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BATTLE STORY GIVEN Official Paper of the Third Division Published in Germany, Says Ma rines Were Not in Battle. Under the heading "Chateau-Thier ry Memorable in War's History," the "Watch on the Rhine," the official newspaper of the Third division of the American army published at Ander nach, Germany, says that "neither the marines nor any part of the Second division ever fought at Chateau-Thier ry and up until this time (May 31, 1918) the Seventh machine gun bat talion of the Third division as the only American unit that ever fought there," The story of Chateau-Thierry as published in "The Watch on the Rhine" folios: "Chateau-Thierry was the point of the farthest advance of the Germans in their third great offensive during the spring of 1918. The first great offensive was against the English west of St. Quentin, where the Ger mans advanced over a distance of 25 miles in five days. The second ad vance was against the British west of Armentieres, where the enemy ad vanced approximately twelve miles in three days. These two first offen sives threatened the channel ports and were in a measure successful. Two sharp salients were thus created. America Enters War. "In the third offensive, launched in the latter part of May, the Germans advanced from the Chemin des Dames with the intention of reaching the Aisne. The attack proved successful, ANNOUNCEMENT The new confectionery and luncheonette located in the Rundle building will be open for business TUESDAY JUNE 10 We extend a cordial invitation to all to come and visit this new establishment. GEO. E. ALSOP, Prop. The Emporium Dry Goods Co., Inc. Mrs. J. L. Slattery, Mgr. Mothers and Everybody interested in the welfare of Mothers and Babies are cordially invited to be present to hear Miss Till man's Lecture, in our Infants' Department, on Friday and Saturday Afternoons JUNE 13 AND 14, FROM 3 TO 4 O'CLOCK Miss Tillman needs no introduction in our midst, having been connected with the Deaconess Hospital here for many years. Lit erature from the Child-Welfare Bureal of the U. S. Department of Labor will be distributed to those in attendance. Lecture in the infants' department starts promptly at 3 o'clock. Rundle Building Glasgow, Montana and they were able to advance across the Aisne, across the Vesle, and down to the Marne. The French lines had broken before a heavy attack, and it remained for American reserves to be thrown into the line to stem the tide of the advance of the enemy toward Paris. "It was at this period in the great war that America entered. Chateau Thierry will go down in the Ameri can history as being the place where our troops first met the enemy at a time when the result of the issue had such an important bearing upon the "Up until this time there is a gen final victory. eral impression among the American people that the marines, which com pose. one brigade of the Second divis ion, accomplished the tremendous task of holding the enemy at Chateau Thierry, particularly in the Belleau woods, but with the Second division in this defensive action was the 7th machine gun battalion, the motorized machine gun battalion of the Third division. This battalion held the bridges in the city of Chateau-Thierry from May 31, 1918, until the night of June 4, 1918, and repulsed the strong attacks of the Germans. Neither the marines nor any part of the Second division ever fought at Chateau-Thier ry and up until this time the 7th ma chine gun battalion was the only American unit that ever fought there, puring the third battle of the Marne, in July, 1918, the 4th infantry, Third division, held the eastern outskirts of the city, the French holding the city itself. Bridge Blown Up. "The 7th machine gun battalion be ing motorized, traveled overland in small Ford trucks from its training area in the vicinity of Chateau Vil in the afternoon on the 31st of May. lain, and reached Chateau-Thierry late Positions were immediately taken up in that historic city, part of which was already occupied by the enemy. After a thorough reconnaissance each company was given a mission. The general mission was to repulse any at tempt of the enemy to advance on Chateau-Thierry by the bridges en tering the city. " "About 1 oVlock in the morning of June 2d a detachment of this battal ion was forced from its position on the north side of the river and fell back across the large bridge. In the meantime the enemy had formed in considerable strength on the north end of the bridge and attempted to enter 'into Chateau-Thierry. This bridge was then blown up and caused the im mediate failure of the enemy attack. Marchard Makes Statement. "General Marchard, commanding the 10th French Colonial division, made the following statement after the ac tion. " 'On May 31 the 7th machine gun battalion, U. S. A., had just arived with its automobiles. It installed it self i na cantonment to the south of Chateau-Thierry. " 'At 3:30 p. m. the enemy threat ened to take Chateau-Thierry, at tempting to flank the town on our left, where an opening had occurred. " 'The unit was immediately thrown into Chateau-Thißrry at the same time as a colonial infantry battalion which was in the same cantonment with it. " 'Immediately the American re inforced the entire bridge, especial ly its approaches. Their courage and skill as marksmen evoked the admira tion of all. " 'Crushed by our fire, the enemy hestitated and, as a result of coun ter-attacks, vigorously supported by the American machine guns, they were thrown beyond the edges of the town. . " 'Chateau-Thierry remained entire ly in our hands. " 'On the, first of June, toward 9 p. m., taking advantage of the dark ness, the Boches stole forward to ward the large bridge, in which direc tion they had penetrated through the western suburbs and along the banks of the Marne. In order to mask their movements, they made use of smoke bombs which made the aim of the ma chine guns very difficult. Bridge Is Destroyed. " 'At the same time, the town un derwent an extremely violent bom bardment. The bombardmnet, more over, had lasted tow days. " 'At the moment when the Ger mans arrived on the large bridge and believed themselves to be in posses sion of the same, a terrible explosion destroyed the entire central portion and threw into space some Boche coi'p ses. Several Boches, who had already crossed, were captured on the south bank. " 'The American machine guns held the south bank. They formed a pro tection for the withdrawal of the troops retiring from the northern sec tion for the purpose of crossing the bridge prior to its destruction. " 'Here again the courage of the Americans was beyond all praise. The colonials themselves, though accustom ed to acts of bravery, were struck by the wonderful morale in the face of fire, the impassibility and the extra ordinary sang-froid of their allies. " 'In combat in the street and at night, where coolness is one of the principal military virtues, the Amer icans only could play this role. Their watchfulness never failed them and, with their machine guns playing upon the roads of entrance and the destroy ed bridge and foot bridges, they pre vented any repairs by the enemy. Losses Are Great. " 'The losses of the Seventh ma chine gun battalion, U. S. A., had been heavy, but not out of proportion to the great services they rendered, nor to the bloody losses which they in flicted on the Boches. " 'They will be relieved at the same time as the French troops, at the side of whom they fought (this evening). The French command, knowing their just pride, feared they would have humiliated these valiant troops if they had offered them rest sooner than their French companions in the fight. " 'The episode of Chateau-Thierry will remain one of the very fine deeds of this war. It is a pleasure for all of us to certify that, our valiant al lies with us participated in this event —our bonds of affection and of con fidence will be strengthened by the same pride which we share in common, " 'At the present time the Germans without doubt severely tested, dare not remain in the northern part of Cha teau-Thierry, which, however, we no longer occupy. The bullets which the American machine guns are sending do not give the Boche any taste to take up a residence there.' Colors Are Decorated. "The colors of the 7th machine gun battalion have been decorated with the Croix de Guerre with Palm, and the battalion was cited by Petain, the marshal of France, as follows: " 'The 7th machine gun battalion barred to the enemy the passage of the Marne. In the course of violent combat, particularly the 31st day of May and the 1st of June, it disputed foot by foot with the Germans the northern outskirts of Chateau-Thier ry, and covered itself with incompara ble glory, thankas to its valor and to its skill, costing the enemy sanguin ary losses. " 'The Great General Headquarters, 24 November, 1918. Petain, The Marshal of France. Commander-in-chief of the French Armies of the East.' "The 7th machine gun battalion has, thei-efore, added a brilliant page to the history of an already famous and historic place in France, and the mem bers of this battalion can be proud of the fact that they prevented the cross ing of the Marne, defeating the ene my at a most critical time in the his tory of this great war. When we read of this, the second battle of the Marne, and later of the third battle of the Marne, which took place in the middle of July, 1918, we record the valiant fighting by units of the Third division. Only two divisions of the American army ever fought on the Marne, namely: The Third division and units of the Twenty-eighth divis ion, the latter unites attached to the Third division and to the French dur ing the third battle of the Marne." ( ïïurch Directory Congregational. Regular services will be held Sun day. Preaching at 11 a. m. and Sun day school at 10 a. m. No evening service. Meetings in the country as follows: Lismas school house at 3 p. m. Gal pin chapel at 7:30 p. m. The following Sunday, services will be held at Vandalia at 3 p. m. and at Cherry Creek school house at 5 p. m. Every one is cordially invited. Frank E. Henry, Pastor. Lutheran. I. O. O. F. Hall. Sunday school at 10 a. m. Pentecost Sunday. Morning wor ship at 11 o'clock. Special music by the cheurch choir. Norwegian services in Badger school house at 2 p. m. Norwegian and English services in Highland school house at 4 p. m. Business meeting after services at both places. English services north of Frazer Sunday, June 15, at 3 p. m. English services at Nashua on the same Sunday at 7:30 p. m. A. N. Livdahl, Pastor. Methodist. "The People's Church" Sunday school will meet at 10 a. m. as usual for the study of the lesson. Children's Day exercises will be held at 11 a. m. A splendid program has been arranged of music, singing and recitations. Among other features there will be music by the "Darst Orchestra." All parents are especial ly urged to come out to this service. 2:30 p. m. Preaching service at the Brazil school house. 7:15 p. m. Epworth League. This is an interesting service for young people. 8 p. m. Evening worship. By spe cial invitation of the graduating class of the Glasgow high school, the pas tor will preach the baccalauréat ser mon at this hour. The special music and singing for this service will be in charge of Miss Hazel Powell. See pro gram elsewhere in paper. Extra seat ing will be provided and the general public is cordially invited to be pres ent. Prayer meeting Thursday evening at 8 o'clock. R. H. Stone, Pastor. Baptist. Sunday, June 8th: Children Day program, beginning at 10:30, takes morning service hour. Evening service, 8 o'clock. Topic, "The Modern Jonah." Special music by the choir. The following Children's Day pro gram will be given at 11 o'clock: Instrumental music. Scripture Response. Song—"Garlands of Peace" .... School Prayer. Song—"Gloria Patri" Scripture Reading. Greetings By the Superintendent Recitations— "These Knights of Ours" Mazel Hughes "Stand up for Your Colors" Stella Jacobs Song—"Live in the Hope of Tomor row" School Recitation—"Which Are You" Sarah Gillespie Song—"Carry the News of Jesus" Primary Recitation—"Mistress Merryface" Beatrice Mix Class Exercises— "The Best for Jesus" Second Primary "What We Can Do" First Primary Music Choir Song—"Children of Tomorrow" Intermediate Recitations— "I Wish You Good Luck" Marian Brown "The Knocker" .... Walter Davidson Song Edith Davidson Song Nadine Snyder Song—"As We Labor in His Name" School Address Mr. Kjellman Music Choir Emblematic Piece—"In the Folds of the Flag" Reading Rev. Wilson Song—"Flag of Our Land" .... School Salute to the Flag. "Star Spangled Banner." Benediction. Everybody Welcome. NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALE In the District Court of the Eight eenth Judicial District of the State of Montana, in and for the County of Hill. The Havre National Bank, a Corpora tion, Plaintiff, vs. Mary E. Ling White and C. B. Ling, • Defendants. To be sold at Sheriff's sale on the 14th day of June, 1919, at 2:00 o'clock p. m., of said day, at the front door of the Court House in the county of Valley, state of Montana, at Glas gow, Montana, the following property: 3outheast quarter (SE'/i); south half of the northeast quarter (S% )„and lots numbered one (1) and o (2)*of section one (1), and south west quarter of the northwest quar ter (SW}4NW}i) section five (5), township twenty-seven (27) north of range_ forty-two (42) east, Montana meridian, and the east half of the northeast quarter of the southeast quarter (E^NEViSE 1 /!) of section twelve (12), township twenty-six (26) north of range forty-three (43) east, Montana meridian. Dated this 23rd day of May, 1919. C. W. POWELL, Sheriff. H. S. Kline and C. B. Elwell, Attor neys for Plaintiff, Havre, Montana. May 23-30-Jun 6-13 Farmers Take Notice Aplications for State Hail Insurance must be filed in your county assessor's office on or before June 20th. A reduction of 10c per acre will be allowed by the State Board of Hail Insurance where any crop is destroyed by any other means than hail. Re quest for such reduction must be made by July 20, in case of spring grain, and by July 1st in case of winter grain. No cash payment or bankable paper is requir ed of land owners or homesteaders or tenants hav ing owner's consent and the premium is not collect ed until tax paying time. The maximum rate is 10 per cent. Payment for hail losses will be made by state warrant as soon after the hail season clos es as the losses, can be computed. The warrants will draw 4 per cent interest. If you desire application blanks or additional information call on or write the assessor of your county. STATE BOARD OF HAIL INSURANCE. WEKEKIBB3EK!EWEKlBl !aEMSHBKEKIEK !BK!SIXIBKIBKiEKIEKlEMBK!SMBHaKIEKlEHEE! H jg PutYourMoney | in Land a How much of old Mother Earth § do you own? Remember that 1 • S there is only one crop of land and | there is no more being manufac- | tured. We offer some real bar- i gains. Come in and let us talk it I go IS S over. I g Otto M. Christinson Land Company 1 Farm Loans Insurance Bonds I S ISEHSraSraSHSHSHSHEKlBHEMEiaEKiEHEKiSIHSKlBHSKlEMSISSBMEKlBKIEIKlEMBK! Mar Car Shorthorn Herd We are now offering at private ^sale four Registered Scotch Shorthorn young bulls old enough for service. These are individuals of excellent quality and breed ing. We invite you to visit our herd and inspect them. Lowe & Powers, Owners John MacDonald, Mgr. Culbertson, Montana Crimmins & Pierce Co. WOOL MERCHANTS FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC WOOL & MOHAIR Wool, Silk, Camel Hair, Alpaca and Mohair All Grades of Tops 802 First National Bank Building. Great Falls, Montana. Head Office : 281 Summer Street, Boston, Mass. Other Branch Offices: Philadelphia, Pa. Chicago, 111. San Francisco, Calif. Portland, Ore. Salt Lake City, Utah Bradford, England Foreign Offices: Buenos Aires, Arg. SKEMEMEWaHBMEHEHEKSKBMSHEKSHEHEMEMEHEWSHSHSHSHSHXMEHS Don't Throw Away Those Old Tires I Bring them in and let us make them over for you. A half soled tire will give you many thous ands of miles of extra service. Glasgow Vulcanizing Company Next Door to Postoffice SHERIFF'S SALE. Lewis-Wedum Company, a Corpora tion, Plaintiff, vs. William Squier, Defendant. NOTICE. To be sold at Sheriff's sale at the front (north) door of the courthouse in Glasgow, Valley county, Montana, on the 21st day of June, 1919, at 10:00 o'clock a. m. of said day, the follow ing described property: Southwest quarter of the southeast quarter of section three; west half of the northeast quarter; southeast quarter of the northeast quarter of section ten, township thirty, north of range forty east Montana meridian, according to the official plat of the survey thereof returned to the Gen eral Land Office by the Surveyor General. Said land being located in Valley county, Montana. « Tj TT C. W. POWELL, Sheriff. » By H. H. Seeley, Deputy.