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BAY STATE WOMEN REKINDLE
THE FIRES OF PATRIOTISM (JndertheLeadershipof Paul Revere's Great-Granddaughter, They Form an Efficient Army for War Service By Fr..ncrs Fisher Byera. gur 17.?The sacred aoi! ? invaded ir ar.d world de matTa ?? g*r evidence xi Ittii. that the Bay sm In the park - r before tramp.ed crowd ub -rated d on the Treaaoni ? . ?? jnd repertant paeil ?ta, ro'.lege women pa'sa vern ? for the fommiss che Yoitng and t.taa great *o the wel The of the Your.g iioor, atan erected by .j,j K- Both are lay and ea -ai'.ora from the Com MB*** ' ?-??">' yard and the forti ll -arbor. Tl oajj; s .- of thi men tn khaki, for Bos'.on :a the aailorman's tcwn. On ? memorat ? B8 hundred IBd for': years ago Pa..'. R.vere rode tbroup id'.esex vil'.aees and taanii ea I ~S his countrymen to arr. . rjfij,: v. ha think could he see the r,?. arhich hilla over whieh he . t'orce auch Bl n ? To-day, nearly n u'.er, his great Revere Thayer. e woman power of JUisa. -? r.obly ffl family and her native Bata. women are tional committee, June IB. Since then conferences have beer. held the I r-t Monday of every month at the State iti the large auditonum. On theae occas.ons the heads of the vari? ous comrrittees throughout the atate make th,4'.r reports. and queationa and are la order. We have about ia tt.<- state. The sum ?e Hoover plecge card arried out," ahe cor ? "W, -???.? out additional lettera to .na.rth.ti in Auguat urging fur r-dgea, and it waa therefore some what dirticuit to ask m October a third time for more aignflturea. It waa done though, and Maaaachuaetta'a f'.nal re? sults rewarded our efforta. I think we are especially fortunate in havir.g the help of the women who are at the heads of our departmenta. Each one is an expert in her special branch of service. "I't-an Arr.old, of Simmons College, , ? food production and eoneenration. When appointed she was already chairmnn of the Woman'a State ib Food Conservation under Mr Hoover. A great deal of work haa heen done through the aummer montha by local food committeea, cluba, libra r.es, etc. The committae cooperated c:ose:y with Amherat College, with a epecial food economica committee work iag w.th them and all our committeea. We have now establiahed a bureau of lectures on food *ubjecta. "I want to speak, right here," ahe udded. "of the Liberty bread shop or, Copley Square. It ia quite unique and ia already showir.g practical result*. The ehop ia a patriotie effort to get abroad practical n.formation on the BBd palatable substitutes ? eat flour and other commodities led for our sold.ers and the Allies. The work ia being camed committee cor.aucted Mrs Hemenway'a can I ning kitchen this summer. Five organ 'zations formed this committee and now f Mra. Herbert J. Gurney, Pres. of Maas. State Federa tion of Woman" a i Cluba A rMra. Na- V thaniel Thayer. | State Chairman of , the Woman'a Commit j tee of the Council j i of National De- k K *? A A scene at Camp Devena. Ayer. Maa?., on a field day, when the regiments have competitive gcimes, directed by Lieutenant Cowgill and E. Metzdorf. Chairman of Y. M. C. A. Recreation the Jewtsb women, the Italiana. all are being joined together ln a common tond of sisterhood in aervice for their country. I must alao emchaalie the remarkable help and codoaration whieh 1 as been given ua from the begtnnina* by the Men'a Comm.ttee on Publie 5-afety. of whieh Henry Endicott ia the head." "A fine ipirtt of enthuaiaan and de alia to ccoperata haa been arouaed t-verywhere." exclaimed Mrs. He?bert J. Gurney. in speaking of the war work bemg done by the women of America. "Three yeara ago." ahe eon t nued. "the Ma?saehuaetta State Fed aratiea of Women'a Cluba began Ita v.ar work by ma.inr suppliea f Jt the hoipitala in Northe:-n France. An of iaa was taken in Boston and a com? m.ttee, haaded bv Mra. Royal Whtton. a v:ee president, was appointed to do the work. An appeal to the cluba met BB immed.ate response and de.* all parts of the state rame u beadqaattera to make aurgieal ga, H ? 'i B ii-tlic.ent number Ii arned the work it waa thought -?? ta have I eontinued in the 8*f ferent communitiea, and after three montha the central office waa given . . ? tallj 88*11 c.uo I 88 -i'ste Lontmued to make dre**ing.i. and thousanda of garment* for the deati tattfl refugeea in France and B-l-tum BB equally large number of 1 nitted le* for tht aol liera were also made before America entered the war. ng that there thould be c'liper i.tferent argaaii tiaBi that were doing war work, to prevent dupiication, 1 called a meeting of rep resetitati.ee of ai. the atate aocieties of womer.. This meeting was largely at tended and hearty cooperation prom ised. Just at that time the Woman'. Comm.ttee of tha Council of National Defence was formed. and it wa* nnan imousiy vnted to unite with them. The chairman of that committee waa ln v.ted to speak at the annual meeting of the State Federation. held at Creat Bamngton last June, and at the eon clusion of her addre-"s I called upon al! who would coopen?t? to rise. Every woman ip that gr-at aui.ence waa on her feet instantly. The assistance prOaBlsasJ at that meeting haa been faithfally carried out Our clubwomen have served aa fie.d secretaries, chair men of town and city units, as mem? bers of depirtmenta and as eager at .tita'at conferences. 'The 8ul letin,' the ofFicial organ of the felera *..on, has been open to all the depart menta of the Council of Defence (weaa ! braneh or a church society or a suf? frage or anti-suffrage group or a littJrtr? unr.amed body of womea who are worl^ ' ing well I have urgtd thfl women tv join force. with them Lai the wora- . tn'a ciub lead wn.-re u can do tht.. work the beat, but let lt follow whetj*. 1 aome other agency does it better. "Tha eluba have done exce.irnt work i in the conaenation of food." aha wcttaV. '. on. "n home ar.d school garders. ia^ canning and drying frulta and ve_?* ubles. in helping to eetabl'.ah publier community nurkata and in "jr_.ring* wheat'eas. meatlesa and a_ijj_r'.eas duya. Clflifltfl for iramigrant women hai^, atarted in many loca.ities. la cne oity in the atate where there are r'.-.n*"' nationahties leaaor.a in cooking and canr.ir.g have i given *a '.reeke^. Ital.ar.s. Toles, H?bre*? and Li'hua-^ nians. Bagtiah iflatoe being taaght, tha"* public iibranei cooperat.ng by provid ing boo.s writtea la ?vry simplb phrase "Thuae books deal wi"h the care and.? prep.vrat-a.ti of tood. care of cliildren, ? and livea ot giea' nied" and women. An interestinw' faature ia one town where the clubwomen arp particularly aucceaaful _? ;m migrants has b-.-en the att.tude ef thfl'' I women of the Italian aection, who 1 ave> 'learned to cook Ifl Amerran fa-b'.oa., ard have repa id the.r laatTUCteri hv teaching them *r.c Italian method oi prepariag ehiekoa, Baavearoal and pa?ta. The women's cluhs in tl ealitiea near the gr.at eaatoam irtfl erw ac'.vt rn provid Bg i I ?' At mar.v of . ir alab teej ut each meeting tfl a- - of members who anll aatartfl fl i Be rs and p-vatcs for dinner, tea or over the week enda. "Thia may aound," she add. d, "ai if I e'.ai.r. suj i in regard to effieienev over o*he- v - men. I do not want to give that Impra Kvery woman in I Ifl at-..'. .9 ea.-er ta ?' de her part in this grest w.-.r for'1 dempcracj. but the can . . .-cted. organization of the I . bas made rt possible for ua to *? ll ?- i clf and effectively. ?? in tl ? r.oati drive. The execuUve board announceaV. the purchae of h..r- ia _, taeh ea 1 <"d"; the government and ur_r> I I follow Ita aiample, with the that ahaoet aran club in tha ?"ite immediately bought bei - eat er number of ta. ones, to be sure, but one c the nucleu? af ita I i of $3,000 to buy bonds, and o'her clu'oa \??K\'.N^\\N\V..WNVVt>?^\VV<r^.N>?V> ',.,.-r-r,.,n .ea at the home of Prof. and Mr?. & L Rob.nson, Cambrldge Mass Mrs. rrn,nn' rentTB wKo is offering a cup to Mr. Boxter, of "Boaton's Own. from Camp Oevena. ?*:Pr^ and chairman of the Hospitality Committee for the entertainment of the 2.000 aailors af the Hov4*ard Radio Station. r call. Other leaders foreei they -bert J. Guroey. >ration of ra one < thouaand women; mons College; leat of I :'emcn Johr. : -rkina and ...rious orgaiwza of the work i Corn : ' b Henry er of the e. mmit man's r. the State - en at the to be found B the week ? ? >.e of tbe ?? ? r was o-ra.-. I ones," a sixth has been added?the Natior.a! <"iv;c Federatioa. Daily demonstrations in breadmakmg are given ar.d bread made from standard recipes are aold. The recipes are given away to all who aak for them. Those in Fiske, Mrs. George Perkins, Mrs. Mal colm Donald. Mrs. George D. Crocker and Mrs WiUiaxa Wheeler. "A.. these women," she added. "are activeiv er.gaged in the work, although many of them are aNo eoBB8Cted w.th ?r t.n Sx of "Boatone Own" 301 at Infantry from Camp Deveni Cornradea a at Lexington. . -ix Ol rju- _ r , _i r> Adanis Harvard. .,, r- thei Minute Men Monument. hxtreme*?J. IJ. /\annia. getting __n iriapiration from tne i?iw-? a i_j i t' ii,, J.;v.r _!_ L. f lanaaBI. Ind man in background. J. Kelly. dnver. 1 3. newapaper man. in foreground .- Mr. Auruatus H.menway. other linea of war aerv.ee: an e Nln Taewef w-r i ;,,t_er-.ewed eharge are Mra. *BJ-*4- CuBBlnghflm, of tho BlB^rtty, eae-raj *?djferMUi^i _*'?* ? ch"-,rT"n' 7? Jaithe athar aaamborfl of our women. Mr-. williaa. ' '>'??? *_? ?? '', "l/d Gorham, Mra. Charlaa . Mra. George Itice are joint le.clera aat ?-?, ?__d r.aul*M?'/Ba of the aav- .4vra Mra. i.?th?xa _ Mra. John Balch. who haa been appolnted by Governor McCall to be Chairman of Hospitality for Soldiers and Sailora. She haa organized fifty towns in the vi cinity of Boston for , the enter tainment of en listed army and navy men. Harrtt a Ewlng photos or A.r. HA/t*ZIHme flTO^TQ-y. ? Give your bit to the Fund for Training Camp Activitiea*. to all the organizationa that protect our boys from the Enemiea atl Home. K. JT. Baj-rtmaa. Botrton the committee on women in industry. iio'h thee* ...ppomtments were BM4M bv Mr Gampara. "?-, ; n ? resented bt " Mary F'eaid. ehainaaB of the Njtionr.l 1 Welfa'e and -.an of tl ? ? iti la KaraiBg Assoc .' Dr. F.di Committee for Child Welfar-j ir. t'-is ? - I fkel that thi? ii one of our mr..t Important appointmenta. as we .hall work with the permanent organi ,a,tion Mrs. Fre.ier.ck Mead ia chair? man of Maintenance of Social Condi tlcaa, who has placed at the heada of her departments experts in theli lines rx publie health r.un Fraaeea Morae on oh;lan - Ma Cannon. gfnera! rk. "Mr '" in. oreaident of ', ijninr of Maasnchu ud of our Fducationnl De t-as appointed tc he: aiaeathra eoaiBiltiee *r.r nreaident ai '??an of each worn>??;'- eolleire In tl. a wnrr.ar. member of tl jublic school Lourd and a special 188 r*4i i [ The Liberty Loan cottage on the ? Boston Common, showing the j hiatoric Park Street church in ^background. whieh ia built on " the aite of "Brimatone Corner" 1 ?esentative in almost everv towr Lih erty Loan work was under the charge of ??-???-. VfeadelL Mrs. W.iliam head of the I Croaa aad Allied Kelief Cemmittae. She i* a. director of c:vihan relief for the Ba ' Cro.s Soc:. ' .' d-partment of health recreation wai in charge of Clarence Edwards, Wife of Generii Ed wards, of the Northeast Dtvision. U. S. A., but when the areneral sailed for Franre and Mri. Edwards left F..,.ton the chairmun?htp was tran'ferred f,o Mr. John A Johnaton. vr-fr nt Gen? eral J.;hnaton, w:*h Mrs Robert Lovett ?hiiirma: MlV, Fdwards'a comm ttee and are werUag ia eleee eeBaeratdefl with rea ?-,? v,-? of the \,-. v,. ?? Here II d >n the vicinity >>yrr.nur H. Ptone. Joseph ' >-e aad B. I BBbbafB, at Aver I ? ?ommittee also croperates with *he Y, 5 C A.. and Waa Mabelle Blake's rague for Women and all other or :i*ions connected arith camn ac ? H ? ti ?- ?' lei -I d ? -.'? ia whieh .'t-nini are cooperating in war aervice ^^^^^*^\>^aa^>)?.\\S^Na\^^.VN^N?^\x^\v^^^ Interior of Y. M. C A. "hut" on Boston Common. In foreground Carl Tanner, U. S. S. Charles ton (Tennessee) ; C C. Guffie (Kentuclcy). a guard at the Naval Priaon. Boaton. M. A. Berger in background (Illinois). U. S. S. Galatea; J. E. Loftus (California), Howard RadioSchool; B. L Willa ?re-reading her letter (Louisiana). U. S. S. B.idgeporU luirurs well for the condition of worn- an's committee). and their circulars en after the war. It la teaehiag ???omen have been diatributed throujjb the ?o work together a* nerer befor Ir itate by fed. ration department cna-.r -en. I have unred the women in every ?# fhe ? ' National Pef-nce we town to s'art an agency for war emer . no prejudice or biai of gency work, if none existed, and H have taken an ae'ive part m ae.liai. bonds in their tl It is intereating to note tion with t; Mrs. Garae. that their j. ? ? vere and Alexanc n.embers ct lodjpa. The impetua that ha* be.-n givWfl U? the work of r. . -? diers and Bflilon vieinity of Camp \)r\>- 1 dui largely to the alfect i. arerk of Mrs. J been appointed b chairman of ho ha. rifty tea for thia beaaeh "I know af ae ? be la charue of I mour .'?tone, of ' Commiaaiofl oa Traii -s hclping our aror* ? ordinatir.g the various ortra a sp.ei.d;d way." Mrs. Balch ifl a woman of ur;?usl cbarm and exeeul former pres.den' esta League. Kf inson, wr.o ia Boa man of thi for the radic gta'.-.r. ?-' numberir.g L "Codperation and aenrice ar watchworda of the bour," ?a. Ba.ch. "There are ai many d.fferent branchea of war aervice for the wom? en ae there are for the men of our army and navy. Thia appalling strug? gle for world peaee ar.d democracy ifl Six more of "Boston's Own" 301st Infantry from Camp Devena on the apot at the ""Ameri? can'" <-nd of the Concord Bridge. where the embattled farmers atood when they fired the shot heard around the world. __L. ?aee or crecd to enter in. Pch'ical there ia an effective publie aafety corn- bringirg women together and teachlng artlhations are not considered. The mittee. to cooperate with it and thua them to atand together aa no great biiffragista. the antis, the Catbelle BUhfl it 81888 effective. If there ia a eaUstrophe or ***** 81 ***nea of women, who have done aplendid work; I Baa) Croaa branch or a *i.jca?l aid . aveute baa ever done be'ore.