100 years ago
july 26, 1917
Dr. Entz of Hillsboro and Dr. Marner will to-day complete the physical examination of the first forty-five men called in the army draft for this county. At noon to-day all except three had passed the physical tests.
There will be an informal town reception for the soldier boys in the Park on Friday evening. The Band will play. There will be a short informal program and refreshments will be served. The soldiers and their ladies are invited to be guests of Harry Rogers at the Auditorium after the reception.
Company M has been called to mobilize here Sunday morning at nine o’clock. There will be 132 men and three officers, Capt. Allison, 1st Lt. Ed V. Burkholder and 2nd Lt. Randolph Carpenter. They will be here about fifteen days or until their equipment arrives. As soon as the equipment arrives they will go into camp on the ground about two blocks east of the Tilson corner. The soldiers will be held here for drill and vaccinations and expect to go from here to Ft. Sill.
Rolley’s Café will serve its regular patrons at the regular meal hours and at all other hours except those particularly given over to the soldiers. The soldier’s hours will be from 5:30 to 6:30 a.m., 11 to 12 noon, and 5 to 6 evening.
The German Baptist Sunday School had a picnic yesterday at Chingawasa and the Evangelical Sunday School held their picnic at Dunn’s.