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The Rio Grande rattler. ([McAllen], Hidalgo County, Tex.) 1916-1917, December 08, 1917, Image 28

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2 6 THE WADSWORTH GAS ATTACK a n d RIO GRANDE RATTLER | TOMMY HARRISON’S j EATING PLACE f The only Restaurant at Camp 1 Wadsworth B E T T E R VALUE—B E T T E R FOOD At the Camp Wadswoith Station of the P. and N. R. R. OPEN 9:30 a. m.—10:30 p.m. ( Daily) Drop in for a plate of wheat cakes and cup of the best coffee in the county. My Turkey dinner every Sunday from 2 p. m. to 8 p. m. is a corker WELCOME ON THE DOOR Tommy Harrison BUFFALO, N . Y. MOBILOILS A grade for each type of motor AUTOMOBILE LAMPS in stock for every make of car STORAGE BATTERIES CHARGED AND REPAIRED TRUCKS TO HIRE either with or without seats RACINE TIRES every tire a good tire FLASH LIGHTS AND BATTERIES R. S. AUTO CO.! Phone 455 Next to Post-office THIS WILL MAKE YOUR MOUTH WATER Classic Description of >105th Ambulance Com­ pany’s Lucullan Feast. When the time comes in the dim future that the veterans of the 105th hark back to the pleasant memories of the days spent at Camp W adsworth, one of the events long to be re­ membered by all will be that magnificent feast set before the officers, men and guests of the company by the indefatigable energy of those masters of the culinary art, Mess Sergt. W al­ ter Chaskel and Cooks Grlahn and Holl. Even the lethargy of the kitchen police vanished before the two days’ preparations and each did his best to further the success of the event. At 1:30 P. M. the welcome ‘ ‘ Soupy, soupy, soupy” brought the men rushing toward the mess hall and, as the doors were thrown open, a shout of praise and ap­ preciation rose from all at the completeness of the preparations. Starting with oyster cocktail, the menu ran down through baked sea trout, pommes dutchess; roast turkey, mashed potatoes, all kinds of dressing and fixings; to mince pie, ice cream, cakes, cookies, fruit, and what not, finally coming to a decorous ending w ith the time-honored demi tasse. It would be impossible to describe the sen­ sations of the guests as they ate their way through the various courses, but as a rule, most were stalled after the third course, and the first steady munching of jaws followed first by a furtive loosening of belts and then by a long, lingering sigh of complete bodily content as each pushed back his plate and smilingly refused generous iC seconds ” of any­ thing oh the menu. A fter it was all over, those who were able to stagger drifted toward the drill grounds where the buck privates ordered the non- coms to take out all the insurance th a t they could carry, and one lad soberly tendered a bunch of flowers to i ‘ Smoke7 ’ Zion as the whistle blew for the pigskin chasers to take their places. It was some battle, fiercely fought from start to finish, but the clever forward passing of La Valle and the fleetness of Ellis and Frank H enry finally wrested three touch­ downs from the Ci brains ” and the whitewash would have been complete if (i Smoke ’ ’ Zion hadn’t intercepted a forward pass in the last quarter and sprinted sixty yards for the noncoms only touchdown. On Friday, September 23, this company took its turn at formal guard mount and the cere­ mony passed very successfully though the guards afterw a rds wished th a t the knitted woolen helmets, scarfs, and w ristlets distrib­ uted the next day to each man jack of the company had been given out sooner as the night was bitterly cold. These comforts were given to the boys by the Soldiers’ Comfort League of Syracuse, and if the donors could only realize the com­ fort and warmth made possible by them, they would feel amply repaid for the hours of pa­ tient labor that knitting entails. T h e B e s t Film Service in Town I f Developing Printing * ❖ ilitary So u v e n i r s | # Unusual Post Cards of Camp J Life % 39 Cents Per Pound * Our Candy Will Make You J* A Steady Customer J KAMiNER'S DRUG STORE I #> 159 EAST MAIN STREET % SPARTANBURG. S. C. I Y o u n g & G e rm a n y Com p a n y Groceries F r u i t and Produce Off, cers and enlisted men are p a r ticu la r ly welcome in our estab­ lishment. 'W 'e w a n t them to feel that our office is their headquar­ ters while they are in town. Immediate Attention Given to Verbal and Telephone Orders Cor. E z e ll and Ghoice Sts. Telephone 1351 I..®..®..®..®..® ■

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