lETWEBN the dark and the
IVhen the dawn is heg^in'
nig to lower,
Comes a rush in the day’s
ihat I know as the Nurses’ hour.
Rushing out in one mad tear
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,
sudden raid from the hall,
ney slam, bang, laugh and call.
They almost knock down the parti
'rti?®°“®times they do collide)
in their wild dance and heavy stride
Thnr°’f ® dressed nurses
hat when you have slammed the
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
Miss McShane, A. N. C., is home on
leave to Washington, D. C.
THE BOOK ISREAD^
Miss Edwards the former dietitician
of the nurses mess has been discharg
ed from the service and has resumed
her former position at Jacksonville
THE CHRISTMAS ANGEL
OVERHEARD IN THE WARD
—• “''^here are you sick?
Colored patient: “In mj head.”
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
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.
NEW HOSTESS 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
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
Christmas dinner was served to
those desiring it at a very reasonable
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.
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.