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(By LIEUT. WILLIAM L. MUNSON.)
Major Myron Morris is recoverin";
nicely from an appendectomy opera
tion, which was performed last Fri
day. He is being care’d for in the of
ficers’ ward. He is one of the officers
who has been transferred . to Base
Hospital No, 54.
LIEUTENANT CORNWALL WEDS
AT SYRACUSE, N. Y.
CART. CARNEY BETTER.
Captain Harold Carney, who is com
pleting a siege of pneumonia and com
plications is much improved. He is
now able to sit up for short periods
The following is taken from a let
ter to Lieut. Munson from Capt. P. W.
McCorley, of Base Hospital 33, now
stationed in Ehgland:
“"when we left the ship and march-'
ed through town to our first camp we
had a regular demonstration. There
were no bands or fireworks—because
it was all unofficial—but it seems that
word was passed that the Americans
were coming and the whole town turn
ed out. The women and kids cheered
and sang and cried—some ran along
and caught the men’s hands, and some
.gave them cigarettes and cakes. It
was really very touching and there
is no dou'bt that they are glad to see
Speaking of intensive farming, the
letter continues: “EVery foot is cul
tivated—not ten foot strips of weeds
and brush each side of the fences,
as we see at home. The whole country
looks like a carefully managed truck
farm, the houses—even those back in
the country, are all neat and clean
looking—and each house has at least
a small bit of lawn and a flower .gar
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There is a report that when the
next month’s pay checks come in each
officer is going to deduct twenty-five
dollars and buy war saving stamps.
This is fine and it is hoped that the
program will be carried out. If the
stamps are no good the money is no
4c ♦ 4
Caut. Eherhart operated upon Capt.
Ives a few days ago for an impacted
4 ♦ 4
Report is about to the effect that
Lieuts. Thomas and Monohan have
been assigned to Base 54. At any
rate Lieut. Thomas made Captain
Harvey give up the boots that he had
sold him last week.
4 4 4
Captain G. W. .Johnson, who has had
char.ge of the isolation wards, has
been assigned to service in the receiv
ing ward. Capt. Webster has taken
charge of the work in isolation.
4 4 4
Lieut. Allen, who was formerly on
the medical service, has been made
Assistant Adjutant and is now in the
office with Capt. Sheaff.
Lieutenant Leon H. Cornwall, M. C.,
connected with the laboratory of the
Camp Greene base hospital is to be
married, at Syracuse, New York, on
Saturday evening, June 22nd. The
bride is Miss Elizabeth Bowe, of Syra
Lieutenant Cornwall is on a ten-day
leave of absence, which started Tues
day. When he returns to duty, he will
be accompanied to Charlotte by his
bride. The couple will make their
home in Charlotte during his service
at the Camp Greene hospital.
The wedding ceremony will be per
formed in the home of tpe bride. There
will be no military officials present.
In civil life Lieutenant Cornwall was
a physician in New York city. He en
listed in a cavalry unit, made up of
young men who are well known in so
ciety of New York state, four years
ago. He was a private in the com
pany and was called for border ser
vice. Later he was induced to ac
cept a commission in the medical de
partment of the regular army. He is
one of the few regular army officers
of the Camp Greene Base Hospital.
At present Lieutenant Cornwall is act
ing as pathologist in the laboratory.
MAJOR PAID VISIT.
Major Eduard Dupont of France,
who during the past winter was in
charge of the detail of Frenchmen
who gave instructions in trench war
fare at Camp Greene and who has
been at Camp Taylor, Ky., lor two
months, paid a visit to Charlotte and
Camp Greene during the past week.
He noted with interest the _ prepara
tions being made for aerial signal ser
Captain Thomas S. Crowe, _M. R. C.,
is slowly recovering from his recent
attack of kidney paralysis. He is able
to be about in the officer’s ward now.
BACK FROM LEAVE.
Lieutenant Alexander Stevens, in
charge of the officers’ ward has return,
ed to duty after a ten-day leave of
4 4 4
Capt. Sid L. Darling was called to
his home in New .lersey by the sudden
illness of his father.
4 4 4
Lieut. Meade, Adjutant of Base 54,
has moved his office from the Admin
istration Building to C^—1.
4 4 4
Capt. Thomas G. Nelan, of Base54,
has been granted a leave of absence.
Lieut. Clarke has charge of the Med
ical supply depot during the absence
of Capt. Darling.
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Major McRae of Base 54 is now
away on a leave.
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