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The Caduceus. volume (Camp Greene, Charlotte, N.C.) 1918-1919, July 20, 1918, Image 15

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THE CADUCEUS; 15 ED new chief nurse The nurses at the Hase Hospital ‘"ii'e now under the supervision of a new chief nu;se, Miss Susan H. Pa - ish, of the regular army nurse corps, the former head of that important de partment, Miss Alice D. Agnew being relieved to take charge of the nurses attached to Base Hospital No. 54. Miss Parish arrived at this station ■Monday afternoon after a long and tedious Joiuney from Camp IJonavan, h'ort Sill Okla., where she had charge of the nurses at the Base Hospital tliere. NURSES ARRIVE. Three nurses arrived for duty with the U. S. base hospital. Camp Greene, this past week. They are; Miss Josephine Foster, who reached here Monday from New Orleans, La.; Miss Agnes Lee, N. A. S. H. U, S., from New Hampshire, who arrived Tuesday afternoon and Miss .Ioanna Coakley, who has been studying in New York city for the past four years, on Wed nesday evening. REPORT FOR OUTY. Miss Agnes Lee and Miss Josephine tTister, Reserve Nurses, Army Nurse Corps, reported for duty at this Hos pital during the past week. CALLED OUT. Misses Bernard, Van Zent, McDow ell, Joy and Smith of one of the Cal ifornia hospital units, have been call ed from the U. S. army base hospital. Camp Greene, where they had been stationed for several weeks. JOINS UNIT. Miss Martha McCuUem, who has ^een at the hase hospital for some iiine, but who is attached to a New Crleans unit, has been ordered to re- I’ett for duty with that organization. WRITE NURSES’ NEWS. during the absence of Miss Mary who is on leave for a few the nurses’ news for The C_a- QUceiis is being written by Bessie Warwick and Martha Pigg. I/' BY MISS MARY LaSELL TRANSFERRED. The following nurses have been transferred from this Hospital to the Nurses’ Mobilization Station, New lo’k City, to await Overseas trans portation: Miss Margaret M. McCullin, Miss Bessie M. Chapihan, Miss Martha S. Pigg, Miss Wilhelmina C. Young, and iss Ethylndo B; Smith. IS DISCHARGED. Miss June Pellig of Lexington, Ky., a former member of the U. S. army base hospital. Camp Greene, has been giv’nted a discharge for physical dis ability and has returned to her home in Kentucky. RIDING HABIT NURSE MARTHA PIGG. Prom the picture above there Is no denying that Miss Martha Pigg, nurse in Ward C-5 is one of several “mercy sisters’’ who haVe the riding habit. Miss Pigg is an enthusiastic member of that cavalry of nurses and officers which leaves the nurses’ home every evening about sundown for a canter over the Dixie hills. w NURSE MARRIES Miss Anna Porter, for several weeks a nurse at the U. S. army base hos pital, Camp Greene, was married to Lieut. J. A. Steves at Washington on Friday of last week. She has resign ed her work with the R. N. A. N. C. Mr. and Mrs. Steves will make their. home in Washington temporarily, as the lieutenant, who is commissioned hr ihe medical department, is stationed there. Mr; Steves had formerly prac ticed medicine at Mauch Chunk, Pa., where he met Miss Porter. ERROR CORRECTED. Miss Sonner begs to correct the er ror in the last issue of The Caduceus, which stated that she nearly drowned in two feet of water. Mis^ Sonner al leges that the water was at leas: twenty feet deep. ANNOUNCEMENT. Misses Pederson, MacEnany and Pipe wish to announce that they are “at home- evenings.” WHERE YOU GET THAT? One of the latest “good night. Nurse” riories runs as'follows: The nurse was paying her last bit of attention for the day to the sick fallen soldier, and having a few minutes to spare before being reliev ed from duty, she inquired tenderly; “Is there any thing else you wish?” “I’d like awfully to he kissed ‘good nlaht,’ warmly replied the wan patient whose fever was rising at a rapid rate, “.All right,” sweetly consented the f ’ir attendant, “111 go get the orderly, as he looks after all the rough stuff.” COULDN’T STAND IT. Time—During severe Winter weath er. Place—Hosi.'ital Ward. Characters—Patient, who needed a bath very badly. Nurse: “Wouldn’t you like a bath?’’ Patient: “I’ll tell you, ,.urse; 1 am feeling pretty good now, and I would hate to be sick again.” Afl ml :

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