an introduction of french class (potential audience is men)

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the Red of he t t y against Havner' h e l ' at three Lave; LEARN FRENCH Dorothy Ashby, ia ^ Capital, it's going to be quite the thing to talk French out at Camp Etodge pretty soon Maybe the sentences will be a little garbled at first, and the verbs put in the wrong place, but it is certain 'that it won't be very long until conversations will sound quite continental, and "parley voo" will be the pass-word in the best camp circles. Capt. E. J. D. Larson will hold the first class in beginning French ['or officers Thursday at 7 p. in. at barracks 4. He is an experienced teacher, and hopes that a arge number of oiiicers will 'take advantage of this opportunity to learn the French language. There will be no superfluous expressions taught- Such cheerlul things as "Where is the hospital?" 'My leg is broken;" "I have a pain in my stomach," and "Tell mother 1'Mi ill," will be among those in w h i c h the Foldiers "'ill coached. Collouialisms, French slang and all the mysteries of t h romantic language ^oon will be mastered by the men. the captain thinks. "It is quite necessary that the receive these lessons," he says. "Many of them have had no French, and the probability that they will be ordered abroad soon makes such k n o w l e d g e The man who find? himself in France, with no ability to make aiKs k n o w n , will have a time. He probably could beco'r.e muscle-bound Irom gesticulating. And there may be more classes, soon, too^ Captain Larson says that some of the olficers have had some French at college, and probably will organize classes. Better begin practicing talking thru your noses, boys. Voila! lonesome 1 There won't be any boys at Camp Dodoge. You m o t h e r s who h a v w o n d e r i n g 'now ' that dear w i l l amuse himself durina- ;he days at Camp Dodg» needn't w o If ou h a v e t h o u g h t hcvne-dck, forget about t h a t , For he won't h a v e much time have the "blues." And when he does there w i l l be kind friends to suggf-b: a m u s f m e n t for h i m Men w h o have been accustomed to an extra "ioriy v.inks" in the m o r n i n g will h a v e to t new leaf. There will ' be no "wink;" at Camp , Dodge. Every man v.ill respond to f i r s t call at a. m., and v,ill have breakfast at 7 a. m. They'll be h u n g r y breaklast, too, for outdoor exercise, and good hard work is the b r s t j t h i n s in the world for jaded I After breakfast every m o m e n 1 will be occupied T h r - f , -.vill be sick call at 7 : 4 0 a. m , lessons d r i l l , frc.'n S to 11:.';0 a. ra., fol- lowcd by d i n n e r at noon. t r a i n i n g Irom l:. r !o t i l l ", p. m , w i t h assembly, retreat, and supper f o l l o w i n g w i l l m a k eager for "taps" at 10 p. m If y o u ' v e won led at home, that boy s'ayed out till all h o u t h e morning, you m e d n ' t He'll be in bed at 10 o'clock every n i g h t , or cool his to°s in the - A n d , r e m f m b e r , the i s p l a n n i n g e n U rtainment.-; ro, r e a i i o n hours. Your boy vvori't be h o m e - i c Cil hen W a n t Ads Are J'.pM.

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  1. Iowa City Press-Citizen,
  2. 08 Sep 1917, Sat,
  3. Page 4

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