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7AL.LE Y NEWS
VOLUME (i, NO 48
RICHLAND, OREGON, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10, 1918
$1.50 A YEAR
Won! whb phoned hero Sunday
morning that gcmiany and hor
iollowoi-M had accepted America's
poa'0 tormtn and in a shor? time
anvils were luring fired and a gen
eral rtlt'oralicn held, Led by
Rev. .1, M. Johnson, thu congre
gationa of both thu Methodist and
Christian churches marched to
the town (lag polo who.-u Old
Glory was saluted, patriotic songs
wore sung and Rev. Johnson do
liurod a most appropriate talk.
In the ttftornoon a muss meot
ing was held and arrangements
made for tho big patriotic meet
ing hold histniuht, with tl.o un
derstanding that if the news was
untiue (which proved to be the
case) tho program would bo nuch
as would inspire greater enthus
iasm for the Liberty Loan.
It would be next to impossible
to estimate the number of people
present at the gathering last
evening, the I.O.O. R hall, thoK.
V. lull and tho opera house were
crowded to the limit with old and
young. There was all kinds of
entertainment- speaking, sing
ing, games, dancing, and last but
Ifot loast, one of those glorious
community banquets for which
Eagle Valley is to justly cele
brated. And everything was
freo to overyone. A collection
was taken to pay for tho rise of
ppera hpuso and music, and to
Corvallis, Ore.. Oct. 5.
Dear Editor: Please send my
paper to address below. I am
quartered at a private homo at
present. There arc about 4000
students here and all of them
couldn't bo stationed in the halls
and as luck would have it I was
stationed here so have a good bed
to sleep in for a while yet.
We receive 30 bucks per month
and all expenses paid. No one
knows how long we will be here,
probably wolit get mor3 than
threo or four? months hero for
class A 20's as the oldest will
Walter Jones, Lloyd Coble and
myself aro in Who same Company.
Neither of "us received any marks
against ;us in physical examin
ationall wont through 2020.
Gill C. Wright,
328 N. 13th Street,
lint slowly, MABticntu your food thor
oughly, ubntuln from iruMtfora fuwtlnva
ami Id most cusca tho sour stomach will
tllhiipponr, If it tlnuH nut, tnlui 0110 of
supper. Hud incuts urn moat It k ol y to
caiiHo Hour utomnch it ml you iiuiy Unil it
hunt to cut thuin out.
Why not send
the News to a
LfflH FROM FRANCE
Some Whoro in France, Sept. 2.
C. hi Thorp, Richland, Oro.
JIrvo got hare at last, but it
took a long time and a lot of rid
ing in box cam, hiking, ate, going
into rest camps, staying there for
porhap one night an J then 'being
sent on. We stayed in one plac
a little over a wtek then took a
hike of 25 miles not a very long
hike for infantry-but we too
most of two days for it as we are
not used to walking, being a
mounted regiment. All the hikes
we look in the States we were
mounted, so it wont a little hard
with us. You might think 13
miles is not a very long distance
to walk in a day. and it isn't (we
walked it from G to 10:30 in the
morning and took the balance of
the day to rest) but when you
put 80 pounds on your back and
walk for '15 minutes I'll guaran
tee you'll be ready for the five
minutes rest when it comes. I
stood it pretty well, considering
everything, as I had been sick
the night before and ate no break
fast. We were in England for a
short time so got to see a little of
that country; it certainly is a
garden spot and the crops are
something wonderful, there is no
waste ground even the land along
the railroad is cultivated. In
Home ways tho English seem more
foreign to us than the French, but
they made us welcome in every
town we passed through. A band
met us at the docks and as we
loft the station each soldier was
given a letter of welcome written
by King George. Wo had a great
time riding on tho cars in England
and France they are so different
from the ones in America.
You have heard about French
hospitality; well it is certainly
true but not in tho exaggerated
degree that we hove been led to
believe; but just right. They arc
certainly a nice people though
their standard of morality is not
as high as ours, at least it doesn't
seem so from what I have seen
of them, and I nm afraid they are
liable to get the same impression
of us from the way some of us
aro acting here, much as I hate
to admit it.
Tho more I seo of Europe the
more I think of America, for they
aro 100 years behind us. When
the war is over they can land me
anywhere in the good old U.S.A.
and I will be happy. You don't
know how to appreciate your
country until you have sailed
thousands of miles away from its
shores and know you cannot re
turn for an indefinite time.
You people at homo must stand
behind us in every way -we need
I wish to say a few words for
tho Y.M.C.A., thoy aro tho great
connecting link between us und
home, next to our letters and
what little the chaplain can do.
Tho Y.s are always crowded and
thero is often a line 100 feet long
of hoys in front of the Y.M.C.A.
canteen as it is the only place
they can get things at a decent
price. The Y. give uh h lot nf
enlertainmnts. one nfeht each
week rtligiou services fro, held.
Catholic macs is held early Sun
dsy morning and nt 10 o'clock
Protestant a? rvioe are conducted
by the chaplain or Y. secrotarles
I must say the Y.M.O. . work
ers are ttein a lot for us and ato
working hfttd. I believe their
work is as important a ours and
m some ways morojio to the pres
ent and future of uf fellows, so
do all you can for the Y.M.C.A.
for you cannot do a greater worjk
for us. We need mQre Y.M.C.A.
workers over here.
Tell all the peopieHn the Valley
"hello" and that I nm still able
to stay with the crowd, tell them
also that 1 may not be back by
this time next year, but I dpn't
figure on staying in this country
more than one winter.
As ever your friend,
Corp. C. A. Narrows,
Hutt. C, 320 F. A.,
American K V, Franco
Appreciates News From Home
Camp Eustib, Va., Sept. 25th.
Received the E. V. News this
evening and was sure glad to get
it. I have read it through even
the adds are news to me now and
had the pleasure of reading the
letters from home boysjn differ
Say. you can tell the world that
if we fellows from Camp Eiutis
ever get to "battle" with those
square-headed german devils we
will make them pay us for the
hard drilling we are getting.
Wo sure ao drill, no foolincr
ubout it. We have to take a 28-in.
step and 128 steps per minute; it
seems like they double it before
the day is done.
But the bunch I am with are all
Oregon boys so mark it down we
can stand it.
Well, I must close with these
few words, I wish all you home
people well and don't fail to send
the paper every week.
Pvt. Henry E. Morrison
Batt. C, 46th Art., C. A. C,
Camp Eustis. Va.
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We have built this bank upon ab
solutely solid business principles.
Its officers and stockholders aro
among the solid, reliable men of
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liberal yet conservative. We
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Get your cotton cloves atRaley'a
RETREATING KUITUR LEAVES ITS MARK
This showg one of tho thousands of French villages which hato
been smashed to dusty brick heaps by opposing artillery during
German capture and occupation. Too often French gunners are under
tho necessity of sending shells Into the homes where they have
spent happy years with their wlvos and babies.
Your subscription to tho Fourth Liberty Loan will help move
tho ruin back Into Germany.
Up to Wednesday evening there
had been $32,800 subscribed in
this section for Fourth Liberty
Loan Bonds by 237 people. This
leaves us considerable short on
our quota, a fact that should ap
peal to the loyalty and pride of
every cilizen, for it will be the
first time that we have failed to
do what was expected of us.
Remember you still have" time
to buy these bonds, so let us all
study the matter over earnestly,
search our hearts carefully, ana
see if it is not possible "to buy
again" and make up our quota of
The following have purchased
bonds since our lost issue;
$500 to $1000
Chas. Howell $1000
Henry Sass 500
$250 to $400
Hayman Swisher 260
Richard Kirby Nels West
P T Wyatt
Mattie P Allen
Com ad Nelson
Geo W Sharp
C J Shaver
A F Clark
C C Graven
John J. Fisher and Manley
Teeples were caught operating a
moonshine still in the mountains
below Homestead last Saturday
by government and county offi
cers. The still and a largo amount
of liquor was destroyed and the
two culprits taken to Baker and
bound over to the grand jury.
Snm-E-Kar and Kid-E-Kar for
children at.Saunders Bro's.ad
A large number of subscribers
to whom we mailed statements
last week have failed to respond;
a great many have called and had
their subscription advanced.
If you, dear reader, are one of
those w.ho failed to settle, you
must do so before Wednesday of
next week or else miss future
J issues of the News. As we.have - -
-' stattd before; we have received"''1
our instructions from the Federal
Government as regards this mat
ter, and we propose to comply.
We would consider oursdf dis
loyal if we failed to do so.
Ever since America entered the
war we hqve devoted space, time
and every dollar we could spare
to help Undo Sam, and to the -best
of our ability and to the limit
of our resources have complied
with every order and instruction
received from the government
officials. This last order will hit
hard indeed, unless our subscrib
ers show their appreciation of
our past efforts by paying u.p all
arrearages and in advance for
this paper, It js up to you.
C. E, Thorp, Editor,
In spite of the extreme dry
weather of the past summer, O.
W. Decker and C, J. Steelman
have threshed out 2000 pounds of
Mexican Red beans from 13 acres,
they had planted on the Johnson
ranch at Sparta. They expect to
plant at least 30 acres in beans
M. D. Fleming, Optoniotriat, of
Boise, will bo at Richland Hotel
Thursday and Friday
October 17 and 18
Ho is rcgistosod in both Idaho
and Oregon, has hud 20 years ex
perience, guarantees to fic your
glasses exactly right, and gives
special nttontion to children.,
One pair of oyoB iB all you will,
over have, Bo fair with thorn. ,