(Picture by Staff Photographer Schmidt.)
They Both Teach Discipline
At the right is Captain Thomas C.
Crowe, detachment commander of the
liase hospital, and just before him is
the sign which he has made famous.
Kvery man in the detachment knows
every word on that sign. The poster is
at the end of the barracks row and all
the men see it every day.
When the years have gone and all
the teachings of the captain’s about
sanitation, prevention and desuama-
tion have faded it is expected that the
words of the sign given above will still
be remembered at the mention of,his
name. And if all the lectures by the
captain, who is a lecturer made by
years of experience as a Chicago in
structor and medical teacher, are lost
except the three phrases displayed
above his work will not have been in
Do it Now!
Do it Well!
Do it Cheerfully!
CITY “Y" DAMAGED.
The city Y. M. C. A. was badly dam
aged when fire partially destroyed the
roof and top floor rooms, on Thurs
Sergeant Monroe F. Zunder returned
to duty Monday evening after a sick
leave of fifteen days. The sergeant had
his tonsils removed just before leav
ing the hospital, but is quite himself
“Something interesting about the
war" is the cali of sixty per cent ot
those who visited the new base hos
pital library. Soldiers whether sick
or well want to read about the war,
is the decision of the librarian.
Second on the list of books taken
out by soldiers are the technical
books, dealing with sciences tliat are
applicable to war needs. In this class
are the volumes on chemistry, hy
giene, military technique and map
“It would seem that the boys actu
ally want to win the war,” said Miss
Marie Fox Wait, the librarian.
The new library is located in the
room formerly used for a patients’
M. C. A. reading room, next to the
canteen. The presence of the library
s heralded' by several large banners
suspended across the runways be
tween the ward buildings. Nearly ev
erybody has heard of the new library
by this time.
The reading room has been installed
by the American Library Association.
It now holds SOO volumes and is grow
ing in size every day. Several Char
lotte organizations are contributing
volumes to the library and a choice .
selection of scrap books, which the
soldiers delight to laugh over, have
just been turned in by the women s
clubs of Wilson, N. C.
Miss Wait, the librarian, is a most *
pleasant and cultured woman with
Just a touch of gray »a her hair. She
came to Camp Greene from Princeton,
N. ,T., where she had been a librarian
in Princeton University.
She was for fourteen years connect
ed with the faculty of Peddie Insti
tute, the well known boys’ school at
Hitestown, N. Y. Miss Hite knows thd
wants of boys and that is the same
as understanding colonels and majors
and sick soldiers.
She had never really seen an army
camp before she came here. When ask
ed why she had put on the gold and
black “A. L. A.” arm band and start
ed out in quest of camp hardships, she
was quick In reply:
“I wanted to do something to help
Miss Hite is preparing a sclr'dule
for reading aloud to the sick men in
the wards. She will also do reading
in the library room.
“I will just read light and gay short
stories,” Miss Hite explained. “I be
lieve the boys will prefer entertaining
stories which do not tax their
The new A. L. A. library is open
from 8:30 in the morning until 5:30
To those who- seek the printed page
it offers the flaring colors of the wide
gamut of magazines—Judge, Hearst’s,
Country Gentleman, Housekeeping,
System and all. On its shelves are
works by Shakespeare, Johnson, Poe,
Irving, Dickens and the others, ming
ling in a union that their authors
never would tolerate in those days
before the Kaiser dreamed of a world