You have viewed 1 newspapers today. Please Register in order to view more newspapers.
We are retrieving your image from the archive...
We are converting your image into tiles...
Dixon Evening Leader (Newspaper) - January 11, 1918, Dixon, Illinois EVENING JANUARY 11,1018 COAT WITH TWO NEW MAY 1X.VX IN WrUK NEAR 1 CANTEEN iii of Tells Most of How nml Mrs. John M. of Amboy arc in of a U UtT from their In for to in relief Mr. a of the Lc county The letter from hks in part is as 17 Dearest have been hero at of the Two it is and is run by two for the a week now am thoroughly settled and feel perfectly Then once in a while BR 1 trot across the bridge in tlie midst of the great stream of army trucks that goes on and on or preside over some live hundred soldiers in the great reading it suddenly comes over me what a new Ufo it is for and how 1 wish I could describe it to I am so full of impressions that I feel as if I could write so 1 will hasten to tell you that I am full of and that I have a fireplace in my room and some wood to burn in and a few days will also have some There of a certain effort in keeping warm and as the wood hns to bo coaxed to burn and the water has to be carried up two but compared to what I expected to I am living In the softest most wonderful of we have had just two days of rain since we have been in h of makes all the in the in getting a cheery * I am living very near the canteen but go for lunch and dinner about five walk across the and it's a great temptation to stay around there and talk to fellow etc. It's a very nice plan the way our meals are There are three little groups like ours among the each with a little In our case there pay francs a week and take turns running the books and giving the a week at a The money rents the little pays the buys light and and coal and of all the As we work on different shifts and have our meals at queer it is a fine lution and a pleasant Tiie room has a lovely view overlooking the and is a very nCr place to Some time 1 want If tell you about the * I am also pining to tell you about the family I but if run this you will foriet is any work connected with the are about I should and two We work in four each and havr more than duo to work at different is run hours of the lieing closed from 7 to 8 in the morning shifts a. m. to 1 p. p. m. to 7:00 p. p. m. to 11 n. p m. to 7:00 a. there are two of the every week on a split to 1 in the ard from 4 to 7 in the Ymi see there is no shift than hours which is not During the the some French ladies irom the town come in and work on shifts which of course great If there are workers the work is liki One is in tho selling tickets to They over the list of make up what want tie to hand over as their Then there are of us pouring coffee and fairly small ry to and nil trom gaa urns behind us and pour into the cups that the men lioM out to We two ( un -in four hours one night this one of the Then in of the center stands a selling cold and which they aii ' eat by the Then worker for the full for which they pay fifteen meat and uimI Mg piece of and a little ticket handed back to them which to get a cup of coffee at the coffee These meals are dished out in the kitchen through to You also sell anid order shirred eggs cooked at Then at the end is the don't know it's iv the men wiio liave not their own cups and and get paying a that they will return I done this a goo 1 doal r am at making you have to as nf the men in in waves off the trains and want at Thf is n of small change In France and yon drag it out of all hand you the biggest they and pretend have to continue my description of the at the verv pnd a bip they leave used dishes an l slaves from the kitchen of A winter of wool witli fur is ii frosty days but designer of coat pictured here iias two new wrinkles in tlie way of coat making flaring i and a fur cuff from tlie knuckle of tlie liand to tlie welcome change from tlie long straight line of the universal is by cut at tlie and by fullness held in check by a fitted over graceful cuffs reach almost from the to the elbow on the outer Thoy all seem so small and many of them so slight and you see them with their full of over aa wc do when they rush in for just boarding a you wonder how they can stand it. And they have proved the marchers and the best fighters In this Tho American something to live up Don't think I am over the every you sec who has worked with the same I I Father that wo aro regime and write hearing in any on military we are to write nothing the American So if I get a to give your away to I may not be able to toll you But it snowed last and I tell you they are going to keep somebody warm before very * ' * * Did I tell you this Is a lovely old with a big park and a the moat lovely old bye for the whole and get in front of us is a great 8tr(."tch of tallies and where they bear their food and eat it. Then beyond that there a great reading room they write and and take and n worker sits in to sell them post cards and give out pens and etc. that is a great dormitory they cmh and be in time for trains and have absolutely to do There Is a crew of excitable Fretich women like anything in the kitchen anw carrying heavy the buckets of and walk around tiie room I am not at all niy as to who really runs the it was by the military and over to our Cross half but they seem to be in close cooperation makes it much more course all this 1 have described is more or less like any hut It is so big an ' all the You see we aro is of the Miott ilia for to the ( gets 1 week |i n 1" ve or it Is I verv These nol to i while for til see in ilial lie -i or We steady ef m i yon ia inds. in ikes is thai dC I 111- be l. lill tlie was M whole liere er lyins the would a 111' tile n 111''111;; who liave been for three lis And an and m of ar- lin rt tbe cif il to ni it the his ice house 1 si Fred 1111-'d Ice on assisted by Miller and Tile ire is very clear and very F. and little son Walter went to on to visit with her Mr. and Mrs. She expects to lie about two Lawrence visited Friday Mrs. Mary Boucher drove to and visited with Mr. and Alliers is lumber for lloyle ban been for the prist week helping A1 Marks get ready for his which took place who has been staying with went to to work last was no school here Monday to the being so badly But on Tuesday the B. Frank walked to from his a distance of several Lester lloyle visited with Arthur who is Wallace ami son returned from a visK with friends in an l Mrs. J. T. Lawrence Sr. received from C. who is in a containing sprays of mistletoe and red and cotton Also several kinds of including hickory which are very larger than our spent Saturday with her Mrs. of and Mrs. Jack were in Dixon Arthur was to the in today where he to undergo another on J. T. Lawrence is entertaining her Mrs. Kiehm of They attended funeral of on and Mrs. Lundgren and little have here from and move in the honse by Mr. the Mc to Apply melius of a printed notice to of stationery instructs tlie in the use of ordinary the best and most nearly is obtained by using only such an amount of gum as will Jusi uniformly moisten the without leaving any obvious excess to the condition to be at being that of a gummed stump moistened as ordinarily to n Which Is Just way of the ever a robber who said money or your I met a waiter gave clearly to understand that j i over my he Mould lile by me Choked Up With Why Continue Makeshift and douches will is annoying enough when it uji and air painful and and But when it into your why at once the of the proper no time remedies tee To of you drive the disease germs out of your results have been reported from the use of S. S. which routs from your blood the Catarrh for which it is a per feet S. S. is sold by If you advice as to treatment of your own write to-day to Chief Swift Specific Dept. B Ga. Tired and the end of the clay finds you weary or f need something to tone and strengthen the a remedy which quickly helps in restoring normal act on the liver and and so renew the and steady the A few doses of these world-famed family pills Welcome of Special Value to Women with Every Box Sold by throughout In 10c., 21^ Ahrens Ogden Saturday January the those who will need the months to this event offers great money the biggest and most carefully chosen stocks ever our roofs are a truly magnificent collection of of worth and artistic price tag is marked in plain a mammoth display of and linoleums all bought on lower costs than the present and NOW MARKED on of the with NO regard to what it would cost to buy today from the bought now may be delivered at once or set aside a nd for delivery later in the the wonderful saving this represents to you is away and beyond any form of profit investment you possibly could only will the cash you now invest pay you large savings but you will be sure of having your goods JUST when you need freight deliveries for some time have been tremendously day adds to transportation difficulties and wise indeed is he who NOW se cures what must be used later in the check or pocket book will secure for you in this gre at sale special discounts on your discounts of more worth to you than any investment of the money fo r a year's use in other most charming selection of bedroom furniture is no w here and another carload last is now on the you will beautiful bedroom furniture in old walnut and with endless variety of metal beds of brass and special and all is subject to the special cash discount in this will make money buying goods during this and as to tell us the dale you want them and we'll see to it that you get them regardless of the weather and road a half-day off and visit this store to just look we welcome visitors either buy ing or only mammoth stock of more than a thousand room and smaller rugs you cannot fail linding the colorings and size you size up to 12x15 and the cash discounts bring most of these choice rugs to YOU for less than today's wholesale rugs are here in you are selecting from the very article you will use later on and with no question of the of prompt delivery when * * - hundred rolls of linoleums to choose and yours the greatest linoleum stock in store in this end of the state and NOW selling at prices that save you hard no matter what no what sort of pattern and colors you it's Your to bought now kept until you are ready for delivered anywhere Furnish Your to
Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!
Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 130 million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.
Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!
24 hours a day Monday-Saturday
Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!
"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.
"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.
"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.