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GREENVILLE, OHIO, THURSDAY, JUNE 27. 1918
I Weekly War News Digest
Stories of Activiti and Conditions inrongooiu iuc ua.
States and on the Battle Fronts, from Washington, D. C.
presided and administered the
sacrament of the Lord's Suppi
We hav r.o' passed the long
est day of the year and th sun
a ill for a Deriod of six months
. , I what to the number present
travel southward. Summer nas .-
iflOOJOCO ONE POUND
1 Iff A
Members of Webster and Horatio ; f Food Commissioner Hoorer.)
, , , ,. If la 1916 there was need in the
societies attended, aduug some- t Droductioii of malt for the nan-
ODDLY SHAPED FEET
NOW GET FITTED
IN ARMY SHOES
Two out of every 1,000 men in
the army have to have their shoes
made to order. In several camps
letters for their men. and every but the temperature hard.
man must do it fo himself.
GOVERNMENT POWDER PLANTS
PLANNED IN JANUARY
NOW IN OPERATION
Operation has begun in two
entire regiments have had their government powder plants two
. . a . I .. . . . . . . ,m i
feet measured, ana nunarww t. months ahead or schedule. nen o aome q our more ton Jer piant
Mrs. C. L. Dersfitm returned
home last Wednesday from a
Columbus ho&pital, wlu-re she
ly indicates it, as the mercury
has been showing low fiaures.
v t , - , tw. I underwent an operation lor the
Yesterday morning .J;'.ck frostl
removal of caries bone bthind
her left earl very rruu-h improved
showed up in somewhat conspic-
uruia manner simI m.nli his mark
. t. land ia hope of itw-'W hearing
tc tbe lniurv . ... . -.t - .
in numerous piaces
drawings were made of odd the task of building the plants
shapes and sizes. At the pres- wa8 considered by the War de
nt time the army uses between partment in January it was pre
2,000.000 and 3,000.000 pairs of dieted that the production of pow
shoes a month. der might begin in August, bar-
Facts brought out in tests seem fine unforseen delays.
to prove that men in the present
army are larger than those serv- thg . fa to give the
ing in previous wars. Not only smYernmetit a smnkeless powder
is this shown by the larger sizes DrodtMtion capacity equal to all
of shoes called for, but by the other American plants combined,
larger sizes of outer clothing that Tq construction Df the plants it
is being required. Records in waa foand necessary tr build a
the Quartermaster Corps show Qew town Qn to house
that a size larger, on the aver- the employees, and approximately
age, is being demanded in blous- 9 m different buildings were e
es. shirts, and breeches than have Streets were put down
ever before been used.
According to tiie fast time ad
opted we now have twilight at
nine o'clock p.m., which will con
tinue for some time, until the re
cession of the sun southward far
enough changes it. Should we
The $120,000,000 allotted for Let oar clocks aliead far enough
we could have twilight at twelve
sumption and export about 60,- .
f 000,000 bushels of barley, .15,-
X 000.000 bushels of corn and i.
Mrs. Ella P.rry entertained
her children a dinner guests last
ufarture of beer for borne con-
A vuu,wvw uubikiv vi ws as
about 34)00,000 bushels of rice.
a This represents about 30 per X
j cent of the normal barley crop
if. and one-half of one per cent of .
this year's corn crop. It will
X be seen, therefore, that THE a
ECONOMIC ADVANTAGE TO
X BE GAINED FROM THE PRO-
HIBITION OF THE MANU-
2 FACTURE OF BEER RE-
LATES ALMOST ENTIRELY
2 TO THE QUESTION OF SAV-
ING 60,000.000 BUSHELS OF
BARLEY, WHICH COULD BE
A ... w nn mn j. n w.v.n An
2 its Fonn vai.i'f and pro-
2 DUCE A POUND LOAF OF t
BARLEY BREAD PER DAY j
2 FOR 6,000,000 PEOPLE.
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ME. tue 'Tiaiiii-. r.- "i'-jt y " 'S
i PI". ""IP trr:iu-! from Ion.; lu-:-. XC:rV 'J
o'cIock m. How easy some things I Sunday.
are done. I Edward Jefferis and family
called in Palestine last Briday
Scnllincs of cabbage and other
be caref dlly scrutinized for d:
ease before being trar.splar.tea.
The clul-root disease of tacbage
is frequently carried ir.to healthy
fields by diseased seedlings. Any
and sewered, power plants con
' I structed, and stores and hospitals
TESTS FOR awarding built. Approximately 35,000
medal of honor men worked on construction and
NAMED BY GEN. PERSHING . ,, ,
,, about 30,000 will eventually be
TV.ja focfa oro annlied to cases
, engaged in the actual production! , m . "
. recommended for the medal of r I saved. The Greonville Fire De
honor, accoraing vo iuhhh,
issued as a guide to officers by
NEW "OVER SEAS CAP!!
ADDED TO EQUIPMENT
Men who have performed in ac-1 of American troops
Yesterday was an unusual dav
for excitement here. We had evemn?
two barns to burn at the same Miss May Woods a"nd Jes?e
time within our village, while our Woods and wife motored to In
people were engaged in divine dianapolis last Saturday,
services in the churches about 10 The Pythian Sisters of this
o'clock in the forenoon. These place observed the decoration I. s1Iings on
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were the buildings of V. N. uool ceremonies at me Kn m . gfcou,d Le diSl.ancd
and Will Cook and were separat- Delia Norris at Hollans! arg last bdrned
ed only by an alley. Other buil- Sunday.
dings were close and it was only Julia Stover visited Mrs.
by hard work that they were I T j Wijson jast Thursday.
Wra. Siniard and family and
partment responded to our call 1 0ther relatives of the Dills's. at-
forhelp. but the fire was well tended tl,? Dills reunion at Dan
under control by the time it got rkt jnd., last Sund:iy.
here, and it was well that the I why not have a patriotic day
ery fruit tre- that si.u
ITmitteI Here is
such a tree, hacke-1 h-,
jond cnnii-e of tin'
tree's sunlvin? un!v--firut
aid m'asure were
J quickly adopted. Iu many oaes the
j advancing French troor trout'ht the
! first aid material and sometimes suv j
j ceeded in saving the trees. Where the j
; tree was
dreds were there
vocetables taken from seed beds brought
, t ly In the war th German govern
or purchased from dealers sh'-uld ! ment introdued a polUy of ftri !
i food conservation at w and lias
1 IS UlfLV TUl UU nun-, r .. . i l - . - -,B
was. of course, no CK-'V.jf ' , . 4
to employ. Members , - .A. -X ' v.;.' :'
C. S. Food Administration i w-3?'- " V
this picture to America. Ear-' !Z. JVVfy'' 1
endeavored to curtail in every Ti- i '
ble manner the French and Englisii j Ai:i. : i. a is t.la the great larder of
supply. C boat warfare and destru- j the a!liel nations. Out of our food
tlon of farming property are parts of ' s!.x's we must save enough to feed
the same campaign. j our European associates in this war.
flistinimished I Tht ' beinsrlfire was overcome, for if not. a nn tho Fourth of July at raks-
personal bravery and self sacri-1 issued to soldiers in the Expedi- j considerable part of our village J tine? Surely ail would be will
fice above and beyond all call of I tionary Forces matches the uni- j might have been burned up. The I ins to make ic S
Antv. so consnicuous as clearly to I form in color, has a very low I i?Mrif,i nrtfnon -ii.l June IA
f - - ' uaaa. u t ivpui uuv k a.-v
distinguish them for gallantry crown, and has no brim or peak, responded for our rOief. Thanks
and intrepidity above their com- it is so made that it may be fold- for these generous helps. How
rades; which involve risk of life ed and carried in a pocket the fire originated is apparently
or the performance of more than When American forces entered not known. Dry as it' wa?, and
ordinarily hazardous service, the the trenches it was found that I inflamable as the situation was
omission of which would not just- the brims of their campaign hats too much care cannot Be observ
ly subject the person to censure interfered with sighting through to ZV0l the outbreak of fire,
for shortcoming or failure in the trench periscopes and that in the Persons given to burning the
performance of his duty. cases of tall men the high crowns weed an(J handling matches can
The distinguished-service cross could he seen aboye the parapets. not too in the disposi-
is awarded for gallantry in action The new cap is so low that it per- tion they make of the burning
to anyone who may distinguish mito the men to move with prac- stub& It is probable mw fires
Wmself in action by extraordi- ticaUy the same freedom as when originate in this way. Manypeo
nary heroism in connection with they are hatless. The trench hel- ple visited the gne of these
mflitary operations against an met can be worn over it. fires during the afternoon of the
armed enemy, under circumstan- Only soldiers who have been day, which gave evidence of cur-
ces which do not justify the a- th the Expeditionary Forces iosity and sympathy for the los-
ward of the medal of honor. wear the cap. According to re- ers. Much of the property with-
The distinguished-service med- ports from France new regula- in the buildings was rescued and
al is awarded for exceptionally tions provide that officers shall what the actual loss may be is
meritorious service to the gov-wear their insignia of rank on the! not estimated
ernment in connection with ope-j enlisted men place on it
WHERE THE TROUBLE LIES, g
The transportation branch of
the government has taken hun- t,
Hnul. nt nvwnnr trains from O
railroads, has placed an em
bargo on many classes of
freisht and is ttmn the rcO-T'e
to take Journeys only when nee- j
essary to do so, in order that f
X there may oe cars ana engines .
to more fuel and other commodi-
S ties essential to the prosecution
of the war and the welfare of m
the people. The people are not
complaining because of these in- p
conTeniences, but they da com-
stances the brewing company is
V , . cl mi 1 1 1 tA is Had TMi iMllt fit TZ
annually, and the motive power g
7 nthfaecarv r mrtvA 1 Vi Acn far? a
EVERYONE MUST HELP.
Wars cannot be fought without money, and upon the Treasury centers
every financial demand upon the Nation.
The rich of this country cannot alone meet the needs of the Nation;
the men of the country cannot do alone; the women of the country
cannot do it alone; but all of us. th- people of the United States, disre
garding partizanship, forgetting selfish interests, thinking only of the
supremacy of right and determining to vindicate the majesty of American
ideals and secure the safety cf America and civilization, can do the great
and splendid work which God has called upon us to oo.
W. G. McAOOO,
Secretary of the Treasury.
A systematic r iat"n o cr ps
..r .u.. . f..i;Kt.i .
la Otic ui iuvt jir.Mi. ..w.v.
effective means of confr jHisiv
Tlie use of chemicols. srich a.-
Area of Pasture Land.
Of the total farm land at the
time of the last census. 1910,
which comprised about 879.000,
000 acres, somewhat more than
one-third was in crops, one-third
in pastur?, and a litt'e less than
one-third in all other kinds of
farm lands. Land in improved salt, areenite of soda, nitrate of
pasture represents nearly one- soda, iron sulfate, copper sti
rntS of the total land in farms, phate. and others, f r controlling
and is doubUess used for crops weeds is not gen.-rally advisable.
from oae-half to three-fourths of
the time, according to the crop
mfitinn that is iTacticed. A I
large part of the pasture land is
unimproved, about 90.000; 000 ac
res being in "woodland pasture'
and 108,000.000 pcres "other un-
' -rr-f I - : -
r s4 " - rmiijr -- fc 9 "
n S.. 1
A THRIFT LOAN IS NOT A
improved pasture." This inior-
A large delegation of our 2as-1 mation is from Bulletin 626, Uni-
INSISTS THAT LETTERS
BE WRITTEN HOME
the service coat.
? a. An - smrnl tftMnV I . . a ?l 1 a.. V,. I
rations against me ourxon prescruu w u wru tern Sfcar attended ,ike Deoartment of Agri
oa the left side of the collar ot Iodgo meeting at Covington last cuiture.
Tuesday night and had ai. enjoy
i, -r-l ftaaaooao0
ouic lu:iit ai it iiiv iiiiiiirr i 1 1 r
CASTOR I A ht-
For lafants aad,CluIdren I Albert McConnell removed his
In Hie For Over 30 Years I family from here to Greenville X
Always bears 0 . I ,i.
UUUl OIIU I1C dliU O. U1UUI
and wife of Pleasant Hill were
When you buy a War Savings
Stamp what you do is to forego
for tbe present tbe use -of the
money it costs. Thai money
comes back to you in five years J
with interest at 4 per cent, com-
pounded quarterly. Tou do not
give your money away; you sim- 5
ply place it at the disposal of
your governmect in an hour of S
need. And, remember, these
stamps hen attached to a AVar X
ly like the bonds of biggest de- S
nomination they are secured by
the whole resources of the Unit-
ed States. There is no safer se- J
curity 'n the world.
UNITED rFOOD ADMINISTliATiON j
"Duty to one's country does
not end on the parade ground.
nor even on the battlefield, but
consists in doing everything in
one's powertohelp win the war,"
says an order issued by Gen. Per-
Tn ffca lmnmvPttlPnt of beef
UW MMTWW 1 . 1
..! r hm Wnl ... . . . , v , I visirors nere yesieruay.
smnK. cufj cattle care nas been caxen u ae-
receiyed by the War department vdop to greatest extent those
To write home frequently and portions of the body from which
N n. regularly to keep in constant are secured the high-priced cuts
V!orH with farnfly and friends is of Thtse points should be yesterday"
M. Kern, wife and twins, of
near Greenville, were afternoon
callers on P. B. Miller and wifc
todenct;'0 soldier 8 nost import- keDt in mind when selecting
Uublancea . .... I
fact that ria i Mothers and fathers breeding animals.
so many hands in VnbM. hear of -
merie. inrorrertempr.,.,--i2 rTance.
. n 1 1 1 u- .
The fourth quarterly meeting
of this M. E. circuit was held
here yesterday morning and was
"If you have to
a bathtub, with a
and a wash basin
with peace and
take the tub and
settle the scrap."
Peanut butter, rich in fat and attended by a very large number
dwsses turned in by oldier1l'lrot fa Dot a butter Sub of the ra?mbershiP- v. II.'D. 1 1
Wtitttte, but substitute for meat. Helmi, district superinUndeut,
That's the kind of
I PRUDENCE I
In small rain and buy farm-
irg r.o feature of weed control is
more important thin the use of
Plant iW&r GardenjHeJpWm&eWar.
doing every minute
t - ' ' - .- - ' " - . .Vt
-- . '
KU'INl; to iacreas our ei.n (vJ siotk. war sardena wffl be
planted this rear in greater numbers tbaa ever before. Eacfc
American family that h..s a farden plot is beii arsed to
become more nearly self-sustaining by makin s of It. This
wlU rendar a naUocal service by Wsenin- the bordena oo oar
raUroads. Fewer carloa !s f food banied abost the conntry
means more cars of una inons and food seat t seaboard for
The United States ivparunect of Agriculture and State
Acricultural Colleges have printed leaflets of tostmcUoM tor
bardeuvrs whieb will be sent uion requct-t without charge.
It was only during 4 he last winter sLat vernment experts were abla to
know definitely bow great was the aiJ of 191T war rardens. In many sections
the potatoes and other etable raised enabled tbe people to eacapa a
thrvi.n.l fsn!n In certain commodities that were held up oo account Of
f. the railroad transportation crisla Approstaaately 2.000.0QO war rrden were
ntantMl tn 1S17 manT wer fmUu?sax bat the grker M JWs more about
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