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BLIND SOLDIER'S FRIENDS STAGE BENEFIT TO-NIGHT Hops to Raise Enough Money to Send Private Corcoran Home to Ireland. The rocntbora of Company F, lCSth Infantry (old 6th) will hold a re ception and dance to-night at Impo- rial Lyceum, S&th Street and Third Avenue, fqr the benefit of Private Bernard Corcoran, a fellow member, who lost bis sight In thf Battlo of Chateau-Thierry. Corcoran participated In all of the heavy flghtlrg in the Lorraine, Champagne and Cha-teau-Thlerry sectors. It wao at the latter place where ho met rAtix his misfortune. As his company attemptu to cross th River Ourcq, he was ttruok in tha right eye with a marAlne gun bullet. Ho camo to this country from Ireland In 1910, and as stern as tho United Statea broke off diplomatic relations with Germany ' Unlisted In the StU Rexlmont. The ."proceed: of this aftalr will help to dvlTray his ex. ncnuea back to Ireland, mfarrn ho will spend the rest of his 'life with his family. The Arrangement Committee has engaged professional.' tUent and n pleasant time U prorftlsed. Tho o nicer!, are James Mtmui. President: James Brcnnan, Vlor i President; Jack Keane, Treasurer, ana Jtiarry McLean. Secretary.

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  1. The Evening World,
  2. 28 Jun 1919, Sat,
  3. Page 7

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