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WWI Liberty Guard

Source: Waveland Independent Feb 22, 1918

The Liberty Guard is now organized sworn in prepared to grow. Rev. OS Stewart is Capt., Lowell Spencer, 1st Lt, and CA Pletcher 2nd Lt. The company meets for drill every Thursday and when the good weather comes, they will doubtless entertain the town, evenings with fancy movements.


WWI Rationing

Source: Waveland Independent Dec 28, 1917

The County Food administrator has issued an order limiting sugar to three pounds per person per month. This may be bought in quantities of 5# at at time. One sack of flour in town and two sacks of flour in the country is the limit on one purchase. No suckling pigs or calves may be killed. Farmers may kill sufficient meat for their own use, but none for sale.


WWI Wheat Inventory

Source: Waveland Independent 3-29-1918

All farmers in Brown Twp must make returns at once of all wheat they are holding. This order was sent to me by long distance and demands immediate attention as report shall leave me not later than Monday April 2. FW Kritz


WWI Red Cross Yarn

Source Waveland Independent Dec 21, 1917 The yarn for the Red Cross knitting has arrived and may be had of Mrs. WW Canine or Miss Emily Demaree. You have only to look out of the window to see the great need for this work.


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