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and two childron, ndiuinhter live
years of auu, and an infant son
but five weeks old; also by hor
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene
Sullivan of Kichland, and four
sistera and ono brother, namely:
Mrs. A. L. Cu turnings of Hunt
imiton; Mrs. II. II. Musteraon
and Misses Lillie and Goltlie Sal
livan, all of Kichland. and'Donald
Sullivan, who is in U. S. service.
Many indeed are the friends who
Brieve at her untimely demise.
With the passing away of Kob
orison Smith Allen at 11 o'clock
p. m. on Saturday. January 18.
1919. another old veteran dropped
out of the now tottering line.- of
the G. A. K.
Mr. Allen was born in tho state
of Missouri on July 10, 1810, and
resided there until 18G1 when he
answered his country's call for
volunteers and syrvod in the 1st
Mo. Cavalry until the eloso of the
war in 'G5.
Qn Nt vfiiber 29, 1SG5. ho was
maided Ij Mary L. Kin ley in
Saline county, Mo. He remained
there a few ytars then moved to
Kansas but later returned to
Missouri where he lived in Dade
county until 1S9G when he came
to Eaj,de Valley where he had
He accepted Jeans as his Savior
more than fifty years ago and
united with the Cumberland Pres
byterian church, this being the
church of his choice at that time,
but after coming to this locality
he united with the M. E. church.
He tool' an active part in church
work until 1G .ears ajjo when
he suffered a stroke of paralysis
which left him practically help
less. Since then by his patience,
cheerfulness, kinJness and un
wavering faith in God he has set
a living example worthy of being
followed. He was a loving hus
band and father, an accommo
dating neighbor and a faithful
He is survived by the aged wife,
two sons and three daughters:
Mrs. Nannie Helphenstine of
Waynesburg, Pa.; D. W. Allen
and Estcila Bodah of Kichland;
D. A. Allen of Winchester, Ida.;
and Mrs. Mintie Ingram of Cor
nucopia. There are also sixteen
grandchildren and five great
grandchildren. From Pine Valley Herald, Jan. 10,
EOY LEBP PASSES.
At a little after 7 o'clock this morn
ing Roy Lecp breathed his last, For a
day or moro tho end was oipected
hourly. Tho sufferer seemed to know
what tho result would finally bo and
lost hopo curly Su tho fight. Ho was
taken ill Monday, last week, at Rich
land, wbcro ho had gono to work In a
creamery. All tho family woro soon
sick. Ernest Barclay wont to tho res
cuo and was taken ill, tho second at
tack for him.
Tho funeral was held at tho Pine
Valley cemetory under tho joint direc
tion of tho Modern Woodmen and tho
Roy Lecp was ono of our most ex
omplary young men of about 22 years
of ago and his end brings sadness to
tho wholo vnlloy, Ifo was born and
reared here, His life was clonn and
upright. Ho was dopondablo and hon
orable, a good husband and father, His
good judgment and thougbtfulneis of
bis family I shown in tho fact that
be carried $1000 in life Insurance.
lie is survived by a wife, two ebll
itn 1jdv and Lavsrne, about four
and two years of ago respectively: a
mother, one sister, Nylo, nml a urotiior
Willis, besides many other relatives
nml a host of friends to mourn his lot
Wliou It became known that hu wns
in danger thu intercut In his case bo
came Intense nml tho telephone office
wns kept busy answering Inquiries
about him. Uverythlng llutt ii)oilical
science could do, that friends nml
lodges mid the church could think o
woro done but to no avail; but whll
it aeoius that a life of promise was cu
short beyond reason, tho divine way
are rend hero only by eniidlo light.
time tho great plan In death will bo ro
voalcd by n glnro of truth: until thu
day we can only wait and trust.
THE SHAFT TO
Monument Erected to First
Fall Fighting on the Soil
FRENCH SHOW APPRECIATION
Replica of Monument Greeted In Mem
ory of Three Americana Who Fell
at Bethclmont Is Sent to
HKltlnjclmi. Tho flint three Amer
ican m.KllfiM tn illt' hi buttle m French
noli Ml In tho village of Jtetholiuoiii
nbout twelve tulles oast of Niincy. The
population of this ruglon (1,-cided to
erect a monument commemorating
tlii-lr wirrlCee, nml n replica of tills
proposal iinuiuiiit tit whs sent to l'r"-
wont Wilson by Ambassador .Sham
ul rails n few months ago lit tho re
cpiest of those In charge of tho proj
ect. Originally It wiin tho llitclltlo.i
to huhl tho ceremony of dedication In
tlio wry village of llcthcluiont, whmo
tho tlireo young liorooH had given tlu-.r
lives for freedom, but tho community
was situated so near the flrlng line
thut the ceremony linil to ho held ut
Nancy. AhihnsmiUor Hlmrp has sent
to tho Mtiite (lepnrtmeiit n graphic re-
port on I lie subject. A largo crowd
of distinguished, people were present
at tno dedication exerclsea.
M. Mlrmnn, In bin address beforo n
hugo assembly ut Nancy, emphasized
tho fact that the three young heroes
In whoso honor tho monument bud
been erected wero not, Indeed, tio
(Irst Americans whoso blood bail
tinged tho battlefields of France.
Young men from tho United States,
impatient to fight, bad enrolled volun
tarily In tho French and English or
mica nml already lu 1910 their num
her exceeded 20,000.
Carried American Flag.
A vory touching Incident Illustrates
the patriotism of those Americans who
unci Joined tho French Foreign Legion
i.eioro tlio united States entered tho
war. Not being nblo to fight openly
unucr mo sjiiir-Hpunglcu IJiinner they
procured u'n Ameiicnn ling und decided
that ench of thorn, In turn, should car
ry It wrupped nround his breast. In
UiIh way our Hag wan present In nil
tlioso numerous comhntH In which tho
colon of tlio Foreign Legion partici
pated. Twico It was pierced by bul
lets and Htuined with tho blood of
wounds. Onco ho who curried It fell,
tho American volunteers Hoarched tho
field and found their dead comrailp,
took from bis body tho well-beloved
colors, and, armed with this emblem,
they went forwurd to now exploits.
When tho United Slates took up thu In
Hultlng dcllnnco of Germany theso
American volunteers, already veter
an., toolc their places In their Nation
al nrmy nml presented to Franco this
ring which so proudly they had bomo
through numerous buttles, and tho
French reverently deposited It at tho
A few days after tlio first Ameri
cans entered tho trenches tho (Jormuns
desired to test tho worth of their uow
enemy. They directed an nllack
against tho cctor. Valiantly did tho
American soldiers wupport tholr bap
Old Not Yield an Inch.
They did not yield ono Inch of their
positions. Tlio enemy who had pene
trated for n moment Into their trench
es withdrew, leaving numerous clem),
Three Americans wero killed In tho
French lines, ond pierced by it revolver"
lWt ltw.lbr two stsbbicJ with twi
hire's. They' woro Interred fiT i"f ffohl
below the hill on which nru cliiNturei)
tho houses of the village of llcthol'
mout. It was decided that tho tinmen
(if tht'iio threo II rut vlctlmi ahould be)
Inscribed on Mono, nml iilthouuh (lid
project could not bo given dlmensloim
III keeping with tho Importance) of tho
ilstorc fact to bo commemorated, tho
clehlgu Is a it 1st Ic and was drawn by
Louli Miijoielle. The crown anil tho
(klstlo of Lorraine are entwined wltll
(ho ulnru of America. Tho Inscription
on ono wide reads: 1
"l.OltltAINK TO TIIW UNITKD '
Tlmt on tlio other Mdet
In lurulno torrltory
IIik tliren flrst
Iclllml Uy tlia tinviny
on Novrmlior W, 1917.
Corpurnl JAMKH II. ClUCdllAM
l'rlvut TIICJMAH I. HNItiailT
1'rlvata MKItl.K I). HAY
As worthy sons of tholr erent
und mible Nut Ion tliy Imvo
fouiclit fnr Jostle, l.llxrli'
tin-t rivllliitli)ii KKntimt
tlio srours of tlio liuiimu rnco.
TIIKV 1)1 KU ON TI1K HATTLK ril'.l.n.
Thus It Is that on the fuce of thlr
monuineiit Is eiittrnved In endurliiK let
ters the fact Hint In Lorraine territory
repose tho first threo fallen American
Strap Identifies Fox.
Worthlnifton, M-i. t'nder the
thick growth of fur on tin- neelc of
n fox which Walter L. Power -thut the
other day was n leather strap. It won
Identified by Chnrlei A. Kllliouru as u
ntrnp which wns on a young fox which
he once had. The fox esenpij from
captivity 11 years ago.
Flies Distress Skjnal,
Didn't Get Allotment
St. Louis, .Mo. The St. Louis
Flag society, tin oiptnlzntli'it
whoso tilms nro to nc thai nil
American llngw nro properly
hung mid respected, reports tho
A ling In the window of a lo
cal private resldenee was hang
ing with It field down. A mom
her of tho society knocked ut
Iho door, A negro woman
"1 urn u member of tho Flag
society," ho told her. "Vour ling
Is hung Improperly. That Is u
signal of distress."
"YouVjo tho government, Is
yuhr tho negresH replied.
"Well, I hung that flag that way
pupously. I Is lu dlNtross. Oey
got my husbniid In thu army unci
I don't get his allotment. 1 ei
ther wants inn Jiusbntid or ma
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