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fw.s.s] WAR SAVINGS STAMPS I ISSUED BY THE | TED STATES GOVERNMENT | Subscription: $2.00 per Annum, in advance. OFFICIAL PROCEEDINGS BOARD OF SUPER VISORS OF HANCOCK COUNTY FOR SEPT. STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, COUNTY OF HANCOCK. Be it remembered that a regular meeting of the Board of Supervisors of Hancock county, Mississippi, was begun and holden at the Court House in the city of Bay St. Louis, on Mon day, September 2nd, A. I)., 1018, same being the first Monday of said month and the time and place of holding said meeting. There were present H. S. Weston, President; J. B. Wheat, R. C. Smith, A. J. McLeod and L. L. Favre, asso ciate members. J. W. Vairin, sheriff of said coun ty, and A. A. Kergosien, clerk of said board. Monthly Report of County Superin tendent of Education. To the Honorable Board of Supervi sors of Hancock County;— Gentlemen: —I respectfully submit to you the following as my report for the month of August, 1918. The following schools have beenvis ited during said month, showing num ber of pupils present at each school on day of visit, length of time I spent in each school, as well as the branches taught. I have visited no schools during said month as all schools have now closed for the current year. I have also issued 12 pay certifi cates during month, amounting to the sum of $285.00, of which sum $15.00 was issued to members of County School Board, $70,00 for conducting institute and remainder for teachers salaries. JOHN CRAFT, County Supt. of Education. Monthly Report of County Health Officer. Report for Hancock County, for the month of July, 1918. Number of cases reported by physicians; Name of disease. Total W. N Typhoid fever, 33 Malaria fever, 130 96 34 Whooping cough, 2 2 Dysentery: — (a) Amoebic, 2 2 (b) Bacillary, 1 1 Tuberculosis, 11 6 5 Syphilis, 1 Cancer, 4 4 Pnemonia, 2 2 Mumps, 17 9 Gonhorroea, 13 5 8 Number of physicians in county— -8; number failing to report, 0; num ber of lectures delivered to schools, 0; estimated attendance, 0; name of schools, ’. Give names and address of all il legal practitioners. Give name and address of any phy sician who moved into the county dur ing the month for which this report is made, 0. Give name and future address of any physician who moved out of the county during the month for which this report is made, 0. J. W. MOODY, County Health Officer. Dated August 12, 1918. Give name and address of each physician on the back of this report who refused or neglected to make a report to you for the above month. A copy of this report must be sent to the members of the State Board of Health of your District and to the Board of Supervisors of your coun ty. If this report is made in dupli cate, the original must be sent to this office. _ _ _ r TT „ Mail this report to Dr. R. W. Hall, Director of Bureau of Vital Statis tics, Jackson, Mississippi. Gulfport Veterinarian Sanatorium D. S. Taylor, D. V. M., Mgr., G.ulfport, Miss., June 2s, 1918. Hon. Board fo Supervisors, of Han cock County, Miss. Messrs; —Not being able to attend your last Board meeting I hereby pre sent my report for the months of May and June. . , May 9, —Investigations of Leon ard Fredericks cattle at Catahoula, found that his steers had been vacci nated by someone April 26th. There were twenty-two of these steers that showed locate edematus swellings, an e vjdence which was either sub-acute or carelessness on the operator s part or from the use of costaminated serum. May 16.— -Investigated horse at Westonia that showed no evidence of anthrax. May 20.—Investigated death of steer belonging to J. W. Bur* of the old Ladner place, seven miles south of Fenton. Found positive anthrax. May 20. —Investigated a cow that died at Dr. A. A. Kergosien’s of posi tive anthrax. Jun 18.—Trip to Joe Mitchell s at Flat Top, fund he had a harse with sub-acute anthrax, but had kept his horse isolated. I did not feel it real ly necessary to quarantine anj oi this district, as the greater portion of stock owners had already been vacci jyne 22. —I made a miscropic ex- Hill, which did not pove to be an- thrax. June 22. I made a miscropii ex aminations from specimens sent us by J)r. Lash, Sylvester and Breeland, but aB proved to be negative. Jufbc 29 —Specimen received trom o. JL Murphy of Beat 1, obtained in the Green Brown neighborhood, probably anthrax, sent to State laboratory to be confirmed. _ , - o I wish to extend the Board of Su pervisors the heartiest thanks of the Live Stock Sanitary Board in their ■‘■borough co-operation in aiding in controlling the specific diesases in county. You have acted as pioneers among your sister counties in this work and it gives me great pi|Mui9 m jrour *Uon w i other Boards of Supervisors in sur rounding counties. Very truly yours, D. S. TAYLOR, D.V.M. Pursuant to legal notice given and proof of publication filed, the con tract for publishing the proceedings of this Board for two years from the Ist day of September, 1918, to the first Monday in September, 1920, was this day cried out by the clerk of this Board, and bids opened, twi bids be ing submitted, and it appearing that the bid of The Sea Coast Echo for the sum of $200.00 per annum was the best bid made; it is there fore, ordered that said bid o£ the Sea Coast Echo be and is hereby accepted and the contract for publish ing the proceedings of this Board for two years from the first day of Sept ember, 1918, at 200.00 per annum is hereby accepted and awarded to The Sea Coast Echo, said amount be ing payable at the end of each quar ter upon bond being given in the sum of SBOO.OO for the faithfhl perform ance of said contract which bond be ing tendered is approved and The Sea Coast Echo be and is hereby declared the official organ of this Board. Ordered by the Board that the clerk of this board be directed to give legal notice for the sale of contract for county printing in The Sea Coast Echo,as provided for by law, said bids or proposals to be in the forms as pro vided and required by law, and to be accompanied with a certified cheek of Twenty-five dollars, and said bids or proposals to be opened and con sidered by this Board at 11 o’clock P. M. on Men,day, November 2, 1918. Sheriff’s Report of Prisoners for the Month of August, 1318. Silas Richardson, April 1, 1918— awaiting- inal Circuit Court. Georgia Smith, June 7, 1918—Re leased August 24, 1918, by order of asylum authorities. L.A. Tonsdale, Jone 2, 1918—Hold ing for Federal authorities. Hamp Dennis, June 2, 1918. — Awaiting admission to insane asylum. Mrs J. M. Carco, July 21, 1918. Released July 22, 1918. Pralo Chisolm, July 23, 1918—De livered to A. J. Favre, August 3, 1918. Sam Jones, August 12, 1918.—De livered to A. J. Favre Aug. 12, 1918. Jno. Garner, Aug. 5, 1918—Await ing trial Circuit Court. John Daniels, Aug. 17, 1918. Awaiting trial Circuit Court. J. W. VAIRIN, Sheriff. By Jos. V. Bontemps, Deputy Sheriff. Hancock County, Mississippi, to J. W. Vairin, Sheriff, Dr., for visual izing prisoners, as stated below: At 40 cents per day. Silas Richardson, from Aug. 1 to Aug. 31, 31 days, 18.60 Georgiana Smith, from Aug. 1 to Aug. 23, 23 days, 13.80 L. A. Tonsdale, from Aug. 1 to Aug. 31, 31 days, 18.60 Hamp Dennis, from Aug. 1 to Aug. 31, 31 days, 18.60 Mrs. J. M. Cario, from Aug. 1 to Aug. 1, 1 day, 60 Pralo Chisolm, from Aug. 3 to Aug. 17, 15 days,-- 9.00 Jno, Garneo, from Aug. 5 to Aug. 31, 27 days, 16.20 John Daniels, from August 18 to Aug. 31, 15 days, 9.00 I certify that the above is true and correct, this the Ist day of Septem ber, 1918. W. VAIRIN, Sheriff. By Jos. V. Bontemps, Deputy Sheriff. Monthly Report of County Road Commissioner. To the Honorable Board of Supervi sors of Hancock County, Miss.— j Gentlemen: —I have the honor to make the following report of work done by the crews in my charge from the first day of August, 1918, to the 31st day of August, 1918, together with the names of said men and character of work done, etc: J, A. Favre, 31 days at SIOO.OO, SIOO.OO. _ E. Kimmel, 31 days at $70.00, $70.00. Joe Schulte, 27 days at $50.00, $43.47. Gus Pucheu, 4 days at $50.00, $6.44. Henry Casanova, 31 days at $70,- 00, $70.00. _ A Horatio Casanova, 2 days at $2.50 $5.00. „ 3 Ferdinand Casanova, 15 days at $2.50, $37.50. Alfred Favre 6 days at $2.50, $15,- 00, and 12 days at $70.00,527. 12 Total, $42.12. Joel Favre, 22 days at $2.50, $55-00. - . Andrew Pouyodou, 2 1-2 days at $2.50, $6.25. Joe Garrigas, 26 days at $2.25, $56.50. , , Lawson O. Seal, 7 1-4 days at leal, 8 1-2 days at $2.50, Seal, 7 days at $2.50, |1 Ehner Seal, 1 day at $1.75, $1.75. Walter Pearson, 14 days at $2.00, $28.00. , - . ~,, D. D. Pearson, 4 days at $2.25, * Alee Nicaise, 3 days at $2.25,56.75. Ford Smith, 1 1-2 day at $2.25, $3 28 Leonard Favre, 15 1-2 days at Smith, 1 &V at $2.00, $2. Lem Favre, 16 1-2 days at $2,50, Favre, team, 13 days at $1.50, $1 A 5 °G. Favre, 31 days at $76.00, Hl# BAY ST. LOUIS, MISSISSIPPI, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 1918. Number of roads worked, 8; grad ing, 36960 feet; stumps removed, 3; bridges repaired or rebuilt, 6. REMARKS —Shell truck hauled 1735 bbls of shells. Shell wagon hauled 1675 bbls shells. The greatest part of the work this month was patch work. We “dragged” about 15 miles of road. A. G. FAVRE, Road Commissioner. Sworn to and subscribed before me, this the 2nd day of September, 1918. H. S. Weston, President of Board of Supervisors. Ordered by the Board that the fol lowing amounts be allowed and paid out of the Tick Fund, as per bills on file, examined and approved, to-wit: Sherwin Williams, 42 gals Kil Tik, 56.70 Finlay Dicks Cos., chemicals, 249.60 Ordered by the Board that the fol lowing amounts be allowed and paid out of the Road Fund as per bills on file, examined and approved, to-wit: Claud Monti, repairs and ac cessories, 253.44 Jordan River Lmbr. Cos., sup plies, 16.78 W. L. Bourgeois, tobacco,-_ 3.80 H. Weston Lumber Co.Jumber and supplies, ___ 299.17 Bay Mercantile Cos., supplies, 13.70 Russell Davis, 1250 lbs hay at $1.15, 14.38 Lawson G. Seal, 2 shovels,__ 2.00 H. I. Fleming, hauling hay,-- 5.65 Lott McArthur, 1 plow and feeding mule, 7.50 Ordered by the Board that the fol lowing amounts be allowed and paid out of the General County Fund as per bills on file, examined and ap proved, to-wit: L. M. Cuevas, claim for calf, 5.00 J. W. Vairin, victualing pris oners, 106.20 Dr. E. W. Manar, professional services, 7.00 Wm Marson, 1 day attendance Pension Board, 3.00 A. A. Kergosien, 1 day att’nce Pension Board, 3.00 Alee Nicaise, 1 day attendance Pension Board, 3.00 T.W. Adam, 1 day attendance Pension Board, 3.00 John Craft, stamps, 5.67 John Craft, salary 1 00.33 Sallie Cirlot, salary, as Cos. Home Dem. Agent, 80.00 Gulf Coast Progress, publish ing Registration Notice,-- 8.52 Gulf Coast Progress, publish ing Sale of Contract Notice 5.04 Gulf Coast Progress, publish- , ing Notice of Teachers’ ex amination, 4.62 Gulf Coast Progress .pub lishing sale of Cos. Road Contract, 3.96 Sea Coast Echo, printing Grand Jury Summons, 7.43 Sea Coast Echo, printing Rd. Commissioner’s Reports, 13.28 Se a Coast Echo, supplies, 37.95 Sea Coast Echo,publishing no tice of Teachers’ Examina tion, 3.87 Sea Coast Echo, supplies,-- 45.00 Sea Coast Echo, printing, 7.90 Sea Coast Echo, printing, 7.50 Sea Coast Echo, printing for Dr. Lash, 4.23 Sea Coast Echo, printing and supplies, 53.75 Se a Coast Echo, printing and supplies, 1 ; 105.12 Gulf Coast Progress, publish ing notice of contract for Board of Supervisors pro ceedings, 5.04 Petition and request of J. W. Vai rin, sheriff of Hancock county, pre sented for payment of $641.66, be ing one-third of all fines collected in liquor cases from May, 1916, to date, and same being considered it is or dered by the Board that same be re fused and disallowed, not because the Board does not believe that said J. W. Vairin did not do the work and is of the opinion the said Vairin ought to be paid, but the account is disallowed because the Board is ad vised that an officer cannot collect the one-third allowance provided for by statue. Ordered by the Board that the board adjourn until tomorrow at 9 A. M. „ H. S. WESTON, President, SECOND DAY. Tuesday Morning, September 3, 1918. Board met pursuant to ad journment. Present same as on yes terday. Ordered by the Board that the fol lowing amounts be allowed and paid out of the General County Fund as bills on file, examined and approved, to-wit: Sylvest Moran, treasurer’s sal ary, 25.00 Sam Breard, janitor, salary,-- 35.00 E. J. Gex, salary of county at torney and B. of S., 75.00 The Selig Company, supplies, 20.00 W. L. Bourgeois, supplies, 3.45 A. B. Nellums, supplies, 5.20 Bay St Louis Ice, Light & Bot tling Wks., lights,- 16.48 A. B. Nellums, feeding and caring for inmates, 17.50 J. W. Vairin, supplies, 16-79 Ordered by the Board that the fol lowing amounts be allowed out of the Tick Fund as per bills on file, examined and approved, to-wit: A. G. Favre, freight on chem Ordered by the Board that the following amounts be allowed and paid out of the Road and Bridge Fund, as per bills on file, examined and approved, to-wit: Johnson Shaw, 2 days at $1.25 Jordan River Lmbr. Cos., three months rent, 30.00 Mrs. W. B. Rutherford, salary 25.00 H. Weston Lmbr. Cos., timber Dead Tiger Bridge, 18.79 P. Anzalone, rent, 6.50 Anchor-Here Blacksmith Shop repairs, —— 3 * 20 Jordan River Lmbr. Cos., lum ber - 16-75 to fH* **m.| TO THE VOTERS OF THE 6th CON GRESSIONAL DISTRICT. ■&& - '.^"^fflw % J< * AJI jSJI[ \ .-: : : : ;v. : : ; : ; :-.-> JUDGE PAUL B. JOHNSON. I thank you sincerely for the mag nificent vote given me in the first Primary. 1 came within a small number of votes defeating all my opponents in the first Primary. I received 2273 votes more than my next highest opponent. 1 carried my home county by an overwhelming majority, receiving a majority of the votes in every pre cinct. Of the 17 counties in this Congres sional District 1 led in 10 Counties. My next highest opponent in only 4. I have conducted a clean campaign. The people have heard me and know the manner of campaign I have con ducted. The people have said by their votes that I am their choice. 1 call upon them to go to the polls on the 10th and register their will. I warn You Against The Malicious and Malignant Campaign Liars. They are busy at work against me, trying to encompass my defeat. .1 ask that you be on your guard and see that my good name is pro tected. I call upon my friends to look after my interest. I have not the money to hire n:en to go over the country to work for me. I have an abiding faith in the just ice and fairness of the people. 1 am not the representative of any faction but am running on my own merits. A square deal is all 1 ask. If my friends will get busy; go to the polls on the 10th, victory will be ours by 5000 majority. PAUL B. JOHNSON. "NAVY BOY RUSSELL” IN HEAVY WEIGHT FIGHT. Letter to Father Announce* Fight For Championship of the Grand Fleet. “Navy Boy Russell,” son of our townspeople, Mr. and Mrs. A. Manieri* who has been with the Grand Fleet of the U. S. Navy on the other side for many months, wrote to his par ents August Bth, telling that he was billed to fight for the heavy champ ionship of the Fleet. The letter was received this week by Mr. Manieri, telling of the fight, which has already taken place, and which we hope the young Bay St. Louis athlete won. Russell is a fine /ellow, a thorough athlete and clean sport, and he uni versally liked by all who know him. His letter to his Dad follows; August 8, 1918. Dear Dad; — Just.a few lines to let you know I am well, and hope you arc the same as well as all at home. Give my regards to all. I received your letter and was very glad to hear from you; also glad to hear all at home are well. I also received the fight ing shoes and the work-out suit for which 1 am very thankful to you. These are go ing to come in very handy on the 6th of next month (September) when I am to fight the heavy-weight champion of the Grand Fleet, and you can “take it from me" 1 am going to try hard to beat him! 1 Well, Dad, if things turn out good and 1 do win what will you think of your boy as a heavy-weight champion? I'll bet you will be as' proud of him ns I will. Now, you can bet when 1 go in a ring I go in it' to fight, and fight 1 am going to do on the 6th of ne.\t month. If I don’t beat him he will at least know that he was in a battle when it is all over. Dad, you know I haven’t any “yellow” in me at all— none of them can say they made me run. I fought the best over here at 170 lbs., and I am determined to win some kind of championship over here, so I am going to tackle the big men. 1 only weigh 170 lbs in good condition, and do yon remember of telling me that the best men in the world only weigh 175 lbs? 'Veil you knowivb 1 think about the big fellows—they fall please tell me what you think if 1 start flying? I am not afraid of anything in this'world, and aviation has me charmed The speed those machines make is one hundred and sixty miles an hour, and that’s my speed, where a battle ? hl P only 23 knots an hour, so that is not fast enough for me. Well I haven’t so very much more to say so I will have to bring this to a close, not forgetting to thank you again for those fighting shoes. 1 will close hop. ing to hear from you again real soon, l •“ “ erW ’ manieei. JUDGE PAUL B. JOHNSON Judge Paul B. Johnson, the lead ing' candidate for congress to succeed Hon. Pat. B. Harrison, is in evety way an ideal man to represent the District, and, with the great lead he has, it is only reasonable to assume that he will be the representative. Judge Johnson is young vigorous, well equipped mentally, a speaker of unusual ability, a keen debater, ready at repartee, possesses rare good humor, and is altogether a decidedly attractive personality. Such a man is he as Hamson, Ven able, Quin and others of the younger men who made early records in congress and have kept Mississippi in the eyes of the nation. A large majority of the counties and a large plurality of the voters have declared Judge Johnson to be their choice as Representative from this District, and we feel absolutely sure that this expression of their de sire and confidence will be emphas ized by a very decided majority vote on the tenth of next month. .^PpplftinriUe The Echo Made Official Journal for Hancock County. 0 ——————— The Echo wishes to voice its thanks and appreciation to the members of the Board of Supervisors, of Hancock cousty, who, on Monday, during the course of regular meeting, awarded this newspaper the contract for two years for printing and publishing the proceedings of the Board, thus making The Sea Coast Echo the of ficial journal of the Board of Super visors. All proceedings of the Board and all official notices emanating from the Board will in future appear in the columns of The Echo. The Board of Supervisors is com posed of Hons. H. S. Weston, presi dent; John B. Wheat, Richmond C. Smith, A. J. McLeod, Jos. L. Favre. The Board met Monday ami ad journed Wednesday. The full pro ceedings will be found is this issue of The Echo. Judge Pau 1 B. Johnson to Speak Here To-Night. Judge Paul B. Johnson, of Hatties burg, candidate for U. S. Congress, will speak in Bay St. Louis tonight at 8:30 o’clock at the Court House and the public in general, including the ladies, are cordially invited to be present, and to give the disting uished young Judge from Forrest county a splendid audience and hear ing. The Judge is an attractive speak er, brilliant, magnetic and will in terest his hearers. The local arrange ments are in charge of the Hancock County Johnson Committee, of which Messrs. W. H. Starr and Louis V. Schwall are active leaders. Judge Johnson addressed the public today at Kiln during the noon hour asd at is safe to say a goodly number of the voters and residents of that vicinity turned out to hear him. Preparing for Fourth Liberty Loan. M. R. Grant, of. Meridian, Miss., field representative U. S. War Loan Organization, and representing the Liberty Loan Excutive Committee, Sixth Federal Reserve District, of Atlanta, Ga., was in Bay St. Louis Tuesday and held a conference with the local organization in anticipation of the forthcoming Fourth Liberty Loan, drive for which will be started September 26th. Bay St. Louis and Hancock county have gone “over the top” in every other instance of the kind and The Echo feels satisfied this time will notprove the exception. In fact, the county and city will not only subscribe their quota fully but will buy over the alloted amount. Oov. Bilbo Addressed Public at Court House Monday. Governor Theodore G. Bilbo, can didate for Congress from this the Sixth Congressional District, was here Monday in the interest of his candi dacy and made a splendid address to the voters and citizens generally at the Court House. He was introduced by Hon. E. J. Gex, of Bay St. Louis, who paid the first citizen of the great commonwealth of Mississippi a de served compliment as to his stew ardship as Chief Magistrate. Govern or Bilbo delivers a telling address and on this occasion his effort was no exception. Circuit court being in ses sion there were many people from the interior of the county present and the Governor’s remarks were well listened to by the unusually large gathering. Gov. Bilbo left here well satisfied with the result of his visit to Hancock county, which he carried in the first primary. Fall Term of Circuit Court Was Short Fall term of Hancock county Cir cuit Court convened in Bay St Louis Monday morning, with Judge Jas. H. Neville on the bench, and Prosecut ing Attornev Elmer representing the State. Sheriff J. W. Vairin Deputy Sheriff Jos. D. Bontemps and Clerk E. Van Whitfield were at their post. The docket exceedingly light the term -was correspondingly short and the next morning at 10 o’clock court had adjourned. Most cases on the light docket were continued. Mr. P. Pern Davis, of Bay St. Louis, was made foreman oi the Grand ; Jury, and a better selection could ! not have been made. Price of Echo Subscription Is Now $2.00 Per Annum. In order to meet the-rise in prices of white paper, labor and the high rate of Second-class postage which the U. S. Government was forced by conditions (over which it has no control) to impose on all publications over the county. The Echo has been compelled as a measure of self-pre servation to advance its subscription rate since September Ist from $1.50 to $2.00 per annum. This we have postponed from doing for a long time fearing it might militate again st the popularity and circulation of the paper, but conditions have be come so acute that there seemed to have been no alternative unless to close up shop. Many weekly, news papers over the country have been forced out of business as a result of existing conditions. The Echo has been very reluctuant in the matter of advancing its sub scription rate, for it will be remem bered the size of the paper was re duced from eight pages to four pages in order that we might be able to continue the old rate, but even the saving thus affected has been over come by the increased rate of all material and effort necessary in the production of a newspaper. However, we feel confident the present advance will take care of the future and any possible advance in the immediate future. All new subscriptions and all re newals dated from September Ist is at the rate of $2.00 per an num, in advance. We will thank our subscribers for a continuance of their patronage and their co-operation in helping us to carry out the many new' rules .concerning newspapers as issued by the U. S. War Industrial Peardi _ HANCOCK COUNTY CHAPTER RED CROSS NEWS NOTES AND COMMENTOFTHEWEEK At the “open meeting” on the first Tues day night of the month, a good crowd pres ent and many things pertaining to the good of the Chapter were discussed. Two communications were read, and we hope to publish them in full from time to time. One was in regard to “How The Red Cross Helps to Keep Our Soldiers and Sailors in Close Touch With Their Fami lies and What It Is Doing For American and Allied Prisoners.” This bureau was established in 11117. In chapter organizations it is urged that this service be handled through the office of the secretary of the chapter. A. R. C. 502 should be on file in the chapter office; the officers of the chapter, especially the secretary, should become thoroughly fa miliarized with its contents and be pre pared to give information to all persons inquiring as to means of affording re lief to their relatives who are taken prisoners. Get instructions from her as to for warding of money orders, parcels and let ters to American prisoners of war. The other communication was from “The National Woman's Liberty Loan Commit tee." Mrs. William G. McAdoo, chairman, dealing with governmental war appro priations and expenditures to date, and its needs for the future. The# letters will be sent weekly to all chapters, branches and auxiliaries, and urged to be read in the work-rooms and gatherings as often as possible so that all workers may be reached. The remaining three will be mailed on September 9th, 16th and 23rd, the lust one reaching ns on the eve of the Fourth Li berty Loan. These letters tell how the vast sums of money appropriated for the prosecution of the war are being spent by the Gov ernment. The next letters immedinetly following will tell the cost of turning a citizen int.- a soldier: of the draft; the soldier’s life and training in the cantonments; his life overseas, and the building of the ships that took him there; the engineering pro_ jects in France to make ready the sol dier's coming; our air craft production; the wonderful Liberty motor aud kindred projects. tleport From the Home Service Committee. Report from the Home Service Commit tee showed 86 families assisted, and it keeps the committee busy all the time. On account of the importance of this de partment and the many pressing de mands on its funds, about one-half of our war refund money was appropriated for its use. It was divided or apportioned as fol I I What The Packers Do For You I Not very many years ago in the history of the world, the man that lived in America had to hunt for his food* or go without Now he sits down at a table and decides what he wants to eat; or his ■ wife calls up the market and has it sent home for him. And what he gets is incomparably better. Everyone of us has some part in the vast human machine, called society, that makes all this convcn- | j ience possible. The packer’s part is to prepare meat and get it to every part of the country sweet and fresh —to obtain it from the stock raiser, to dress it, cool i j it, ship it many miles in special refrig- f ; gerator cars, keep it cool at distrib uting points, and get it into the ! I consumer’s hands your hands j through all within about | two weeks. I For this service —so perfect and I effective that you are scarcely aware j J that anything is being done for you I you pay the packers an average profit i of only a fraction of a cent a pound I above actual cost on every pound of | meat you eat. I Swift & Company,, A. THE ECHO’S Job Printing Department la Complete aad Up-to-Date i POWER EQUIPPED i TWENTY-SEVENTH YEAR.—NO. 35. lows: Hospital garments. $‘250.00: snrgl eal dressings. $250.00; refugee garments $250.00. and over $750.00 to Home Service. Canteen Movement Discussed. The canteen under military relief was discussed, but our chapter either did not understand or was not ready for the move ment, and thereby pave it a little set back but we hope to do somelhinp yet. if it Is no more than to pive the men who po off n cheerful “God bless you.” Let us weigh and discuss everything thoroughly before we vote too hastily. We do not need to suppress any pood movement that will cheer our men in the service. w Allotment. Our new allotment has arrived, consist ing of: — 1700 gauze sponges, 40 helpless case shirts, “a,” 40 comfort kits and 110 boys’ shirts. Let us all inquire at headquarters if our services art' needed. ! A box of the last allotment was shipped, consisting of 40 pairs socks. 2 sweaters. 3 operating gowns and 110 refugee aprons. Thanks are returned for the following for donations: $17.07 from the colored peo pie from a dance; $5.00 frob Miss Joy ner. and $5.00 from the children at the Klock Hotel. Home Nursing Class Organized. At Inst our Home Nursing Class has been organized, and will have its first meet lug on Monday afternoon at 3 o’clock at the Court House. Mrs. E. J. Lucost is head Instruetoress. with Dr. Smith as assistant, and following this course a First Aid Course will be given by Dr. Smith, assisted by Mrs. La cost. The following-named have enrolled and books ordered; Mesdames Stokoe, Clif ford. Moreau. Eager. Stockstill, Firsching, Thurston, W. A. and W. T. McDonald, Cecil Ilea, Valda Evans, Stulbs. Ml SS(*S Annie Warren, Lottie Cuneo. Hilda, Elsie and Laura Sporl, Mercedes Spotorno and Mary McDonald. As soon as this class completes the 7 week course another glass will be formed In order to give all our women a chance to take this course. A class of twenty Is about all that can be handled with ease. What a wonderful opportunity to get this instruction with no expense except the cost of your book, which is 50 cents. The Instructors are allowed to charge but they are patriotic enough to donate their services in order that our women be trained to do their own nursing and not call on registered nurses. MRS. T. B. CLIFFORD. Reporter.