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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 15, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 15

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are not intended so much for the de
struction of men as of fortified build
ings, trenches, etc. Shrapnel is for
human beings and is a metal case
containing dozens of bullets packed
In by hand, whiclPcarries a charge of
explosives timed to burst when it
reaches its destination. Rifle fire at
short range is the most murderous
of all. Every wound I handled was
poisoned. "When I saw my first
wounds filled with earth and frag
ments of clothing I could not see
how any of the men could live. I
have been under fire so.often that to
day it seems no more to me than go
ing out in the rain. But the worst
experience I had was to discover that
one of my fellow nurses attached to
Field hospital 18 was a German spy
we called her Nurse Elizabeth. One
morning I caught her at the bedside
of a dying English officer plying him
with questions about the disposition
of troops. He had asked her for a
glass of water, and although the doc
tor had forbidden any liquid for 24
hours, she was about to give it to
him. But first she tried to bargain
with the fevered man for information.
The water was to be the price! At
the critical moment I dashed into the
room and knocked the glass from her
hand. I had to report her and it was
proven beyond doubt that she was in
the pay of the Germans and was
-.She's a waitress,
j " " chorus girL
iv " " trained nurse.
c " " debutante.
3 " " manicurist
" " model.
r. " " maniquin.
-i " " salesgirl f
li " " factory girl. . -l
" " cashier.
J " " school girl.
'. " " college girL'
b " " idle girl.
k. that is, the best girl in the world
to'some guy.
They call-it the'monk's hood," but
would the "good brofchers",ever rec
ognize their sacred cowl in' the berib
boned little cap modish maids are
wearing this autumn?
But even if it isn't true to its name
the "monk's hood" is exceedingly
becoming to demure faces, and that's
as much as any reasonable person
can demand of fashion. Black Velvet
piped with white, lined with white,
trimmed With w.hite rosettes is the
usual combination -for the "monk's
Rosewood furniture should be
wiped everyday with'a soft cloth. It
will not' require rubbing and no oil
should be'lised oncitr

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