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THOSE FLU MASKS
YOU WOULDN’T EVEN KNOW YOUR BEST GIRL.
over to the women of Belgium and
turn our backs.
THAT SLID IN FROM THE QUAR
“Focli plans blow after blow,” says
headline. Whaddja expect him to do,
eit down and,rest?
Our dear girls, in writing to the boys
in khaki must not think that in fol
lowing Thos. A. Edison’s instructions
and signing themselves “Yours for the
Fourth Liberty Loan,” they have to
take up the room on the last line
that they usually leave for X X X X.
Somebody must have told the Kai
ser that he cbuld walk on the water
with his army.
Perhaps if the Clown Prinz had
more of a chin he could tstop the fldw
of words and not make himseelf out
such a liar.
Doctor says you can always tell
a woman’s age by her knee or her
elbow; well, we either have to take
their word for it or ask to have a
peep at the elbow.
Manufacturers say the story about
button shortage is a bare lie. Sure,
look at the number of boneheads in
The way things are going for the
Huns, old Hindenburg may decide not
to deny the next report of hie, death.
We do not believe skirts will be,
worn much shorter until some way
is found to make knees more silght-
Somehow we object to the cry
“hang the kaiser.” Let’s hand him
HELP THE SICK.
It will probably be of interest to the
readers of the Caduceus to know just
what is being done for the boys in the
Base Hospital. Mr. Mangum has, des
ignated a secretary from each Y. M.
C. A. building in camp to visit in the
hospitai. These men meet at Y. M. C.
A. 282 in the mornings to get their
assignments to the wards. They car
ry with them writing paper, stamps,
Bibles and reading matter of different
kinds. Then, too, the seecretaries
hold theemseelves ready to do other
service for the men such as writing
letters and looking after the mail.
Besides sereving the sick men, Mr.
Bergman, Camp Athletic Director, is
giving instruction in constructive
gymnastics, to the convalescents.
HOLD SELVES READY.
As far as the Spanaish influenza is
concerned it is extremely infectious
and if you have to kiss any Czech-Slo-
vak or Serbian generals, kiss ’em
thru a handkerchief or over the long
The drawback about the young man
who knows it all is that he has a
whole lot to learn and nobody to
The Kaiser wants a crown for each
one of his sons. Well, the Hun pro
geny will require several crowns
apiece before the Allies get through
with them, to say nothing of the
bridge and porcelain work.
The longer we live the more firmly
convinced are we that the man who
keeps his troubles to himself has the
secret of popularity.
It generally happens this way: The
man of the house was watchina thu
painter mixing up some brown paint
and said to the painter, “I told you to
paint that lattice green.” The pai ater
patiently said, “Yes, I know you did,
but your missus said to paint it brown,
and when you and she get thru ar
guing, I want to have it all ready to
Thank you. “PETE.”
It does not seem to be ■ generally
known that a number of the Y. M. C.
A. men are ministers. On several oc
casions persons wanting to see a min
ister have not known where to find
one! These Y. M. C. A. secretaries
hold themselves ready and are anx
ious at all times to render any ser
vice or instruction of a religious na
ture. They have left their pastorate
to serve the soldiers. Use them ae
you would your own pastor.
Y. M. C. A. NOTES
Dr. Jackson, who was a secretary
at this camp last spring and summer,
is expected to resume his duties as
ward visitors of the Base Hospital
within the next few days.
Rev. Charles Martin, religious di
rector of “Y” 282, will return Satur
day from Louisville, Ky., where he
has been visiting relatives.
Rev. P. H. Rassiter, of Win;iton-Sa-
fim, N. C., has been assigned to Y.
282, having arrived here from the
Blue Ridge Training School. Mr. Ras-
sister has been doing evangelistic
v/ork for the past several years.
Mr. Dan W. Milan, camp singing di
rector, not being able to continue his
singing classes lately, has been put
ting in his time visiting men in the
hospital, bringing them mail and
cheerng them up.
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