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The Rio Grande rattler. ([McAllen], Hidalgo County, Tex.) 1916-1917, December 15, 1917, Image 28

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TH E WADSWORTH GAS ATTACK a n d RIO GRANDE RATTLER MMY HARRISON’S EATING PLACE The only Restaurant at Camp Wadsworth B E T T E R V A L U E —B E T T E R F O O D 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 T u rkey dinner every Sunday from 2 p. m. to 8 p. m. is a corker WELCOME ON THE DOOR Tommy Harrison BUFFALO, N . Y. # + 4® 4® 4® 4® 4® 4® 4® 4® 4® 4® 4® I ❖ ❖ * * * * * * * 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 A N D BATTERIES R. S. AUTO CO. Phone 455 Next to Post-office give A u stria the status of an enemy nation so th a t our governm ent could properly handle A u strians in this country, hundreds of whom have been actively engaged against our interests. ------ The Apapa, a B ritish steam ship, was sunk by two torpedoes; the passengers were placed into life boats and rowed away from the sinking ship while the subm arine shelled the passengers in the life boats which car­ ried women 'and children. The chef of the W aldorf-Astoria has made a cake weighing 360 pounds, which will be sent to France for the centerpiece of a C h rist­ mas table laden for American soldiers. A French m u n ition ship .collided w ith a Belgian relief ship in H alifax harbor, re­ sulting in an explosion felt over a radius of 75 miles. Over 800 lives were lost in Halifax. l ¥ Y d Y s “ 'M 0 T O A K E ? (Continued from page 21) Root i—Bread (IIindustani). 11 i v e t e r— M a c h i i i e g u n . Bum-jar—A trench-made explosive consist­ ing roughly of 200 pounds of powder in a rough casting, fired from a trench-mortar. Sammies—This name has been widely adopt­ ed. by the B ritish as a name for their Ameri­ can comrades in arms. It may be an Angli­ cized version of the French \N o s am is,\ but is probably derived from the appellation \U n c le Sam .\ Skilly—A stew. Suicide Club—Bombing squad or advanced machine-gun squad. S. O. L.— Delete. Applied to anything that can7t be done, or is called off. Signalers7 alphabet. Sanfairyanu—Anglicizatiou of the French f 1 Cela ne fait rien . 1 ’ Meaning same as Napoo. Ticklers 7 A rtillery—A bombing squad. Typewriter—A machine gun. Local American recruiting officers advise a fam iliarity with these strange trench-words and idioms. — ---------------- KITS FOR CAVALRY MILITARY SCHOOL MEN. 1 The Cavalry M ilitary School, of New York, has requested T it e W a d s w o r t h G a s A t t a c k to furnish the addresses of the following men, in order th a t they may receive a C h rist­ mas k it from the above organization: J. Brady, 102d E n g ineers; John Alexan­ der, 107th Infantry; Harold Perkins, 107th Infantry; Sergt. Peter Gesner, 104th or the 105th Field A rtillery; W. C. Briggs, R. Montgomery, J. Niles, Wm. Tracy, 12th N. Y. Infantry; Rene Ferm illye, 106th Infan­ try ; H. D. Loper, Ammunition* Train. It is further requested th a t all enlisted men in anyway connected w ith the above school forw ard their nam es and addresses in order to have them listed in its records, and to add stars to its service flag, which now num b ers one hundred and thirty-tw o . Address: Col. W ard H. Lasher, Cavalry M ilitary School, 209 W est 129th Street, New York City. ork FOR i c e s re have the real goods FELLOWS Chevrons all Ranks I Sheepskin coats, rubber boots and shoes. Insignia all Ranks. Military books for all branches Officers Insignia With Numerals Bed Rolls, Web Belts, Folding Tables and C o ts, N o Name Hats. 4® 4® 4® 4® 4® 4® 4® <# # 4® 4® ❖ 4® ❖ 4® 4® 4® % L a rgest Stock of Leather Leg- X 1 gings in Spartanburg. i Army & Navy Equipment Oi * 137 E. MAIN STREET 4® f N E X T T O B I J O U T H E \ T R E 4® 4® 4® ❖ 4® ❖ 4® 4® # 4® * 4* * I # # # * Y o u n g & G e r m a n y C o m p a n y Groceries F r u i t a n d Produce Officers and enlisted men are pa 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. Im m e d iate A t t e n t i o n G iven to V e rb a l and T e lephone O r d e r s Cor. E z e ll and Choice S i s . Telephone 1351

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