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2 fji volume no. 16. amherst, ohio, thursday, february 21, 1918. subscription, $1.50 per year army balloonist lands here to avoid lake tr gtacular barn fire latest designs in frosted windows ses big loss -i cau r r. e. corbin first flier visit amherst trip from akron five hours. landing safely made machine, un. damaged, shipped back flying field calls easy. , amhorst was treated saturday an unexpected array flier, quartermaster filer corbln a' mile, north of town, escape a out over the lake. mr. corbln, young man who enlisted at outbreak war, began his flight, which is' part training, morning 4 o'clock, carrying two passengers. medina intermediate, made, and passengers alighted, again taking air, with intention going on toledo. as wore on, it became cloudy snow fall. near-lng he saw that wind would certainly carry him tho lake, short ballast decided land. ho opened valve allowed gas escape, there being no leak whatever, some reports had it. perfect just east hager-man farm about mile . said heavy atmosphere adverse air currents forced throw several times way liere, feared risk further such small supply. after touching ground balloon, headed uphill, traveled but distance before coming full stop. - balloon carefully fo!ded( packed into basket, whole taken depot, where 'via american express akron. midnight express, bound, special stop take balloon. experimental trip. told many interesting facts regarding experiences. enlisted' toledo last june, shortly war declared. corbln's home is ann arbor, mich., practicing lawyen parents still live. this trip, intended ito fly arbor if all possible. this" difficult make, however, prevailing winds direction are rare. for time stationed long island airplanes, then, course institute technology boston, sent governments quite few men busy there, at. goodyear field, learning observation balloons, kites, "blimps," dirigibles government has perfected. does not know when will .see active service, completed preliminary work. expects lieutenant's commission time, believes he. be assigned coast patrol work, either atlantic or ireland. uneventful. uneventful, interest. starting early morning, in, the. passed outskirts large cities, lights blinking them making wonderful appearance. leaving medina, now afone, oberlln, elyrla, grafton other places. above clouds, came belosv warmer. says could tell, instruments maps, railroads, exactly .at times. knew nearlng lorain from.the number rallroatf tracks centering its position shore. pretty cold up there. weeks ago, temperature reached 33 below zero 6.000 feet air. coldest, seen. aviators are. dressed warmly, do mind it, .the nlr service one best enter. .first place 'he receive better money, food, more comforts than any branch of. service. they have opportunity get away-from notice lodge secretaries. wishes news. wo like every ,lodge, appoint elect correspondent, furnish publication, regularly, items interest members their particular lodges. we'll tickled death publish them, members, especially those past attended meetings glad read may induced attend once while. we want make everybody. ladles' societies, churches, oth( organization aro included ii appeal invitation." hurricane strikes buildings wrecked storm blows chimneys over. considerable damage done, roofs carried away, terrific rain also freaks storm. south brownhelm were visited thursday night 9 o'clock by miniature hurricane, did amount created uneasiness timet warmest days winter, thermometer reaching 60 degrees. evening up, within minutes causing trouble. 25 chimneys, mainly district toward blown down. done near proper elyrla avenue. outbuildings cases barns, michaels place, off. garage -belonging henry schlffer-steln across lots half hundred feet; auto housed therein landed adjoining yard top torn away. rainstorm accompanied wind. thunder, lightning present, unusual happening dead winter. neither nor long, hour. city paper amusing account. papers always things straight proven account paper. here's what said: "it wind, people village hanging onto boot straps fear away." aside fact wear boots extent, didn't great till next correct. camp life intervals. present development balloons relatively safe any" branch. while saying companions enjoy gifts atten-( tions showered upon branches use advantage. "the regular soldiers infantry little attention these good stay knit cook write letters soldiers. deserve most aviation division, wb appreciate it,' nevertheless not, need get, for" cared regulars, even drafted boys. cheer up. they'll it." doesn't long. dur ing telegram safely, got shave, entertained dinner mrs. a. little, left, 1:15 train toledo, staying friends week end, returning monday. expressed -reat appreciation appearance promised come again, ever blew way. flight lamdtng event creat attested news surrounding cities calling aud asking information. session council routine business up-pay increases asked bills paid. meeting tuesday evening, during allowed, matters called discussion. question payment material used uncompleted milan-martin sewer them. defer payments until opinion can engineer, officials accurate estimate stand. expected details bo known meets again. charles boughton, sexton, application raise pay, held cemetery trustees-can decision. cause mirthful comment increased cost dying, drumming etc. " marshal miller, common recent applications, believed lie entitled salary. discussion salary should $65 $80 month' pollco officer, sum $10 month, fixed law, marshal. appointment health dr. w. h. turner, approved state board health. unprecedented hour 8:50 adjourned. soldiers' newsy. serg. maj. mischka sends editor copy sherman publication. receipt eighty-third division news, published through courtesy columbus dispatch sgt. otto mischka, former newspaperman. articles soldier boys, evidently boys corner legiment camp, sports, entertainments, insurance, military police, y. m. c. page, ably edited editorial page. scattered good-natured bits fun poked various divisions training. advertisement found, expense publication born charitable organizations, dispatch, subscriptions paper, price $1 six months. advertise pays. makes nocturnal pajamas o'coat wee hours night, almost-cyclone, awakened knock store downstairs occupied george brothers. visions burglars, blowers, etc., inspection, gained sticking our head window leaning over, revealed side ,stvlp awning blqwn loose fastenings, swinging length then against force. broken rest, blamed thing kept knocking, self defense don overcoat slippers wend sleepy tie wayward canvas pulley which, ungodly noiso. slept remainder maybe, knows, saved lirpthers window. buy -your coal you plenty here, conditions elsewhere serious. consider itself fortunate. wondering whether freeze yards local dealers, bought. tons, say? well, plato "now 500 tons ion hand. dealers say this: "just because warm weather brought slight improvement situation reason sitting believing that' troubles country person possibly so now, had, assurance week" worse ever." can't reconstgn ten cars nrrived tuesday. offers money paid nearby points, sandusky concern cars, ordered rccon-signed. addition having coal, seems sure able keep wise acts buying winter's extended visit. margaret earl oxtended her daughter, mcmastor family relatives friends. she been spending winter jeffersonvllle, ind daughter ii. strauss family. schools closed friday, feb. 22, washington's birthday. red cross new type compress attendance high school girls cooperating. surgical dressings another largely ed, friday afternoon library, 22 domestic science calss school, showing much enthusiasm., larger intricate making. afternoon's work found 210 complete ready appears diminution in. membors whose names given following list residents districts adjacent widely known. list: s. krajeski hearn geo. ludwick seymour greening thelnia karl hasenpflug v. mls,s alice shupe dora buckley lillian ladroch helen rice miss sarah bacon mattie melvin' lewis g. leimbach 'miss john butler tomorrow, nation pay nonor washington, father country. day observed general suspension activity, banks affected. programs children probably hours' vacation. granted divorce. mae. l. towne divorce ephfaim towne, complaint alleging gross neglect cruelty. alimony $30 receives custody ifer children. ruth monday hospital. time. tell your friend. arthur hunt chute interests audience lecture eveningly town hall under auspices varsity "a" association, drew appreciative audience. subject real front," related experiences which' gone years trenches. hearers throughout. canadian contingents went overseas, finally discharged injuries sustained battle. learn feakins, physical director, directly responsible helped association extent nearly dollars, .with training season opening, doubly appreciated. sick; water doctors advise boiling physic thaws unsafe. latter throes old-fashioned "tummy-ache," hundreds doctor gave least "0 persons, ,hc!r homes, others office calls. spirits "fix motip something cramps," housowives old fashioned remedies. immune. local' drop without boiled thoroughly. trouble immense impurities pipes filled brick-colored fluid bad taste after-effects. frozen shore, ordinary filtration process continually sand, tends become stagnant. intake pipe quarter shore far enough out. pure condition might only week," f-. mcqueen, "but well to. boil longer period that. off walked spring jug morning. cramps attributed supply, remedy physic. don't wait too either." plugs tests show three total 52. firo chief aschenbach, connection trying flro truck monday, tested 52 village. duo severe weather. frozen. ono these, church park, since oponed", considered remarkable record, credit due selection plug amherst. different later pattern percentage .'rozen ponsider-able oxpense. worth cent gets workout actual service; mystery. saving carries sparks blocks. fire, chain supposedly incendiary blazes months spectacular, occurred 2:45 belonging mary mal-ley, lincoln avenue, totally destroyed. rent con-tents, autos. truck, roadster, covered wagon, brothers, smoke. sevefal chickens barn. discovered liphardt, living house. telephoned central, undertook release chickens, succeeded though ran flames freed, liphardt engaged cap caught he" leave. discovered, completely structure, rafters beginning white heat. quick run. republic recently purchased scene 'blaze. yet commission, tried mombers company. alarm necessary load hose lying station, mitde. arrival, llttlo burning minutes' control. sparks. blazing pieces wood neighbors, arrival company, playing streams garden roofs: roof natzger street are, company soon stopped main autos, loss, wero valued $2,400, insured. structure. heen straw barn, gasoline except themselves. possible tramp set knows. circumstances'strongly point origin eagle dance saturday. eagles' dancing club an-nounced dances continued be, "big" affairs inaugural, music furnished, find genuine enjoy-ment. lent orchestras ea-gles' noted quality dances, crowds, including elyria, on. u courant enter-tained birdena foster 21. receiver's sale. county lorain, ss. court pleas. burrows, plaintiff vs. 14686 daniel conover, defendant. 23rd february, 191s, wm. receiver herein, sale accordance order of, issue, certain desperate disputed claims books mill works co., furnished interested request. my office, room 4, kolbe block, 3 m., 23 3t neclxer. 3,
|Title||Amherst Times, 1918-02-21|
|Date of Original||1918-02-21|
|Source||LCCN: sn91069074, Amherst Times, 1918-02-21 1 16|
|Submitting Institution||Amherst Public Library|
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