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(By Sergeant Ray J. Derwort)
HAPPY NEW YEAR
ATIENTS and attendants
one not to hate yourself so much.
Sergeant Nierzwicki resolves never
more to steal Derwort’s candy.
Sergeant Derwort resolves to dance
on any and all occasions.
Pomponio says, Me no make da re
solute, me wanta go home.
McCulla resolves to get so far away
from the army that it will take $9 to
send him a questionaire.
Mundy resolves to evermore live
faithful to John Barleycorn.
Seeger says that if he ever gets to
a wet state that he never will be
caught sober again.
Young refuses to make any resolu
tions as h(j says he is too (Young)
to drink anyway.
unite in wishing all their
friends a very happy and
prosperous New Year.
When the year 1919 rolls
into oblivion, may you be able to look''
back with pleasure on the fortunes of
a year filled with unalloyed joy and
happiness is the wish of everyone of
Brady, the joyial mountaineer and
erstwhile “moonshiner” is gone from
our midst, leaving nothing but mem
ories of his smiling visage and trite
sayings. Brady was what one might
term a Philosopher in embryo and
but for the fact that his education
had been neglected might have been
known to the world as another Solo
mon. Brady left Monday for Ray-
wick, Kentucky, his former home
where he will (so he says) again take
up the manufacture' of canned joy.
Faretheewell and may we sometime
taste of your success in your chosen
Tuesday Dennis Lyons was the re
cipient of an honorable discharge
from the army and in consequence
he now wears the smile that won’t
come off. Lyons has been a patient
in this ward since October 12th, and
during his stay here has made many
friends thru his cheerful disposition
and readiness to smile. We will miss
him very much, but our loss is some-
ones gain, the someone being a happy
wife and smiling baby in Philadelphia,
Newcomers within the last week
were Eugene Johnson of Hqrs. Com
pany, Recruit Camp No. 4 and James
B McCulla from the 14th company
Recruit Camp No. 4. Welcome to our
domicile and may your sojourn with
us be filled with happiness and con
We wish to inform all of Sergeant
Nierzwicki’s friends that if they are
looking for him and cannot find him,
take a trip over to the Red Cross build
ing and by casting your eyes to the
balcony you will find him quietly in
terested in a game of chess. We hope
that he can play chess better than he
can play his Ukelele.
WISE AND OTHERWISE
The program for Christmas week
at the hospital Y. M. C. A., was as
follows: Tkoving pictures on Monday
evening, the Story of Christmas on
Wednesday evening; on Thursday a
Christmas entertainment was held
that attracted many of the hospital
personnel. Songs and recitations were
the chief items on the evening’s pro
gram in which the “Y” men were ably
assisted by the good people of the First
Baptist Church of Charlotte, and to
night there will be an exhibition of
Secretary Martin of the hospital
building is absent for a few days hav
ing been ordered to accompany a
troop train to Michigan. He is ex
pected to return here shortly.
L. C. Cornwall, educational secre
tary formerly of No. 106, has been
transferred to the Base Hospital Y. M.
C. A. building where he se'rved some
GIVE UP BOOKS
Various and numerous are the re
solutions made by the men of this
ward. For instance. Sergeant Toms
refuses to make any as he says he is
perfect now. At ease Toms and make
A NEW KATY TUNE.
You’re the only beast
That ever made us sore
And when we get you
We will just nail you
To the devil’s hott
K-K-K kitchen door.
—Trench and Camp.
A little stranger by name of Martie
strayed into “No Man’s Land” Christ
mas Day. The question now is, what
is Martie’s surname? .
Does Our Work
WHo Does Yours?
T II E A T R E
Soldiers who hold smileage tickets
which they do not expect to use, since
the Liberty Theatre at Camp Greene
has closed, may render a service to
their fellow soldiers by turning them
over to the Charlotte branch of the
War-Camp Community Service for
distribution among men still in service
in other cantonment or naval training
stations. At Norfolk, Virginia, it is
reported that smileage is needed for
sailors, soldiers and marines, and the
War-Camp Community Service has
been requested to assist in supplying
Sgt. Files and Corp. Gavagan, res
pectively of the Patient’s mess and
the Detachment office, have departed
for Boston, Mass., with a convalescing
patient who they are conducing to his
Sgt. 1st Class Harold B. MacNish,
supply sergeant is with us again after
several days on detached service, dur
ing which period he visited at his
home in Ansonia, Conn.
Monday, Dec. 30th
Most Magnetic Star
Queen of the Violin
Company of 20 People
In a repertoire of musical
All Star Cast
Big Dazzling Chorus
Special Scenery-tlectfical tffccls
The big laughter feast,
. “Henpecked Henry”
Don’t Miss this BIG ONE