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Vindicator And Republican (Newspaper) - October 30, 1918, Estherville, Iowa VOLUME XLIX LATEST NEWS FROM FRONT Special Telegraph Service on Day of Publication FURNISHED BY UNITED PRESS ASSOCIATION Expected to Be Weekly Exclusive Feature of Thin October Bois Bel east of the is now com in the hands of the American troops as the result of a successful at tack carried out General Pershing reports in his communique for Further south lively fight ing is taking place in the eastern por tion of the Bois I Destruction of thirteen enemy air planes by pursuit squadrons of the American First army in the coorse of many combats is reported in h sup statement under date of American planes were October State siege has been At Budapest one hundred demonstrators tired to enter the palace of the German troups are reported to be en route to help quell the October The evacuated the important oil center of Five on the lies without it f October region of Mount two west of Austrians carried out recti fication The enemy were Austrian Prisoners October esti gives tho Austrian prisoners in the late drive at and the total casualties at Communication Readies Washington supplementary en peace proposition has reached here and will A president this t Eye While France Word this had fete is also hav in the EMMET IOWA OCTOBER 1918 NUMBER 44 Sea to the al any and enroll as i behind a million give at least proximate cost vide comfort American the seven organ War Work Emmet County work and a county held next Saturday county superintend Gf ty chairman and chairman for using the same this have to do with and Victory Hoys between will be given aft roll by signing a to earn ait sum for the March This largely through th ing boys as well be given a chance boys who are very substantial Committees in tho on 8th of November 287 boys must be ning of Cam War great In our army IH being part in Owing para itton Will set the United should Boy boys i to earn and is the ap to pro for every the work oi United iked for this inco will be in th Office atEs coun Boys count try arc Committee fo wil Victory Boys 12 and 2 to en them WILL TOUR THE DISTRICT Committee Arranging o Make a Speaking Campaign as Part of United Wa Work Campaign and the With tho Italian Armies Afield Allied advance continues along the entire fifty mile front from to Treviso The north of Treviso is very Lovak Na tional Council is at Bohe mian To Vote Again on Gas Proposition At the meeting of theCity Council Tuesday evening it decided to ask the citizens of the town again vote on the gas proposition and according ly November 20th was set for the date of the The proposition at the last special 1 electron was lost by the people not getting out to It is very important that the proposition The advertising committee of the War Work Campaign is ar ranging for a speaking r of the district of which 3uchingham is chairman during next The plan scheduled is for auto on which will bo a miniature accompanied by four minute speakers to mako a thorough the district for funds for the War Work Burt arc to furnish one truck and Alfred Rhodes Jones is to drive tho truk that firm furnishes and Harry has consented to drive the on donat ed by Chet Ryder is to equip one for lighting and Gruwell will perform tho same act with the other hut Thompson Sweet are iio build one hut and will build the Morse andWill Johnston will doubtless be from Esthr while Senator Jo Alien and one or two others from over the district will also do their best to make the district go over the K UK From Wallace Westbrook October Dear Folks I am still in Camp Shelby a ad feel ing Yesterday I was transferred into Company 1 took my examina tion nnd received all woolen One pair of that weigh a hob nailed We handed back all summer Today we had the starting of the gas Tomorrow it might finish We have three different kinds of gas We got our gas You ought to see I am in out branch of the medical By receiving all woolen clothing and no summer we will go to Long Island or New I nnd it wont bo far maybe next I worked qne afternoon in the ne gro ward painting They were win full shf Em sick with the wear Flu and had to work among all carries so it is hoped that the people will keep the date in mint and be on hand to cast their Tho women are also permitted to vote on i ques tion of this ra Fletcher John Fletcher was born August in to the Lars and Matte She came to America at the age of ten and resided with her grand mother at She was mar ried to John Fletcher at Hum They resided at Esther ville far a then in and now in the later years at She was stricken with in which developed into pneu monia of which she died October at Min At the time of her death her six children lay ill abed with the same sickness and a week Oc tober the John died at the age of one and onehalf The mother was laid to rest at the Union State Line cemetery Sunday October and the baby was laid beside her on Octo ber Berge The husband and father and five children survive to mourn their together with the deceased wifes mother and and Hebness of a and Ml M Ml Happily Wedded Hugh Bell of Omaha and Miss Avah Conklin of this city were united in at C Mon day October Tha groom is in his service and expects to soon go Miss Conklin is joyed at the Clerk Millers office and dur ing her short residence here has made hosts of She is a very handsome lady and has The wedding is culmination of long courtship and all their friends great deal of After silent in WMMa i unet County boys are just as loyal as any in this big loyal Gilbert was 1 aw Leo Ash Dies of Pneumonia The community Thurs day when word reached here of the sudden death of Leo Ash at his home in at seven oclock that He had Spanish influenza which developed in to pneumonia and ho died in a very short time after The funeral was held in Ellsworth Deceased was the son of and FrankAsh of this city and until after his marriage six years ago lived with his this He was in the train service of the Rock Island having run as between Ellsworth and Sioux He was universally well and as one railroad man he did not have an Besides his father and a wife and three small children are left to mourn his kinds of disease and see a It takes a good heart and Because it is some job to change a mans bed and bathe hioi when jig is dead The branch of service I am in now is close to the firing It is called This hospital work runs from the firing line like this field evacuation base I think that we carry a 44 with us when we go to With love to Wallace Evacuation Hospital Camp ANOTHER FLU VICTIM OLSON DIES OF INFLUENZA Former Resident of Estherville Vic tim of Kin at Home in Montana Miss Olson died of Span ish influenza at the home of her bro al Miles last The body was brought to Esther ville Friday afternoon for burial in Oak Hill cemetery by the side of her services were held on Saturday Has Leased Orleans has rented the Or leans room and is having it fitted Up for a restaurant and lunch He expects to have it in readi ness for opening about the first of was unable to get con sent from the government to build and decided to make the best of cir and to rent a time as he will be permitted to la foi fix Schools Opened Monday By order of Mayor Groves the schools rtf the city were reopened on There are only a few cases of the influenza in town and mosC of themare of a type so it was considered that there was no more danger of contracting the disease in the school rooms than there was in other places about or on the streets for that Heavy Fall of Snow The weather man got on a rampage Friday night and started in to give us the worst kind of weather dope it was possible to It started with a light with a northeast wind and the rain soon turned into snow which continued through the and all day Satur Saturday night it turned to rain again and kept it up until Monday Fully six of snow fell but this was all taken of by the rain it was quite The ruin is said to have been a good thing for the soil and for the pas It will delay corn husking a little but will doubtless have enough favorable weather to harvest that crop in good Last year on October we had quite a snow storm but the snow all wont off inside ML Bfe rife L BROWN EXPLAINS Did Ask That Sons Be Placed in Deferred Class as Reported BELIEVES HE HAS BEEN GROSSLY MISREPRESENTED His Letter of Explanation Should Sat Any Unbiased Person of His Loyalty and of the Wrong Done Him To the Thinking People of Emmet County It has always been my opinion that the true American citizen is al ways anxious to give every man a square deal and see that he gets a square deal under all and that they are always anxious to know the very truth of a matter so that they may use their judgment in determining the right of the It is with this thought in mind that I make the following statement other term but at the solicitation of my friends and the people of tho Dis and after I had waited enough see that no one else was going to I was urged to a candidate for reelection this and up to the time that I filed my papers for nomination and for some time there was never any suggestion I would have any op position or that one was not sat With my conduct in I was nominated at the primary elec tion held in without I mention these two facts to snow that if there was anything it was wrong a long while before I filed my nomination papers and be come a candidate for this and I every reader of this to remember that Some time in some people who either did not or did not investigate or did years was elected as a Martin Who Died at Camp Buried Yesterday RINGSTED s Gaarde of Estherville was a business caller in Jensen and family visited re latives in Graettinger nnd Christensen of Cedar Falls were guests at the Svend Aagaard home last Abel Ericksen and family attended a funeral of a soldier friend at Ells worth a week Rasmussen returned home from Clear Lake Friday where he pur chased a and Nelsen drove to Thursday to attend the funeral of Chris a formei resi dent of this Miss Alvilda Hansen left Tuesday for to take the mud bath Bonnicksen has purchased forty acres of Frank Carl Fink was a business culer at Estherville Peter sen was a business caller at Estherville and Iner Sailing of Es therville visited at the Nelg Sorensen home last and Brown of 111 arrived here Tuesday for a visit at the home of their and Christensen left Tuesday in their car for a visit with relatives at Hampton and Ce dar has suffered considera bly with the flu but at the last she is Adolph a former Ringsted died at Camp Pike of Tiw remains were shipped to home at of her Friday after a 1 visit at the Fred Au Dallas Center Times Martin whose illness we noted a couple of weeks ago at which time his Eggle to Camp Michigan to see passed away at the Camp on October 17 from pneumonia devel oping from When Eg left Camp Broem ser much and it then seemed that his recovery was but a change for the worse quickly The body arrived here Tuesday noon and was taken to the Eggleston Restrictions forbade a so that a service was held atthe grave yesterday at con ducted by by Charles A quartet consisting of Miss Hicks and Miss Kestle furnished the Pall bearers who bore the cas ket were Ray Paul Snyder and Loren Martin son of and Frank was born near Mpy De parted life October at Camp where he had been for six He was taken ill October He leaves to mourn his loss his Josephine his four two two one half besides other and hosts of He was married to Miss Josephine Zimmerman December Since their marriage and Broem ser had been living near until be was called to Both were members of the Presbyterian having united with church at July 7 of this The infant daughter June two one a twin ana one have preceded Mar tin the spirit The relatives wish to take this me thod of expressing their gratitude to all aid and sympathy in their hour of bereavement The United States Railroad Admin has arranged table dhote meals in dining eat ing stations to men fan the at And the Navy the weal By order of the State Board of acting through thT mayor the Grand Theater will reopen Thursday of this JB 5Ki Peterson Strait eldest daughter of James arid Alary was born at October Soon afterwards the family moved to Estherville which has established resi It was here our subject grew received her and laid the foundation for that du and useful life she As so many have to know her was admire At the age of twelve she heard the call of her Lord and obeyed and ever since has been loyal whole hearted in his For many years she taught a Sunday School class and assisted in many other ways to promote the Church of Christ Having a personality that was naturally became a lead er of a boat of young people of Es therville and took a delight in ing pleasant evenings of entertain ment for Her of was but a of her life She was the pride of the the comfort and joy of the par In March she was unit ed in George Arthur Pet and to this union one child was But fate was cruel and merci less as scarcely was this child given them till it was taken But after possibly it was bgst since the family was so soon to be dissolved in On February Pet erson was taken and even in such de spair this brave woman met the stern reality with great fortitude and cour and would not give but en tered the battle of life Taking up the profession of she was completing her course when the attacked but not have claimed her but for her ambitious spirit asserting itself in her toe hastily assuming her work which brought on a relapse which wa more than her frail body could stand and she has fallen asleep to await the recognition and reward of her How fitting are words of praise of a life with years of kindly and loving Beautiful thy work is done Beautiful soul into glory gone Beautiful life with crown God giVeth thee Rest from all and fears Rest from all possible and tears Rest thru all Gods endless wonderful years At home The Iowa State Associa tion meeting has been abandoned for from the visor consisting of Swan Center and Iowa Lake I have just served one term because f did not take my un til a year from the date on which I was and I am to say that I was not anxious to serve an not want to know the and pu desired to misstate the began to circulate reports that I had through influence with the Draft deferred classifica tion for two of my Now this has been more of a rumor than any thing you can never put your finger on exactly the fellow who says That is the thing I would like to but it is like other slanderous and malicious it is mighty hard to find any one who will father Now the fact is that my two whom this talk has been filled their up in the usual and ordinary manner and they are on file at the Court and anyone can investigate for themselves and find out the no one has to take my to what they After these were filled up they were sent to the District Board at which was the only Board that had jurisdiction over the On the 17th day of Janu ary one of them was classified in 2C and on the 22nd day of January the other one was classified In This was almost six months prior to the date of the and this was done without myself or any one for or for the ever appearing before the Board or the appeal agent of the or before tne Board at or any other gov In other I wish to emphatically deny that anyone in any way attempted use any influence whatever in securing these They were made solely upon the showings made in the which showings are sworn to and are abso lutely and unqualifiedly Now the most of the people who read and who live in my Super visor know these boys they know what they do and 1 want to AND THERt Charles Waechter left last Wednesday evening for her home at after an extended visit at the Waechter Charles McMillan who had been spending the past ten days at the Frank Mathes home returned to her home at Iowa Oscar Nelson who has been working at Iowa for several weeks re turned He was Just out of a Shaler hospital where he had had nn attack of and Waechter spent Friday evening Rt the Crow Solomonson and family were visitors at the Heaton iime on Monday afternoon and Mit Wilkinson is enjoying a visit from her Miss Doris The latter is a teacher at Le Mars but are closed there on account of the The sympathy of the entire com munity is extended to and Jean Pickell In the loss of their who passed away at their home last She had been in poor health for some Several brothers and sisters are left to her death besides her The funeral services were held in Esther ville Monday WAR PARENTS ATTENTION Another special sermon to parents of soldier boys hext Sunday Hear it After the What It will be big with the American Help it great a service as the Railroad mens Bible School at ten oclock and preach ing nt Dont forget the change of We hope to next Sunday meetings Si our new church Special music at both ser Morning The Greatest Thing in the church is just what you mane Let us make much of Great preparations for dedication day are in Al together now for a great forward Be Be m RS isa Lou mother of is home from Armstrong where she had been visit ing tho Macdonald November 5r is Locally there is only a con test in three of the supervisor dis but on the state and district tickets the democrats are trying to u It is more important now republicans win 1 af it i v I and this fact should sot be lost sight of next The war is n t going to last and when the readjust ment it is very important for the welfare of the people that it be done by a home if they are so en the classification is correct and it did not need any influence any pull to get them so They are placed there because they come within that At the time these classifications were received by my sons they and I expected that 2 would be called long before on account of new regis trants filling the quotas in Class the government has not deemed it to its best interests to call any from the deferred This sets forth the absolute Any statements or rumors to the contrary un qualifiedly false and circulated for malicious purposes only and to mis lead those who not take time to investigate for In making I be come responsible for the ness of the and I challenge any one who denies the to put their denial on paper over their own signature so that they would become responsible for the assertions tive Sc Decem of it show you who know them classification government regulations define Division C of Class 2 as FARM IN EO on are expected to be I submit now to any raided be held In Des man if these two not of ifen Complete Special Slice Prices Womens t Oust Less Shoes ami MisSes Shoes to It will iay you to see aur Bargain
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