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US-FRANCE-3a - Legionnaires Capture Paris When Parade Swings...
Legionnaires Capture Paris When Parade Swings Thru Streets With Wartime Music PARIS, Sept 19 (AIM The j American Legion marc hed into the hearts of the French today The men who fought for France "cairte back home" and hundreds of thousand* of the French populace, populace, their eyes dim as they thought of the war times, cheer ed the Americans as they marched marched along. Kach of the fourteen thousand men of the legion and several thousand of their mothers, sisters and wives passed under the Arc de Triomphe. In silent tribute ft» the French I nknown Soldier buried there, the legionnaires passed with their hats off and their colors dipped In salute. As each passed he drop ped some red. white and blue flowers around the grave Ha In fell a* the procession was being formed and came again as It started, but soon the weather brightened. There was a guard for each of the 14.000 legionnaires legionnaires in the line of march, but none was needed, the 14,000 soldiers soldiers and policemen were grouped grouped along its route or waiting in reserve, but there was no disorder. disorder. W>«r Mourning Hand« Many of the spectator* wore mourning hands and many saw the parade with quickened hearts a* they remembered again the day» of the war and visualized these men in tiu hats trudging along for the line of fire where their own kin fought and died Thruont the whole of France and her colonies It was American Legion day Every city was flag bedecked and often little ceremonies ceremonies marked this, the first official official holiday ever declared by France In honor of her foreign friends. The convention opened this morning in the Calais du Trora- NURSE CLAIMS "PUZZLE BABY" IS A MISTAKE Gave Doctor Wrong Information, She Declares. ( EKVELAND. O. Sept. 11* (APi Miss Ruth Meyer, a nurse at Fairvlew P«rk hospital is certain certain that Mrs Sam Smith’s "puzzle baby' i* a girl and has assumed responsibility for saving it was a bo> Philip Vollrner. superintendent superintendent of the hospital declared tonight. tonight. MN- Meyer returned tonight from Detroit where she had been spending a vacation. A habeas corpus corpus action brought by Mr. and Mi- Smith against the hospital wasdelajed |a>,t week pemtlng her leturn. When the hearing is resumed Tuesday. Mi** Meyer who assisted in delivery of the “puzzle baby” will testify that she distinctly re membered it was a girl and re called that tinder the stress? of the moments after Its birth she formed the family physician by mistake that it was a boy. Refits«*d to l«e«ve Mrs Smith has refused to leave the hospital until (■he is satisfied that the baby girl she if nursing in her own child. She uas maintained maintained all along that her bo by was a boy be ause the docto- snd nurses told her so.

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  1. The Jacksonville Daily Journal,
  2. 20 Sep 1927, Tue,
  3. Page 1

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