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THE OARMZOZO NEWS.
CHAUMONT LIVELY AS AN ARMY CENTER! Little City, Picked for Pershing's Headquarters, Is Now Americanized. HOTELS ALWAYS CROWDED Hurrying Olflcers Everywhere While War Wn on Pershing Lived In Castle Founded on Place of Strategic Value. (.'Iinlimont, Prance. This It t to city nt Hid Haute .Mm rmi In t lie liotnu of Iho general hciiihiuurterM nf tho Amer ican ctf poilllluunry forces. Hero lives Ilin coiiimiilider In chli'f, riliil In tin IiuIIiIIiikii nf Hit) rronch gnr- rllutt nrit tut I tlm nlllccr of tlio KDiicml HtnlT mill nil tho auxiliary or ganizations Hint Kit with It tlio norvo center of t hi iirmy. A city of normally ubout IB. WW liilmlillmitii Cholllnoiit Una nil tint Ihislern mllu'iiy lines, HCI. miles ('lilt nf I 'n r In. It was formerly the cititliil of llnaslgiiy, mill Is now tho mpltul of thu department nf tlio llliiil Mnrno, I.lkv lliimt of Hid uliler cities! uf l-'rauco, (.'liiiiiiiioiit seems to lintn boon founded on n ltg nf strategic vnjuc. It crowns n hleh plateau between tliu Mm run nnil the Hulao. tniil frnin thu wills nml loners of tint old city Ik n wonderful vlttw of tin' valley of tlio Mnriif, lint river here being hardly ns wide nn tint Mm tin canal Hint lions be shin It between Hit' Poplar-bordered honks. Northwitrdnvor Hie tiuriow viilo of Hin Suliu t lie vlnw tubes In n wide sweep of lolling, forest-crowned hill. Removed From Paris. (lerioml hcadipiurlcrs wan removed from Paris hero In September of Inst year, l.'hiiuiiiom being Hclectcil lifter n -.nreful search of n vol I it til u location. It Hun In tlio ri'iitiT of wluit win tlio American training nren, every camp, nS well 11 m i In- 'foul sector, In wldch tlm American forces llrst snw Imttli', nml nil tliu linos from Totil eastward, where w were Inouted, IivIiik within reach liy motor. 'I'lni 1'ri'iich pout occupied ii bend quarter nllloes In typical nf French garrisons. Three Ionic. four-story red Hlu-roofod barracks form throu sides of n Kri'ilt nundrnnglu fnclng a wide avenue. A croup of lessor buildings nml tlio ciistomiiry Iron fence ami or iinliirntnl gates In thu remaining boun ilnry. Uu liotli tntiitpiistH lly tliu Tri color mid tlio Stars mid Stripe. Sentries pneo their posts on I'vi'ry lintid, Hie iiuiidriinglo Is lllleil with hur rying itltlci-rx mid orderlies nml clerks, hands Hash In salute, huglo.i give their nlinoxt liniirly call for tlio various mil llury evenlH mid perloiU of thu day, htaft cura mid motorcycles roll In mid out mid now mid then tliu sentry lit tliu pilo stiffens even moru rlKldly mid brings Ills piece up with moru pimp when n great ollro ilrnli car, shining like n ynrlit slliHa In. tlio scarlet tnli on tlm windshield with four nhlte slurs signifying thn commander In chief. Frequently the gcnci-iil's enr up pronches iiiilierulileil mid ml swiftly Hint tlio sentry's cry of 'Turn out tlm guard" la too late mid tlio eommnliilor III chief Is gotiu before the guard call tiitnhlo from the guardhouse Until Inst spring (lenernl Pershing inailo his residence In 11 la rue villa near Headquarters, lie soon found, however, that so Hear I he workshop of tlm army he could not liavu the unlet mid lack of liilruxlon necexsary to IiIh KrowliiK rexpoinllillltleK, mid he uioved In May hint to ii heiiutlful iliiitenii nlioiit the iiiIIph from thu town. Here. In u treat rmnlillut: castle, xltuiiliil In tlio Mnrn'e valley iiuioiik uriives anil whin Miinllt lawns, he lived with hin pemonnl ntnlT. t'ontierled hy tele phono Willi every divisional corps ami army lieiiitipuirlrn. his nun olllcea In t'hiiiimout, mid ullh 1'iirlH. ho did Ida work there when not with the army. ('hnutuont Itself has liecome almost Aiiierlcatilr.eil liy the prenenro of the lioiiil'iiarlcrs. Its little holels are ill uajs rronded with olllcers. It lias heeli very liospttnlile to thu Amellcall olTiipntloiu Nciirly every home with u xpiire rnmn In throu n open iih ii hll let for olllcers ami inniiy of Hid llnest residences: linvu heeli tiiken over en- PATHETIC SCENE IN MONS y m mm i iaiMawiwtMMCy mrn Ntjfpr Vnunf The Old Order Changeth or ;ahk osqorm A Ciiniidlnii ofllcliil pholoeriipli i showliiK one of the ('mindhiii solilleis Irylue in pacify a little llelitlnn Imhy, wlio had lieeil woiiuited Hi Ita mother's linns, when he wna killed hy the ); plosion of mi enemy shell. tlrely hy the humlreds of nien-es. Ill miiny of them tl Ulcers have Install ed electricity mid hiilhrooius, nml In some ruses central heutliiK plant", ami with French servants, live coinfoilu lily, almost luxuriously us measured In military terms. Iliiudleds less fortu ante or laclilni; In rmik take their chances on whatever hlllet tuny ho found In thu crowded town, where u I i il Is always at u premium. CARE FOR DISABLED v;- Goyernmcnt to Look Out for War Heroes. Arrangements Made to Provide Voca tional Training for All Soldiers. WnshliiKlon. Uncle .Sum Is koIiib to do more for Ids distillled soldiers ami seamen than any nation ever did, mid Hid iirrmiKi'iiienls to cure for thu nenrjy two hundred thousand men dlsahled In hnttlu or tliroiinh disease or acci dent In camp nro near completion. I'uhllc charity will not he needed. Thu federal hoard of vocational i-dii-ration, opcmtlni; under tliu Vocational rehabilitation net, will restore health, ami In thu case of permanent Injury tench trades that may liu followed. DurliiK thu process Iho pupil's living will hu paid, li will receive n wnse mid III addition ils dependents will he paid mi allowance. Hut It Is for thu decision of Hie sol dler or seaman and Ids relatives whether ho elects to tiiku the course. When thu course Is completed thn hoard will ohlalii stiltalilu employment nml keep nn eye on Hie man ho Hint Ids Interests limy lie KUiirded. The status of thu man during thu period of training Is described as follows: "Thu ninoimt of monthly compelisii' Hon paid will hu equal to Hie sum to which ho Is cnllHcd under thu war Insurance net, or u sum cipml to tlio pay of Ida lust month In tlio service, which ever Is thu greater; hut In no case will n single man or mini living apart from Ids dependents receive less; Hum ?H. per month. Inclusive of thu sum pnld dcpeiidculs, and n man liv ing with Ills dependents receive less tluin $7ft pvr month Inclusive of the sum paid to the dependents. "Thu mail whose disability does lint prevent him from returning to employ, meiit without training will he given the course nf vocational training which hu chooses, "Tliu Inking of thu course of train ing or the actual earning power of tliu mini will not in tiny way affect Ids compensation. Upon 4 completion nf Ids coilrse ho will continue to recclvu the conipcnsiitloii prescribed by Hid war Wsk Insurance mid as long us Ids disability continues." .Men In service or their relatives should make Inquiries lit once. They may address communications to tlio federal board of vocational educa tion, Washington, I). , or to any of Hid M district olllces located through out thu country. NOW MAKING GARMENTS FOR NEEDY EUKOPEANS This photograph shows 'lie t,h luiml.igiw nnd Is now muk'np at thu machine la seen Mr- I', u V II 1 1 111 li t f 'tl I.. ! I iTHIrll HII'1 I', 1 I ' "i whi' ti li -i h he, n orori'eil gu, up work on v Ii., nr. In in. I of . i, .thing In tin rm egriiiinil U. S. FLYERS DOWN MANY American Airmen Make Record In War. Great BS4 Oerman Airplanes and 81 derman Dalloons Accounted for by Yanks. Wn&WsRton. Amerlcnn airmen In HriinfO brought down u total of 8.M (RNNMB llp)itn ami 88 Oerman hal iUBjtt. ilglWt mi American loss gf 71 planes mill -t.1 balloons, nc ee riling to n report cnbll by Major BiMiernl Ilnrbord on Deceniher 10 nml IlinS pybllc today by thu war ilt-pnrt-MItlt. iostrtlctbm of the 854 of the tliemy planes nnd C7 of Iho balloons hud been ottlclully conflnurd, Thn'total casunllles of tlio American sir atrvlcp In action nro given na AVI, Including 101) killed, 103 wounded, SOU liitsstnc, -1 prisoners, nnd tlirco In IcrueiL When tlio aruilitica i-ndcil Hit fljht- Ing, the report said, there went !!!! American air squadrons at Hid front. They Included so pursuit, six day. mid oik night honihaidtlieiit squadrons, and tire army, 12 corps, and one night observation tqiindrous, Tlio total per sonnel was U.lltl olllcerii nnd men at the front, with mi additional 1,043 olllcers mid '28,:m men In tlio servlro of supply. Might Amerlcnn flyltig olllcurs went detulled with the tlrltlsli army nntl 41) olllcers and G23 men Willi Iho French forces. Tlm total strength of the American air servlcti In Krnnco wna ftS.OOO, i.i whom tl.S(U wero olllrcr. This wna etcluslve of tlio air service mechan ics' regiment with tint French urmy, numbering 100 olllcers mid 4,741 men, Up to November 10, Clencrnt Ilnr lionl villi), u total of 0,472 planes of nil types had been received by tlio American nlr service In France, In cluding 0,3:17 pursuit planes for com bat work nnd 00 for ftchools, 3,421 ob servation (or service and 004 lor Would Obtain Medal for Young Girl Hero o 0 ? Atlanta, fin. A Carnegie hero S medal Is being asked for thlr- jo teeii-yenr-ohl (Icrlrmlu Nnslier, iS who, when her homo wns burn- ( Ing, resemsl Iho baby daughter u 01 .11 rs. .mii rcci m iru7 who oc- jo cupled tho upper Hour of Hm house. I.lttln (lerlrude, seeing tho roof ablar.e, and knowing of Mrs, Criia's absence, rushed up stairs through hllndllig smoke, returning with tho Infant Just as thu stairs crashed down behind her. schools, 421 day bombers with 8.1 addi tional for schools, uml lit night recon nnUoance machines. Thero were. In addition. 2,233 training, 00 experlmcn. tat, nnd 103 miscellaneous machines. About tho only usu somo girls have for heads ti to Icau them on inascullus abotttdtr. kurlslit, lull, hy McC'luta Ninnnpir Syndicate.) "Von tuny be only 11 poor typist." imiig Utile Aunt Caroline hud told her niece llals'lte, "but don't forget Hint Jul' are 11 lady or lire entitled in cull y .unci I nne so long ns you don't dn im tldngs that lire unworthy of n real lady " Aunt Caroline had never done nny of those things! In fact, she had work ed a' rather trying odds for tho last tin years In the uptown lint whom she kept house for her own four sous .and daughters and her niece llnbetle. .Mm they hud nil remained Indies slic nml her daughter and Hid niece, nnd tin three boys had, so far ns tho mother knew, remained "perfect gen Hemui" In spite of the three flights up nml the dingy, hare, painted walls of the kllchen where Caroline's work never seemed to lie done, and In splto of thf debts there had been to pay nfter tho husband's long Illness. On the pal lor table thcru wns a copy nf n well-know 11 honk 011 so-called so cial UMige, nnd' although the chapter o'l cnuille panics and Iho advice the writer 11. the bunk gnvo on "bmv to net when meeting Hid ugllsh royal family," mid how to write to Hid mi'liblshoi of Canterbury hm! been of little real use to Caroline. slu found much of It Immensely helpful to her In her task. Thu fact wns thit Caroline had, as he said, seen very much hotter days In thu years when she nml her cousin. Ilahetle's mother for Ihibetle wns not 11 real niece hail, for one brief season mingled In 11 society Hint never found Its wily to Caroline's poor lit tle widow's llat. Then runic tho ninrrlnges of Caro line nml Itahette's mother mid thu ilenlli of bolh Itahette's pnrenls, the death of Caroline's husband, thu bring ing up of thn live children In the wnys of gentlefolk, nml then. 11 year ngo, lla hette's etigngenietit to Caroline's eldest sun who, to be sure, wns only n sort of third cousin. The courtship wns conducted nlnng lines Hint would hnvo been npproved by even tho author of Hint hook on social decorum on Cnrnllno'a pnrlnr table. Tho young people, reminded Hint It wns not well-bred to go to the theater tincluiperoned, never went to the movies 011 11 Saturday night with out i.'arollno In tow, though poor lro line sometimes endured all kinds of torment fearing that she wns 11 hin drance to Ihelr good time. And Cnro line remembered Hint when llabette's mother nml she had been engaged they hail not permitted their lovers more than the mengerest kisses, nnd those on the cheek. niigngeiueiits nre sometimes broken, they had been told, nnd 11 "real lady" would never cease regretting the fact If she had ever allowed nny mure pas sionate salute from 11 man who did not become her husband. So Caroline bad told llnbetle iiiuf her son mid. though they had been ciigngod 11 yenr. there wns hut one salute 11 day. and that very decorously upon the cheek. When the tlrst Chrlliuas of tlielr engagement came about Caroline had reminded her children that "well-hreil engaged people did not glu personal present''" The young uilili, besides the engagi nieut ring, should gle until- ' ing bill lloweis, hunks nnd candy." Her 1 nun hushand had glw-li her 11 copy of I Tonus son's poems on the Christmas ! they were eiignged. mid the Tennyson I now reposed beneath the hook 011 good I form on the parlor table. lie hud given her roses on nil boll dais and candles every weekend I There was on reason, Caroline said, why her son should not do so much for Itahclte. He could a (lord It. for he wns now getting 11 generous salary. llnbetle didn't often protest, hut she w s 11 practical hit of 11 girl, and when she inlulit have been making 11 collec tion of useful household things glien In r hi her htishnud-tn-hc us other ' girls she knew did she look small ttiinsuic In the little hunch of roses 1 that faded on her biiremi nfter every holiday nor In Hid candles Hint she ' shared tilth her cousins livery week end. I'roin her own slender earnings she might have bought things Hint would oven I mi lly have helped feather Hm nest. tun. hut Cnrollne nssiired her that would not have been In good form Tlie great nuthorlly especially caul lolled young women against giv ing anything of a personal mi I nre to their llutires, Hooks, desk necessaries, accessories of sport 11 riding crop, or something nf Hint sort were the things suggest ed. And us Caroline's eldest son, Htephen, hud nn desk save the ollleo one he tolled at eight hours 11 day, nml knew no sports save struggling with tin rroivila on Ids dally trip to nn1 from that olllre, llnbetie's choice was limited to hooks, Hu liked Hie Stevenson mid the Kip ling she I1111I given him, lull how much sooner they could have been married If Instead nf those books she could havr clt I'll him something Hint would do for thn little Hal chairs mid ta bles, or 11 rug, perhaps! II was three weeks before Christ inas nnd llnbetle nnd Stephen hnd nrb secretly decided to linger after -litre hours to make the Christmas pur chasi. Unknown to each other they wen belli part nf he (treat throng Unit swarmed one of tho department rtnrcr tint mr from their own places of work, At the door of the store tlnfette had received n Utile holly- decked cnnl, nnd on It were words something like this! "Tin patriotic gift tills yenr Is the useful gift. W feci It our duty to urge our customers to refrain from binlnr lionessetillnls. Ho. Instead nf lilspli.yltig a large stock of Christmas caudles and our usual Christum l ooks nnd (loners, wu nro recommend' Ing gifts of useful household articles and nt tides of apparel," I .VYInit If Caroline could see It Hint I vtiyl mused llnhette, and then. yield Ill" tn the tcnipliillnti, she took the olo- j vntor to Hie llisir where were sold I the household nrllcles, dishes nml fur niture, nnd kitchen things. There she ran almost prccliltiitcly Into Htephen, lie, too. wns holding one of the little holly-derked cards. "I hnVe boon looking nt n set nf dishes," he said. "Muybe offer wo nre married we ran get one. lie pressed Ilnbctte's band perhaps Hint wasn't exactly good form, hut the crowd was pushing close heslde litem nnd no nno could hnvo seen. "It's pretty hard tn wnlt," he snld, "I In lielte. If we hnd the things t, start housekeeping on, perhaps wo wouldn't have to wnlt so long. Perhaps In Felirunry I heard today I'm to get 11 good raise nt Now Year's." "If. Ilislcifd ol getting ench other n set nf Scnlt or Dickens we could get Hint set nf dishes nml somo things to rook with" fnltered llabetle. "I could give mother $10 every week, nnd still hnvo enough to run our little lint on." whispered Stephen, "nnd linger will bo bringing In mnre nfter New Year's," There was Utile further explanation. It seoii'cd ns If they were compelled liy n form greater llinn tho will power of either, grenter than the silent In fluence of Cnrollne or tho binding force nf Hint bonk on the pnrior tn hie. Yes. they did go nnd lliey or dered Hint set of dishes that with tlio money Stephen bud expected to spend on the ienHier-botind Scott with llabette's money saved for the edition do luxe nf Dickens they went nnd, lifter n hnlf hour with n patient sales woman, bought everything that nny clever bride ever needed to tnnko n lit tle lint kitchen complete. Then they turned their steps home wnrd tnwnrd Cnrollne. "Perhaps wo can arrange It In .Tantt nry would you, Itnhette? I've got enough saved for the bedroom set. nnd with the dishes nnd the kitchen things I've enough for the other things. Do you suppose your mother " "Thero wns n pause, for traftlc niado It hard to understand; then 11 lull; "There's something In Hint Tenny son on the pnrlor labia that goes like Hits: "'The old order changeth, yielding place to new, And nod fulfills himself In many ways.' "Perhaps mother will sen It that way, and I brought this little card home. Mother Is very pntrlotlc." And, strangely enough, Caroline untile no protest, so busy wns she at once lii rending what the book on good form hnd to say on "nodding eti quette." NOT HARD TO RECOGNIZE HIM HOW THIS NERVOUS WOMAN GOTWELL Told by Herself. Her Sin cerity Should Con vinca Others. Almost at a Qlance Papa Could Tell Which of the Swam Was the Father. Congressman Seaborn Itiiddenbury of (leorgla gently smiled when the talk topic dwelt on thn lord mid mas ter of the domestic ranch. He said he wns reminded of little John's visit to the aon. While rambling nrottnil among tho animals with 'his fattier one afternoon. o run the story of the congressman, little .lohnny came to 11 miniature hike on which two snatis were swimming. "I'lipti," said .loluiuy. pointing 11 chubby little linger out over Hie lake. "Is Hint the father swan or the mother swim?" "Which one do yon mean, .lohtinyV nskeil the old mint, glancing in the dl rectlnn Indlintod by thu hoy. "I menu Hin one over there, mi' snored Johnny. 'The one nllh nit the feathers pecked off Ids head and Isn't nlloned to hnvo the biscuit or nothing." "Yea, my soif," promptly replied papa, with Just 11 stikplclon of 11 sigh, "thill's the fnther swan, all right." Christopher, 111. "For font years t suite red from IrreRulnrlUcs, weakness. nervousness, nnu wna In n run down condition. Two of our licet doctors failed to do mo any ftood.-I heard so much about what l,ydUE.rinklmm'a V oRotnhlo Com pound hud donn for others, I tried it and wna cured. I am no longer ner vous, nm regular, and In excellent firnlth, I belluvs tho Compound will euro any frmnlo trouble." Mrs. AUCD llrtxnn, Christopher, III. Nervousness is oitena symptom 01 weakness or somo functional deraneo ment, which may ho ovrrcomo by this famous root nnd herb remedy, I.ydla K. l'lnkham'ft Vegetable ComtmunJ, aa thousands of women havo found by cxtwrience. If complications exist, write I.ydla & l'lnkhnm Medicine La.. I.ynn, Mass., for suggestions in regard to your ailment. Tho result of iU long experience in at your service. i iiiiiiiinimiiiiiiiiiiiniiii In the Primary Class. Teacher Isabelle. In what nice does , )o r mother belong? Isnhelle (aged six) Human rare! Cutlwra Comforts Baby's Skin When red, rough mid Itching with hot hatha of Cutlcurn Soap and touched of Cutlcura Ointment. Also tnnko use now and then of that exquisitely scent ed dusting powder, Cutlcura Talcum, 0110 of the Indispensable Cutlcura Toilet Trio. Adv. Restaurant Mjmor. "This IMi l very rich." "Yes. It s well supplied with Initios," Iloston Transcript. Tn Sffp clean and hfnlthv Inks ritir Pierce's Pleasant Pellets. They regains liver, bowels and stmnarh. Adv. PROPER CARE OF THE SICK Nurse's Duties Are Onerous, but They Must De Recognised as Highly Necessary, II Is Important Hint the mother or nui'se attending 11 child Willi a eon. Inglnus disease should lake 11 long walk lit tin" rresh nlr every day. Tho host wnv for her to iiriauge this Is In keep 11 change of clothing In thn room next to the sick room. She should ulsn bathe before leaving the house or In fact hefore she comes In niiniei with anyone. If 11 bulbrnoui has been set aside for iuiiiantliie, she should use this: If mil, 11 screen mid 11 Inislii must answer. She can then slip lulu Hn next room mid ehuitgo her clothing. She should leave the house hy tln hack way, or. at any late, avoid com ing In iinitnet, nltli nny of the 1 1- Pauls of the house. Once on Hie) street she should not use the street ems nor outer aiuilher bouse and. If possible, should mold touching any. Olll'. The fumigation of a slek mom lifter 11 eiiiilaglniis Illness Is done hy the hoard ol health Oioll lispiest of Hie finally ph.islcian lAchaiiRe The Way of It. "The pout- woman had to pinch her sell to gel along." "I'll hot hi r hiKi drinking husband didn't pinch himself" No- the cop- dl'l II for Mm " An- Ancient Custom. Mr. Iiiglellehl, the principal door keeper at thu llrltlsh house of coin liuitis, Is deiid. Ills w us ipille 11 re sponsible post, for the holder must have uu iistnuuillug memory for faces. The house- of commons is probably the last plneo where snulT Is regularly Ink on. Tliu attcnilnnts take It because I bey have long hours of duly In which smoking Is barred, nml n good many mi'iiihors apparently follow the ancient habit. Mr. inglellcld. the Liverpool Cost snys. always kept n box on Ills sent nt thu door, and It wns surprising lo see bow iiiiiu?riitis wero thu mem bers who helped themselves to n pinch as they went Id or out of tho house. Historic Memorials. In course of tluio thu historic asso ciations of the hnttlrllelda of .Manchu ria will he preserved by numerous inotiuincnis Hint nro being erected by the Society for tho Preservation of the Memory of Manrhurlan llattle Holds. Up to ibito SK! memorials hnve been erected, anions the latest being one tniirklug tho spot whero Uimcruls Nogl nnd Hloessel met on the eve of tho surrender nf Port Arthur. Women In ParllamsnL Women nre now entitled to alt Id the llrltlsh parliament. The Popular Choice People of cuRyre, tas-fce and refine ment are keen for health, simplicity and contenxment. Thousands of these people choose the cereal drink INSTANT P0STUM as their table bev erage in place of tea or coffee, a Healthful Economical Delicious