Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on January 11, 1945 · Page 8
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Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 8

Mason City, Iowa
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Thursday, January 11, 1945
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THURSDAY, JANUARY 11, 194S MASON CITY GLOBE T GAZETTE ff "I am the Nurse" LIFE... OUT OF REACH! : MOST MIRACULOUS drug in the world cannot save a wounded soldier's life ... if there is no one there to give it to him. Our casualties are mounting. The rows of hospital beds are growing longer day by day... the call of "Nurse" becomes more frequent The number of Army nurses we have to answer this call is few--too few! American women HEED this call. . . The Army Nurse 'Corps needs* nurses ... nurses, more and more nurses ... NOW TODAY! If you are a registered nurse, qualified to serve with the Army, you are urged to apply at your local Red Cross Procurement Office for full information and application blank. Or, communicate with the Surgeon General, U. S. Army, Washington 25, D. C. If you are untrained, take a home nursing or nurse's aide course. If you are a senior cadet nurse, serve your final six months in an Army hospital. NURSES Are Needed Now Please send me information on how to help the U. S. Army Nurse Corps to care for oar wounded soldiers. I am a registered nurse r--i I am a senior cadet nurse . . pi I am untrained but want to leam · D Name Address City State w»«ih,"rf v ~ 0"="*^' a J? d send "* *° the Snrgreon General, U. S. Army. Washington 25, D. C., or to yonr local Red Cross Recrrn-tment *·"" ' Committee IN EUROPE-- Casualties were heavy fn the dark of D-Day . . . nurses were there . . . and they were needed. As our men move closer to victory, nurses move with them, backing their fight with all their might . . . with all their energy . . . with all their skill. But they need · more help . . . more nurses! Mothers/ wives, sweethearts, and sisters of soldiers . . . heed rhis plea -- it is urgent! IN THE PACIFIC--This war of many fronts takes nurses to all quarters of the globe wherever our soldiers need them. Nowhere are they needed more or will they be needed more than in our battle to crush the Japs in the Pacific. Out.there, the need for nurses grows each day! U. S. A R M Y IN THE ARCTIC --Nurses are needed there at those outposts that guard our supply lines to the battle fronts. Our soldiers MUST have proper care and treatment no matter where they are. Nurses see that they get it ... but sometimes it's pretty hard for them to keep U P . . . there ace so few nurses! N U R S E C O R P S I am the nurse. I walk with him In his world of pain. He is Hie warrior become a boy again Returned to us in the backwash of war. By Gad, given back to us, to make'whole I am the nurse. But I am so few and he ... -, your wounded man . . . is (egion! _^ Women, mothers of men, stand with me in the dark of night . . . and listen. Do you hear the murmur of a million lips? * Da you hear . . . the call far help, rising in pitch Above the death-belch of cannon . . . Calling from the heavens, through the whine of crushed wings . \ .· Bubbling through the ocean's swell . . . touching at every shore? Yes, you hear it ... the call of hurt. You are a woman and hearing, you must heed. . · When his teeth are clenched in pain . . . upon a woman's n a m e . . . Mine is the hand that soothes. When his eyes are set upon a woman's face cherished image plucked through space. Mine are the words that calm. I am the nurse, " Stricken in heart with the single fear That against the growing need · my numbers cannot prevail. For I am so few and he . . . is legion who asks our aid. Add your hands to mine women, mothers of men. Lest I be too few, lest victory hang like a mocking mask Upon our Nation's honor! FRED METHOT Cerro Gordo county Red Cross office fs at North Federal avenue. Mason City. LDNDBERG'S LYONS CLEANERS MAJOR FUNERAL HOME MARSHALL SWIFT, INC. MASON CITY AUTO BODY REPAIR MASON CITY BATTERY, Les Valentine MASON CUT BRICK TILE CO. 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