The Belton Evening News. (Belton, Tex.), Vol. 34, No. 245, Ed. 1 Friday, July 19, 1918 Page: 1 of 4
The following text was automatically extracted from the image on this page using optical character recognition software:
1 1 - •JMGWÍ 1 •
8ELT0N, TEXAS, THURSDAY,
THE BELTON EVENING NEWS
A WIDE FRONT.
(By United Prosa.)
The Allies are assailing the Germans in
Mame salient from from both sides, while
the French and Americans are driving for-
ward on a twenty-five mile front between the
Aisne ¿nd the Marne rivers. The French
and Italians are attacking on a fifteen mile
front east of Chateau-Thierry from the Marne
north west-ward toward Rheims.
The Franco-American offensive was re-
sumed at four o'clock this morning*
The Germans are reported to be destroying
their base in Soissons, preparatory to evacuat-
ing the city.
The French and Italians have taken two
towns and two woods and increased the
number of their prisoners by four hundred.
(Uy (Jolted Press.
Paris, July 19, 4 P, M.—The Allies
have taken the initiative and the Germans
are now on the defensive everywhere, says an
an official statement issued by the Allies high
command fliis afternoon.
Would Run on
Ticket, "Plenty of
Flour And Sugar*99
Houston, July 19.—A promi-
nent housewife in an Bast Texas
town recently sent word to the
County Food Administrator
that she had grapes on the
stove but required more sugar
f >r preserving. Asked it she had
secured her allottinent for this
purpose of 25 pounds, she re-
plied "Yes." Then she added
But I simply have tohave more."
Because of a marked scarcitv
the revuest was denied and the
woman said: ' Well I have regis*
tered and in a few days 1 shall
have a chance to vote. I'll cast
my vote against you for County
A man in the same community
suffering from what be felt in-
sufficient flour and sugar for bis
normal bappiuess announced
that be proposed to run against
the County Administrator at the
next election and make his plat-
form "Plenty of sugar and flour
Kaiser Cain I.
(By United Prescl
With The Americans in Champagne, July
Í9.—The Americans and French after organ-
izing yesterday's gains during the night, re-
sumed the offensive between the Aisne and
the Marne this morning. The Allies pushed
forward behind a rolling barrage on the
whole front from Soissons to Chateau-Thierry
driving the Germrns before them. At the
hour of cabling no reports had been received
of the extent of the new gains.
By Charlea Driscoll.
"To do this gives my
Quoth, on a time, a Mr. Cane,
' I wish to be a man of peace,
I want to see all quarrels cease,
But kultur and my destiny
Point out my way unerringly;
My brother Able is a man
Who cannot see the things I
He won't believe that only
Can ever make an action right,
So here is where and now is
I show what Might cau do for
The while he spake this primal
With skillfull motions had b .-
To fashion from a tree a stick
Six cubits long and two feet
"Forward with God! An(^ woe
The nmn or woman in the
01 Cuiu and kultur, might and
He found his brother mowing
Killed him, and grandly
Proclaiming, "God will furth-
Men, look at me and be afraid!"
The Local Selective Board has
calls tor men ns follows:
"C'i-H No 934.—Complete th«
entrainment for Austin, Trxus of
three hundred men (300) men to
report to Commanding Officer.
University of Texas on August 1
for instructin as auto mtchanics.
"dall No. 93G—Complete the
entrainment for Austin, Texas of
three hundred (300) men to re-
port Commanding Officer, Uni-
versity of Texas on Aut>ust 15
for instruction as auto mechan,
"Call No. 938 —Complete the
entratamentfor Austin, Texas oi
three hundred (300) men to re-
port to the Commanding Officer,
University of Texas ou August
29 for instructions as auto me-
Men who have at least a
Grammar school education or
its equivalent and who have an
aptitude for mechanical work,
are desired for each of the above
Only White men and men phy-
sically qualified tor general mili-
tary service are to be inducted
under these calls.
"Call No 969 —Complete the
eutrainment for Prairie View,
Tex'is of one hundred fifty four
(154) Qi<n who have had at
least a Grammar School educa-
tion or its equivalent and who
have sqme aptitude for mechan-
ical work, on August 15 for in-
struction as auto mechanics,
blacksmiths and carpenters.
"Only Colored men and men
physically qualified lor general
military service are to be induct-
ed under this call.
No ¡ganger of Sugar
í' S CÍ5
•■i alcohol- 3 run >i N '•
; AYciiclnblc Preparation for As
¡ sinifltitin^ the luid by ^áu'1'
finúthe Stomachs and Bawefc,M
wm " sM"
Thereby Promoting DijotlM
C heerfulness and RtilXentsw5
i neither Opium, Mor piling r or¡
Jhtmpian M wd
i /¿*íW&' SM
¡i A helpful Remedy £ £ ¡
Constipation and Diar.hoea.
j anil Fcverishncss ana
Loss OF SLEEP
| rcsuttin^ thererromju mtoncy-
Lie Oentamh Commmt-
For Infants and Children.
fathers Know That
*3 « V.
Exact Copy of Wrapper.
THK CKNTAUH COMÍ ANY NC'M TOR* CITY.
wound stripes, but if he wore nil
be is entitled to wear he'd be too
For earache, toothache, pslna,
burns, acalda, sore throat, try Dr.
Thomas' Eclectic Oil, a splendid
remedy for emergencies.—Advt.
In Our War Saving and Thrift Stamp
Vera Cox -
Lola Riggins - - -
Houston, July 19.—There is no
danger ot a sugar famine The
Texas Division of the Food Ad-
ministration announced recently.
The Food situation, according
to this announcement, is better
than any time since America un
d^;t ok the feeding of the Ailied
The American public, however,
will be expected to observe
closely the new regulations
limiting the household per capita
consumption of sugar to three
pounds monthly, and to contin-
ue all further conservatiou meat
It was pointed out regarding
the wheat situation that even
with the prospect of a 900-mil-
lion bushel wheat crop, there
can be little if any lessening of
present conservation measures.
A reassuring wheat reset Ve
must be built up here and
abroad, officials declare, and
maintained against a possible
short crop next year.
The new wheat harvest now
coming in finds the available
supplies of last year's crop very
low. That wheatless restric-
tions will be removed entirely is
highly improb-tbie while tin
war lasts, although thiy will
probdbly be modified to some
Thrives on Lead Diet
We have awarded the prizes and now want to thank the Contestants and others
interested in this contest for their faithfulness and their interest s own in a
contest to "do a bit" to help lick the Kaiser
WM. CAMERON & CO., INC.
A. C. BAUER, Mgr.
(By UnlteJ Pre«*i )
London, July 19.—Brig. Gen.
Carton de Wiart, the Human
Verdun, has broken into the cas-
ualty list again for the tenth oi
thirteenth time. His latest
wound caused the London
papers to leave of! positive
Statements and begin estimating
how many t tues he has been a
General de Wiart is a Belgian
in the British Army, He ho'r's
lh«Victoria Cross. His latest
ph I'o^raph ah (our
Learn to Dry Food—
Uncle Sam Will Teach You
The government publication shown here explains drying of
fruits and vegetables a method of food conservation doubly
important this year. Drying is easy to do, calls for simple equip-
ment, and reguires no sugar. Methods tested and proved good
by Government specialists are explained in this bulletin, a copy
of which belongs *o every American housewife.
FARM MO ME
JOSEPH S. CALDWELL
Plant P/>ysio]o¡f/st, Office of Horticultural and
FARMERS' BULLETIN 96£
United States Department of Agriculture
Gonlribultoiv from Ikj 0urrf<w of
To get this bulletin, clip, filll out, and send this coupon
U. 9. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Washington, D. C.
Please send Farmers' Bulletin 984 to
(Mum*) (Street or R. T. P. number)
(City ami N te)
This spuce is contributed by Btlton Evening News.
J ■% • f '
*■>> -. to!
Here’s what’s next.
This issue can be searched. Note: Results may vary based on the legibility of text within the document.
Tools / Downloads
Get a copy of this page or view the extracted text.
Citing and Sharing
Basic information for referencing this web page. We also provide extended guidance on usage rights, references, copying or embedding.
Reference the current page of this Newspaper.
Savage, H. B. The Belton Evening News. (Belton, Tex.), Vol. 34, No. 245, Ed. 1 Friday, July 19, 1918, newspaper, July 19, 1918; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth177209/m1/1/: accessed October 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History.