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McKean County Miner (Newspaper) - January 30, 1919, Smethport, PennsylvaniaMum Harry l iacku6, owner Ross a id Tor mid Mii Ugur vol Lvi Smethport. A. Thursday. January 30. 1919 no 5 Lieut. Chadwick or Shanto enter Cologne the distinction of being the or. 1 yank into is claimed by leu Everyll Chadwick of Tho u. S. Son of or. Bung Chad of t. Lieut. Chadwick one of american m. A s loaned to the a Rutish expeditionary forces and was assigned to duty with the the scottish division 26th Cameron. Highlanders. And. Extract from a recent letter is As follows been rather Active the past three weeks. Caught up with my unit happily married in Olean. Yesterday morning h. Mary s of the 8 o clock i gels Ciufi clean n. Y., occurred the m Arraf e of miss Anna kick daughter of or. And mrs. George Kirk of Olean and brands u. Fay son of or. And mrs. Inter Fay of. Keating township the ceremony being performed by father Kennel. J the Bride was gowned in Wisteria and was Rattei Udod by miss Jullyn Fay sister of the Groom As bridesmaid who wore u gown of Blue Georgette crepe. Clarence kick of Buffalo n. Y., brother of the Bride As Best Man. The Bride is a teacher in the Oloa n schools. Of most charming and popular lady. Or Fay holds a respond Post Lon with thu Llain Iii Hank memorial service Colegrove. Largely service wat held Cole prove following Are the names of the departed soldiers and the program of the service i right Ernest 0. Richard . Lie Tula born july. 24. 1su4. Died septem Ber 22. H Sci. Killed in action while fighting with the Canadian expeditionary forces la. France. Captain Oscar w. Hogstedt. Cole Grove born september 16. 1883. Died or 7, Camp Logani. Texas. Sergeant William Robert Cleveland Colegrove. Borri july 22. Is93, died thine ii. Ims. Killed in action while fighting in France. Over most of Belgium for them through Linis Sels spa and caught them recently mustered out. Of Tho Verdi hers. Crossed Over into Germany of the army i nth eth them to Vocht thence to Duren or Chen and Fiat As far As i know the yank into he says the John n. Burg . Letters from Miller c. And George i Stickles. John n. Lerg of Crosby in the first Soldier from this Vel Unity to be awarded the distinguished sen Crews this Honor having been bestowed upon him december a the minor copies from Tho citation which contains the name of a number of other Tol Luis s. Decorated Headquarters eighth division Amiri. Cah expeditionary forces. France. December 26, 1 Jis. Dear. Mother and All just a few lines to let you know where i am and Whitt i am still alive. We Are now Jour stopping place fur least a few Days we arrived Hure december Lily and have a Good plate to sleep. We Are Bill lated in Large hotel named hotel Anker. We. Walked or As . Hiked for fifteen Days with Wiir Nark on our backs something Over two Hundred Miles. Guod weather All the while. There is Iio Snow Here does not freeze very hard so you see is not very cold. We Are Oil the River Rhine the famous Gorman River. The hotel faces the River with letter from Frank Kilcoin. Following by a letter from Cor Johnny Talph Gifford. Crosby born general orders. N o. 20. The commander in chief of Tho to various Points. They will soon be Laire Home to their Many friends Eberspacher House on Kast Street. Ignorance or the German population in regard to affairs of the War is Appal Ling. Tie people of Cologne told them they would never be allowed to Cross Rhine. However they Dlf Cross together with the Black watch and British regiments brigade Vith them the first across the Rhine Cologne. General Ferguson review them on the East Bank of the River and How the pipers did play the Scot fish they marched to a i Jen the first Day and then to so Len c. N. Where Lieut. one Soldier Liat i have been when his last letter was writ with the past two months and congratulations. Or. And mrs Fay nil91s. Colegrove born wedding trip which will include Trust co., of Smethport. And no november _ ervice Al us. Killed in action expeditionary forces in be in France. Name of the president of the Salt Many Vriendt who expend Best wishes Hurdick . Wii fed states has. Awarded Tho do Stan november 9, 1s93. Died november 7, jul bed service Cross to Tho following Rameil of Llama Iii id men of Lon Cor the acts of extraordinary Jim described after their Corporal John n. Berg company a. 317th infantry no. 1889. For extraordinary heroism in action som Mastbe. France 4 novem Ber i9is. Corporal Berg led is squad under heavy machine gun fire in an attack on a machine gun nest Cap Turing two machine guns killing the gunners and driving off the remainder1 of the Crews. With his squad he held b. 1894. Malnf-191s. Pled in pneumonia. Ded in of letter from Chas. Holcomb Lang. France dec. 10, 1918. Dear Mother just a few lines you know we Oon sail for the states. We have a truck few Fords and Dodge trucks also other kinds and motorcycles to get together. Some f in. Campbell the a adjutant Majior and Lieut. Chad Are in the same mess. a is site that we suffer for i i uhf giant Chadwick describes Solon Nas one of the largest manufacture Clits or Iny cutlery being Cirinc Ifni Prudi Ici. Thi Shef Leld of he is living present in the House of one of Tho most promo rent manufacturers. factory in la. He said that there Rumor Iff Solingen that the United Sonles and had declared Nar up on each you Ean never believe and my Vijuk in his Side car. And two Oiher cycles carry two lieutenants Ami Captain Hill Ridi a with me. We Are How stopping to Small town out Side of there Are nine of us Frank Dolce. Norwich died of Neu Monla. In Camp Lei. A. Order of service. Hymn. The mercy prayer. Congregation joining. Chant. Thy will be scripture. Rov. W. H. Edmunds. Hymn. When i get to the end of the prayer. Rev. Gordts Tubbs. Hymn. Only Knis hts of Honor. Remarks. Hov. W. H. Edmunds offering male quart . Sleep in a room about the of our sitting room Home. We Havi lied ticks piled with Straw and floor in a Stone House. From him for Over tour months and was feared that to had become a tic Tom of the Hun. Kehrig Germany dec. 24, 1 Jis. People just a few lines to let you know i am All 0. K. Am in Germany now town named Kehrig about Twenty Miles from tin ital ii of course you have heard of the Welcome a Hiya Allver that we Cariie Over hero to had 1 have had Tho pleasure of washing my feet in the Rhine. The third army corps was the first to get to the Rhino and you know i am in that corps. 1 am staying in a House Alta Only Tho Roadway Between we see some Gorman people now. There Ara lots of boats go up and Down. This is a very pretty country and the towns and cities Are Beautiful. I think we will spend Christmas Here we expect a Good Christmas dinner but m am busted and will not get any Money Anhar of Tor Christmas and Don know How much longer will to after that on account of being transferred around so much from one company to another has put my papers behind. Guess i had could have a very enjoyable time Here. Cannot Promise when i will be Home but Don believe . Will be so very Long some time this Winter think. Where is use and did you Ever hear the position for one hour until the ar-1 from Merle flow. Is Dattlo and eve rival of then of his company signed. By command of the major general Strugs kid Ruml a. Buchanan. Meuti ii int colonel infantry. Acting chief of Slaff Sergt. John a. In org i or body around there. Tell Egan to a Good Hoy and Wren i come Back i will buy him something. I wish i. Had a Good big piece of Cream for Christmas dinner the i kind that you make. We Sec very lit he son of p e and cake Ami Little Candy wish Serin on. Our fallen _ , Arthur Al Region. Ily Irin. Night America. a Vair. And mrs. Nels Berg of Crosby. To j i was close enough so you could Send the contingent some of thai kind of Muff hut i i have a few souvenirs that trying to bring Home. I can bring them in my pack i suppose dad is Well. I no feeling Weh with the exception of a. Sore l Al Smethport of drafted men april i for Jav ill be there some time before Long. Campli i Lett or France about the i december 26. I Jas. F May arriving in France ear or Loyon a few lines telling you by in june. july 1st in has seen about Jwj Christmas and Send you Hon most continuous Servici and from sept her Jidith to november 6 a was a message. From the m. E. Parsonage. Dear friends on sunday we begin our Steward in the front lines under Bre without Throat. Have been wearing hip bows Campaign. This Means any what Owr and Tor 2 and 3 the last few months feet with revival Day. a tint., without food and hear in this damned Hun country an wet All of the time which some months in mud . Strange the a Duple of Hun that is. What school is a re. Elv ,1 Ven a slight us Villam Lihn on h promises to s a menu hmm via Good dinner. As Good Aminy one could ask for and i would been sat fled with any european Christmas i had of received a Home which 1 sex to say be to of. rim a but rec Lve. Wound i certainly enjoyed ill.-, dinner bad All if co. Inf. Wanted and Ottil. Have had two of us the same House so you see seems like Home especially after lying on the ground All sum Mer. seems queer to be living with them lifter fighting them All summer but they use Jas Well. Last night was the first time 1 have slept in a bed since i came Over Here. was also the fret time 1 have had my clothes off to sleep r have seen the Kaiser s Castle along tie Rhine tout Haven seen anything of him yet. Guess a is so far out of the country that no one will see him i Don know what you mean pro Perty bags to make for the soldiers but they Are bags of some kind to hold cooties Send Over one to me and i think i can fill All right. Yesterday Mayen and took a Bath washed off some of the cooties. I got a Plexco of chocolate for Tho first time in three months. I think Santa Claus must have brought . Would have answered your letter sooner but did have the Chance. This is Tho first letter i have written Sinco August we had a mile Elko to get Here find you bet my baby got heavy on my Back before 1 got Here. If to u hear anything about when they Are going to bring., Back to cad " Vou utry Fet me know in your next letter for i am sick of this country. Can set bark any too ick to suit no. .1 Haven seen y of the boys tron Crosby Over re probably All to _ Home Long before 1 will. 1 was. I his he ices promo tinn seem to iia if he was transferred to the Chiw e All is sounded and i . All those transferred Werel hoping to be Home Jan world pro i hear clattering of wooden into a Church wide revival. Division in sent is writ Iii j Mir. Than a Aso Horace a Amy . After his citation. bar. The was promoted to sergeant. this is All. Lior. Ii was line we bad a Al Ger if could have in in and drink Wolfli us lie cer tenants Anil. Accor Dunk to. Evi Rell. With the " Iii or l so i Iain if they Keip Tifin thu years. Interesting War trophies. He. Lick Mun . Entrenching Etc. On Council or. National Ili sense Are Mif Cli attention. They were by the Rev. W. Re Van Dyke Amiens where hitch lighting of Isreil. His collection of trophies also includes various vases made from Shell an american Gas mask left Ere by Paul Richmond and a Ger Gas mask belonging to the Van collection form an interesting a of Parish. The workmanship and of the american made Art is vastly Superior to the German. Contains no rubber. Equipped with his Gas mask the american sol Dier breathed through n rubber with his nostril is tightly closed by a Fiall but effective device and the whole fabric part Oft lie Mast might have been torn from his face without fatal results while a puncture in Tim fabric of the German mask was pretty certain to Nisan death if the wearer was in the poisonous Gas area. One the German steel helmets on exhibition contains some of the mud of the while another one is earn ouf aged with Green and Black paint. Letter from Patrick Henretty. France. December Laid. Dearest a few Llenis to let you know i am still in the land of the living and the happiest Soldier in tie a. F. Liven received a letter from you for a Long time will hot complain As the mail service is slow. Don know when i will get but we will he mustered out Cam p i Ade Hope that time come s soon. Feel that i have done my Little big i. Served on the Verdun Flint. On the . Mihiel front and a my first Active service in the Argonne Forest drive. Saw Active service for three months and suffered much. Well held up Man caught. Charles Hobo whose lop floor does not seem to be completely tur . Was landed one Day recently by Constable Dickinson while the tramp was sleeping in n holler House on an Oll leave numerous complaints have reached Here of Smith demanding food the Point of a shot gun in the Rural districts in Ali Sivi a inlay. Smith also is alleged to have Molen the shot gun. His Story of the Constable claiming that there were twelve reasons Why. He could not work most of these reasons hav Phy Strat Jim mental disability. He could not. Remember of Ever having been married this slight detail having completely escaped his he that his Mother was tramp and that his earliest recon acc icons have to do Over the Mun try la her . Chas. co. Tilth Plaisi a. A o. 712.-a.k. V. Said on. More revival Only one More. Is needed. A revival in. Christian stewardship. Liat revival comes the kingdom of will come in a a Little while ago or. G. Campbell "whit.-, Thi Well known presbyterian. Emht must of to 1st. I fran Jun did get. My in Tun. To Send . Would Ilka of thug nil Candy that Velma Bat As the old Fellows pork. Mashed potatoes after studying methodism s Steward iof an education. Monday Nior Ning. sprouts. Fruit. A Al Alverlean . Fio a German with his Rotten Gas. Hand grenades and bayonets to kill this Good irishman. We have slept in and drank water out of Shell holes been in Gas attacks and fought cooties All with a smile. Tell you All about when i get Home which i Pray will be soon. Love to All. Your Loving son. Patrick Henretty card of thanks. We Wlsh to thank and neighbors. For the Beautiful Flowers and Many acts of kind mss also the Thor for their services rendered shown us the time of the death of our Little daughter. Lulu. Or. And mrs. A l. Dawley. Ford we have on hand a 101s Ford to Nitro. Ing car. Thoroughly overhauled and in Good tiles. Which we will sell for j32s.oo, 1n or tier to room for storage of new co. Sutiri Crabb for tag Man Bra lot of rumours reckon i la have to wait till Tho this next cannot to comes in. Last night was the first whole commit Siuy have reason to be proud of Gallant and one hmm and All Hope in1 return you . We All dope Snow fall had Here this lies Fly Welcome Viva its e to the old r. . For 1 have sure had All of no place in the world As Good. Al care about. I Don know whether i Chris Mas menu Puree bring a Little duty i girl Back or tin him. High school notes. Even the cats appreciate the Chapel a Beautiful big cat walked of them inches fancy cakes. Down the aisle with shoulders straight tapioca pudding bread. Butter. Cof ship gospel program wrote i Trust that this is the ing of great revival that Jam Tail erect. She appeared very fee. Reer 110 Christmas Pac seems to be indispensable before. Much Hurt the laughter which the Church actually occupies and christianize the said. The greatest Sermon Ever preached on Christian Steward ship is now going on in this coun try. The people Are. Awakening to. The fact that they owe them selves their lives and their pro Perty to the government. is a Short step for the Christian to the Lauon. Caused. All the newest dances Are haying n hour nut any she Kages. Smoke. Your son. Pvt. Miller c. Stickles trial itt Hie noon hour. Rut Are the teachers Touchy about the a Cirola key of course we can co. A. 165 inf. A. E. Of. 42nd. Div. France. Dec. 22, 1d1s. Dear Mother and few not for a souvenir you see i can her language and she to Eom Prenez mine so you. See there is lots of love lost there. They an As big around As they Are tall. Guess i will leave them Here. He sure and have the Chicken ready when get Home for All i. Have Soen since i have been Over Here Willie slum three limes a Day i la have to take Back part of that scorned Willie slum for we had use the piano but that Breaks up pairs. Lines to Tell you that i just received pork for Christmas dinner. I guess All the seniors or rather most ii Jiny letter from you dated sep Juhls will he. All you will care to read so will close for this time Tell All the folks i said Jalc and a Murry belongs to his Vlaster and is held in Trust. The general conference of has written this idea up the pisclpl., and on Many is very Likely that the next four sundays will m Ark the beginning of a new epoch in the history Church. You will want to be present please Pray Dally for the Success of this gospel Campaign both locally and in the Church Large and especially plan to be present the first faithfully you pastor. Arthur Gregson attention patriarchs. Sme Liport Encampment no. 273. I. O. O f. Will work the patriarchal find Golden Rule degrees the regular meeting. Wednesday evening february a. 1919. All meal was Are be present. J. A. 3wanson, scribe. Notice. Sine Short pi., Jan. To 1519. Do not forget your 1919 dog tax. County commissioners have extended time to Fob. 1. Frank Potter gabs them Are making one last Effort to tember 17. I had been on the water bring to their memory All they have you wrote . Forgotten before examination. Quite Well How is dad getting along and a Happy new year to All. A task for. A Good Many of them. J Winter i Hope you Are All As healthy answer love to All Frank Iriti n i class is up to its neck Ilij As l i Haven been ally capt. Frank kilo in. Trouble. They Are having some of the slice 1 came away from Home never co. A. I ugh inf. -3rd division. Caesar i pupils to Hel then out of Felt so Good before am fat As a to Lear predicament out look. Little and working every Day. For be know not what be the weather is warm Here and do. Take advice from one who knows Rains every Day. But i dont mind and keep away from those Caes Arians As much As i did. Or you la be mixed up twice As this will be a poor Christmas for s As Yogi were before. A e. F. Via new York. mrs. R. W. Mcleod. Anna Louise Mcleod. Died drum right Oklahoma january 19. .1919. the r a few Days illness with influenza lot of the boys Over Here but we Witzand pneumonia the remains we re Well we lost the game with Cou make up for All when we do get Home i brought to sine Thorf last thursday Der sport. But we can Welt afford . Chichi Hope Wilt be soon so i can help private funeral services being held wait until. They come Here though do the Spring farming. Sometimes the Rev. E. H. Edson Buffi coating. .611 Well take a Little of the starch out of j we hear that we Are going Home right them. I away and again that we will be Here i suppose is a Well advertised Tor a year or More so Dnn. Know fact that the freshmen Sopho mores Are giving a party for the Jun lore and seniors in a week or so. You Ler How is Egan getting along r. W. Mcleod on july 4, 1907. And Are. Sure to have a Good time so do i school he must Law quite a big Rev City until tour not fail to come. Hello for me and years ago when they noved to okla the seniors ordered their gradual to be a Good boy and when i. Come Boma where Mcleod is a production announcements a Days ago. Home i will try to bring him Hofue Jilin superintendent for the Texas Oit goodness the swelling of their thing Nice Heads has already become noticeable you blame them what to believe. Do. Your hear from Merle and Mil fal was ii Rose his Cem Eteo Anna l. Larson was born in Cler Anont april 1881. School there and grew to Young worn Arohood in that locality. She married co. Mrs. Mcleod was a woman of ,.t. I would like to come Home Many Flurie traits of character and her j soon for i do not like a Little bit death is sincerely mourned by All who the juniors have last received Here for is the same thing of their rings so if Yon notice nay of to and Over All the time. Them looking their hands do not have you received All my letters. I think Slipy Are admiring the Beautiful have wrote ten or eleven times knew her. Surviving aside from her husband Are her Mother mrs. Olaf. Of. Prom right two Sisters. Shape of their fingers for they think i will get my mall now right Shelander. Of Jamestown. N. A. And simply looking lovingly their real along least i Hope to. I. Mrs. Charlotte Peterson of new or roman Gold class rings. Well hoping this finds you All in leans. I in. And four Brothers Charles Blossom. Health 1 will close. Your so for George u Stickles a not no. .3 o. And Albert Larson of Frank Larson of Drutin right Quku and Lars p. Minn

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