Stanley McDevitt nephew of W J McDevitt 24Dec1917

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addl-to addl-to bs- bs- that market association Just for ! the dele- dele- j Shoe j con- con- 1. 1 New organization, made ; con- con- for ! next after j I j the behalf In mniiit ' for! when their 1 that rf shoe dupll-ente shoe tho on in the of at re- re- follow- for plus from 'Ji the a. re Meth- and manufac- or- or- the the for Getting shoe re- re- ex and meir GREAT PREPARATIONS MADE By America To Win, Stanley Mc- Mc- Devitt Writes From France. .Stanley Stanley McDevllt, 20 years old, son of Chas. A. McDevllt. 631 Crown street, who has been with the American' engineers engineers In France since lau August, writes: "The preparationa that America Is making for her part In this war are simply stupendous. The Americans are well taken care' of, I assure you. The French soldiers marvel at our splendid treatment. We are well clothed and well fed. while they have only the bare necessities of life. "My days spent in France have so far ,Bemrd just like one long vacation. My only complaint is that we have not Been excitement enough. "We get 24-hour 24-hour 24-hour psases every two weeks, which enable us to take little trips about the country. The people 'back home cannot possibly realize the full extent of France's suffering. If you were to walk through some of the towns here and see the awful effects of the war It would make your hearts Deed. 'Almost sll the women are dressed In mourning, for 'a whole generation of young men has been swept swsy. This Is hard to believe, I know, but youths about the age of 21 are no lonc-er lonc-er lonc-er to bo found In France.alorea. over, there Is not a French. famlljAL1 wbich has not. in some way or an- an- other, been gene rotisly affected by the war. "But do not think the French spirit is crushed. This Is far from being the case, for they are more than confident of success, since America has come into the war. "Captain Houston is all that has been said of him. Tile men hold him In the greatest, esteem. Young McDevItt was a member of the senior class of St. Xavier's College and a nephew of William J. McDevItt, member of the Board of Election. ' of by the waned, the the and and Inr

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  1. The Cincinnati Enquirer,
  2. 24 Dec 1917, Mon,
  3. Page 5

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