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THE SUUTH BEND NEWS-TIMES
Home-Coming Soldiers Are Kept
Smiling as They Await Discharge
TOUK. Feb. 10. ".SomeJ
'Yep, Broadway for mir.'-!"
Veteran of the "his show" over
th-r hml, incidentally, veteran and
fcomewhat 1,1. if1 first-nighters of the
atrical performance given within
hearing of the crash of battle, a
fisherman from Main.- ani a Kan
sas f.irm'-r. rspf( ti vnly sergeant
und coporal in the Fnited Ftat:n
Army, were "talking it ov r" a a
midnight train Lore th m from an
evening's amufenifnt in New York
tc. .a nearby debarkation (amp.
With several core of their com
rades, guests of the War Camp
Community service, which had pro
vided orchestra tickets for a star
attraction of the metropolitan dram
atic eason, they had enjoyed one
of the numerous features of the
welcome to home-coming troops
conducted by this organization.
Hacked ly a fund of $900.000, ap
propriated for its work in th- Im
!!ate future in this vicinity, the War
Camp has arranged an attractive
proirram of entertainment covering
the month of debarkation nnd in
tended, whll giving evidence of th
country'? appreciation of it soldiers'
sacrifices, to combat the niot in
sloiou enemy of army moral1
lAUr tn llv on Mmc.
During a year or more of con
's tant chant' f seen from canton
ment to transport, to training camp
.abroad, to the "hardening" trenches,
to battle, to rest billets and back
into the fitfht asain the American
soldier, the War Camp directors ay,
has developed In an extreme decree
the "Where do we go from here "
habit. Returned to home soil in
the process of demobilization, it is
inevitable, they declar1, that he will
chafe over detention at a debarka
tion can. p. To meet this situation
the organization provides theatre
parties, automobile rides, meals and
sleeping accommodations for men
on leave In New York, while for the
bed-ridden wounded In the debarka
tion hospitals almost daily enter
tainments are glren by players from
the leading Ilroadway produtclons.
uppearing on professionally equipped
stages in the wards.
The New York Camp makes it
self felt an a "cheer up" agency for
homeward bound troops as soon as
their transport enter the harbor.
Its activities continue until the re
turning units tart for the demobili
zation cantonments. when other
branches of this country-wide or
ganization, which is to receive ap
proximately $20.000.000 of the Unit
ed War Work fund, take up the
task which leads eventually to the
Skeptical AtxMit Welcome.
Some of the earlier continents,
greeted as they came up the bay
by the citizens committee aboard a
police boat and by choruses or si
ren and whistle, were skeptical re
garding the material side of their
"They gave us an official how-rye-do
hut what does that fret us?"
va the comment of a "doughboy,"
and his comrades nodded absent.
Their first moment ashore was
Dne of enlightenment. The pier was
placarded with announcements of
the "Community's" weekly vaude
ville show, to which "Your uniform
is your pass," and at the canton
ment the men found War Camp
workers waiting for them, circulat
ing information concerning the or
ganization's numerous stations In
N'ew York and arranging- witlr their
Who can wear
To call at our Store
Monday and Tuesday
Your choice of anything on
our Sale racks for
Values to $25.00
Don't put it off-Come now
WEG UARA NTEE
That you will find these Suits and Overcoats to be the
Biggest Values you have ever seen.
321 S. Michigan St.
officers for various types of free
entertainment. As a result, the sol
diers' typical "Ia-V go" found ready
To "keep Vm spilling." the War
Camp distributes every week anion;'
returned troops, along with other
soldiers, sailors and marines within
the city's cites. 10.000 tickets for
the hot metropolitan hows, many
of them donated by theatre owners;
it rtages Jn the port hot-pltals six
or seven entt rtainments a week,
with Ilroadway actors and actresses
as volunteer p rformera; it conducts
in the Manhattan opera house ev
ery Sunday afternoon a continuous
vaudeville performance, to which
American and allied uniforms give
admission; it provides every Sunday,
and whenever possible during the
week, automobile sightseeing tours
for Jüo to r 0 wounded men; nnd
it holds scores of "home again" par
ties, at which hundreds, of girls from
the Comrade society make merry
with the men and help to ease them
back into civil life after their neces
sarily restricted existence under mil
1'iiriiUh Hotel Steni.
This is the lighter side of the War
Camp work, which provides com
forts as well as entertainment. With
a hotel on West Twenty-seventh st.
as its center, the organization main
tains a feeding and housing system
capable of accommodating thous
ands of men at a time. At the ho
tel, which has 1.500 hods, a men in
uniform may spend the night and
have breakfast at a cost of to
"0 cents. Similar arrangements pre
vail at canteens and smaller sta
tions throughout the city. In the
aggregate the War Camp has steep
ing quarters for 10.000 men. soon
to be Increased to l.r..ooo through ä
gift from the war department of
At nil these stations a soldier's or
sailor's credit is good. If a guest
says he is "broke" the workers take
his "I. O. IV The organization
credits its patrons, who have num
bered many hundred thousands, with
a record showirg only one per cent,
of failures to redeem this pledge.
The War Camp Community serv
ice is one of the "Big Seven" organl
rations pushing to promote the wel
fare of the fighting men. The work
in New York, where $r.0.eon a week
is expended, is most Important, be
cause of the city's strategic location
in relation both to the home-coming
troops and the sailrs who are man
ning their transports, but at minor
prts. as well as at inland stations
of all branches of the army and
navy, the program is conducted on
a scale in keeping with the number
of men assembled.
Letters from thousands of moth
ers, on file at head quarters, attest
the character of tlil? War Camp
service, which stands as assurance
to the families and friends of more
than four million men in the army
and navy, a majority of whom will
be discharged within the year, that
the time of waiting wil be lightened
for them with activities that are
antidotes to homesickness and discontent.
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By Genevieve Kemble
TUESDAY, FEB. 11.
The astrological outlook for this daj
I moit Interesting with nearly ail ol
th planets alijned In either lunar ot
mutual aspect, and with the preponder
ating influences propitious. There I'
propect of unusual activity In both
buslnes and social Internst. a& well ai
domestic and affertlonal. although there
may be some concern as ta the litter,
aa there are certain detrimental condi
tions calling for patience, though th
emotions and the energies will be bold
, and excitable under th Lunar trin
I transit to Mara inciting to adventur
ar.d initiative. Some weak influence!
give, warning of slight disappointments,
and admonish those in employment tc
remain quiet and patient, and all to
avoid change. It Is not advisable to
lend or ri3k money.
Thoso whose birth Jay It is may have
an active and enterprising year, but
with ftiight annoyances. They should
not lend money or should not attempt
Important chant:. A child born on this
rlay will be active, energetic, enterpris
ing, cci.erous. kind and affectionate, but
may be extravagant nnd erratic In con
duct Nevertheless It will be fucciss
THIEVES IN P0ULIN
GROCERY FOR THIRD
TIME IN M0
S. Poulin's grocery store at
X. Emcricl st., was robbed a
;:.0 last evening. Entrance
forced through a rear door.
cash drawer was oP"ned but th
was no money there, Mr. Poulin h
ing brought it home with him wr
he closed up Saturday night.
After a hurried inventory of
. -i m . T fi 1t "1 At. .A
siock .Mr. 1 uuun ueciaieu mai y
only articles missing were a fi
cartons of eigarets and a box c
He thought the robbery
y was done
by s.ome boys who have been hang- f
ing around in his neighborhood for j
th past few days. Officers Wright
and Stull investigated the robbery.
This is the third time in a month
that Mr. Poulin's store has been
DIES FROM GRIEF
OVER LOSS OF SON
fJrief over the death of his four-year-old
son Is said to be the eaus
of the death of Harry Lewis John
son yesterday afternoon.
Four weeks ago today Mr. John
son received word that his son.
Warren L,cw!s Johnson, had died at
his home in TVtroit, Mich. - Plans
were immediately made by Mr.
Johnson to. bring the body of his
son to this city for hurial.
Soon after the burial of his son,
Mr. Johnson began to fall in health,
lie was taken to the hospital and
every effort was made to save him,
but since the death of his son he
seemed to have no interest In life.
Mr. Johnson is survived by his
wife. Anna, his father, John Q.
Johnson, and two sisters, Mrs. Otto
Kent and Mrs. George Duncan, both
of this city.
Funeral services will be held at
the residence of his sister, Mrs.
Otto Kent, on the X. Michigan rd..
Tuesday morning at 10 o'clock, and
at the Tilery church nt 10:. 10
o'elock. Revs, fjoorge and Cripe offi
ciating. Burial will be in Ullery
HOLD UNION SERVICES
T?cv. F. B. Van Nuys, D. P.. of
Ooshen. addressed a union service of
the five Presbyterian churches in
tiniitVi Iloriil 1n:t nieht The rneetinc
was held In the First Presbyterian '
church and was in the Interest of
the new era movement which Is be
ing observed by the Presbyterian
denomination throughout the world.
Rev. Van Nuys delivered a strong
and most inspiring address, nnd his
hearers were aroused to the task nnd
opportunities as outlined by the
speaker. Bev. C. A. Llpplncott.
Rev. A. M. Fells and Ti. F.
Augustine have been appointed del
egates to attend th new era move
ment conference which will be held
in Chicago today and Wednesday.
iEELLS IN TRIBUTE
TO COL ROOSEVELT
Rrv. A. M. Kol. D. D.. of th
Westminster church delivered an
eulo-ry commorr.oratin? the life of
Theodore Ilooscvelt, yesterday Tr.or
r.tner. Th speaker emphasized the fact
that Roosevelt was ;i composite of
several nationalities with whom
Americanism was a passion. The
late president was pictured as a
typical American in his ideas of
physical development, political ser
vices and home and rclirlous lif.
AT ST. PAUL'S CHURCH
'h:irl:s T. Andrei., for many
jarh .in intimate acquaintance of
the late Col. Roosevelt, was th?
principal speaker at the Roosevelt
memorial services held last evening
in S:. Raul's Memorial Methodist
church, "Personal Reminiscences of
Theodore Roosevelt," was the sub
ject of the t;;lk by Mr. Andrews.
Rev. James U C.ardncr, I). D spoke
on the subject. "Roosevelt the Man."
At the close of the services motion
pictures portraying the hazardous
lifo of an airman were shown.
MIT YOt'lt VALKNTINHS HE
You will tind fine assortments of
corsage bouquets und flower ar
rangements for Saint Valentine's
thy at Williams and C'.
Advt. 133ST-1 3
FIRST IN THE NEWS-TiMES
"Send a-Shipload," Begs Wife
of New Minister to
NEW YORK. Feb. "Send a
shipload of clothing to Serbia," is
the pica of Madame Slavko Groultch,
wife of the minister to this country
from the new kingdom of Serbs.
Croats and Slovenes, who started to
day an organized effort to obtain
from the American people the ma
terial desperately needed by Serb
ians. Not only manufactured clothing,
but cloth by the yard and especially
footwear. Is desired, according to
Mme. Groultch, honorary chairman
of the Serbian aid fund clothing
committee, which has undertaken
the task of collecting the clothing
and which has its headquarters at
33S Madison av.. this city. Ar
rangements have been made to re
ceive there all express or parcel
post shipments. Transportation to
Serbia has been arranged througn
the Washington legation of the new
One (larment to Family.
"In many Serbian families there
Is but one wearable garment," said
Mme. Grouitch. "During the war,
Serbia was so nearly inaccessible
that relief work was almost impos-
lble. Since Serbia is 96 per cen
farming country, there was little
rchandise in the whole kingdom.
the first Austrian invasion of
compeltely devastated the rich-
arter. In successive invasions.
able goods furniture, cloth-
ws and cattle were stolen,
ipon their return from exile.
ians found their country
ipped of everything. In order to
they must work their farm.
Tfte men are making rude imple
ments and the women trying to con
struct loomr. But they have no raw
materials with which to work, and
unless clothing is sent in time for
the planting season they cannot
start their crops, nnd will be faced
"The men are already broken in
health, crippled and tubercular. The
women, worn out by the struggle for
existence, are bent and aged. The
children (all under eight years of
age have died, for milk and choco
late have not been tasted in Serbia
for three years) are anaemic and
tubercular. Yet in spite of physical
handicaps, these brave people are
eager to rebuild Serbia, and we are
appealing to "our American allies for
clothing in which they can work.
I'nderclothing. outer garments, and
especially footwear, must be sent at
once to Serbia if thousands of lives
are to be saved.
Want Strips of Cloth. I
"We "also ask s.trips of cloth of
any length. The Serb can do won
ders with a. hit of cloth. It can 1
used as a head-covering, a shawl,
skirt, a child's garment, or cut into
strips for puttees or even made into
'shoes. Serbian women have sac
rificed their old tapestried, carpets
and upholsteries to make s.hoos for
their children. If worn out leather
shoes are given, they cut and patch
up rough soles, wrapping over them
a square of cloth. Serbia begs a
piece of cloth from America."
Mme. Grouitch formerly was an
American woman who was in Serbia
through the war. and, after organiz
ing and working in n fieM hospital
there, was forced to take part in the
famous retreat over the Albanian
mountains, seeing hundreds of young
boys, girls and women die along
the roadside for lack of proper food
SUNDAY SCHOOL CLUB
TO MEET WEDNESDAY
Th Westminster Sunday Pchool
club will hold its monthly metln?:
Wednesday nf.sht. Rev. Mr. Gross
man, the Indiana superintendent of
the Presbyterian Sunday school
work, and Prof. J. I Nuner will be
An entertainment will contrihut
to the exercif-'es. The Sunday school
orchestra will furnish music during
the supper which will be served by
the Philathea class.
SOCIAL SERVICE BODY
TO HOLD BANQUET
Increased interest is beinp pJiown
in the approaching banquet to be
held at the Jefferson hotel next
Tuesday evening, held' under the
auspices of the Social Service coun
cil Prof. Fred E. Smith of the
Chicago parental school will be the
speaker of the evening, and Mrs.
Holverseheid will sin. Place reser
vations made with Mrs, Louis Hos
tiser indicate a capacity attendance.
SORIN HALL WINS
Paul S?ofield'ft Sorin Hallers and
Father Farley's Walsh Hall proteges
battled through two overtimed peri
ods vesterday before Sorin finally
won out and thus sen: Walsh f-t ill
defper into the cellar. For Sorin
the shooting and passing of Scogeld,
,Jiller and O'Xeil and the guarding
of Anderson and Halloran were fea
tures. Kirk played a strong offens
ive game for VaLli. orin won, 10
Ha din and Brownson also etaged
a lively battle in the gym yesterday.
P.rownson winning out in the last
f'v minutes of play. Lll and
Ilo-nlhal ere Hrc.wr.son'.- big point
Kelters. Foley and A"h starred for
Padin. Browr.jhon scored a free
throw just the whistle blew and
that give them the contest by th
core of 13 to 14.
A special Red Cross mission to
investigate conditions in Siberia sail
ed from San Fruncico recently.
TO BATTLE REGION
VERDl'N, France. Feb. 10
Scores of American tourists have
visited Verdun recently, most of
them spending part of a day looking
over the rains of the "city that was,"
and passing on to some other near
by town for the night. Many of
thee sight-seerf. have been individ
uals and delegations who came over
in some connection with Pres't Wil
Several thousand French soldiers
and a handful of American troops
are quartered in the shell-shattered
city. No civilians have come back,
as the tremendous task of rehabili
tation has not begun. Every Sunday
morning the bells of the cathedral
are rung but no service have yei
been held within its bare walls. The
bell tower Is one of the few pr.rts
of the church which have not been
shot away by German shells.
Naval Officers Plan Experi
ments With Machines
Lighter Than Air.
WASH INGTON.Feb.10. A project
for the construction of an experi
mental rigid dirigible balloon of the
type familiarly known as the Zeppe
lin, was included in the plans of the
navy department when the pending
navy appropriation bill was submit
ted to congress It would have cost
several million dollars and a part
of the scheme would have been the
bringing to the United States of one
of the most modern German air
cruisers as a model.
The house eliminated this provi
sion from the bill but the naval offi
cers said they hoped the senate
would restore it. They believe fur
ther developments with lighter than
air crtft will be great, both for mil
itary and commercial purposes, and
are anxious to keep ahead or at least
abreast of what European countries
may do in this regard.
The premature announcement yes
terday of the department's plans for
a trans-Atlantic seaplane llight
brought out the fact that the navy
is looking forward to lighter thaa
air development as well as extended
usefulness for seaplanes. No addi
tional details of the coming llight
were available today but it was clear
that the department's expert regard
the attempt as practically certain of
Sensation Breaks in
GENEVA, Feb. 10. The socialist
conference at Berne eld a i-ession
today and a sensation was caused
when a manifesto said to have come
J from American sources, came under
discussion. The manifesto stated
that the conference was a deception
and a pretense, as the working class
was not really icpresent?d.
Frank liohn, who is described aa
the "unofheial American delegate"
wa refused permission to address
With the arrival of the Irifh repre
sentatives the total delegation now
Troops in Portugal
PA P. IS. Feb. 10. Forces of the
Portuguese republican government,
apKre?atin? 50,000 men, are concen
trating around Oporto, the royalist
stronghold, according to advices
reaching here from Lisbon today. It
was announced that attacks l.y the
royalists upon republican troops had
been overcome and that the railways
are operating under normal condi
tions. The mobilization of youths
winch was recently ordered by the
government, Is declared to have
been effected without disorder.
TO RETURN TO GATVTi.
John Foster, secretary of tte New
York Giants, tin written to Sterling
Stryker. tbe young boxman who Saa
been on the club's roster for a season
or two. to apply for nls discharge
from the arnij. and Informing bim
that there is a Job awaiting him
with the Giant fctryker is vrltu tne
A. K. F. at PoullJeoay. France, i
rest camp. lie was in tbe opera
tions of tbe American crmy la th$
Arponne. itryker is a tall, robust
youth Tie 1 taller and more robus'
tban before entering tbe r.rmy.
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I I : "A;A.. - : V If
Special Values Make these Sewing Days of
February Doubly Attractive
'Sewing Week" displavs
dress materials and trimmings you will need for your spring dressmaking.
A Remarkable Exhibit of Tub Fabrics
Never have we seen such colorings and delicate weaves in cotton dress fabrics
as now exhibited here.
Jap Crepes at 39c yd
30 inches wide, in plain colors.
A wonderful easy washing and no
ironing fabric for children's wear;
also for women's home dresses.
Madras at 39c
Many men prefer haying their
shirts made to order.
These remarkable patterns are
most desired; fine stripes, woven
make them fast. The variety is
great; also most pleasing for
women's tailored waists.
Now is a good time to make up
all your summer underwear. Our
February Sales otTer unusual low
Long Cloth, in 10-yard bolts, in
5 grades, at $2.50, $3.00, $3.50,
$3.60, $4.20 bolt.
Nainsook, also in bolts of 10
yards at $2.50, $3.00, $3.50; 12
yard bolts at $4.00, $4.75, $5.25.
TWO SHIPS BRING -B.170
Engineers, Casuals and Ma
rines Included in Units
Reaching New York.
NKW YOllK, Feb. 10. The United
States cruiser, ?"orth Carolina, and
the Frencli liner France docked hero
Sunday, debarking 6.170 officers and
men of the American expeditionary
The units returning on the North
Carolina included two officers and
11C men of the 11th, and 15 officers
and 72f men of the 12th battalions,
20th engineers; three officers and
146 men of the 4G0th casual com
pany, Georgian?; two officers and
116 men of the ?,Z?,r casual com
pany, Pennsylvanians; two officer.
und ITS air service casuals trained
at Camps Kearney and Meade, and
one officer and TO men of the fifth
and sixth regiments, marines.
On board the France were the
HTOth infantry complete; the third
battalion of the Dfi9th infantry; the
machine gun company of the Hsth
Infantry; "7 casual officers ami 200
casual enlisted men. All of them,
except some of the officers, were
The two battalions of engineers
on the Xorth Carolina were under
command of Maj. Frank Ii. Harnes
of Denver, Colo. According to Maj.
Barnes thev were decorated for their
services in the Vosges sector, where
they worked under constant shell
fire, rebuilding nine times a bridge
across which the Americans were
Famil); Dies When
Car Strikes Auto
LEP.AXON, Tnd.. Feb. 10. The on
tire family of Jackson W. Carter,
Indianapol!?, consisting of himself,
wife, and therr two children, were
killed early this morning when the
automobile in which they were rid
ing was struck bv a northbound in
terurban on the Indianapolis-Frankfort
branch of the Terre Haute, in
lianapolif? and Eastern, on a grade
Tossing at Pike, f.ve miles north of
The family was enroute to Flora.
Ind., where tby were going to at
tend a fimily gathering at the home
of Mrs. Carter's parents.
Carter, according to witnesses
was driving at a hih rate of spped
ilonsr th roa l, which rur. parallel
to the track? at th- crossing, he
ipparently failing to observe the in
terurbar, and swerved Into it.
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Beautiful plaids, light and dark, combined
with plain colors or made complete of self
materials with button trimmings in colors to
Chambray Ginghams in plain colors, 27 to
32-inch, at 25c and 35c yard.
Zephyr and plaid ginghams are well repre
sented in new color combinations at 39c and
Gaze Marvel Tissue, a beautiful new weave
in soft toned plaids with silver cross stripes,
52-inch, at only 59c yard.
All in White
Summer's most refreshing combination suit.
At 39c. Voiles in stripes, plaids, checks aiui
At 50c. Voiles with embroidered figures, also
plaids and stripes.
At 5Dc. Voiles, embroidered figure.-, plaid, mer
At 75c, $1.00, $1.25, $1.50. Very line Voiles,
with small embroidered ligures, very dainty.
White Madras at 35c. 36-inch, narrow stripes.
At 25c yard. W hite Corduroy, 36-inch, "d
At 59c yard. Bedford Cords, Gabardines Pique
At 50c. Extra line Gabardine, mercerized linish,
also in pique, 36 inches wide.
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