The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania on May 18, 1918 · Page 7
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May 18, 1918

The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 7

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y.._ -...!-·;-.ru._.-a. Smili I m ^ s-' r^rsr 1 ir*£,'^ «Vqp«fi " -7" 4 " 4 / H.11B P^t-^ * ottffsa'g?ra3M s fr?--' 1 g^i*gggg-^^s^-"^g-Jl-jnwjqj fca^aWr\ rn^Sai Eleanor Robson Belmont, Home From Europe, Tells of Her Unbounded Faith In tho Red Cross. W I5y ELEANOR ROBSON BELMONT. HEN I k f t for Europe few huts used for this purpose are little moi tl - aqo I hac' no cist lion r » \ t r e n t e foi the Ked Cro^ \\ hen I returned from Europe I t\ cwht 1 ome v-ith me unbounded tebci in he o i ^ a n i 7 i t i o n I hnd seen enon?n to make roe ruilire thit this was the beat method of serv- In 3 the oldier» md sailors \ \ e are waging un ecooc nic \\ ir Therefore the surest md L oat effec no \v tj to help is through he established ehan nels selected lor tli u pi rposc b\ Uie go\ernia^at 0-hc main work of the \merican lied Cross howe'N er on in I r uice lieacune, this w o Trench m Lheir own efforts and to help tl em de\e j op along their own lines not to rooi out French institu tions and transp ant American on^s \\hcthcr we nor^. then m In w a reli on -es m d is oen Caries for poitus or for ref igees n Paris or in of coaise earned Lite poliev uf tl OS.L is to back up Uie ELEANOR ROBSON BELMONT. the de\nstated dU ricts for tlie clnl dren or for the ag d it is always on the same pi m o' b icklng »ip the French If thej ha\c an^ or 0 ani7ation or plan Poilus Like Oyrters and Sa^ad The cantepo worl Is one of the most gratlf\mg of helping the men To see those pollu enjoying the first * thev had for davs is a ·otil tl*!f\tnfr «ighT The English and Fren nl i m a i n t a i n canteens ^Uiere they dispense soup, hot coftee and cocoa tobacco chocolate, etc but the Vmerl can Red Crosa canteens «er\e rfal dinners at cobt or ondei The polios are Inordinately fond* of ovsters and salad ·xv hen thej can order a plate of oveters or R di h of salad in nn American canteen ihev nre as happy as children \\e h^ve canteens in the Freneh zone for tho French anny -- i i ance is of coarse di\ ided into *ones In one line of communication canteen \\e serve fsori 4000 to 8000 men a daj Xliese canteens aie n e i r the railroad st itions foi the benefit of the men going to the front being transferred to some othe section or going home on a furlough In ore section the a Ie\s marked Pin" Dijon These little allejs aro In id out u i t h faunas filled with biecpinj, men It n poilu is gam.; to ParU, I»e throws THE HOPE OF NATIONS '·~' iS L rci?' Vi| ^f **"* · f ^\ ^ J -fe.^ ^^;:" ;T' t: "^'^r a " j t Xc,. .ALUES IPS FFfll tit!. I k "i^pf E s 5LCi*Eii Low Wash Basins art Littlo Showei Batns AdaoteJ for tne Use of the Tots. jCHATEAU DES HALLES 1 NOW CHILDREN S HOSPITAL ""·(Cf" I he H STT ~"* nt. r Consuir-pl cm IVcre Oe city Than Shot and Shell--Red Cro^c !s Helping to St^mp It O-t. FRANCE HAS DONE HER BEST. himself do i in Uie Paris bunk serene in tlie knowledge tint lie will be called In time for the F uls trim In some of th* canteens the lights have to be dimmed OD account of aero- plane;, Often the lights are covered \v th colored muslin shields whicV» mnke a rosy glow that Is verv homelike One of the canteens has been decorated bv some of the best cimoa- llage artists, in Trance, who have taken grt.at delight in covering the walls n n r j even tlJO ceiling with their pictures The canteens are open day and m for the benefit of tie men at the big junction points Qo More Than Feed Men The women In the canteens do more than feed tac men however irapor tant as that Is Poilus lea\inj; their families are naturally cepresspfl and need svmpnthetic listeners Some one to admire his wifes picture some one to laugh over the b a b y s litest s gn of genius some one to tell him that the oldest boy Is the Imago of Uls handsome father -- this Is is real i need in tho pn'hi's life as salati or soup In fact the presence o£ these fine women is such an Influence for good that officers say the morale of the army Is distinctly higher wherever the canteens are This causes great ri vn I ry a mong th e can teen workers Each one wants her canteen to be the best and most popular In the senice Besides this direct, personal service to the soldiers the Red Cross Is doing a kind ot John the Baptist work w i t h dispensaries We hfne fifteen di*,ren sarles scattered through districts where war has been or is likely to be Trance had mobilized IS 000 of her 24000 physicians, leaving about GOOD *or the whole o" civilian I ranee Sometimes you -wLl find one old doctor taking care of several villages with no means of transportation except oc caslonally an aged overworked horse Here Is a chance for the Red Cross to step la and Help There Is a syndicate of physicians to which the Red Cro=s applies to find out Lf a certain Ullage hag a medical adxlser If not w e estab lish a center and operate in a given section around the center Bathing a Luxury. A Red Cross doctor and nurse go cut regularly to the villages In their section Lacli village is informed hea they aie coming so that all who «ant medical athice or treatment can meet together in one =pot and save unnecessary calls Of course If any one Is too ill to cr no to the doctor the doctor goes to him The nurses carry among other things wer baths for babies In many ic- glons of France, owing to luck of fucll ities, bathing is a lu^ur^, so the suiiei stition has grown up In it It is dan gcrous Kov7 since the mothers me convinced that their children will be neither killed nnr Injured, but on the contrarj benefited by baths, how thej do look forward t u them 1 After all tills Inspir ng ictiut} of the Red Cross on the other side ro mar He In spite of the drudgerv and tragedy I expected the wo-k. here to GOOO r t'ie be n nn to tlie m fronted i mill urcc was 1 \ c been i It her re hod rreu, One of the Most Complete Es- tablishmcnts of Its Kind m J u " Ranee, With Jolly Playrooms l m i and Toys to Amuse Patients. in tl o n tin i in-- v. 1 c si. e ir* ind ies d c t p u n it*. 1 J i, w* i Uie uile 1 i t i i u ' i,-t i s H iNes-- i M M IK i i tin, moi j t ins for li · cnunii \ home S;o-cs of He p *a!s nso hi ii M \ \ L ! him ah« I n t th ti 3 t L\ jn^ o be i t_ foi childun The War's Wreckage Then c i m e lie \ur V little r - f t \\ i ureckQf-L l ( , r i n to in t L\ ni-- i [ a trie s eJ le-H » en Jid U T nit n L tldii.il e\eU i i b J t ^ Mo 1 nnec I n u l Ui Lli j ir b at I t i e Contributed by H D t v i t t i d \\ om ihc G t r m r ^ 1 min ,, t h e n i ·5, \\eie I L^ nun« to ^hip back n of ·swu/eil tnj, Gr i l\\ ln rn u t swell* 1 So n 1 ) ) f ilie--" T i n i uiritf"- were maided in?-, be t h e rood I ranees first c i r a n is in l e p i o ' n -- t l i e u ir J be f u t i o i l 1 - ^ cord rinlu Hie Y m u t c a i Pod Ci «s is aiding I i nee bo h pr» n ind future and one of i ^ tl icf cli i 1 - eK f a^s stance ho tnl e cul -» h s ' ils It has bu It new ' nc; t i ( ° K f L i n shed unfur- nishtd I o ] f t a ' s CM \ r r od chateaux into °Jo ia ii 1 ih"( luliout I ranee it =; a t Un rt to the MUI nuont and re=0 r r c f jr fi^htin il icjlosis Pt^i *- t t ITU I li ^=; old and now \ 1 ifh ha^o r i w a ^ trved a^ hos- pnals J herp ic tli* 1 c e mtl scores u'udi ha^o been | l I n f l j (J i \ Anr fulli hi!" nt f otl - c h = u'udi ha^o been 1 IKUJ U P I L 'h u n u n d u n o lsl J 1 i^od into PI-MP - rc f i e* for tho be no nnti climax, I - fimazod then j when I returned to see \\bat u e accomplishing at home THE GROSS By EDGAR A. GUEST. v f- M too old to share the fight, | Too many ye*Jrs have come and gone E Since fi st I saw the morning light. ^ My youth has been and traveled on, 1 am too old to j o i n the line, Far flung today that truth shall live; 1 m y not die for wnat is fine, But 1 am not too old to give, I am not yet so old that I Have drifted from the world apart, I stiU can hear the helpless cry, And merc still can reach ar \ s tiU can hear the helpless cry, And mercy still can reach my heart s* t can share from day to day The burden that our youth must bear, rd ! thank Cod tha* I can say The Red Croso is my symbol there I arr too old to bear a lance, Across the shell torn Flanders' field I may not go where troops advance A.nd death s grim terrors are revealed; But I can hear the helpless call Ana I can serve them while I live, And 1 thank God that through it all l shall not be too old to give Spirit of This War Pictured by French in Letter Received by John H. Finley. 'T^HIS letter is one ot the manj rressages which have been received from the schools 1 oi Fidnce in icsponst to tne me ^a,;i.b iiorr \moncar uni\Li]tjes rncl achooia, cimed to them bv Johi II Finlej Lorimi^hionti or Ediujtion ard Picaident of the Lniveiity ot t h e t« f of ISi'\\ \o k It is j e p r o d u c t d le^e and comes t i o m a pupil in tho I j c c e \ ictoi Diuny n Pan whicli he Malted last AIa, and thtie hoard the pupils snijfjnj ' T h e Stai Si angled Banner' in Fiench and civing n chorjs, "Vive 1' Amenque " It is doubted if there has been a moie snaphic 01 poetic e\- piession ot that which separates lie men .11 the opposing t erches or ot that \vhich bungs Angelica and Fiance together "It was only a little uver, almost a brook; it ivas called the Yser. One could talk from one s:de to the other withoat raising one's voice, and the bird,, could fly over it with one sweep of tf-e-i w'ngs. Ard on the two banks there were million: of men, the one turned toward the other, eye to eye. Bat the e?!o£c.°jce which separated them was gieatej than the stars in the skv; it was the distance which separates right from mjjstice. " The ocean is so vast that the sea gulls ao not dare to c,oss it. During seven days and seven nights the g) eat steamships of Amei ics, going at full spaed, drive through the deep waieis befoie the lighthouses of France come into view; but from one side to the other hearts aie touching." U In j iM I v sic lv nd \\ H e f l i n t s[ in Ie=; w i s h luce^ Ju 1 u] hrtv to "Minlc lo T I C for these chi dren WPS tlio ^ ! \ ur lie ) Cro^s at once n-s^med I \\ tUn;: \ j h ho I reach in h o i i l i c ^ ai l *1 t u r l i I f * of the battle it--cli n c ] f"= n 1 s-diiols mo\mg «ro ! \!K M ! o% u f ac\n"ics, not il con f-tt. 1 m f n i p to date hos- iN 'J hoso arc «cr\ n" ^ierel\ as p np^ ai d n ihoi i it is not ahvnvs j t i n l e i C N secured p i u i « s . in to po*. lno o ^ i \ e the i n t u i t s Tho ad I naLe i s o of t IP old mo al no«t forgot , * ni i t = thev IH e 1 1 i noe h i«s done teii Chuteau c3es Hal e-. up h«.-~ in | .r;bo t--ai 1 it has been a wonderful be i ini"in« l o r j irs the c"st 1 "7t--b it it w o o 1 l i n e required su 1 ul he n e o s _ l "No e f o i t had ( \ o r p u l n n n n p o « e r * o l i n e met he stu Uui m u l e m tit it up i a h i il | i r i m - nd \ n f i r p « - t o n omanri with hnd to at tlie Rooms F g "nd Jolly 1 l u t \vhot a \ m k u u l ta^K It na: i ( ri^iied 1 a . e a ic^ dis I i l k ^ ti n f -n 1 uno a chi h ns, 1 I il and rt.si 'mnie m f -i\ -j J i e i n k i ill* l o r r l le [i su t f ' u i t nt ed u t i t h k lime to i i il l \ v i ( t mil i i ) tuno to r t n \ c uroi"* 1 is n i t ojil^ one of UK in j t c t m i k t e t ilih c hmcni- of it^. 5 mtj it i^ ne o* U L he-it ( I n l d r n i, lio«-pit ih in q!l i mce Jin tu i Of » \ oil. the n n i i i L , c b i l l i o i n D o i t e d 'ir n rt at'cqu ic^\ \ \ i i l u n i if* bru 1! ^pice of i l m r » ej *. I h u s tae ud 1 emg l e n d c i c 1 h\ the Vi our n T e d Cross is a I l i e moic \ s e l c u u c beeuuse so ^ r t ^ U ^ necdn BEFORE YOU CLOSE YOUR £V£S TONIGHT-- l e t u u - tlioiv U^ c i o Uie sci to he hoie-- of 1 i nice l i t Them carry ou icio ^ tl - 1 P uiiu 1 I inOb of Uiat ^ni c nt f o i m i \ ot uiuhin^, 1 oroefi A \ d u s in Me jn 1^ r om --inst ird L t tl) n UK MU a i r ib one of u i n t iicct to t i r i c o from iho little tlie -re it hn*-e lius i is. of the Aineri t L min h Uie mf m«nts o^ il o«e iron , t ui 1 o I ( r ·*.* -. h li ml (lit C o n n 'i o* The*] iho \^nz iw* of *-i nt cots on eft ! -, i 1 n H O I i Ib -sii un w i t h i CiinK hold i -oi I I In _ it-, \ \ 1 i k borne. U is N aid \\ inlerf \\ M\II e om On- j.ho\ 1 i \ c f ^K il c i 1 Vb they I i i ts u 1 ot lei to\s c m c d b\ the h u e done ihnr ill i U \ !nne laid ieil thei h \ e » on hi, ill ir oi lo^e of couu- It a Great American Heart , An \iul ^o \ n u totri fiom room to nom n i l c \ c i \ u l i t i c von Im ] ii^w c \ i v:nl tllc^ li n e ntm coi-e for bcal i 'ni((«! of iM'j N \ i t c f I c u V n l t j lulp i 10 he UH.Ir ore oi the [h j \mi t u h llic ) U K " ) I iK H i . ] in*l v ^ o n i u i i 10 in,,i.ons nd iloc- 1 t n i is mil \\ l m i l ( " \ \ n l t l lo is iml n 11 - \ h . pjih ill hit ilmnl)iii 0 ' wn-. (\ ellPiit ^I 1 -v t It ^ C ii.ni(. 11 0 ·;]!]! jnd dn u ion i in ac! i 1 ^ 1 r U ppod out inrt r(.p\aoort c u i n j l t x « tli 1 tile low \\ ii.Ii h i s ns i n 1 Intl.' \, )(] if|. r \ o u 1 i \ o I ol 1 l id pon. ·-I « ti I Hi-, iln lilt ciiH'rui in 11-^. !trill ls , u i i If if l n BitJt wo'l i ( c mf r bl\ ^ j i l l ^ o i or \ U i i t l lljrouch llldif l l m t H ,,,« % o n r J od C.o^ ll, n l ^ , U l l l t c r , iho^ht i 10 s or oven iiu c i i L - f o i r i i i K c s c h i d i ^ i i t t l v t k ,,,,,! , __ , ,, ! l l U i r bccausa \ u u jiul 1 li i \ c f ilid to do our share HER WEIGHT IN GOLD. ^ = « , u n o ^ou h u e re U h u a creat j] m ha« M . a t o - s Letter fells What a Red ' l l J t h l ou " ' im " ld 1M " are thfi Cross Nurse IE Worth t h e G eat \ n c i i r q n ^ as, b ru of 1 1 in l ^ i t I t \ Hun ^u 1 n I iv WILLIAM CEi^ARD CHAPMAN I i ,, t I L I od t' e ,n it till t I i t I ij,h d ! j i = I r n i ph i d M n in Doll u: b I M i c m t h il i to nn inert ho lie* io\ *I nil i n i i me e 1 n-, U I 1 s i- \. I i inkr ic ilic 11 unj di if a i i t u , L t h i n d i ) ic ot ihobc lint Ii jn\ b e i K J i c e n t in i^-ii ui r t! L - nn poi\e t i t ind roi )oten it j i i i i ,, ] 1 I M I i I \\ s Liu ir ihibt is \t m\ i s U i s in i t i 1 fi n i_u \ l( r m\ m i f e t e i b f i n dn ic^ (i. L u I l l s ., f in\ n i ! is ! ul i nc Ja\ the c ill of th lie i l o u i h of the I ni n u i e * . c n i i i t \pprcnti 1 to i«sii\ I t! o \\ imlul in i \.\\ eouutn \\ s i a i o n i l '" th I i ^ t h o u b f he w o u n d c i r i c l w I L L S t i n t i p u d n\ s p j i s j i - , l o u c l b \ t h ind t h \ sent i n t o n i l i uiu obi ci u i he ns,h l u r for t'icil c u e m l st C d ual L h \ I lo\ed me--uot foi i n j ^ i c U nr but for \\hat I icc goc 1 for h\ tlielrst, J I t · f jr 1 im in ili ( f u i ef omj I-.MOJJ u lit li nn in \ nn ith\ I \ i or c L n lert The l l o v c i o j-,o i nu ihootl \-- ft. i tho \ n u r t n h 1 Ci ^s. -- ell I t . uUl n e ^ t r in i rl n ' - m l M U » i \ p i e s ni\ ppu i t ji ind ulm r i ion of ili ^L \i i d i c n \\ n u n I \u islu ) t k in I UK s all tin. fel^ ^ d I h In f d i\ I c urn rilo e n i p -- n ! nn uior le v. i*, n, t lo \ 1 U it 1 \ n ihour i *-( n e l i m p -- W i l l I \ \ t i i mto Uie \m i e » vei 1 (,1 s [ ii d U i e u M T I 1m,, 1 ! md i n it t u n c f u i ) n ^nd it is bo \i)tl l e e uld jii-^i im]\ l i n e said it u i nr I cO ( i - is ihe Iieirt of \ t i u i i i ji ^ i e l IK in full of de\otior nd 1 I \ L tl i i 1 t t ro ^ u c c \oui oe^ tonighl i i t i i h u lus o f) IHM. t relc^s, \ u h i m I ^ I U L S «i n t l \ 1 1 iK 7 injj O'ver iln IK Ki i *- i f \MI i j c i n l o \ s iu the st 11 u Un s t f IK I n ! if -s \ n l ill i stc ( I t nljol of mercy l i h ^ \ l e i J 'ie 1 i t ru lour 1 ed JCI0 1 *-. Ii i n i ,.1 M I t s \\orl must n ( limn i i e to I it ' f i c 1 K 1 C T ! i i f ,- - - · · . r * * w i . i n r , j t i _ l u j j i f j c l i t l C ^ ^ i o ^ l i c w i s i u ^ t i , I s n r o l i p d l nit d nu M M i i i m n i s 01 Id ind ic UK. ,. t ,, ,. WI01 , C! N « i ,, ns C 1 in. i on M u IK In me v N ' m t l i c p i t l i s o f tli i me-, nml Iho taut, Uf ,r 1 1 ,!,, I ' . m n t h the i n m , ,,,, ,, l c , t V l u ( ^, ,, , ,, t ^, S ,'' «' ,-,. M u I , , s n l i l t , r i m l l' JOt l "' r ' ' U S l 1 L l i c ! ^ OOT llelp s 11 n i t i . r m i l i n , l ! l c ) U | 0 o t l x ,, K l ^ n , erlcan o r Coiinirx i i i is e\er\ of nn enoit,\ i inde '-uci u r tl c!i d A Sudden Av/a! en ng i l r e l cio s I , ln h l , , t , cqill! ,,, L , ilnsr i il i n I im .--,] , , ml ( i v \ . , ^ J r 1 ir IL i fon n h Hi i n 1 i .Ji In ,ipin. times, of pin (. I t,iM -olf! (1 «·!·. nil U it! lint tlif 1 ci OLb «1 r; l( , ^ ciitlul lijit va'i'isl ' j n i" 7i compliiout ind, for^ettn ^ IK. ^ijn | f-ll In (hi M i n t « n of l i m n i i i t i j; l( ] |, oni r] t j^ t intHi, linoi 1 nlM an chatiii. fr ol raj i i p h n n - i v bo i-mi'.i- Hie linn n iglil be comEoileil vtrar C i 0 ] ], , 0 l l f c h t l u l c r l h o R - - - - - - - - im c u m n u Ii' Clo^ lunnoi TM« w h o \io«l CoT'ort for the Wounded cnme iiorc am 1 me ic the s a \ e ot ur\ rhon Midd^nlj ci IIP in i w a l n n ins Hie fo ces of Good enter I 'nto conflict \\jtL the Lt^ions ot l\il im 1 i ^trJo r ig«d upon the e trtl 11 Lund of the Tree, lUieie I had m$ be "V ^ on the tl un i l l , , bulk line i \ in \ Itl u j I run islet to the { i lintH I biiTOn., them fif n hlood I'ltd raiiipniti! to bods oi comfort the -\\oii is i f t i iic bunt, pc ICL mil sal" b l y( ai nd joni 'innu I in I ·\\o Id I 01 flint is I e t can DoJ u em obled! b i t t l c to ~\ n n l I n i i u IP i^ 11 in n in i j f if n *-.ilf in n i II i I f i l l j hi i 1 t lu iv nn mis n und l u r in M i p n f r i \ \"- it u -. I I ut u i^ d s ^ K up 11 1 . lUoi I lit l h i t -- O n h n Irnp (r ( \ o I h n l I t_oul In i 1 p i iSllnj- off un )iopl If I i ir ] mil i i in U l! « II i 1 u M l l u \ \\c id bi \\ nl tluir w n U i t l i - lid H UK* did notlimt but jubt bt here. \n 1 it )« \ in d t ^ n«. tl t must hacn. 1 he s \ u b ( -- In M nl \ of tlie Red lu -- the *- i if o! t niuo W O R K F O R A L L M E M B E R S J be pi in-, f i i ^tt i j M a r Fund Duxt. tnl r r ti i in c tommutee i l «f ,, 01 i s members Ui w i l l \ JR i l l MI timing It I f i t «, in 1 10 iK i i«. iu of the bee Hid \Mir *"uud

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