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SEVEN HOSPITAL MEN GET COM
Commissions have arrived for sev
en members of the enlisted personnel
of the IT. S. Army Base Hospital,
Camp Greene. The men who have
been' notified of promotion to second
Lieutenant are—Hospital Sergeant P.
J. Dempsey; Sergeants First Clas.s
William Moore, Edward Ambach and
Monroe Zunder; Sergeants William
Balmain, Holland Killingbeck, Charles
The former sergeants Zunder and
Amibach will report at Camp Sevier
for duty with base hospital No. 128;
Dempsey, Balmain and Estes will re
port at Camp Wadsworth for service
with base hospital No. 134 and Hilling-
heck and Moore are to join base hos
pital No. 135 at Camp Wadsworth.
It was but a few hours after Ser
geant First Class Moore had been noti
fied that the other commissions ar-.
ri\«3d from Washington, on Thurs
day night. The newly made officers
will leave Camp Greene on Monday
morning for their new stations.
IS RINGING NOTE OF CAMP
THREE BASE AND EVAC. NO. 30
In response to the recent call for a
thousand able-bodied medical men for
immediate service overseas four new
hospitals are being mobilized at Camp
Evacuation hospital No. 30 which
has already sent fifty of its number
to the Bose Hospital for training in
that work, is forming rapidly, men
and office s being transferred to that
outfit almost daily.
■ The three base hospitals now un
der way are numbers 122, 123 . and 134
in addition to Base No. 92 which has
almost finished its preparation for
All of these organizations are locat
ed just east of the Tuckasegee road
near camp headquarters.
“Do your share and do it well,” was
the theme of the address by Captain
Gleason of the headquarters’ staff, at
Che Lafayette day celebration at the
Liberty tent last Friday afternoon.
“Some of us may be called upon te
make the supreme sacrifice,” he said;
“others will remain behind but we are
each doing our share and I am sure
we will all to it well.”
September the sixth was set aside
as a day in which to commemorate
the birth of Marquis de Lafayette, the
French patriot, who did so much for
America In the first days of her exist
The patriotic appeal of Captain Gles-
son followed which brought the
crowded tent to its feet a mass of
whistling, cheering soldiers, gathered
from all part^of the camp for the oc
The hoys eave way to their spirits
by singing the batt’e hymn of ti’e ■
public which led up to the introduc
tion of J. T. Mangum of the “Y” who
delivered the principal speech of the
afternoon. He described the life of
Lafayette from year to year and told
of his firm devotion to his ideals and
above all that the born French aristo
crat had the courage of his convic
Extracts from his address are:
“We believe, under God, that t^c
time is not far distant ’til the Stars
and Stripes, the Tri-color of Franca
the Union Jack of England and the
battle-scarred banner of Belgium will
stand side by side for the democracy
of the people.”
In concluding liis remarks Dr. Man-
gum said, “Let us one and all thank
God for our country and her ideals—
and we can look into the face of the
not far distant future to the one God
one element and the one divine effort
toward which the nation moves.”
Doings at the Soldiers’ Club, 516
South Tryon street, during the coming
Sunday, September 15.
Concert and community sing, 4 p. m.
followed by informal “at home” hour.
Dancing demonstration by profes
sional terpsichoreans of Charlotte, fol
lowed by a general dance.
Tuesday, September 17.
Free dancing lesson for enlisted
men, followed by general dance. Class
work begins promptly at 8 p. m. Pros
pective dance pupils should register at
the Soldiers’ Club before 5 p. m. Tues
Wednesday, September 18.
Regular mid-week dance for enlist
ed men, 8:30 to 11 p. m.
Thursday, September 19.
Informal “get-together” for soldiers
and “stunts” by soldier talent. Volun
teers for music, monologue, or other
entertainment features should give
names to H. L. Brundage, Soldiers’
Friday, September 20, 8:30 P. M.
Wrestling match between Bull Dei-
ter. Camp Greene champion wrestler,
and John A. Michalik, champion of
the remount station. Camp Greene.
Saturday, September 21.
Dance lor enlisted men, 8:30 to 11
100 MORE MEN
SENT UP FROM CAMP FOR TRAIN
In addition to the men from Base
Hospital No. 92 that are already re
ceiving training at the Base Hospital
for their work on the other side of the
water, Monday morning saw the arrl-
■val of a hundred more medical men
from the camp proper assigned to tem
porary duty here for a period of in
is aiwTvs glad to welcome the MEN IN
UNIFORM and we hope they will
visit us often.
In order that the men at Camp Greene may
see the resources of this southern
country we hope they
will visit the
Invites you to visit the
Big Gaston County Fair
Big Gaston County fair
OCTOrtKR 8, 9, lO, 11 AND IS
They will fi id a splendid county fair with
attractive exhibits, a first-class midway
and many fine features
JFirat National lank
Gastonia, N. G.
October 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12
and especially on
Wednesday, October 9th
Visit this fine fair end then come to our Restaurant d wn
town for the kind of a good meal that will
feature the big day