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NEW The Only Dcmociatic Paper In Meade County Official County Paper VOLUME XIX. MEADE. KANSAS. THURSDAY, JULY 4. 1918. NUMBER 27. HE PHELPS THEATRE Patriotic Picture Thursday evening, July 4th PHELPS THEATRE LIST 01- EOYS IX THE SERVICE FROM MEADE COUNTY FOR Coal That Satisfies All SEE .. , A; Rdberry National Rubber Tirefiller , It rides as easy as air It cannot puncture or blowout .s It is neither solid or pneumatic v It can be used in all style tires , It doubles your tire mileage It is easily installed It makes motoring a real pleasure It stops tire repair bills It makes your car dependable Ends All Tire Trouble FOREVER HARRY L PADEN Headquarters Brown's Tire Shop Closing Out Sale! Bargain prices in Auto Supplies Tools, Gas Engines, etc. C K. SOURBIER Gibbons For Representative Elsewhere in this issue ap pears the announcement of W. S. Gibons, Republican candid ate for the office of Represen tative. Since locating in Meade sev eral years ago, Mr. Gibbons has been engaged in the insurance business, and has made the ac quaintance of many people, who by his fair dealings have become his friends. He is a young man full of energy, and alive to the needs of the people. If nominated and elected, the voters will have no cause to regret his choice. Since coming here he has shown a deep interest in every thing proposed for the better ment of the community, and goes on the theory that what is best for the greatest number is best for him and works untir ingly along that line. Remember his name when you cast your ballot. Mrs. John Elliott is attending to the duties of the Clerk of the District Court this week, while Mr. Elliott is doing his patriotic duty in the harvest field. And.::!:;. Win. W. 1st Corps School, No. 77,2ir, A. P. 0. 70!?, Amcric:i!i E. F., France. . Alcmbaugh. Walter, Co! 27, 7th Dn.. IGllh Depot Brigade, Camp Funsion, -Kansas. Uutler, Chester 0., Co. A. 21st Iiif., San Diego, Calif. I !::u!on. Sorqt. John C, Or.'inizaiion Camp. Johnston De- tach. N. C. O., Q. M. C. Oversea Casuals, No. 773028, France. ; Bohlin.fi. Charles, Co. A. 7th Inf., France, j Burch, DclbcHt,, Bldg. 327, Camp Funston, Kansas. ' j Bromwell, Denzil F., 33d Engineers, Camp Dowcns, Mass. . Bassingcr, David B., Co. C, 30th Inf., 3rd Division, France, j Blair, Jessie L., Fort Logan. j Buck, Benjamin Franklin, Camp Funston, Kansas. Bodkins, Clyde, 43rd Inf., Co. L, Camp Pike, Ark. Bartel, Jacob J. Bolan, Wm. C, France. Butler, James G., Texas Nat. Guards, Dalhart, Texas. Bangstrom, Corporal Ross. . Byrns, James. Cole, John A., 24th Co., Ft. McKinlcv, Maine. Curtis, Jctt P., Co. G., 110th Ammunition Train, Camp Doni phan, Oklahoma. , Campbell, Lieut. Ross, M. O. T. C, Ft. Riley, Kans. ; Coats. Jessie A., U. S. S. Doniphan, care of P. M., New! York, is. Y. . Cash, Leslie R., Troop C. 307th Cavalry, Del Rio, Texas. Cope. Corporal F. B., 23rd. Co., 164th Depot Brigade, Camp Funston, Kansas. Coppage, W. A.. 8ih Co. C. A. C, Ft. Jacinto, Galveston, f ex. Cook, Bob, Camp Funstori, Kans. Clark, J. O., 1st Wagon Train, Co. 117, A. M. T. R., 42d Div., France. Carey, A. M., Co. A, 8th Eng. Corps, El Paso, Texas. ' : Clinkscale. B. II., Lower Barracks, Co. lGlh G. S. I., Jeffer son Barracks, St. Louis, Missouri. . .' Corey, Clarence L., 728 A. P. .Co.-Ji,.lllh Inf., France. . . v - XampbeJl, Earl, ,5Hr6biIc'R'parr 5ho,vf AmtaunUIon' Train, France. " ' " ' - ' : ,' - . ' Doerksen, A. A., Co. G, Ammunition Train, Camp MilLvN. Y. . Dalgarn, Cadel James C. S. M. A.. O. S. II.. Snnad 42Cn- j lumbus,. Ohio. . -.; . Davis, Corporal Charles, Co. 58, 353d Inf., France. Davis, Tot L., Troop C, 307lh Cavalry, Del Rio, Texas. Degand, Peter. Dcwell, Carl V., Bat. C. 5th F. A., France Everts, Ross R., Camp Funston, Kansas. Eckhoff, Peter F., Kelley Field No. 1, San Antonio, Texas. ; Fee, Frank, Battery E, 62d. Reg , American E.F. French, Harry Ross, School of B. N. C., Camp Funston, Kan. i Frame, Ralph B., Sqd. 676, Camp Dick, Dallas, Texas. Finkle, Harry, 21st Co., 6th Batt.; .164th Depot Brg., Camp Funston, Kansas. , ; Frazier, Bryan, Barracks 848, S: Co:. 49, Reg. 8, Camp Perry, Illinois. . . : .; Fee, Charles J., Barracks 102, Sec. 10, Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Aberdeen, Md. - - Gray, Paul E., Camp Hicks, Taliaferro Field No. 1,.U. S. AeroSq. 78, Fort Worth, Texas.- Gates, Conda B., U. S. S. New Orleans, care of Postmaster, New York, N. Y. Gates Frank, E., 152d Aero Sq., France. Gates, Roy M U. S. $. Yorktown, care P. M. San Francisco ' Godfrey, Roy C, Q. M. C, Jefferson Barracks, St. Louis, Mo. Galway, Nay, Co. C, 2d Inf., Ft. Shafter, Honolulu, H. T, Geisinger, Clavton N., Hdqrs. Co. 110, Ammunition Train, Lamp uompnan, UKianoma. Geisinger, Glen, Hdqrs. Bni Gen. Hdqrs., Co. B, No. 2310889, France. Gaddie. Harry E., Co. 58, 15th Bn., 165th Depot Brigade, Camp Travis. Texas. Goudy, Howard D., Bat. A, 9th Field Artillery, Ft. Sill, Okla. Graham, Fred, F. S., C. A. C, Port Boliver, Tex. Grim, Claude E., Co. I, 137th Inf., France. Goodin, Wm. J. Hickey, Joseph E Co. K, 19th Inf., Galveston, Tex. Hayden, Corporal Paul, Co. H, 353d Inf., Camp Funston, Ks. Hermen, Fred F.. 501 M. O. R. S. Co., France. Hawley, Elmer E., U. S. Naval Forces, Base 18, care Post master, New York. Holmes, Ralph M., Hdqrs. Troop, 313th Cavalry, Del Rio, Texas. Haskins, Gerald E., France. Hadlock, Robert, 438th Sqd.. A. S. S. C, Route 2, Box 2, Ramen, Washington. Harvel, Wm. E. Hot70, George, U. S. S. Mohican, Cavite, P. I. care of Post master, San Francisco, California. Henries, Alfred H., Co., 6, Reg. 3, Camp Paul Jones, Great Lakes, III. Harris, George, Co. 70, Farragut, Great Lakes Training Camp, 111. Hadden, John P. : Jones, Lieut. Herbert K, Co. 15, 6th M. G. B., U. S. M. C, France. ' Jackson, Albert A., Receiving Camp, Co. II Jacksonville, Fla. Kirtley, Cecil II.. Co. G, 1st Rep. U. S. Engineers, Washing ton Barracks, Washington, D. C. , . Klein, Otto F., Battery C, Field Art, 334, Camp Pike, Ark. t Klockner, Joe L., Hdqrs. Co. 160th Inf., Camp Kearney, Calif. - - Krisle, Wm. L., Co. B, 140th Inf., France. Continued on Page 8 1 John Deere Kaffi lr corn Head er For Kaffir Corn, Milo Maize, Sorghum, Feterita, and Other Similar Crops The John Deere Kaffir Header is a light, con venient, ma chine, which can' be at tached to the side of the wagon box and througl field drawn Mm Jgh the tetep! at nor- Wml. W mal speed of ' the team, cutting, o ff the heads of kaffir corn, milo maize, sorgh um, feterita, o r similar crops and deposit ing them in the wagon box. ' This is the cheapest and 'quickest way to harvest-such grains! as one man can harvest eight orlen acres a day. Harvesting by hand is so much slower and more J expensive that it should not be attempted when such a, header as the John Deere is obtainable. One man is all that is required, to operate it, and can see that it does the work .successfully. .r Lutch iyer.ipr tiiroing-invouol' rlscphTen'tly! located and easily opefatedi , ! i ;;,' Are you going to need repairs for your corn binder? Remember they .'will be hard to get, so have your order in early. 7 . - . We handle the McCormick line. : -' '.,' W. F. CASTEEN & CO TODAY It is the patriotic duty of every Ameri can today tp wo-k with and for the . Government. ' . ': . - , Produce to the maixmum Reduce waste ' Avoid extravagance Spend less 4 Save more Practice thrift . - This Institution aims in every way to encourage Thrift; We pay 4 per cent Interest .,.' ., Deposit9 Guaranteed FIRST NATIONAL BANK Meade, . Kansas WRITE II IM TODAY (By F. S. Sullivan) With brows that were heavy and aching, with hands that were grimy with dirt as' he picked off the coolie that nestl ed so snug in the seams of his shirt, with a heart filled with sadness and longing as he thought of his home far away, a Sammy sat in his dug out watching the rats at play. For days he had been in the trenches where the mud was sticky and cold, and returned blow for blow on the foeman who had grown both irksome and, cold. The shell fire "was hot and incessant, the gas had been turned on twice, the snip ers were accurate and busy and he lived upon bull beef and rice. But neither the fare nor the vermin, nor the shells, nor the liu!!cts th;it whino v!r-" ! peeps out over the sand bags (their markship , surely was fine) not the Huns with their gas and their schrapnel, their bombs that drop from the skies, had caused him to look so forlornly and brought the real tears to his eyes. Twas not these that caused him to worry, but the thought that for months there had come to the soldier who braved all these dangers no cheering news letter from home. A. F. Lauppe, of Fowler, was a business visitor in Meade the first of the week 4 S. E. Simpson, of Yates Cen ter, who is now in the 130 Field Artillery Medical Corps, spent this week with friends in I ' ' l. !