nlcholl barkert morris smith andy fisher edith barkley aschenbach llssa david barnhart banhing hunt frances jaeger arthur johnson" carl johnson n. johnson1 gust menz edna m, joh7 merchant mfiler moeblus mori geo. nesblt nicflel minnie nickels, .itymond eva nlc.ei walter godfrey nord jay orcutt joo pinto vlncenty prlmo reed louis rich bias roblc peter roche don rockwood rogen jones kassouft kaszcuyk kilmer klassen koepp.mr. kotoskl kreeger jacob krieg wiegand labor ladles aid, ot. john's lapp caroline lawrence chester lech ludwlg madenack henry makruckl malatlnka ben chancy o. masters schaub mr. schibley schlefersteln named. following n thoroughly canvass drive start: avenue aschenbach, captaln;a. walsh, parker, e.'kaser, lersch, guild. cleveland nvenue nlcholl, captain; jenne, foster, k. blum, holzhauer, tenney zilch, harry glllman, baker, rj., bechtel, blum. church, south main west milan captain"; prof. powers, j,auch, finnegan, sablers, munger, smythe. north street jackob baus, donald rosle, harmon ger, kreeger, cromwell, pankoff, charles hearn. cooper, dute, dr. turner, miller, becker, moff, doiss, nord, mass meeting parade. held, date being tentatively monday, trophy train oct. 12. thousands expected u. s. stop's morning saturday, 12, 9 o'clock. carries number returned soldiers, board aro sorts trophies abttlo fronts, guns, equipment american soldiers relics of, interest. children vrlll attend body, everybody surrounding terrltqry band, shauver georgo keller lester hurlbut jiattio adam rois andrew scheiferstein bauer philip schmauch schrader elsio schulz schaffor anna slack sledz stiwnld ed. straw streit thompson tobias gabriel trustees so. evergreen assn. trunltz herbert vankeuren ward wasilucehk wenzel whyto whyte, sr. whlton stono ij. llndsley rosle 7. parade, planned surpass any program speeches heard town hall. mado orator exceptional ability occaston. handbills other means taken acquaint public facts celebration. subscriptions. waiting solicitor call before buying bond. early started, steady stream since. purchasers button wear window card hang homo storo window. terms kree-'moro attractive prevolusly. ten cent payment required, remainder four due january 31. 4u interest, arid, moro assured ever beforo, hesitancy security. america's soundest world. neods urging buy sugar supply limited. small available stores, families asked even more conserving regard bugar. manner crisis suc cessfully passed, 8,000 pounds exhausted ago, certificates issued food admlnstrator, foster. liad bcutltul rain ovenlng, warm springlike day, the, vrooka, council meets; business garbage collector needed once sewer repaired. tl.e yilhso roy.:-:! rv tuesday cvc.lng short bessie, beln-r fow mat-tors required attention. haker, sr., appeared ask opened surface water backing premises. thorough cleaning out, authorized done. finance committee reported apportionment funds ensuing six months. surplus, anticipated needs various departments assured, goes into safety fund. reports mayor, clerk, marshall commissioner read approved: collector. contract bute collector, expired 1, a3 called camp, leaving wednesday, necessary, sanitary health standpoint, be-cure once. annli- cations may filed mayor. job payj salary, fii idditoin considerable "extras." supplement miniature famous painting g;lad offer form c famou joseph pennel del, country's painters. used government, posters forms, advertise loan, original display york art gallery. picture represents destruction city germans provided got shows flames, airplanes hovering overhead, statue standing bold relief.' colors vivid striking, bring home horror uppermost mind menace soon wiped earth. supplements sent secretary treasury request, except limited newspapers. pictures exact reproduction original, such worth saving cost framing. edltorin quick, brilliant writer, wido publicity. patriotic firms pay ads weeks advertisements advertisement printed gratis paper. representative central visited hour secured guarantees sufficient 10 pages advertisements, divided equally papers. agreed ments co ohio quarries co., stone co.. sunnli lumber sav- ings poultry association show scientific friday night, decided ahead plans annual show. however, modest scale former cash prizes, elaborate premium list. instead prizes ribbons, advertising cut bone, held hall december. poertner berea vill judge. composed edward martin, moff jack barckley. manager named sociation, night. un til meetings week, ance desired. shotton arrives. shotton, washing ton americans, accompanied arrived comfortably installed recently purchased brownhelm, toale iarm. iur. anouon wm prouauiy piaxe hsl baseball schedules under way- -prob-1 ably tlrj war. mr, 'and selbou florence, tuesday, triigx fight glenn curt!"!, gives iviafjy details curtis, son curtis written parents franco privileged read. letter received, wounded ivord w23 hospital bound u base i'arls. wcrd injury tvas serious. follows: 'dear mother: "forgive mo writing' long time. leally feel ashamed myself 'sis' too; also 'beaucoup' papers, sure get square writing (or rather writing), 13 reason, sood ono, readily on. "folks, undoubtedly reaa thd can't tell sector censor wouldn't stand doesn't matter anyway. want state how hell war is, nor anyone else gone fight. don't came alive, mentioning .ny thing wounded, lid aitd thank god. omrades ...iled nnd ill sides me, none hun bullets aadre3s, x surely born lucky star. "wo h1030 dirty dutchmen run rail latest they're still going doughboys cussing because catch 'em! 'over top' times; ove,- lop trench, seems lue prevailing idea phrase, is- open warfare; met fritz own "when stirted r ,-er protected ,o ya barrage, later enemy's artillery inertly rained hsrapnel, high-explosive ga3 shells us. worst, stop" i'd sooner iblo germ, rifle sun (ire o.c.i 'cm bayonet doughboy hi: iviu agree me. "the germa.i cowardly fighter whrm comes hand-to-hand 'conflict, ganoral rulo faces steel. like "here's incident true form: burly dutchman fellows wasn't big, thought, huh, here's guy easily cleanup.' well, particular biggest surprise waded carved som-'thlng scandalous started looking m-re. that's result hard drilling waco. ono: german officer strafing aas finally surrounded threw tin hands yelled, 'kamorad.' husky chan -ran hlm na'l satd 'hell! i'll give kamerad,' did. isn't world term 'good german." thl-i seem cruel barbaric amiable frame peppered seen comrade's fall him, besides it's 'tit tat.' 'c'est la guei-j!' frenchman says. ''well, enough war, change subject something cheerful mind. haven't desire so, -chances ruin cutting up. won't anyway, what's difference? slogan 'hell, heaven hobokon' by-christmas, kaiser bill. i'm send 'frltzle's panrmns' (a helmet). guaranteed woarer headache, flno protection shrapnel. serial here- is: 280,453. sounds vfere convict, 11.' method headquarters keep track "say, where cld news. ovei- why dig celebration mat wrpte iboutt rumor travel te equal to' army, way, paris, tl rough cir way "well, ,must close and' bye lota loye glenn, 3 -11 ll .....
|Title||Amherst Times, 1918-10-03|
|Date of Original||1918-10-03|
|Source||LCCN: sn91069074, Amherst Times, 1918-10-03 1 48|
|Submitting Institution||Amherst Public Library|
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