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The Caduceus. volume (Camp Greene, Charlotte, N.C.) 1918-1919, December 28, 1918, Image 15

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THE CADUCEUS lETWEBN the dark and the daylight IVhen the dawn is heg^in' nig to lower, Comes a rush in the day’s twTTT”^ occupation ihat I know as the Nurses’ hour. ^ fiawn- Rushing out in one mad tear laughing Vivian And Rena with golden hair. A Whisper-hut NOT a silence et I know by their shrieking cries geThef Planning to To clear all sleep from my eyes. A su^dden rush down the stairway, A unguarded sudden raid from the hall, ney slam, bang, laugh and call. They almost knock down the parti tions 'rti?®°“®times they do collide) Comanche Indians in their wild dance and heavy stride Thnr°’f ® dressed nurses hat when you have slammed the door, Couhl curmudgeon as I am ouid take another snore? intend to^report you, R,,t your late leave ut Consideration for others” is a motto you should believe. Rut, I Just love to hear you giggle spite of all I say ® ® i^o don’t knock the old house into ruins 111 Camp Greene has melted away Three of the student nurses and one of the graduates were fortunate enough to secure leaves from their duties here to rush home for the holidays, one of the former resigning' Irom the armj; school of nursing be^ cause of illness in her family Miss Curley, of the December class left Camp Greene, permanently to care for members of her family who were in a state of ill health. Miss Moore another of the probationers,! at he^ day! Lynchburg, Va., for a f!v Miss Kendrick, one of the student season ' Miss McShane, A. N. C., is home on leave to Washington, D. C. THE BOOK ISREAD^ HAVE PARTY GETS DISCHARGE Miss Edwards the former dietitician of the nurses mess has been discharg ed from the service and has resumed her former position at Jacksonville p la THE CHRISTMAS ANGEL OVERHEARD IN THE WARD —• “''^here are you sick? Colored patient: “In mj head.” heafeche?”'^ ^ ache’*’^®"*^' ^®ud- head?*^' matter with your right pertly shruciki- By Anna McIntosh Beville Mystic in her silv’r whiteness She comes on apace With the crescent moon in her wav ing hair. And the light of a woman’s face. Regal in her queenly splendor With a star upon her breast She is coming through the silence, that dream of perfect rest. From Boomhroof NEW HOSTESS HOUSE OPENS DOORS at'”"!m!T’Z' house on the Tuckaseege Road, near Liberty Park has at last “®" the camp The first party held tn!v, ^®!?® Monday evening for the benefit of the men who were to following day. With the signing of the armistice building had been stop ped, fortunately the exterior had been completed and recently orders were received to continue the completion nwhPd ^urpenters were rushed to the scene and the labor progressed with a will. . With the ap- Christmas season it was bedded that it would be possible t!!.^ hostess and her assistants ® building and ac cordingly it was thrown open to the public. Christmas dinner was served to those desiring it at a very reasonable ^*lRd the building throughout the day. Invitations have been sent to the hostess committee of Vnarlotte, the headquarters staff of r!, prominent citizens of Charlotte to attend the New Years Eve party that is to be held at the house on the last night of the year and a royal good time is expected. another CHANT As Capt. ■ -vvas on his rounds one night, on crossing the grounds he heaid this prayer from the “D” row: chanted in sing song from one of the bed.s on the porch: -Oh Lordy Jesus, look the other way, Ef you want a Nigger take another nigger Dis heah nigger don want to die. Oh Lordy Jesus etc, as a refrain. TWO NEW PATIENTS Mrs. B’red Anderson, chief clerk of toe Army Nurse Corps at the Base Hospital is confined to the Infirmarv with an, attack of influenza. Miss Lieton, one of the graduate nurses is also a patient in the infir mary at present with a case of mumps. • i

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