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the amherst times. liberty first, last and always freedom for all forever : vol ii, no. 7. subscription, $1.50 per year amherst, ohio, thursday, december 19, 1918. official newspaper of village ohio. 329th infantry coming home boy8 leaving at once great reception '." " planned. more mlschka tetters give details liter conditions in france wtores keep long hours. - ,a special cable from regimental i igergearit major otto mlschka, dated dec, 15, reads as follows: "division' ordered immediately returned. parades.'" x ' .this is word has been waiting for, because headquarters company, miu iiuaiiuy, oo.u uivioiuu, "is largest contingent her sons, most pi me men irom nere nuvius sept, zi, i-ju, wpn nrsi uraiu . xne worn --pyaaes uio uuule dispatch undouihiw meant tne ooys expect some bu.oi a ceiouiuuuu ua their return, a;au uieir wisnea win u fulfilled! to tbfe letter. recently organized committee having fts duties proper ofwreturned soldiers, will have muchjfxb do with arrangements, vj0p&tie municipal authorities maxe it community anair. not known exactly when hoys return. boats europe are crowded, may be several weeks before land on american soil. tfien there f" trip camp, probably, final mimfprlnpt nilfr. ...v.w o many. boys return logetner. .recent letter into juiscnka .t'aads: "lorain county fortunate .in remaining intact, ai- though but one-tenth those who were assigned regi- ment together. other nl'ne-tenths thrown oth- activities over nere, moat oi men. be- ing actual service irom. rff, iuu juuiuiuyuiii, .v.t nmi. t nnf immfir man tvhn wurp lortumws jemum mic ." rt 1 unnn tar front, .many or ratner.i them nave seen irum -or know what shooting off howitzer sounds like. that here now unaoudteoiy states togetner. snoruy auer ilays after arriving, we landed this jjuiuu u11u iiuvo ucch .x- ,rt xayn ,.1'ni' e tl c h 329th. made up ah tooat entirely .lorain commanding lieut. col. james c. rmcdermott wellington. prominent elyria lorain it, boys, ot merest folks, hero (riven, olficlal designations: sergeant utto headquarters, ii'jlti int. tfirst george abderholden co., inf. ralph cole, c.n ernest re'lnhardt, head- httwters serjeant norman miller, headquar ters inf., assistant regi mental gas officer. corporal melvln slack, headquar- .ters 'qorporal harry wolf, .co.. private alvln brown, motorcycle orderly, leo hengen, quartermaster corps, reclamation. dept. mischka letters following number imm mr. mlschka. acted npini ..orresdondent times 'while france, which interest- jag insight lives customs i. vio r.owa r.f thn nrv tivlties generally. ..'f "ii nrnhohilltv mn"v mnre these letters, .i wiiio ,nave oeen -' n jtlin uv.nmmov. nov. 4. ine local active' ou w. nmazea ai.uib uuiuc french compared .of the. merchants, .nerchants close doors only national holidays (some- limes) religious holidays, laitfir. helne strictly observed than former. stores 6 o'clock closing order, pen until about ciock mo evemub. even half mid-week holiday anu sunaay w rmcu wa as' any day week so far pertains business nossler adolph qond, leading nierchant city, effort couple' loe an ovening two auring iveek merchants "uuck ed" proposition resutl lhat tbfi clerks compenea 9' th morning evening seven days week. 6utsldo wine parlor connec tlon witu mvanaoiy every store,., m it.. mna1raa nome, iouuu uici next peculiar point object. .french markets no win- dows, being replaced ny steel dars. developed proficiency little ice available, meat! (continued pase eleven) we're lucky getout power light failure causes much inconvenience here. amherst's "sometimes" went totally "on blink" tuesday 'night 9:30 o'clock, less same condition since: cause, finally announced, was burning out turbine plant, resulting damage $25,000 estimated take three replacing getting .service working order again. fortunately night, l,h uh brlnlant moonlieht ... , fl k. lrlnb jet8i othera ju8t sat looked fire bed. amherbt, oberlln. berea,, elyrla lora,n wem aft-ectedi by wednesday, noweverf loraln had 8erv. th(jre wag nqne ug wednesday evening, lights again, juice obtained arc both places cut out, if citizens careful, they served plant again gets shape. latest reports vil during day. how affects paper. under tremendous handl- wins. reacnes its readers thu on,y few hourg iate a1. j mnqi rwamne uiiukr rutin ui vjiinat lt nroblemmat- wnether wo ever would e. hurlbut hooked his wheel iinotyde wednes afternoon abe 3et ..,n8ldes ads, then th(ftower waa ,. d tq n(v dnrk. ,t decided wqrk durlng here, .at iq.ir. thiirsrinv. nower some- .. .flue, barely discernible, wq slt wh0 others bed nali,inlr ali thls. lf mistakes, anything kilter th, r rfegerve judgment. read heading. q( amufrst ww build town hall mass meeting monday night starts ball rolling $1,000 pledged. comuned council ueetink south am herat, movement started wjjj eventually result neighboring village. pres ent cjty affairs cared room old school building. urgently needed. well attended enthusiasm devel oped. attorney william a. miller gave address, o. masters splendid talk, talks counciimen bunting, engle others. mayor fred ruth presided. starter toward project, pledged purchase site. site bought paid officials able raise sufficient funds complete suitable spirit shown speaks future growth amherst. "coolers" preparation spread meat preserve meats outside cattle aie killed head left intact. absence ice, like england ex. cept large cities where cream ..... ,, cooled drinks obtainable. different communities upon' nb. heer auspiciously m,itn iiiffnroni america. mar- obaerved lareer city nearby frl dav communities' hereabouts thj weei. mcrkfft nulte similar lnl,ntv fnir onlv thev don't mldway glde attraction. market attracts rural populace en maga6i come ln m, product.i he th(j merchanu ad. ,., nf (hr occasion bv navlne es. pecial attention window dls payg jn addltoni tt b one 8ldewalk displays permissible. another hnipbmnnrhin amerl merchantg done entireij ay wuh held publlc mel,chants competed traveling mer- cnant8 everything toy wnds wearlne npparel can pur- chaged open air stores. seenl ,0 specialize toys. ciothlne bh0es. mogt ahoei( oyer death angel takes many residents summoned joseph wesbecher mrs. j. smythe. henry bauer margaret bod-man ever-lengthening list. past disastrous visited respect deaths residents. wesbecher, widely hardware merchant banker, passed away bauer, son councilman friday, smythe, wife former saturday, bodmann, sr., saturday morning. funerals each these, since sunday. coincidence bodmann relatives. persons 'to deepen pall rested 'on due unprecedented she late. 4 wesbecher. 67 years old, pioneer resident and' county, thursday 11 hospital, illness weeks. pneumonia cause death. devoted best life upbuilding community, active months late control founded, henry, deeming enjoy fruits labor. wlnter-ho spent florida, planned, mrs.. leave soon winter's stay california. born baden, came country 17 old. tin shop youngstown year, chestllne, camp took apprentice ship. jacob stoll .tlnshop; later ho over, name, concerns kind county. invested enterprise promised benefit founded savings & banking time interested u. s. automatic cold storage artlfl clal park bank dlrectpr sav lugs co, surviving, besides wife, daughters, miss lucille h. lahtff, carl a., los angeles, new york city. younger son, frank died ago jackson, c, pneumonia. funeral st. joseph's catholic church, wes. becher faithful member, rev. fr. waechter toledo, cousin, high mass, sheffield pceach edx services, church filled capacity friends relatives associates casket banked floral offerings greates beauty, tribute honor, bearers theodore wood cooper brownhelm, id john nelsen, ellas baumhardt, david brennan, sr.. agnes lohlff. grandaughter mr, sang "noarer my god thee" conclusion serv- lice. wesuecner. houses closed between hours' &;i0 10;ju, enaoiing attend services. interment uaivary cemetery. family sympathy host friends. 8mythe, ex-mayor j, monrlng 4: 3q sne 'ill period years. smythe daughter end mrs, e, plato, 'born tho public schools, grew womanhood ro married social circles, member needlecraft club ann's society church. mourn untimely hpr husband infant p10thef- plato,' sisters, w, baker jurs, walsh, ft brother. funeral, months, catho- page six) clarence purcell sendsjuch news tells celebrations signing armistice. wore received claronco urcell, "hoodoo" regiment marines: dear helen: well, wrote you monday, 7th, it's time, i'd say, start one, things sure happened suppose knew inst germany hnd signed allies' terms. also, wrote, didn't whether could write not. instructed beforehand to' blow whistles ring bells just "cashed in." noon hear noise down especially the' guns, which, imagine, coast defense, guns. fellows paraded said crowds wild peoplo along saying "la guerre finis" nicani war over. i, surely wolud liked back, say cleveland, i'll let celebration there. kaiser abdicating makes look pretty good guess looks papers, won't peace terms nre signed. did strike you, helen? hope relieved loads worry. back (i soon), safe sound. "standing by" our morning, southern part near cltiesv wig journey, really rode side door pullman," box cars halt size big ortes states. 10 car rath er uncomfortable, pulled through plenty eat rather windows bad kept account car. scenery certainly beautiful, quite place, towns.' m. 13th, -arrived (thursday). got 1:30 in., four-mile walk train, seems barracks' sleep real mattresses, -amp long, probably go guard duty .naybo 10, short mission y now. sized place 7:30 going movies. "liberty" right, i've any. fireplace comfortable pnt fair today. fell f-i drill anliqjllt ll 'ij. atteinoon played ''m" company badly walloped, second we've tomorrow miles away, inarching ordor rifles us, k, rest equipment follow rucks. ! 'uly thore think barracks lotter .vas written oft, dldn uuow tnat itau arnvcu franco safely, first that, worry very often, imagine moving around ( make somo delay through. 20. 1918, settled' btlll place. saturday. lo-mlle tune, more, mere. ociock sunday and, arrived p, fine spring, dldnlt mind bit. small villages army canip, ourselves, bunk mess hall, today building shack early; co split right runs railroad also switches ware' alongside. why guarding warehouse? four, 'off 12 hours on. watch 'was morn m., tonight soldier clare avery what's father. paris washington. recent allowing soldiers overseas glvo experiences homo responsible interest father, b. avery, l'ark avenue, eagerly young man's friends: 2.rj, 1018. dad: yesterday ter should written, couldn't bo convoy get night. arrive anyway. we' informed tell dad doing bore, everything. try brief outline whole thing, save till back. way, bunch rumors floating leave. course none authentic, ones states' parade year's day; we'll nlno learn believe see "old homestead" you'll arrived. 27th august boat. ceorgo washington, german passenger ship, whopper, brest. detachment wns separated ammunition train there, ulght four days. then, fourth beat railroad, packed troop dinky cars, jammed sardines. trnln plulcd 4:30 traveled day, 5:30 stopped i'loermrl. americans town, crowd us march quarters. wero billeted stone house. while ploermel military police awhile, motor transportation brigade. packard trucks, dodges, cadillac sxi motorcycles. increased. churgo trucks moved barn. meu-son, valines. valines ,ve mnile trips netting supplies brought i.e ilairo trip, rouens, beautiful mother location vannes mixed varrenes toul sector bhort tlmo. infantry. aro tn de meucon, vannes. idc irders home. friday eonvov flvo packards nazalr. 9 p. parked hotel night's rest. almost hotel, officer (they wcr marines, marines ill:o soldiers) ns passes, arrested anil '"bug." "bug" hole wall feet wide 20 bench running room. guards searched shoved 0 niggers white soldiers. sat. middle dumped spanish clvlllon '"snakes." devil clothes olt digging fingers, trying ut. used nigger's pillow manage dto ouple captain charge nad fixed trucks. lieve me, passes seemed funny break fast gun behind us. experience harm, servo bug" nowl'm soldier, ex periencea rve thrilling. talk better repair milan avenue hill decides mud-hole at, bottom must passable. important action taken session ovenlgn ihe clslon odl brewery reported quagmire, autos through, machines sinking mud axles scraped road. thero money treasury road purposes, lake gravel hard get, manner, stated. street authorized fix worst spot way thought informally creek shale handy work particular temporarily improved, believed satisfactory entire stretch paved, within gambling ordinance obsolete. 1876 moore pronounced obsolete solicitor. necessary prosecute cases, pass ordinance, modeled elyrla's airtight statute. foster stated becrotury senator harding cannon regarding various sowers '4' ports bills paid. buy stampsjext $15,000 jan. 1, fall quota. themselves stamps certain nmountb failed pledges herst faces possibility falling 1918 stamp cam palgn. chairman district doesn't idea separating names, publishing redeemed pledges. instead, determined top year. everyone help, buying stamps. pledge .ve $25,000. situation mind, intensive campaign waged vcek appeals children. meetings boost sale stamps, churcn bunday, appeal congregation christinas supreme made. person dis trict prob ably suved stigma attach quota met. "buy stamps" slogan use, means found easy, selling mall riers, counter, necessary, monster meeting. date larg' percentage districts enough. completely improvement quarters contractor itahl, progressing rapidly. doorway bar ber dow conforming building, fixtures installed, your chr'.stmas shopping rleth bros., elyrla. tf towns mentioned .have deal france. haven't yet, esend home, wish jude usual i'm health the- exception cracked rib, need bath; time. merry, chrlstmab makq ours, turkey champagne tor thanksgiving dinner army, qeaucoup (love .all), claitt&i old-time xmas tufffi hand plenty- eatables high. cares? coming.-x programs churche,-and 8chdols mostly practical gifts. christmas finds everybody happy ready celebrate greatest yearago overljactlve. now, soiaier oyje wa. entered fervor, general case adjoining cities. hopies, candles lighted, stockings hung up, thrills chtldhopd memories present universally. churches arranged santa clauses candy boxes girls. schools 1st program, stage fright performers. flu ban fall. trade brisk. report brisk trade, preference useful gifts, 'stores full share, amherstltes havo patronized elyria, cleveland. handling cards sales remembrances increasing cost ever. sky-high. cranberries 40 cents quart, oranges nuts heap. however, scrape together luxuries season, can'. arrangements. stores, usual, will' rloaed .both nndjtew -x3r!fl alnh picture crqwds. eagles dances' eve. turns colder it-will pos sible skate little, sleigh- ride. v. ill lssuo paper week, ibsub 2, postolllce rulings force. immense amount packages days, peak scores people spend relatives, out-of-town scheduled dayr. conformity custom rapidly spreading among .weekly news- is- sued work, xht pre-chrlat- mas rush, editor feels readily grant him relief arduous labors connected issuing remains do, job inventory, overhauling machinery, etc., plans prosper- ous issue 1919, oppartulvy "merry $fai' subscribers, patrons friends.' red cros8 canvass meets success figures yet avail able, cam- palgn cross memberships met flattering success, early put damper solicitors busy times' sine opened sunday, in. tew canvas's cuaipge foster, ana macmn artiteu lor usu uross enor toe, central ftnnthwafttern intnnirhnti' ntltin tnpir p.lnnlra nhn ta 'hoped ended.' l v ii
|Title||Amherst Times, 1918-12-19|
|Date of Original||1918-12-19|
|Source||LCCN: sn91069074, Amherst Times, 1918-12-19 2 7|
|Submitting Institution||Amherst Public Library|
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