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About Cloverdale courier. (Cloverdale, Tillamook County, Or.) 190?-19?? | View Entire Issue (Nov. 15, 1917)
friiiiicn Letters In the ¡M s Today
Bearing Magic Words “With the Colors’’
Keynote of the Splendid Work the Y.M .C. A. Does Among
Our Men In Uniform Is Keeping Them In
Touch With the Folks at Home.
STAMPED WITH STAHS AND STPIPES AND RED TRIANGLE
Multifarious Ways in Which the Association Appeals to Your Boy,
Your Neighbor’s Boy, or Somo Boy You Know and Love—
Creates a Helpful Environment in Cantonment, on W ay Overseas,
in Front Lino Trench and Beyond— First to Aid as He Comes
Tottering Back— Give Your Chare of the $35,000,000 Required to
Accomplish This “ Lust Evidence That Somebody Cares.”
r.'a» evening on tba broad
Hempstead Plain. Long Island,
wh«ra !h<* Rainbow division wa»
i udlng Its last nlglit before embark
ing lor France. It bad been raining
b *d In the sfternom a cold, steady
» i idtnn downpour and tlie.-a wa*
o t lug to suggest the rainbow In the
c i ward agpe 't of the camp. Lines
n: d liras of sodden canvas housed
27,000 man, gallic <■ I from 27 d'Tcrent
Ti e gr ?u- ! was dotted with
pools and quagmire*. Cnder the wet
convaa It was damp and cold, with a
Lit by flickering
candles, tin ;ents were far from cliefcr-
till shelter for a man's last night la
l ) ; r.ntive land.
Hut there were Devon Mg tenta
where elocirlc light*, number.* and
friendliness made tl.e night pleasant.
tables absorbed In their writing!
W hat an appeal to the sympathies
those great groups of aoldie-e make!
F.Jie, clean-cut, upstanding fellows,
some of them mere boys, one thinks
immediately of the sacrifice they have
made for the rest of us and how pre
cious they are to some one back home
Somewhere. In far off farm or village
or city street, there ure parent* or
brothers or wives who would give all
they possess for one glimpse of those
sunburned faces as you and I see
them on their last night before going
acroas. And It was with a throb of
the heart that I watched them, bent
over their letter paper, In one after
another of those seven big tents
These were the tents of the Y. M. C.
M I FOURTEEN KGN1ES
AT THE FRONT
specteil tiull.v. und if not in perfect
running order they are at once taken
1 care of by the column workshops.
These workshops are very efficient,
an 1 it is remarkable what thorough
work they - an turn out. They are each
i fitted with a lathe, forge, benches, etc.,
the lathe being run by a small motor
cycle engine provided for that purpose.
I f for any reason the column is un
able to repair a motor, that vehicle Is
sent to one of the buses w here there
are stationary work hops, and n new
truck is sent back to replace It. The
mechanics in those wotkshops are all
trained men and are obliged to pass
severe tests before being accepted for
Many of them are men who have
worked on the building of cars In the
factories in England, nnd In cases like
this they are allowed to specialize on
Lha cars they are familiar with. The
only other mechanics who can claim to
bo their superiors are those o f the
Royal Flying corps, and they are abso
lutely the cream of the mechanical
world and are one of the highest paid
Malles o f men in the British army.
Another branch of the mechanical
transport which Is very much up to
date Is the department of stores and
accessories. The men in this depart
ment are not necessarily trained men,
but they must be good managers, us
they keep in stock all spare-v parts
w hich are likely to be called for. Be
sides this, they have charge of the
petrol oil. grease, carbide, tires for
light cars and. In fact, everything that
I* likely to lie used on an automobile.
The petrol Is ull sent from England in
two gallon tins. These tins are sealed
when they are tilled, and 'f a seal is
broken w hen a tin of petrol is issued to
a driver, or if it appears to have been
opened he may refuse it and demand
one with the seal Intact. In this way
the chance of receiving defective or irn
- ’>* i
pure petrol is uvoided.
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There are practically all known
makes of motor trucks and cars at the
front, as many of them were com
mandeered at the beginning of the war
Then again, ull the motor manufactur
ers in England are working day and
night to keep the armies supplied with
these vehicles. There ure also a good
many American makes in use there.
The work o f the chaplains at the
front Is not spoken of very much, yet
they work as hard and do as much
good as any men in any other branch
of the service. They ure usuully at
tached to the royal army medical
corps. I have seen a chaplain holding
service in a field on n Sunday morn
ing, nnd during the service the enemy
commenced to shell some huts close by.
1 firmly believe that if it bad not beeti
contrary to orders he would have con
tinued to worship just the same as
though nothing was happening.
The ro.vul army medical corps Is a
tremendous unit, nnd there, too. will
be found some of the bravest men in
the army, even though they are non-
Music, Camss. Good Reading and Correspondence Facilities in Y. M. C. A.
combatants. This corps is always re
ferreil to ns the It. A. M. C.. and the
In each of these n soldier was st-iim- i A On that last n.giiC In America the British Tommy speaks of It as the
mlng on a piano; others wore reading association was serving the soldiers "Rob All My Comrades."
There Is a reason for this, of course,
books and magazines; hundreds were In tho best of all waya— giving them
On and us near as I can make out it is
writing le'tera home.
Behind the rn opportunity to write home
rais,'d counter at one end throe or f >ur rrevlo i* n'glits they had enjoyed box lids: When a man is sick or wounded
young m n were busy passing out ing b uts, movies, concerts, dramatics nnd Is obliged to go Into hospital all
a d enve . pos,
soiling and a score of healthy entertainments his belongings arc taken from him. He
stamp* and weighing parcels, which as well as religious meetings. But on Is supposed to get them back when he
Is discharged from hospital, but when
the i. n wore sending home One of thl* 1. st night home ties were strong
the si'ldle s sild to mo as I r ood In cst. And perhaps that Is the keynote one considers the thousands that are
the tent used chiefly by men from of the splendid work the Y. M. C. A. taken 'care o f by the hospitals It Is
Iowa "W e came all tl «> way here Is doing among our men In uniform— only reasonable to believe that a great
many o f the little bundles are bound
fi in I ir*s Mclnoa, and we were mighty keeping thi m In touch with home.
to go astray. Tommy cannot see this,
Than wo found tula Y M ('
Bo,do Oh. Mabel, 1 atn In an awful however, so he grumbles and growls
A on the Job. and It’s boon a home
end t' >ro than a homo to u* It gave dilotutnii. Id o quarreled with Harry, * and often refers to the corps in uncom
u* w'utt wo wan'ed whoa we needed tint! lie wuuts mo to aoinl his ring plimentary terms.
Continued Next Week.
W e’ ll nevei f. r j t it
hack. Mul'ol Tlmt's too had. Bessie
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boy i ’ host ft e.td la the i M l' A ’*
But that Isn't the point, l ie forgot j
Money to loan—The Pacific B iiM in .
I ini. C ’ J n C .t. U p - t i n d ng Fe l l o e s .
ton which Is tiis riu.;. 1’ucU.
ani loan A-suiation has an agent
i.ow c'.uia :t to h -ac'.«•* w, r.< p u k
here. Enquire at the qtfice of Taylor
ed \ th men. hen tin-: over t!i•* u n :
tlie t ’ oiirii
Ri ul Estate Agency.
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COULD G C T
[ a k DUND NERE IN YEARS
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Contained troni first page
g r a v e l y
C hew ing Plu§
BEFORE THE INVENTION
OF OUR PATENT AIR-PROOF POUCH
GRAVELY PLUG TOBACCO
MADE STRICTLY FOR ITS CHEWING QUALITY
WOULD NOT KEEP FRESH IN THIS SECTION.
NOW THE PATENT POUCH KEEPS IT
FRESH AND CLEAN AND GOOD
A LITTLE CHEW OF GRAVELY IS ENOUGH
AND LASTS LONG EH THAN A BIG CHEW
OF O R O lN A R Y PLUG.
In ever line of Merchandise, but none
more especially than in
Our large stock is in every instance the best that can be had
and our aim will be to keep the high standard up.
She! and Heavy Hardware
Stoves, Ranges, Farm and
And every tiling usually kept in a first-class hard ware store, and
all goods are of the E>est quality.
Alex McNair & Co., Tillamook, Ore.
1 Tillamook Abstracting Co
An advertisement this
size in the Cloverdale
Courier at only 3óe the
Don’ t let the
door hinges of your busi
ness place get rusty for
the want of a little adver
C o a t e s . P r e s id e n t .
COMPLETE SET OF ABSTRACT BOOKS
OF TILLAMOOK COUNTY, OREGON.
T IL L A M O O K C IT Y .
ATTORNEY AT LAW
The Best Antiseptic
Opp. Court House.
F. R. BEALS
Lvseptic is completely soluahle in
water. A teaspoon full to one quart of
Write for Literature.
water is the average strength to he used
for antiseptic, germicide, deoderants,
TIL L A M O O K .
wounds, cuts, nail punctures, mange,
hoof rot, mod fever, lice, tleas, dandruff,
shampoo, being of a soapy nature proves
very effective for washing the animals’
and stable utencils, and if used in gen
eral. improves stable conditions, infect
ion, among cattle, abortion, foul dis
charge and externally to prevent the
spread of diseases.
CHAS. I. CLOUGH,
Rulbhln Druggist, Tillam ook. Ore. A. C. EVERSON
1 THE WHITE
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J?JQ. 5 ru l'd y ypAurcc & Qumut. K
REAL CHEWING PLUG -
BILLY POSTER’S BILL
BOARDS TELL YOU
All Wav Points
L ea ve Cloverdale daily at
7:30 a. ni . arriving at T illa
mook at 10 a. m — in time for
♦ morning train to Portland.
Leave Tillamook at 3 p. m ,
arriving at Cloverdale at 5
T IL L A M O O K . ORK.
Money to Loan
Real Estate Agency
See me for realty deals.
Tillamook Undertaking Co.
R. N. H E N K E L , Proprietor.
Night and Day calls
S'xth Strcit at Second Avenue East
T IL L A M O O K .
J. N. PEARCY
E. J. MENDENHALL
ATTORNEYS AT LAW
928 Chamber of Commerce,
C. W. TALMAGE,
Attorney and Counsellor at Lav
J M. TRAXLKR. Prep
NATIONAL B ID ., - TILLAMOOK, ORE.