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PLATTSMOUTII. NEBRASKA, THURSDAY, JANUARY 2. 1919.
GIRLS' CLOD IS
ilrii A ikU
MR. AND 11113. E. H. WESCOTT
EXTEND HOSPITALITY OF
IICME TO THE CLUU
BUOYED A JOLLY SGOB TiME
Guessing- G--r.es r.u.I Other Amuse
ments Participated In Miss
Chalcupka Wins Pr:z3
' : i i n - t :
I'.i:- i !).-' Cir:.-.
'Viiful l;t :.: in'
Liberty c iu! .- pent :
v-;,:ni.' at t he I:
.Mr. and Mrs. i:. 11.
A ir. n '.
rn ; he 1 om-. :.
V ;;f. K-rVi d.
l:.v JimI: i l-
if k I. ;r:s rat ht-re l
v. Lich t i;!!.- !',:,. ii. (in
!'.i! j't: t t h iiik kat
::ty :' th- ni')-t :ii-
t 1 . t of c-i
i:?:- :i. other u-i
a:id v uvf a'de salad.
e. ;;::d do:::-htr.i:.-:
.3 to :?: k
v. kica Mi
s Sof;h:a ChaloupVa was
Ai:.:..-- of the !ir-t r.r:
( e"il Schiappncj!'--: was
::o-i;.-h :r ri.- "Uru-t"
The r.exr ;ki... oi; th
: or tu
First numher was a
?di ;s Jo-ephi'ie !Lys. "Ilow
IJtibv Ilee'.'" Scioid nen:-
h- r w a a ih-hatv Let w een Lillian j
Adairs am! Ruth Honiin on "Why!
X.iili 1 5 ; t 1 1 ti'e Ark." T::ir.l t!um
her "Dance of the Af'.siji'i : o i" ',,y
Miss Kdna I'eters.Jii and Cvvil Schi-;
a.pacas.e. Tlie lot-rth number waj
r. duet hy Mis Chaloupk and Edith
J.djhcnn. a-cempanhv! hy Mary iiot- (
h-Tintr'on th- ukelele and the'
fift ii rai.;ihr-r
a dcLtion on the
r.fis yurr-:.C' I.edtev.ay.
::::mi:er was a solo. "Hoan-
1 :.. h
tii't.l K-k-k-r'.y" hy Misses Ksj. and
.M".ri.aret I'-uttery and the se.-enth
!;t:rilic-r a piano selection. "America."'
hy Ciiarlotte Morse. The i-;i T:i a: d
' : hiding iii:n:her of "Stun's" w as
a i!e!::.ie fcotween Mi.ses Yera I'rop;,t
and I'dildre l Y'-rl:. on tlie suhjeet of
"Why ihe I'.ear w.i.t nwr the :,!r.,n
tain." This af.orde.i tp. -ir's much
At th0 cone! lsioti rf "t'.jnts"' con
si l.-ra'tde tinm ".as: spen: at the pian-i
with. .Mrs. ("iristine Coushlin pre
Filitip. The Kirks accon pan :' 1 h'-r
v.ith their l.eautifui soprano and
alio voices whenever she struck a
ractime or a jizzy tune.
At ahoiit 10 o'clock the girls de
parted for their homes, a. surii:
their hostess, Mrs. Wescott, that they
had had a c-rand time, and wi hincr
ore another a Happy Nw Year.
CTTVTI A V
Fi em ' ,i.'..lay' Iaily.
At the Christian church f
Sunday morrdner meetinT wa
th-ir annual election c.t which time of the juventie memners oi tne nun
was selected tlie officers of the! day school present.
church for the coming- year. Tlie I
church has hecn in f-'cni! .mditimi
and has made pro re-s th? past ;
year, under the leadership, of Rev. j pri -i ng no :na!l part of the enter-f sfpa,iy vorkmen we know, stickin.;
A. .1. Dargett. ami sint e his de- j tai! m-nt. Tiiere were also same ex-J tl, ,,-, jnh through thick and thin.
pTi'turc f:r the ;ot:ti where 1; a e-j client r.-adings i-mJ tin; youngsters (-3v jn j,n.j ,ply ,,. .,, ju. j, very
rented a position in fi e I'hil'ips onji.-yi d a rumbcr of sanies, wliich ! 0;r.fdent as well. Certainly no one
university at F:::d. Oklalioma, he.rpi,.,i to the interest and spirit of js ,.lf,r(. deservin.c? of this brief rcs
l as been succeeded by th" Rev. T.. the entertainment. pitP frnm labor than he, but we'll
v.". fk-ott. who Iip.-t done excellent ;
w rk duriog- his ? hurt -tay here, and
t lie er iidi! ion of the church promise:
mucii progr. sa in the year lo o-no. i
Tin f.dlowinir olncers were ele.-.ted
R.i..rd of Fillers Thomas Wiles
V.". It. Rryan. F F. Rain. II. C. h-o
Hoard of Deacons R. A. McLT-
wain. Oiiver C. Hudson. A. M. Sand
er?. Eli.-ba M. Godwin. C. F- Whita-
f i.i... I tf.l.n V Stirider I
ti, n. .......
Hoard of Deaconesses Mrs. Jonn
It. Stine, Mrs. Inz Srenner, Mrs. C.
V.. Whitaker. Mrs. !!. C. Leopold,
Mrs. A. L. Connors.
Member of Hoard of Trustees
"W. R. Hryan.
OVItt THE TOP TWICE
BE ORE WAS W(?UNDED ,1,e Metn0flt't Sunday school with- from there to Yalparaiso at the end and western Nebraska and are said,,pcn Mrs. Margaret Mauzy. a form
' . out raisin? a single session of the'of his two months' course at the Ne-' to be headed east. Northwestern ; c-r nurse in Omaha, who shot Dr. G.
rvnm Vnn.l.iv'!' Pal! v. I
Louis Rofhman, of whom we
ported last week an having received
a wound In the foot, had bee n over
:i-.- i.p twice befo-v ll" wound was
receive. 1. anil how the victorious
Y:i:.ks. of whom lit- v;is o:i. put the
lilies on the run. Louis- is ju-t the,
l.iu.i of a r;l blooded Yank who'
would !!! t he sprinting quality in-.
' IV-ochi .' There were ut-
of t wo million sucli Yanks in
a nee and an oven larger niiiinici' i
on this i.i'' ju-f lying for the op-'
-o! unity to l:-! aero:--;.
FUNERAL OF H. L. VESTAL
HELD HERE THIS MORNING
i tires trom Elmwood.
ie funerai of the late II. I.. Yes-
. i'o rfi d at the home of his j
:h . r. Mr :. W. :. Talnieier. at j
v iiiit! was h-M frfnt the Mis-
( ' !' !
rut-ire p.::-r iMiper station hero
t ;.irv;n'r fiillinviT!" tti. :rriv:il
e train f.nni ll.iit plate. Rev.
S. W. I.o:;;tcri'. pastor of the .Metho-fi:.-.t
idiu-'c-.! at l.lm wo.n!. accompan
ied the frirr.ds with the remains and
1 "Id a. s".or: si rvi:'c at tlie cemetery,
th" reuiar service huvir.pc tieon held
' the Meth.'dist church in Khnwo'iil j
'kiiy ,,;'ri:n!):i. The remains
. re ; c'-o'r.i an: -d hy Mr. iiinl Mrs-.
.'. 1-;. IV.Iri'etT. and daughter. Dor-:-:
Mr. a:-.d Mrs. Willis Ilahhitt and
hihlr.-:!. (.: Cu'.ar IZapids. Mrs. I'.ah
:' M r- l".sl:r"er are daughters
' . -l'. a- i i.:.m.
HENRY G. S0ENNICH5EN
WRITES FROI-I HONOLU:
In an In:?rc-stiiv- Letter to Home
ro'ks K? Tells cf Life in the
Island; Across the Sea
;-"u ti'mry So.'tii.'ch.sen.
'-.itioned at 1 lonolul!-'.
ret tir.:,' aion;- tine and
w e o
dwells a' .-(r: len'it'.i on the
in:- cliniate they are enjoyini
0,t;XHlilar.ho. w,! at
t -n ,; . . ;) (.,ipr.:,,u from ,mo of
... . :.. ..:. .
nev.ip.ipers inert, t n viucu prices in
rroeer'. s are ip-oted. The prices are
a hit hi",hr,r than those prevailing in
PI.--.tti :.-;i:!tl: s.s w ill he noted from
the f.ut that -o,i oltizs are iiuoted at
51. en, second class eirt;; at SM cents.
a"d LT'-i'ti he j ns at two cents per
p.u:v!. Ci ok? mit bananas are very
c!.-i'. hetr.;; offered at ?1.2", per
h"i::r-h. i'.ut of course that is
Iic.i.e f the ?'at:ana. Henry is very
vi 11 pha-ed with life in the army.
!:' !: a!i o- ii -r r
iea u ' o s rearer i df
1. y that h" il'.M
ii in se" service in France
Is rather : o'.lemat ical just when he j location etc
n T-eeil finl nerm it t eil to'ed "(Iraves
return to civil life. i
HELE SUNTAY SCHOOL
ir.l.:r Fortitin of St. Luke's Episco
7al Chvtrch Celebrated Annual
portion of St. Luke's
Kr'seopa! clinrcn u:.uay w.-n ju nem (
i . .1 i.i i
its annual Sunday school Christmas i
'Festival at the auditorium of the!
' public library a few evenings siince, j
at which inert ntu- .1 oiie in...."- .
The even in?
was made up of a
'varied program to suit the occasion.
t he .?ngin.-T of Chrisl mas carols com-
T., practice has been to hold
practice has been to hold
theJ-e festivals each vear and thev
afford the younger members of the
Sunday school an opportunity to
Ihav" a jolly time, and one which ,
they may Iohb remember. This an-1 for wh.om h" works is fortunate in
nual practice is also good for the in-!,-,.,,,! in i)aving- such a dependable
terest and enthusiasm it arouses in;lli;111 in llis employ.
Sundav school work and its oriftina-'
itor, whoever he or she be, is to- be'
i complimented for the establishment
f the custom.
A RECORD TO BE PROUD OF
Miss Gladys Hall, the accomplish -
ed daughter of Julius M. Hall and
wife of this city, 's proud of her
record of fourteen years' service at
school. Thii we consider as being
re-;iai anove tie ordinary, ana
fact record that she and her many
fi lends can well h pleased w ith.
i EDWARD C. RIPPLE SR. RECEIV
ES NOTIFICATION OF I.OCA
! TION OF SON'S GRAVE.
iGHJSPUSIS WRITES TO FATHER
Sayi.'m- Resting Place Eeing- Care
fullv Carccf Fcr And :Ia:Kcd
So Well Known.
1 I r
-ii T-i i'.Ijiv's r::lv.
This niorninn Mtiward
has 1 eev.
i' : i y . o:
.!! v' a s
d i i v-
I sr.. rec, i.(i a O'tter irmu
K. Ki'hh. who is ciu.pl. -i::
company :n which hi-- s. n
Kii'.-p!-' jr.. w-i.s a sei'iirr.
he t.'dls ef tlo- -:"re which
taken to preserve tio- id.'
j I he exact spot . where ! i ;
laid to rest
ed a letter
lion Fervice" of
jiedit iona ry r rce,
roivsrafeil t'.io in!'
d in the letter,
'hat after tk- t'.u
i u w h i' h i 11 7
i:n.t an ;.-i:ra:i.'
st of the vn r 'h
hun:. 'l and
and 'o the
th." S'ddier:'' V.' ! i l i'l' e-
re! urr.ed to A -.ueriea.
friends and !:( ':,. t'-,
where thev departed. The followin:.
was th hf tr received i-y Mr.
Movomh r ilth. !'! v
V.'infurd Ik Uohh.
Chaplain li'.Sth. Inf.. A. !'. i
Mr. J-h'. ward C. Hi; pie sr..
?dr. Dear Mr. Kipple:
As chaplain of Hie h'.Mh Infan-try.-I.am
writius von with d-.tipe-t
yyntpatliy roncerninsr the desth of
your son. N'o douiit you have re
ceived "Government Nd! ift'-a' i"ii"
loner l-.efore now.
Your son Kdward C. llinvh Jr..
serial No. D'lS.M Co. I. TiSf' Inf..
was instantly killed hy ep.env- lire
w!;ile advancinir witli his platoon
on July 2-th and was huried hy u:
ni'ir th." place of hi e
theiiloth. h'r:iv No. I. .A. 1.
en-Tardenois a'"Uf one
south ar.d or." w
grave is w ell in.;,-' -:
hearincr nar.u an.'
org-an:';'.' l-ui. A complete rer-eru ci
. is on toe !n tne ci.;'"
Registration Servi. ". A.
I : is tene r a i 1
understood ihat all
American soldier:; buried 'n France
v-ill t; 1
S. at the cio-e
t the war.
You are no doubt very proud of
Fdward and you nave every reason
to be. Although h" made the su-
preme sacrifice he made it
j greatest cause and. I shall
i his jus.t reward by Him we
nd trud. Sincerely.
AV. V.. RORR.
Chap. lf.Sth Inf
TAKES A SHORT VACATION
.-m Tuesday's Daily.
Yesterday C. K. Rest or commenced
, upon a weeK s vacation t nun ins la-
Mr. Restor is one of th.e most
vaJ;er our old straw hat that he
will laconic restless before the end
nf n, -...u im.i wi, in. unr.. te.et.-
..t v.nrk for ever tbn v.-itb
SlU.i, frsisfent workers. Mr. Gonler.
SERGEANT GEORGE A.
AEAMS RETURNS HOME i
From Monday's Dull v.
Saturday afternon Sergeant Geo.
I A. Adams, who was discharged at'
: Valparaiso. Indiana last Thursday,
'arrived home af.'er having been ah -
'sent since June. Sergeant Adams
went from Western to Lincoln and
, brnska. university state farm he was
, transfored to the Indiana school as
j an in.'.tructor in auto mechanics. He
has been expected home for Ihe last
month, hut was onlv given his dis
charge last Thursday.
S reant Atli'iiis will visit lure
a sluir' time before deriding jut
! what he will do. Mrs. Adams lu
j ! ii making h'i 1; Mie- hi re durin
. h-r !' i:: be. i;d'. :;h.-'-u(c, and was cm i
: pb.y. d in tli'' abstract oilier of Tims.
'.'ai!iiiL-'. Trior in his entry into thej
service last .J u n il'c Adams family j
L at .-stern. . n ! tln-v went
a fn-r tl.'ir mar: 'iaye, she laini;
Ali::f Rennit. a fornir 1'Iat t.-mou; it
EE! AIN3 POSITION
! :: .").!.:' v - !.:.;
It is ple;..-an; news for the fit i -7.i
r.s ; i'iatn.e'.ifl:' to know th.it
on-- of her sous has i;e, n re( oy.iiied
1:1 1 1
apiioii: t i.:e::t to tin- podtion
of 1 hi uk
of t;.e s' :
i..ur:in!--. t.v the evcutiv
e v. IS c:
ty. Mr. .1
hee.l the 1
a t 1 i f:
: i:i : ' -
' I. n i: . 1 ! v
e i el vie.
o : of
ii:!n!s -l ;.iVer:i. ir-'
C.v, rnor-eh-," M
:::;'. in t he prese,-,
: e:!:i"- a r.::i
t v. ri; y, :. nd o:i
and elhieinix Kile.
r.u-'i not i; h.s- ami i r.
'.i.etr.t er of the ;.
parr e s ,i h:i.J
n 1 l.
r 2L R ISf n J
KILirF.Y LEE 7E5TAL DIES AT
IIOIIE OF HIS Ur-GHTER I-IRS.
EL PAL'LETER AT EU-IWDOD
I-1 urn M.i.da s- ';i l .'.
Hiilery Fee Y.-.-tal.
a hour th
till city, i-e.minm lieic
years ao. r.nd living
numhi-r of year:-, pav-ed
iiv at t he
of his (!:!".-
of I II'-.; .(
:i.u o'cl' f k.
r .Airs. Kd.
'.o'ving a .-:ro'
el paralysis, v
I ! L. Ye tal
: ev. :: y v.v-- of ;
eity about i::ic
even' y -born
en years ::
ty. A de in
is al.-n I ii ri
;. irs. W.
was buried ii
west of this o
the past year
ni'iurn hi- los
v. i i.in
ineier of Flt-iwood. and Airs. Wild--IVibtdtt
of Cedar Rapids. Tkev v.e'-e
l.-oth at the bed.-i.'.v- and m i ;. it er i n g
to their talker at tlie Deie of his
departure. The funeral c-ut'-ye will
arrive here from Flmwoo.l o:i tlie
earlv train tomorrow morning and
the lmrial will be
::t Oak Hill cemi -Lee,
a-- h" i-' fa-
terv. wh'-re Ftu
mili.ir'.y calb d will
remains of t he v. ifi
of his vm;
E E CIIAPPELL HOME 1
FROr.I THE SERVICE
From Monday's Dane. 'and a brother Chester Todd to
F. 15. Chappcll arrived home last liu,urn brr death, besides a host of
Saturday eveninr; from Camp Fun- . frionds. v.lio extend their sympathy
ston. wh.ere he had been for many.,,, !r. husband and daughter whose
months past. Mr. Chappell will re-j -r:;.s so severe.
main at home for the present". j The funeral will be held from the
lie has. been expecting that he irlt0 home, and will be private. It
would be discharged for the past i v,-jl ho conducted by the Rev. L. V.
month., and on receiving it hastened Scott, minister of the Christian
home io meet his w ife, w ho has been , Church of which Mrs. Rchutz was a
making- her home here during- h is I mem her. at one o'clock tomorrow
stay at th.e camp. j Tuesday afternoon, the burial will
Mr. Chappell will rest up a bit for hp at the Oak TTill cemetery. The
tk present during which time he casket will be open for the viewing
will decide what he wil turn his at-, of the remains, from ten until noon
tentiou 1o. Mr. Chappell is a very , tomorrow- at the home.
'capable young- man and an attorney-
iat-law. having- given up his practice
i to answer the call of his country to;
COLD WAVE ARRIVES ON TIME.
J rrnm Tuesday's Pally.
The cold wave scheduled to reacn
Nebraska last night arrived on time.
j Temperature uround the zero point
' is predicted for tonight. Snow storms
are reported raging in South Dakota
trains were reported stalled in thejFeh Spear during the celebration of
drifts in South Dakota
j with the wind blowing a
th" .snow drifting badly.
sr rm. w n a i
? k 3 Z 5
. J " ' . . '
MxulL A liiUU-il okx,
i rrr ifsirinfji ARiri r s i mi irrn
Ltri I UriD;i i J iiiiU UAUUil I tfl
Was Taken With Influenza On
Chiistmiis Lay. Was Never Ccn
'icleied L'ar.erously 111.
ha til a:: .e;"' carle uldei:iy to
h- tr.- ;f John F. Scku':-:. yt st.-r-'
h'-n the wife and mother of a
-year-old (l:-uu::'tir was sum
ed :'r--i:i tnis. world. Mrs.
i: -d ie-en taken -, ;th the in
. :: "::!'' u; ' s la'. and had
en alove; vr r- well. She had
. ;'. her hu-hand and daughter,
th-- p.ahtdy and was taken
lf h'ir. The husband was
'ake-', and i'.as ao'.ten well, th.e
dat::ii' . r who i four yea r.s of
.. as t !-, n trie1:--!:, and wa- es
:rv ;!. :'or ..:: time. at::', cnus-
IM'U i; r
tMic'.i ci,nce-n. She
h- i ::e wit h much
wa- i'v a-ed a? h.er
! r!il-nt .
. wlii.M- temp. r..tr.re .! :wed two de-
if-ree, of fever, sank rapidly from
;(.v n (i.c,oe. ..,n.51 jn.t ,;,..(1re nine.
t mperat nr.- show'nt;- 2.
;d iced a stiait; n the heart.
. 1 i v phyr.iciun had been caK-
. was ;,t the hot-it at ihe time
r;a -sinsr avav of th.e good
Ti e Tiuo of iliath is said to
t 01 t h-
die undue work i:u
heart on account of
of t h tern; erature.
the breaking of the
it h." rapid
at the lime ot
Reltcn was horn
it Cm-, ne.aut. Ohir. and was nast
twenty-eight years of age. and
came to this city to live some .welve
or "ifi-it' years ago. When a small
child, the black ilyptheria claimed
her fa'her am! sister, while she and
mother were very sick al.-o with the
i-'-ti-e. Mrs. IVUer, sub.-euuent ly
wps united in marriatre with Mr. A.
j T.. Todd. th-y moving- to this citv.
. Mi-s Pelton was united in marriage
t; Mr. John F. Schutz. on March
l.".th. I.fll. th.e Rev. W. T. RatclifT
of the Christian church ofliciating".
From the union th -re were two
; children born, th? eldest a son. who
j died in infancy about six years ago.
(The other the little daugh'er. who
now is bereft of her mother.
Mrs. Scbutz was a most atneahl-
w .man. and has friends, wherever
-.die is known, her ambition was to
make heme the oca re m
earth, winch, she has eon", and ti e
calling" cf this good woman. will
break one of the idea! homes, which
is ihe mainstay of this country. Mrs.
seiiutz leaves nesiucs ner iiu-nanu
and daughter r mother Mrs. A. L.
sister Mrs. E. .1. Meisinsrer.
, FORMER OMAHA NURSE
GIVEN LIFE SENTENCE
MrF. Margaret Mauzy Convicted of
Murder in Lancaster County
From Monthly's Pally.
Imprisonment for life is the sen-
tence which was imposed by Judge
j shepherd of the Lancaster county
j district court Saturday afternoon
'.the si-rninc of the araiistice last
j month in a rooming house in Lin
coin, to which she had enticed him
W7i ten DM
I L hhXXr I
i.' w wi u
a fake call over the telephone
t some one was sick.
Mrs. Mauzy and Dr. Spear liail
;heen husinss partners and there
had hecn some controversy het ween
them over husinesK matters. She
called him to the house and meet ins
him at the head of the stairs fired
four ;Lots from a revolver into his
hody. from the effects of wnich he
few hours later at a Lincoln
, hospita 1.
During the trial Mrs. Mauzy was
i very defiant to.vard County Attorney j
i I'eterson. since appointed assistant
'I. S. district attorney. . and in a
! t,a1, !!!( ,!t tlie to"rt nilt
stated l was because slie knew some
t hint's against the county attorney
:ii;d his nil lift of ilntv It is nil-
ders-ood th'v'v the case' w ill he an -
1 to the supreme court.
EURIEC LAST SATURDAY
AFTERNOON WEST OF CITY
Last Sad Rites Said over Remains
of Mrs. Katherine Worzl
Was Pioneer Citizen.
m Menl;i y V 1 K: il v
.ast Sati.rday afternon from the
I'aul's Fvangelical church was
hehl the funeral of tlie late Mrs.
KatnVrine Worzel. mother of Mrs.
Adolph Wescher, who died a few
days since of pneumonia. Mrs. Wor
zel was born in Germany December
1 J. 1.S40 and came to this country
about fifteen years ago. Grandma
Worircl has made her home with her
daughter during her stay in this
country, and lias been a blessing- and
a benediction to all with whom sh"
has been acquainted. The funeral
services were conducted by the Rev.
Robert Kinsendorf. who is the minis-
ter of the Lutheran church west of
this city, as the Rev. J. H. Steger is
sick. The remains were interred in
the cemeterv west of the city.
NOW HAS A FINE QUARTET.
From M'm.iriy s i.a..y
Ar'nre I'tinrs.-n, ivlifi Js ; ; . ''"veii
of home and home environments, i;
a happy man just now, as the god
dess of good fortune, has had the
St rk leave the dearest little baby
girl at his home, and of which the
father and mother are very proud.
This makes the fourth one which
has come, and makes a very tine
quartet, which furnish music for the
good home. When you notice the
peculiarly pleasant smile flitting
around the lips of Mr. Petersen, you
will know what is the cause.
LI. S. KERR AND FAMILY
RETURN TO TEXAS HOME
From Monday's Pail v.
Last Saturday Merritt Kerr,
wife and children, who have been
visiting here for some time past, be
ing guests of Mr. Kerr's mother. Mrs.
S F Kerr, denarted for their home
at Houston, Texas, where they will
take up their work again. Mr. Kerr
is employed in the general offices of
the Southern Pacific at Houston.
A 6sr.if.cafe of Deposit
is a Good Investment!
'ONKY deposited in a Certificate of
h'posit account draws int rest from
the day you
This bank accepts deposits in any amount
and pays interest at the rate of 4'r for
either six months or longer.
It would be hard to find a better place for
your idle funds. Your money is always
available and at the same time earning in
terest for you.
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First National Bank
PI&.t.smouh, Nebraska. "--1
FORMER PLATTSMOUTH EOY
WRITES SISTER A LETTER
ARTHUR SAMPSON IN FRANCE
! Serving with American Expedition-
arv Forces Overseas Glad"
Peace is at Hand.
!'::-) Ti"-i!flV- Daily.
Mrs. F. W. In ins. living south f t
tiki-- city, received a b-tter from her
brother. Arthur Sampson, written on
Thanksgiving day from the battle
front in France, where he is serin
with the American Kxpedit ionary
fori es. Written soil)" three weeks
afiir the cessation of hostilities, the
Utter is filled with inter-ting ! -scriptiv
matter and bespeaks of th"
hopes entertained by 'lie bos of an
early return to the good old F. S. A.
Th.e l'-fter follows:
November D . 1 It 1 S.
Dear Sister and All:
Thi- is Thanksgiving day a:
will write you a little l'ttep.
have a little? time to scratch a
This leaves nt" feeling the fine
! I am O K and trust this may find
you the same, as well
all of the.
folks at home.
We are near the St. Mihiel battle
field and are putting in most of i ir
time drilling, which we all like fine.
11a! Ha! wftubl tell jou where we
ure but think it best wait until I
get home, when 1 will tell you all
the news and there i surely a lot.
I have some good news to fell you,
I cm assure you. I do not know ex
actly when I will get back, but I am
ready for that ride over th.e big pond
rgain any tini" now. and a- soon a.s
;li" authorities arc ready to sa the
word I will be on n.y way.
I wrote th.e folks last evening, tell
ing them all the news. Do not look
for a letter from me too often, as it
is hard for me to write, and "spec,
ialiy when 1 do not get much mail
Tell all the old friends hi ilo i!r
me, and that I am still alive and
veil. I will close for thi tin:". As
Mrs. C. F. Calutfelter. of Omaha.
i arrived in the city this morning and
is visiting at the home of her
friends, Mrs. Julia South and Mrs.
c. P Richards for the day.
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